Help by the Laurie load for Moray OAPs and vulnerable
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A BUCKIE-based removals firm is offering to shift goods of a very different kind in a bid to help some of those left most vulnerable by the Covid-19 epidemic.
Laurie Cargill, who runs Cargill Removals, is offering to help those the length and breadth of Moray who are struggling to get out of the house for essentials as the coronavirus starts hitting everyday life hard.
He said: "There're a lot of people out there, for example pensioners, who are struggling with things like going shopping, picking up prescriptions and that sort of thing.
"I've been going on Facebook and seeing all those empty shelves. There's a lot of pensioners who have to wait until they get their pension once a week before they go shopping and by the time they get to the shops there's nothing there for them.
"It's affecting a lot of folk and I felt I had to do something to help. I'm offering to do free collections of things like shopping or prescriptions not just for the elderly but the many other people who have been left vulnerable by this, like single parents and the disabled.
"Anyone who would like me to help should get in touch we me by phone or dropping me an email."
Mr Cargill went on to say that it was time for communities to stick together.
"I get a lot of support from my business from one end of Moray to the other, which is why I've included the whole region in this, not just Buckie," he continued.
"I've got a very loyal customer base who've supported me and I feel this is a chance to give something back.
"In this time of need we all need to look after one another."
Mr Cargill can be contacted by phone on (01542) 839867/07818 885148 or via email at email@example.com
He can also be message through his Facebook page.
Mr Cargill started his removal firm four years ago after previously working offshore.
Since then the company has grown and taken home all over the country and beyond.
The coronavirus has not left the company untouched.
Mr Cargill added: "I've had a few cancellations since this all started and I've also had a quite a few folk wanting to bring their moves forward."