A Cumnock business legend has reached over 12,000 people by sharing awareness for symptoms of a stroke via a prize giveaway.

Marion Gilliland, who runs Presents and Correct, goes to extraordinary lengths to help her town and townsfolk, suffered a stroke last year.

Now on the mend and looking at what she could do to raise awareness of the signs to look out for with a stroke, Marion recently launched a giveaway to help raise awareness.

Marion, who was last year named High Street Hero at the Scotland Loves Local Awards, incorporated the Stroke Association's 'FAST' acronym into a raffle involving people repeating the word 'FAST' and tagging their friends and family on Facebook.

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The post, on Marion's Presents and Correct Facebook page, received over a combined 1,000 comments, likes and shares.

As well as this, Marion says, the video analytics found that more than 12,000 people had engaged with the video.

Speaking on her page about spreading the word to so many people, Marion said: "I have been absolutely blown away with the response to it.

"There were well over 400 people liked shared and commented on the post.

And the winner is…… ⭐️

Posted by Presents and Correct on Saturday, 29 April 2023

"From my point of view, I feel it's done its job, it's got the message out there that I was looking to get to everyone.

"This means a lot to me and I really do appreciate the support that people have given myself on this, throughout my recovery as well, it's been amazing."