Bonnybridge news from Thursday, March 12

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Parish Church

A warm welcome is extended to everyone to join the Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Prayer time is open to all and is held in the vestry from 10.30-10.45 a.m. Sunday School and youth group meets in the church hall at 10.45 a.m. prior to the morning service. Tuesday Morning Group meets in the hall for tea and coffee from 10 a.m. with a short service at 11 a.m. Choir meets tomorrow (Friday) from 6-7 p.m. in the hall. A Messy Church meeting for helpers is on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Counting House. A charity ceilidh takes place on Friday, March 20 from 7.30-11 p.m. in St Joseph’s Hall, Broomhill Road. Tickets are £6 and available from Jim, Moira or George on (01324) 874807 - proceeds for Friends Of Place of Restoration charity. The choir meets in the hall on Friday, March 20 at 6-7 p.m. On Sunday, March 22 bring your Easter eggs to be donated to children helped by Aberlour Trust. The Annual General Meeting takes place in the church at 11.45 a.m. after the morning service on Sunday March 22. A messy Easter family fun day takes place in the church hall on Saturday, March 28 from 1.45-4 p.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.

Prize Bingo

Takes place in Bonnybridge Social Club tonight (Thursday) at 7.30 p.m. Great prizes to be won, all proceeds go to Rachel House hospice. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Masonic News

There was a large turnout at the regular meeting held in Lodge Dolphin on Thursday, March 5 when one candidate received the third degree from the RWM Brother Ross Hardie and his team. The next meeting will be an emergency second degree by the RWM and office bearers of Lodge St John Slamannan No. 484 tomorrow night (Friday) at 7.30 p.m.

Line Dancing

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

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.

Braveheart Walks

Friendly 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 marvelous 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 afterwords. For more information please call (01324) 673703.

Buggy Group

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