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Very soon, Christmas will pass in a blur of festivities, food, family and friends.  We hope that whoever you are and wherever you live this is memorable for all the right reasons.

In this edition we pick some page turners from a shelf-load of books, focus on food, sing the praises of Sunbeams, feature Council Leader Kevin Beaty, say hello to Father Time and relish reports from young ‘news hounds’.

You don’t have to be Christian (albeit Christmas is a Christian celebration), to invoke the true spirit of the season.  Spare a thought for those who may be lonely and isolated, who might welcome assistance. 

People of all ages, from young mothers with children through to the elderly, can struggle at times to cope with day-to-day tasks.  Rural and even urban isolation means that this often goes unnoticed.  This could be as simple as helping with shopping, collecting prescriptions or changing light bulbs. Perhaps spare time for coffee and a chat to make a difference to someone’s day.

What better way to start than by supporting the Winter Warmth appeal (see page 4).

Cecilia and Glenn join me in wishing you all the very best for Christmas and 2017.