BAAGS upgrade their respite caravan

A BORDERS charity is celebrating after raising enough money to buy a better respite care caravan.

Borders Asperger And Autism Group Support (BAAGS) has upgraded its ‘carer-van’ at Berwick after supporters raised more than £12,000 in 19 months.

BAAGS chairman Derek Purvis said: “Thank you so much to everyone who has supported those many events, who have given not only their money, but their time, their facilities, their energies and their skills.

“The new van has double glazing, central heating, window locks, full-size fridge and freezer, outside light – as well as offering a wee bit more luxury seating, an extra toilet and more cupboard space in all areas. We are sure the families who use our carer-van will be even more impressed with the comfort and efficiency we are offering them. “

The luxury eight-berth caravan at Berwick Holiday Park is available for short breaks/respite and holidays at a reduced cost.The holiday park is one of the Haven Holiday Parks and has all the amenities you would expect from a family holiday park. Just a very short, easy stroll from the town centre, the park itself is an ideal base if you want to tour the Berwickshire coast - or want to be close enough to your home that keeps travel time reasonable to manageable - not always easy for families

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