Penicuik troops’ Valentine gift from charity

Call for Heroes - Erin Dougal

Call for Heroes - Erin Dougal

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Hearing the voice of a loved one on Valentine’s Day was the special gift presented to Army wives in Penicuik.

On Monday, Calls for Heroes handed over more than 400 phonecards to the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, currently serving in Afghanistan.

The charity, involving the Rotary Club of Carluke and satellite phone company Paradigm, began its work last year.

Welcoming the gift of phonecards was Erin Dougal (26), whose husband Corporal Jamie Dougal has been in Helmand province since September.

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