District News for Thursday, February 20

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On Sunday at 11.30 a.m., Grahamston Evangelical Church (Miller Hall) will be having a Church Service in the Dawson Centre. All welcome.

Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings are 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 our website www.falkirkcreditunion.co.uk or pop into your local branch at Dawson Community Centre, David’s Loan, Bainsford which is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-12.30 p.m.

Braveheart Walks

We have a brisk Braveheart health walk each Wednesday leaving from Carron Co-op main entrance at 10.30 a.m. and finishing around 11.30 a.m. in the cafe. Find out more by calling 01324 673703 or our Walk Leader on 01324 554897.

Parish Church

On Sunday, the worship in Bainsford Parish Church is at 11 a.m. with Rev. Andrew Sarle preaching with the theme being “The Beatitudes - Blessare the Peacemakers”. Tea and coffee will be served in the hall after the service. Last Sunday, at the begining of morning worship Rev. Andrew Sarle dedicated a new hymn book entitled “Hymns of Glory Songs of Praise” in memory of John K Tait who died last year on Tuesday, February 5.

Country Dancing

Take the floor at Bainsford Parish Church hall, Smith Street, for Scottish Country Dancing each Thursday, at 7.30 p.m. New members are most welcome.

Senior Citizens

On Sunday, the Carron Connect Partnership has organised a Tea Dance which will be held in the Bainsford Community Centre in aid of SOFIA Project from 1-4 p.m. Entry is £1.

Job Drop-in

Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Dawson Centre there is a Job Drop-in Club which has been in operation for nearly three years, with the following facilities - Free access to Job Centre website, help with CV, benefits advice and support available. Tea and coffee on offer. For any information, contact Billy Morrison on 01324 501470.

Fruit Barra

The residents of Bainsford, Langlees and Newcarron have shown interst in a Fruit Barra project. Anyone interested is invited to the launch date in the Dawson Cafe (which is located in the Dawson Centre) on Friday, March 7, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come along and get fresh fruit and veg from your local farmer at reasonable prices. Healthy Start Vouchers will be accepted and there will be information on healthy eating, free recipe cards and tasting sessions. For information, contact Michelle on 01324 501470.