Bonnybridge news from Thursday, March 27

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Line Dancing

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

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.

St Helen’s

St Helen’s Parish Church service on Sunday begins at 11 a.m. Prayer group meets from 10.30 to 10.45 a.m. in the Vestry. Sunday School and youth group begin at 10.45 a.m. There is a creche for younger children. Tuesday morning group meets from 10 a.m. for tea or coffee followed by a service at 11 a.m. Nursing homes communion services are today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at Wheatlands and 2.45 p.m. at Thornton Gardens. Good Companions meet in the hall on Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m. Soup lunch is served in the hall after the service on March 30. Collection of Easter eggs for the Aberlour Trust on Sunday, April 6.

Jumble Sale

The staff from Tesco Express in Bonnybridge are having a second hand rose sale to raise funds to buy presents for less well off children in the village at Christmas. There will be face painting for kids, home baking and tea/coffee available and raffle prizes. The sale kicks off at noon in the community centre in Bonnybridge on Saturday until 4 p.m. They intend to have another two or three of these fund raisers throughout the year.

Masonic Meeting

The Regular Meeting of Lodge Dolphin No. 911 held on last Thursday was well attended by members and visitors. One candidate received the Second Degree from the RWM Bro. Peter Neilson and his team of Office-bearers from Lodge Zetland No. 391. Brother Charles Kilpatrick PM Lodge Carron No. 139 replied on behalf of the many visitors. The next meeting will be a Third Degree on Thursday, April 3.

Step Forth

The Bonny strollers buggy group meet every Friday 1.15 p.m. at Bonnybridge Health Centre, Larbert Road, Bonnybridge. All welcome. For more information call (01324) 504556 or email

Braveheart Walks

The Braveheart walk at 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.

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. until noon.