Out of Town news from Thursday, July 31

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Family History

The next drop-in session at St. Ninians Library, Mayfield Centre will be on Tuesday, August 5. The drop-ins are open to anyone looking for some advice on family history research with volunteers from Central Scotland Family History Society available to offer help and are run in conjunction with Stirling Council Libraries and Archives. Booking is preferable - please phone the library on 01786 472069 to book a time-slot.

Bellsfield Fundraiser

Bellsfield Fundraising Association would like to invite everyone for a family day out on Sunday. There will be a collection of stalls and snack bars to treat yourself as well as plenty of bookies to have a little flutter and hopefully cheer your horse on! Bellsfield is a half mile track set up in a grass field located less than 10 miles from Corbiewood in the village of Airth. Bellsfield is a fantastic and memorable day for everyone so please join us for some exhilarating racing and family fun. Gates open at 11.30 a.m. and the first race is at 2 p.m.

Kirk O’Muir

The annual service at Kirk O’Muir in the Carron Valley will be held on Sunday at noon. People have gathered at Kirk O’Muir for more than 100 years on the first Sunday in August. The service remembers the Covenanters who formed an important movement in Scotland in the 17th Century. The praise consists of well known psalms and Paraphrases and the service will be conducted by the Minister, The Rev. Gary McIntyre. All are warmly invited to attend.

Accordion Band

The Forth Bridges Accordion Band is looking for new members for their accordion and percussion section. No experience needed, just commitment. All members are provided with free tuition, instrument and uniform. To find out more about joining our band and our open evening please contact Alan on 07834903858, accordionband@hotmail.com or visit www.forthbridgesaccordionband.co.uk www.facebook.com/forthbridgesaccordionband.

Support Group

A support group for people bereaved by suicide meets on an informal basis once a month on the last Monday of each month from 6 to 8.30 p.m. at Falkirk District Association for Mental Health (FDAMH). The group welcomes everyone who has experienced loss through suicide of a person close to them – family, partner or friend. The group facilitators have experience participating in and facilitating groups, and are experienced counsellors. For further details about the group contact Neil Sowerby at carers@fdamh.org.uk or call (01324) 671000.