District News from Thursday

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The bible study group meets tonight (Thursday)at 7.30 p.m. Worship on Sunday is at 11 a.m. and will be led by the Rev. John Murning. The Sunday club meets at the same time and creche faciliites are available. The Lunchbox is open on Monday from 11 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. for soup, sandwiches tea/coffee and home baking. All welcome. The Girls Brigade meets on Monday night at 6.30 p.m. The Guild is on Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. where they will have an officer from the search and rescue service with his dogs. The Guild coffee morning is on Saturday, February 15. Tickets are £2 for adults and 70p for children. There is a board meeting on Wednesday, February 19 at 7.30 p.m.

Westpark Church

Worship on Sunday begins at 10.30 a.m. Kidzone takes 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. The Open Door is open again from 10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays for tea, coffee and lunch.

Dunipace Church

The Story Club for children of primary school age meets in the halls tomorrow (Friday) at 6.30 p.m. On Saturday, a stewardship training event, open to representatives from every congregation in Falkirk Presbytery, takes place in the halls from 9.45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Worship on Sunday begins at 11 a.m. and will be led by the Rev. Dr Jean W Gallacher. On Monday, a Scots Night, with musical entertainment being provided by David Faulds and friends, takes place in the halls at 7.30 p.m. Tickets cost £4. A light supper will be provided. All welcome.

Baptist church

The services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be led by the Rev. Norman Graham. Visitors are welcome. Children and young people meet during the morning worship and a creche is available for babies and toddlers. Rainbow Hour for over-60s men and women meets this Tuesday at 2 p.m. for an informal meeting and afternoon tea. Transport is available for anyone interested in coming along. The Point Youth clubs meets on Friday, February 14 at 6 p.m. for 5-11-year-olds and 7.30 p.m. for senior pupils. The parent and toddlers groups will be closed on February 13 and 14 due to school holidays.

Citizens Advice

The bureau is located above Clydesdale Bank at 24 Duke Street, Denny 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 clinics are held at the Community Education Wing at Bankier Primary School today (Thursday) from 10 a.m.-noon, at Bridge Crescent Community Flat on Tuesday from 9.30 a.m.-noon and Denny Parish Church Hall on Wednesday from 9.30 a.m.-11.30 a.m. Sessions to complete online benefit applications are held at the Community Education Wing at Bankier Primary School on Thursday from 10 - noon and the Bridge Crescent Community Flat on Tuesday from 1 - 3 p.m. 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.

Masonic news

Bro. Kevin McLean was installed as Master of Lodge St. Andrew (Denny & Loanhead) No. 176 last Saturday. It was an excellent ceremony carried out by Installing Masters Archibald Mackay and James Dyer of 176 and Leonard McComb of 484. A superb Festival dinner followed with contributions from Lodges 30, 391, 484, 911 and Depute Provincial Grand Master Alistair T. Marshall. On Monday the new office bearers met in committee and generated some new ideas which will be relayed to members at next Thursday’s meeting. The ceremony on February 13 will be a second degree. This Saturday there is a function in the hall featuring the top Scottish duo Gaberlunzie.

Dunipace Juniors

The Pace are at home to Forth on Saturday. Kick-off 1.45 p.m.

Prize bingo

Last week’s bingo night raised £315 for Dunipace scout funds. Thanks to all who attended.

Fundraising lunch

Denny Girls Brigade are hosting a baked potato lunch in Denny Old church hall on Saturday from 11.30 a.m. Lunch is £3 per adult and £1.50 per child. All welcome.

Line dancing

Next class takes place tomorrow (Friday) in Denny Old church halls from 1-2 p.m.

Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings 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 www.falkirkcreditunion.co.uk or pop into your local branch at Denny Community Flat, Bridge Crescent, Denny which is open every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m and Thursdays 6-7 p.m. There is also a collection at Denny WASP (Denny High School) every Wednesday from 10-11.30 a.m.

Bowling Club

Denny Bowling Club is looking for people keen to show their talent. Are you the new Susan Boyle or Ollie Murs? Let’s hear it. Both nights are Saturday, February 8 and Saturday, February 15. All welcome.

Buggy Group

The Denny and DuniPACERS buggy group leaves the Home-Start offices every Friday at the new time of 10.30 a.m. All welcome. For more information contact the Home-start office on (01324) 829444 or email stepforth@falkirkcommunitytrust.org