Border Woodturners donate wig stands to cancer patients
A wig firm has made and donated wig stands for individuals struggling hair loss by way of most cancers remedy.
Malcolm Ferguson, Charmian of the Border Woodturners, primarily based in Brampton, defined: “Our President Ian Forster, noticed an article a couple of woodturning membership within the south of England doing wig stands and thought it will be one thing worthwhile for us to do.
“He collected some scrap wooden from a constructing website and recycled it into items that may very well be became wig stands.
“Each is made by a distinct particular person, so every one is exclusive, and we hope will probably be appreciated and helpful to those that want them.
“The Border Woodturners membership has been round for over 25 years and operated out of varied venues round Brampton, and at the moment are primarily based on the Brampton group centre.
“We meet as soon as a month on a Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and sometimes have visiting skilled demonstrations.
“We have now round 35 members who journey from Dumfries, Annan, Gretna, Carlisle and district, Brampton and district and down the Tyne Valley to Hexham and surrounding areas.”
Jane Macfarlane, Dwelling With and Past Most cancers Coordinator mentioned: “I used to be completely delighted with this superb supply.
“Many individuals endure hair loss resulting from most cancers remedies and it may be a really tough and emotional factor to undergo.
“Having these great wig stands will make this entire expertise a bit of simpler and understanding that somebody cares sufficient to make them is simply so heart-warming.
“I can’t wait to supply them to individuals who want a bit of cheer, they are going to be snapped up!”