Slamannan news from Thursday, June 12

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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

Weekly times for groups which meet at Slamannan Centre are as follows – Monday: Mums and toddlers, 9.30 a.m. – noon; Cooking class, 1 – 3 p.m.; P1& P4 Youth Club, 6-7.15 p.m.; P4 & P7 Youth Club, 7.30 – 8.45 p.m.; Tuesday: Year 1 plus Youth Club, 5.30-8.30 p.m.; Wednesday: Credit Union, 10-11 a.m.; Citizens Advice Bureau, 10.30 a.m.-1 p.m. (every second and fourth week); Fruit Barra, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Bingo Group, 10.30 a.m.-12.30 a.m.; Wednesday Club, 1-3 p.m.; Karate, 6.30-8.30 p.m. Thursday: Mums and toddlers, 9.30 a.m. – noon; Dancing, 5.30-9.30 p.m.; Adult Watercolour class, 7-9 p.m.; Friday: Mums and toddlers 10.13 a.m.-1 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; Councillor Hughes every two weeks, 12.15-1 p.m. For more information on any of these groups please contact Slamannan Community Education Centre, Bank Street, Slamannan, or on (01324) 851548.

Lodge Meeting

The July meeting of LOL 227 will now take place on Sunday, June 29, at 4 p.m. in Limerigg Village Hall (members please note the time change.

Parish Church

Last Sunday’s service was conducted by the Rev. Helen Cook and Marjory Williamson, Moderator of Falkirk Presbytery. Readings were by Lady Jane and Charlene Condeco, and a beautiful solo was sung by Grace Douglas. On door duty were Linda McGarry and John Johnstone. Tickets are now on sale, for the ‘Rose Tea’ on Sunday, June 22 at Ardtalla, Kirkburn, Slamannan available from Lady Jane, Linda and Janette. Donations for the baking, tombola and bottle stalls will be greatly appreciated. Anyone who still has sponsor sheets should return them to Linda by June 15. Anyone requiring the services of a minsiter should contact the Rev. Helen Cook on01786 464128.