Maddiston news from Thursday, March 20

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Camera Club

Anyone with an interest in taking photographs, or photography generally, is invited to attend the above club when it meets every Wednesday in The Braes Children and Family Centre in Forgie Crescent from 7 - 8.30 p.m. The group, which has changed name to Braes Camera Club, has operated for some time at the site and the organisers would be happy to welcome new members.

Evangelical Church

The Friday Youth Club - this week the young people meet at the Maddiston Community Centre at 6.45 p.m. The family service is on Sunday at 11.30 a.m. and the guest speaker will be George Paton. Children and young teens can go out of the service and into their own groups - Discovery Club Extra, creche or Youth Bible Group - at noon. The evening service is at 6.30 p.m. when there will be Bible teaching from Ian Naismith. Everyone welcome to these services. The Parent and Toddler Group meets on Monday at 9.30 a.m. and the Discovery Club for P2 - P7 at 6.30 p.m. The Men’s Fellowship is on Tuesday at 2.15 p.m. when it will be the fellowship lunch. The Church Prayer Meeting is on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.

Salvation Army

A warm welcome awaits you at Maddiston Salvation Army. Morning Worship is every Sunday at 10.30 a.m. in the Salvation Army Centre, Main Street, Maddiston. The weekly programme is as follows: Tuesday - Lunch Club, 12.30 p.m.; Ladies’ Meeting, 2 p.m.; Kids Club (5 - 12 year olds), 5.30 p.m. Thursday - Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m. Friday - Parent and Toddlers, 9.30 a.m. All welcome. For further information contact (01324) 711973. The organisation is looking to develop our programme and is always looking for volunteers.

Golf Club

The club has arranged another cabaret/disco evening and it will go ahead on April 5, from 8.30 p.m. - 1.a.m. Sharon Ross performs and tickets, priced £3, can be obtained from Tam Forsyth or Zander or at the bar. Tickets are required as there will be no entry at the door on the night. A domino competition goes ahead every Sunday in the Manuelrigg premises at 4 p.m. All are welcome and winners can look forward to the first prize of a Coo Pie.

History Meeting

Maddiston and Rumford Local History Group will be hosting a late St Patrick’s Day celebration at its next meeting on Thursday, March 27. All welcome. The search for information into the men who died in both world wars continues with information gleaned from the back issues of the Falkirk Herald and relations of those who died supplying details. Anyone with information about relatives who died in the wars please contact David Leask on (01324) 715634, Mary Gibb on (01324) 716009 or David Malloch on (01324) 714062.