Slamannan news from Thursday, May 14

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Lodge Meeting

The May meeting of L.O.L.227 takes place tonight, (Thursday), in Limerigg Village Hall at 7.30 p.m.

Parish Church

Last Sunday’s service was conducted by the Rev. Monica MacDonald. Door duty and scripture readings were by John McGarry. There was a collection for Christian Aid which will be repeated this Sunday. The friendship group will meet on Tuesday, at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome. Anyone requiring the services of a minister should contact the Rev. Monica MacDonald on (01324) 874807.

Masonic News

Lodge St John Slamannan No 484 - There will be an Emergency Mark Degree tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30 p.m. Candidates to be there at 7 p.m. Visitors will be made welcome.

Angling Club

Permits to fish on the River Avon for season 2015 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

Slamannan Community Centre has the following classes and activities on over the next week - Monday: 9.30 a.m.-noon, Work club; Mums and Toddlers, 9.30-11.30 a.m.; cooking class, 1-3 p.m. Free Quilting class 12.30-2.30 p.m.; P1-P4 youth club, 6-7.15 p.m.; P4-P7 youth club, 7.30-8.45 p.m. Tuesday: Tales for tots with creche, 1.30-2.30 p.m.; Senior youth club, 6.30-9.30 p.m. Wednesday: Fruit barra, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Credit Union, 10-11 a.m.; Women’s Aid (first of month); Citizens Advice (first and third of month); Bingo, 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; karate, 6.30-8.45 p.m.; Thursday: Mums and toddlers, 9.30-11.30 a.m.; dancing, 5.30-9.30 p.m.; 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. Sunday: Councillor surgery, 10 a.m.-noon.

Bissett Production

There will be a production of ‘What the F**kirk’ by Alan Bissett in Slamannan Community Centre on Wednesday, June 3 from 7.30 p.m. The show is open to age 16 and over and tickets are only £3. There will be a licenced bar and anyone wishing to buy tickets can approach staff in the building or call the Steeple box office on (01324) 506850. We encourage people to attend as it is on your doorstep and promises to be a good night out.