Grangemouth news from Thursday, June 26

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Addiction Support

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs is holding an information afternoon to show people the kind of support they have available. The event takes place at Grangemouth Community Education Unit, next to the Sports Complex, Abbots Road, on Tuesday, July 1, from 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. For available spaces contact Elaine on 07804 574472 or e-mail to for more information.


Walks leave from the Community Education Unit, Grangemouth Sports complex every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. If you or someone you know is having problems with their balance come along to our Wednesday walk where you will be shown mobility, strength and balance exercises (Otago). All walks are free and open to all abilities. For more information on any of the Step Forth walks contact 01324-504556/504568 or email

Zetland Church

Sunday’s service was conducted by Rev Lorna MacDougall. Our Girls’ Brigade were in attendance and during the service Louise Frickleton was commissioned as Captain and Victoria Hardie was commissioned as Lieutenant. The Summer Sunday Club will run from June 29 - August 17 August during the morning service and the theme is ‘Come to Rome’. All children and youths are invited to come along and enjoy the fun. The next Monthly Lunch will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 11.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m., cost £3. Summer services from now until August 17 will commence at the earlier time of 10.30 a.m. Please note that the September Communion Services will be held on September 14, and not as listed on the church calendar. Morning Worship next Sunday will be at 10.30 a.m. Tea and coffee will be served after the service and there will be Vestry Hour consultation.

Rotary Club

President Colin Bird welcomed a large turnout of members plus Assistant Governor Agnes Ritchie to the club on Thursday, before handing the meeting over to President Elect Jim Stirling to conduct the business of the Club Assembly. Jim outlined his plans for the club over the coming year and asked the various convenors to outline their programmes for the year for the club’s approval. The club approved the new and innovative plans put forward and the members look forward to an exciting and busy year ahead. Assistant Governor Agnes thanked the club for inviting her and congratulated Jim and the club on past achievements and wished it well in a most ambitious programme for his year as President of the club. Jim takes over the reins on Thursday and is holding his inaugural President’s Lunch on Saturday, July 5. Members of the club, under the direction of President Colin attended the Grangemouth Children’s Day on Saturday to host the ever popular Beat the Goalie competition which went down well and helped raise some funds.

Zumba Gold

Classes continues every Monday and Wednesday at Newlands /Beancross Hall Grangemouth (just before the TA centre) . Both classes are 11-15 a.m.-12 p.m. Zumba Gold is a class suitable for beginners to exercise, active older participants or those seeking a lower pace/ impact zumba class. Just pop along 5-10mins prior to class starting or email OR through my Facebook pages Zumba with Carol/Zumba Gold with Carol


Zumba with Carol usually held at Grangemouth Town Hall on Mondays and Wednesdays 7-8 p.m. will be temporarily held at Grangemouth High School until Monday, July 14, due to yearly maintenance of the Town hall. For more information on classes contact Carol via E mail or come and join us on Facebook ZUMBA WITH CAROL or just pop along 5-10mins before class starts. Warm welcome awaits all.


The service in Kirk of the Holy Rood on Sunday, June 29 will be conducted by the Minister at 11 a.m. The Summer Walking Group is on every Tuesday - all walks leave from KHR car park at 6:30 p.m. prompt - the walk on July 1, to New Carron Community. Donations for the Nearly New Shop August 4 - 9, can now be accepted on Wednesday mornings between 10-noon.

Rainbow House

All are welcome to our service this week, with guest mediums on Thursday, June 26, 7.30 p.m. - Brenda Walker, Sunday, June 29 at 7.15 p.m. Brian and Renna. Healing is available on both evenings from 6-7 p.m. A very warm welcome awaits. On Friday, June 27 at 10.30 a.m. Come along and join our drop in day. Tea, coffee and cakes, Spiritual Healing All proceeds going to The Friends Of Ranock Park for their Community Day in August. Hope to see you all there.

Evangelical Church

On Sunday, June 29 the morning service will take place at 11 a.m. Mr Archie Paterson from Dunblane will be the speaker. At the evening service at 6.30 p.m. Mr Alistair Dickson from Niddrie Community Church in Edinburgh is welcomed as speaker. All welcome