Bonnybridge news from Thursday, March 26

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Community Council

Next meeting takes place on Tuesday in Bonnybridge Community Centre at 7 p.m. All residents welcome to attend.

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. The messy church fun day on Saturday has been cancelled. Holy week services, all beginning at 7.30 p.m., are as follows: Monday Bonnybridge St Helen’s, Tuesday Haggs, Wednesday Denny Baptist, Thursday Maundy service Bonnybridge St Helen’s, Friday Haggs. The flowering of the cross takes place in the church hall on Saturday, April 4 from noon-2 p.m. On Easter Sunday breakfast will be served in the hall at 9.15 a.m. Service begins 11 a.m.

Masonic News

There was a sizeable turnout at the regular meeting held in Lodge Dolphin on March 19 when two candidates received the third degree from the RWM Brother Ross Hardie and his team. The next meeting will again be a third degree at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2.

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 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 please call (01324) 673703.

Over-50s Forum

The local meeting of the Make It Happen Forum will be held in Bonnybridge Community Centre on Monday from 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m. The forum is a great way for over-50s to meet new people, get involved, discuss ideas and concerns and to have a real voice in the community. This month, we have a presentation on ‘The six Must-Dos for Older People’ by David Borrowman. You’ll be able to find out what the Forum has achieved so far. Please come along to hear what is happening. You’ll receive a warm welcome with tea/coffee provided.

Line Dancing

Next class takes place in Bonnybridge Community Centre from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday. Beginners and improvers welcome. Please note the change of venue for this week only.

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.

Bowling Club

The prize bingo will be held in the club on March 30 at 7 p.m., pay at the door. All club members are reminded that lists are now available in the clubhouse for those wishing to participate in opening days and of those attending, a raffle would be much appreciated. All new members welcome.