Brightons news from Thursday, October 23

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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 e-mail

Whist Results

Results of the Brightons Whist and Dominoes this week are, Whist – 1 Esme McKenzie, 2= Mary Spink, Rae Stuart. Dominoes - 1 Bruce Huntley, 2 Margaret Hunter.

Parish Church

Last Sunday, Rev. Murdo Campbell conducted the 11 a.m. morning service, assisted by Stephen Pearson who led the children’s and youth message. This Sunday, the minister will conduct the Harvest Thanksgiving service at 11 a.m. There will be a special collection for the Falkirk Foodbank of non-perishable food (tinned and boxed food). All are invited to donate to this special collection. The next evening meeting of the Guild will take place on Monday at 7.30 p.m. The speaker will be Catherine Grant on ‘My Photography’. A warm welcome is extended to all. The last date for the Blythswood Christmas Shoebox Appeal is Sunday, November 2. The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service will be in the Church Halls on Monday, November 3 from 2.30 p.m. to 3.45 p.m. and from 5.15 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Door duty this Sunday will be by Robin Johnston, May Kennedy, Jim Stirling, Maralyn Stirling, Sandra Smillie, John Rae and Willie Tomlinson. The crèche will be manned by Gillian Beaton, Nancy Lees and Lesley Mann.

November Fayre

The Grange Community Education Centre is looking to hold a Fayre on November 8 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The cost for your pitch is £5 plus a donation for our raffle. If this is something you would be interested in please contact the Grange Centre on (01324) 503830.