Bonnybridge news from Thursday, August 28

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Parish Church

A warm invitation is extended to everyone to join us in the morning service at Bonnybridge St Helens Parish Church at 11.a.m. Prayer time takes place in the vestry 10.30 to 10.45 a.m., and is open to everyone. Sunday School and Youth Group meet in the Church Hall at 10.50 a.m. Flower Convenors are reminded of the arranged meeting at the close of the morning service this Sunday, August 31. Good Companions meet in the Church Hall Friday, August 29 at 7 p.m. ”Getting to Know You.”


We are a girl lead organisation with various age groups - Rainbows aged between 5 and 7 years, Brownies aged 7 to 10 years and Guides aged between 10 and 14 years. If you would like to come along and have fun with girls your own age learning new skills, playing games, overnight events then there are currently spaces in various units in Denny. If you are already on a waiting list somewhere then why not come along and give another unit the chance to make a difference and become a great unit. Please contact June Hammell (Division Commissioner)

Make It Happen

The local meeting of the Make It Happen Forum for over 50s will meet in Bonnybridge Community Centre, Bonnybridge on Monday, September 1 at 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The Forum is an exciting new way for over 50s to get involved, discuss ideas and concerns and to have a real voice in your community. We’ve arranged for Braveheart to deliver a taster session on their new Optimise programme which is very informative and interesting. Please phone (01324) 712106 or email to book your place. All welcome.

Step Forth

Its the Bonny Strollers fifth birthday in September and our first Bonny strollers will be off to school, to celebrate we would like to ask all our mums and wee ones to a party at the wheel on Saturday, September 13, 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Would be great to see everyone.

Buggy Group

The Bonny strollers buggy group meet every Friday 1.15 p.m. at Bonnybridge Health eCntre, Larbert Road, Bonnybridge. All welcome. All walks are free. For more information contact (01324) 504556 or e-mail:

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. to noon.

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.

Braveheart Walks

Friendly Bonnybridge walkers leave from the Royal Hotel at 10.30 a.m. You have a choice of an hour walk or a slower 30 minute walk (average). Come along and meet our Walk Leaders and some welcoming faces, where you can enjoy a chat over tea and cake in the cafe afterwords. For more information please call (01324) 673703.

Line Dancing

On Tuesday, September 2, there is Line Dancing in St. Helen’s Church Hall, High Street, Bonnybridge, noon until 1 p.m. £3. Beginners and improvers welcome. More info from Helen on (01324) 810328.

Sequence Dancing

Why not come along to Bonnybridge Community Centre on Wednesday, September 3 and enjoy yourself dancing from 2 till 4 p.m. Contact Anne for more details on (01324) 814654.