The successful Beadazzling project, helping Midlothian young people into work, is offering a hand of friendship to local pensioners.
Volunteer Midlothian, which runs the Dalkeith-based initiative, is setting up a craft group for over 60s.
The idea is the group will meet weekly and help to produce stock for the Eskdaill Court shop.
Natalie Christison at Volunteer Midlothian, said: “The group will be an excellent example of intergenerational working, with young volunteers learning new craft skills from the older group members.”
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