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Updated July 2018
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    Singing for Soul Soup

    Our chosen charity for our carol singing at the new DGRI and our Christmas Concert was Soul Soup, a local charity providing free mental health support and counselling for young people. Blair McGhie (on the right of the picture), from Soul Soup came along to a rehearsal to help with publicity for the concert. Despite […]


    Marking the Centenary of the Armistice

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