Bonnybridge news from Thursday, June 11

Send us your Bonnybridge news and pictures by noon on Tuesday.

Parish Church

A warm welcome is extended to come and join the service at 11 a.m. Prayer Time is held each Sunday in the vestry from 10.30 a.m. Sunday School and Youth Group meet in the church hall at 10.50 a.m.

Citizens Advice

Denny & Dunipace Citizens Advice Bureau 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. Telephone service: (Citizens Advice Direct) (01324) 823118 Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Football Tournament

St Joseph’s Connell Cup football tournament and fun day takes place on Sunday, June 14, from noon at Bonnybridge Community Centre and Duncan Stewart Park. The usual stalls, bouncy castle, face painting, hot dogs and burgers will be there. All welcome.

Buggy Group

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

Braveheart Walks

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

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 or pop into your local branch at Bonnybridge Community Centre which is open every Monday from 10 a.m.-noon.

Historical Society

Greenhill Historical Society would like to thank the Seagull Trust for an excellent trip along the Union Canal last Friday. Their consideration for everyone in our group was first class and again, many thanks to this excellent voluntary group for taking people such as ourselves on these trips. The next historical trip organised by the G.H.S. is on Friday, June 26, when we will be visiting Rosslyn Chapel. Anyone with any historical information about the Bonnybridge area please contact our website, Bonnybridge Library or come along to our meetings on Fridays 2-4 p.m. in Bonnybridge Library where you will be made very welcome, especially when the culinary members in the group provide their excellent empire biscuits and chocolate cake.

Line Dancing

Next class takes place at St Helen’s church hall on Tuesday from noon-1 p.m. Beginners and improvers welcome.