Bonnybridge news from Thursday, April 17

Send us your Bonnybridge news and pictures by 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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 Bonnybridge Community Centre which is open every Monday from 10 a.m.-noon. Please note this collection will be closed Easter Monday.

Step Forth

The Bonny strollers buggy group meet every Friday 1.15 p.m. at Bonnybridge Health Centre, Larbert Road, Bonnybridge. All welcome. The walk is off during the Easter holidays. For more information contact me on 01324-504556 or e-mail

Braveheart Walk

The walk in Bonnybridge leaves from the Royal Hotel at 10.30 a.m. You have a choice of an hour walk or a shorter 30 minute walk. Come along and meet our Walk Leaders and some friendly faces, where you can enjoy a tea or coffee in the cafe afterwords. Find out more by calling 01324 673703.

Line Dancing

Next class takes place on Tuesday from noon-1.30 p.m. in St Helen’s Church hall. Beginners and improvers welcome.

Parish Church

The Holy Week Maundy service takes place tonight (Thursday) in Bonnybridge St Helens at 7.30 p.m. On Saturday from 3-5 p.m. the Flowering of the Cross takes place in the church hall. All invited to bring along white flowers and greenery. On Easter Sunday at 9.15 a.m. the early service takes place in the hall, followed at 9.45 a.m. by the Easter breakfast, with an egg painting competition for children. At 11 a.m. a warm invitation is extended to everyone to join the main Easter service.

Citizens Advice

Denny & Dunipace Citizens Advice Bureau now provides an information and advice service at Bonnybridge Community Centre on a Wednesday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. each week. If you would like an appointment to speak to a CAB Adviser, please contact Bonnybridge Community Centre on (01324) 503290.