Denny & Dunipace news from Thursday, July 31

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Community Council

Next meeting takes place on Monday at 6.30 p.m. in Denny Baptist Church. Items on the agenda include an update on the Denny Eastern Access Road and a local report from Police Scotland. All welcome.

Development Group

Denny and District Development Group is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m. at Denny Community Education Centre (behind Denny Primary School). All interested residents of Denny and Dunipace are welcome to come along. Refreshments will be served.

Community Debate

Open Community Discussion: ‘Tackling Sectarianism in your area’. Come along to discuss whether or not you believe this is an issue in your community. Speaker Mark Adams. Takes place at Denny Community Centre on Saturday, August 30 from 11.30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tea and coffee will be provided.

WASP Registration

New classes are on offer at Denny Wider Access to School Project. Registration takes place on Thursday, August 28 from 10 a.m.-noon in the school assembly hall and 6.30-8.30 p.m. in the Project wing. Programmes are available at the Denny Library. There’s something for everyone at WASP. Call (01324) 822895 for more details.

Citizens Advice

The bureau is above Clydesdale Bank at 24 Duke Street and is open today (Thursday), Friday, Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A legal clinic is held every four weeks on Wednesdays by appointment only (4-5 p.m.). Outreach clinic held at Bridge Crescent Community Flat on Tuesday from 9.30 a.m.-noon. Telephone service (Citizens Advice Direct) available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on (01324) 823118.

Baptist Church

The services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be led by the Rev. Norman Graham. Visitors are always welcome. A summer Sunday school will be held at 11.20 a.m. and a crèche is available during all services. The Rainbow Hour for over-60s are having another outing on Tuesday to Dobbies Garden Centre in Stirling, leaving Denny at 1.15 p.m. This is thanks to a grateful donation from Falkirk Council Community Grant scheme.

Westpark Church

Sunday worship begins at 10.30 a.m. and will be led by the Rev. Phyllis Wilson. Kidzone take part at the start of the service then move to the halls to enjoy their own activities. Creche facilities are also available. The Wednesday Welcome is open from 10 a.m. for fellowship over tea or coffee followed by a short service from 11.15-11.45 a.m.

Summer Fun

Westpark Church is running a summer fun club for children of primary school age from Monday-Friday, August 4-8, from 10 a.m.-12.30 p.m. each day. There will be games, crafts and storytelling. There will also be a toddlers group on Monday, Tuesday and Friday at the same time. All members of the community are welcome.

Line Dancing

Next class takes place tomorrow (Friday) in the Broompark Centre from 1-2 p.m. Beginners and improvers welcome.