Bainsford and Langlees news from Thursday, January 15

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Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings established. Anyone who lives or works in the area within the boundary of Falkirk Council can join, junior savers welcome. For details on how to join please phone the main office in Grangemouth on (01324) 473695, visit our website or pop into your local branch at Dawson Community Centre, David’s Loan, Bainsford which is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12.30 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering at all please call or ask at collection. The annual general meeting is on Thursday, January 29 at 6.45 p.m. within Youth and Community Wing, Abbots Road, Grangemouth.


Devoted Dawson walkers meet every Wednesday outside Carron Co-op main entrance to start their walk at 10.30 a.m. finishing an hour later in Greggs for tea and a cake. Head along and find out which route you will take this week! If you would like to find out more information please call (01324) 673703 or our Walk Leader on (01324) 554897.

Parish Church

On Sunday, the worship in Bainsford Parish Church is at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Andrew Sarle preaching with the theme being ‘God’s Call’. Tea and coffee will be served in the hall after the service.

Country Dancing

Take the floor at Bainsford Parish Church hall, Smith Street, for Scottish Country dancing each Thursday from 7.30 p.m. New members very welcome.

Senior Citizens

On Sunday, the Carron Connect Partnership has organised a Tea Dance which will be held in the aid of Bainsford Community Centre from 1.30 p.m. till 4 p.m. in aid of the SOFIA project.

Job Club

Every Wednesday from 10 a.m.till 1 p.m. in the Dawson Centre there is a Job Drop in Club with the free access to Job Centre web site; help with CV, benefits advice and support available, Tea and coffee on offer. For any information contact Alan Bald on (01324) 501470.

P1 Enrolment

Children who reach five years of age on or before August 19, 2015 require to commence primary education in August 2015. Children whose fifth birthday falls between August 20, 2015 and February 29, 2016 may commence primary education in August 2015. Parents whose children are due to start school in August are invited to enrol their children for Bainsford Primary School at the school office Monday-Friday of the week commencing January 12, from 9.30-11.30 a.m. or 1.30-2.45 p.m. Please bring your child’s birth certificate and proof of residence for your current address.

Nursery Class

Nursery Class application for Bainsford Nursery class 2015/2016 session can be submitted between January 19 and February 11, 2015 at the school office. Please bring along your child’s birth certificate and proof of residence for your current address. Demand is very high so please make sure you apply during this time.