Out of Town news from Thursday, May 1

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Family History

The AGM of Central Scotland Family History Society will take place on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. in the Smith Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, Stirling. After the AGM, there will be a talk on “The Gretna Rail Disaster of 1915” by Ken Nisbet. Tea and biscuits will be available after the talk providing an opportunity for people to meet others who share an enthusiasm for family history. Non-members are very welcome at the meetings although there is a small charge of £2. The next drop-in session at St. Ninians Library, Mayfield Centre will be on Tuesday, May 13. Please note this is a different date than usual. 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 call the library on 01786 472069 to book a time slot.

Coeliac Group

Forth Valley Group Coeliac UK AGM will take place on Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in Honeyman Hall, Keir Street, Bridge of Allan. There will be a very short business meeting followed by a Q and A on the new prescribing service for Coeliacs and a gluten-free soup and sandwich lunch. As this falls at the end of Coeliac Awareness Week please note the Bistro at the campus in Raploch will once again be serving gluten-free lunches from May 12 to 16. Pre-booking is desirable on 01786 272317 and ask for Jennifer Jenna or Shaun. For any other info call Marion on (01324) 823011.