Slamannan news from Thursday, May 29

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Parish church

Last Sunday’s service was conducted by the Rev. Helen Cook. On door duty were Linda McGarry and Ray Buchanan, bible readings were by Lady Jane and Charlene Condeco. Grateful thanks to John McGarry for providing the music. There will be a social evening in the Bowling Club this Saturday, May 31 at 7.30 p.m. Entertainment is +4. For information phone Janette on (01324) 851680. The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated this Sunday at the usual time of 11.15 a.m. There will be no Sunday School. On Sunday, June 8 Marjory Williamson Moderator of Falkirk Presbytery will be joining for worship. There will be a Fellowship tea after the service giving time to meet and have a chat. A warm invitation is extended to all to join in worship. Anyone requiring the services of a minister should contact the Rev. Helen Cook on 01786 464128.

Angling club

Permits to fish on the River Avon for season 2014 are now on sale and will make an idea stocking filler. 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.; 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 a.m. – noon; Dancing, 5.30-9.30 p.m.; Adult Watercolour class, 7-9 p.m.; Friday: Arts and Crafts 1-3 p.m.; Karate, 6.30-8.30 p.m.; Saturday: Dancing, 2 – 4 p.m.; Sunday: Dancing, 10-1 p.m.; Cllr McLuckie surgery, 10 a.m. – noon; Councillor Hughes every two weeks from 12.15- 1 p.m. For more information on any of these groups please contact Slamannan Community Education Centre, Bank Street, Slamannan FK1 EZ, or on (01324) 851548.