Bonnybridge news from Thursday, October 23

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Community Council

The next meeting of Bonnybridge Community Council takes place on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Bonnybridge Community Centre. All welcome.

Parish Church

A warm welcome is extended to join the morning service at 11 a.m. Prayer time is open to all in the vestry from 10.30-10.45 a.m. Sunday school and youth group meet in the church hall at 10.50 a.m. The monthly soup Sunday will be served in the church hall following the morning service on Sunday. Proceeds to church funds.

Craft Group

Unique handmade poppies are available for sale at the usual outlets including the Courtyard and Bonnycraft Cards. All proceeds go directly to the Poppy Appeal. If you wish you can buy a poppy at the Bonnybridge Bowling Club where the craft group meets today (Thursday) from 6.30-8.30 p.m. Donations of old buttons to embellish the poppies always welcome.

Guides Disco

The Carron Division Girl Guiding annual Halloween disco will be held in Westpark Church halls on October 27 from 6.30-8.30 p.m. Any Rainbow or Brownies from Denny and Dunipace and Bonnybridge Packs are invited to come along and join in the fun - come along in fancy dress and the best costume will win a prize.

Prize Bingo

A prize bingo night in aid of Rachel House childrens’ hospice takes place in Bonnybridge Social Club on Thursday, October 30. Eyes down at 7.30 p.m. Thanks to local businesses for their kind donatations towards the prize bingo.

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.

Historical Society

The society has facilitated an exhibition of wonderful models of old Bonnybridge. These have been hand made by Duncan Ferguson and can be viewed throughout October/November in the Community Centre and later in the year in the library. We are grateful to him for allowing his precious models to be displayed for the benefit of the community. The special edition of ‘Bonnyseen’ to commemorate the outbreak of WW1 will be launched on Tuesday, November 11. This edition has been kindly sponsored by Scotmid and we extend them our sincere thanks. More information will be publicised soon. There is no meeting of Greenhill Historical Society tomorrow (Friday) due to the Museum of Scotland trip. The meeting will take place as normal on Friday, October 31.

Line Dancing

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

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 call (01324) 504556 or email

Rural Outing

The autumn outing of Greenhill W.R.I. to Dobbies and Sterling Mills will leave the Masonic Temple on Wednesday, October 29, at 11.15 a.m.

Braveheart Walks

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 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 call (01324) 673703.