Brightons news from Thursday, July 3

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Summer Playscheme

The Grange Centre has a four week programme starting Tuesday, July 8 for three days per week 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Weeks one three and four are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and week two is Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. For ages 5 - 12. Fees per session are £4 for Centre members and £6 for non-members. To book in advance requires full payment. Lots of fun activities including games, arts and crafts, outdoor play, gardening project, sports and much more. To book spaces please pop into the Grange Community Education Centre and collect a registration form or for more information call (01324) 503830.

Social Afternoon

Results were: Whist, 1 Mary Spink, 2 Jim McInally and Rae Stuart. Dominoes: 1 Bruce Huntly, 2 Cora Buchanan, Margaret Hunter.

Step Forth

Like to walk but not on your own? Want to get fit but don’t know where to start? Why not join our walking group and meet new friends? Walk leaves the Grange Centre every Thursday at 10 a.m. We now have a new walk leader for this walk. If you would like more information call (01324) 504556/504568 or email

Metafit Class

A Metafit Falkirk class is on every Thursday at Brightons Community Hall from 8.15 p.m. All welcome. For more information call 07739 718 361.

Parish Church

Last Sunday the worship commenced at the earlier summer start time of 10.30 a.m. and was led by the minister. This Sunday worship will also start at 10.30 a.m. and continue at this time up to and including Sunday, August 17. The Summer Sunday School has commenced for the following age groups - age three up to P3 and P4 to P7 and will meet at 10.20 a.m. This will continue up to and including Sunday, August 10. The crèche will continue to be available throughout the summer, again at 10.20 a.m. The Thursday morning coffee morning and the opening of the church for the Thursday morning prayer and meditation time have now finished and will recommence in the autumn. The recent concert by The Falkirk Caledonia Choir and Basmokoret (Basmo Choir from Northern Norway) raised the sum of £375 and thanks are due to all who supported them or helped in any way on the night. Door duty this Sunday will be by Alan Macfarlane, Alistair McDonald, James Falconer, Robert Callahan, Ian Huntley and Tom Nimmo. The crèche will be manned by Gillian Beaton, Elspeth McCallum and Dorothy McDonald.

Helix Walks

See Laurieston.