Slamannan news from Thursday, August 28

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Parish Church

Last Sunday’s service was conducted by the Rev. Helen Cook. On door duty were Charlene Condeco and John Johnstone. Bible readings were by Lady Jane, Charlene Condeco and Ray Buchanan. A lovely solo was sung by Grace Douglas. The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, September 7 at the usual time of 11.15 a.m. teas will be served after worship. A warm invitation is extended to all. Have you been considering a return to worship, why not come along and bring a friend, we are happy to see both old and new faces. Anyone requiring the services of a minister, should contact the Rev. Helen Cook on 01786 464128.

Centre Committee

We are looking for keen, eager and positive people to be on our committee. If you are planning to be an active member on the committee or if you want to know more then please come along to the committee skills workshop on Wednesday, September 3 from 6.30-8.30 p.m. in Slamannan Community Centre. A crèche will be available if required. Our expected date for an AGM will be Wednesday, September 17.

Angling Club

Permits to fish on the River Avon for season 2014 are now on sale. They are available from Linda’s Store (Slamannan); Rod and Creel (Carronshore); Go Fishing (Grahams Road, Falkirk) and also in Maryanne’s Alterations (Bo’ness), Linlithgow Post Office, Curries Printers in Broxburn and Livingston Angling (Houston Industrial Estate). For more information visit

Community Centre

Activities at Slamannan Community Centre for the next week. Monday, Mums and toddlers, 9.30-11.30 a.m. Wednesday, Credit Union, 10-11 a.m.; Citizen Advice Bureau, 10.30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Fruit Barra, 10-1 p.m.; Bingo Group, 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m. Wednesday Club, 1-3 p.m.; Karate, 6.30-8.30 p.m. Thursday, Mums and toddlers, 9.30-11.30 a.m.; Dancing, 5.30-9.30 p.m.; Adult Watercolour class, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Mums and toddlers, 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; Arts and Crafts, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dancing, 2–4 p.m. Sunday, Dancing, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Cllr McLuckie surgery, 10 a.m.–noon. For more information on any of these groups please contact Slamannan Community Education Centre, Bank Street, Slamannan FK1 EZ, or on (01324) 851548.