Whats on Inverbervie

Parish News Service’s at Arbuthnott, Bervie, Gourdon and Kinneff Church of Scotland with Rev Dennis Rose.

Sunday, March 15, 10am Arbuthnott and 11.30am Service at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie and 6pm Mission Hall Gourdon.

Service’s at St David’s Episcopal Anglican Church, Victoria Terrace, Inverbervie with Rev Samantha Ferguson.

Saturday, March 14, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday, March 15, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal

The Reverand Samantha J Ferguson, M.Theol (HONS) Rector at www.episcopalinverbervie.org.uk

Friday Prayer Group Prayers Help! Join us on Friday, March 13, at 9.45am in Bervie Church Centre or send your prayer request to margaret_benton@whsmith.co.uk or call Margaret on 01561 362964

Water Trade Café Wednesday, March 18, 10am-11.30am Water Trade Café, Delicious Hot Pancakes, home baking and fresh coffee and tea and the opportunity to meet up for some fine company and chat. Due to your continued support of our Monthly Coffee Mornings, the WaterAid team managed to raise over £1000 in 2014.

Gourdon Guild Saturday, March 14, Gourdon Guild Coffee Morning, 10am-11.30am at Gourdon Public Hall. Home Baking, great Coffee and tea and friendly company awaits you!

Visit the Church website at www.arbuthnottbervieandkinneff.org.uk.

Bervie Lunch Club meet once a fortnight in the Masonic Hall, King Street, Inverbervie. From 12noon- 1.30pm, They enjoy a two-course lunch, usually Soup and Pudding, costing £4. Next meeting on Tuesday, March 17.

Isabel Buchan said: “We have a few spaces for someone to come and enjoy a hot lunch.” If you are interested, and wish to book a space, call Isabel on 01561 361007

Inverbervie & District Day Care. The Day care Centre has been running now for 27 years, Their aims are to provide social support for some of the communities elder members from Gourdon, Bervie, Arbuthnott and Kinneff. The centre operates every Thursday and can accommodate 12 members, who are usually referred through the Social Work Department.

Members enjoy a bus trip to and from the centre, a morning hot drink, board and card games and a varied programme of entertainment and talks after lunch, also enjoying regular day trips.

The group have been notified of funding issues, relating to their 2015 programme, and are now seeking local support to see them through to the next financial year.

Inverbervie & District Day Care are a Scottish Registered Charity and are supported by Aberdeenshire Council with an enthusiastic support worker, The committee are feeling hopeful that their funding issues can be resolved for the benefit of the day care members.

Sheila Taylor, secretary for the group, an avid volunteer who has been with them for 6 years, said: “I visited with a neighbour, I always knew it was there, so I came to help and joined the committee within weeks.”

Chairperson, Wilma Scott, said: “I visited the day care with a neighbour and was asked to help, so I stayed and now I’m chairperson.”

The group raise funds throughout the year, so the members can enjoy day trips around our scenic community.

The active committee are hoping the local community can help support their programme for 2015, with Donations and Sponsorship. Any donation, however big or small, will be a huge help. If you wish to help, please get in touch with the ladies on the committee, Chairperson Wilma Smith on 01561 362266 or Vice Chair Heather Rae on 07929795192

Bervie Youth Project. Saturday, March 14, sports events, 3pm-4pm at Bervie Sports Centre, Activity to be decided on the day.

Youth Café 7pm-9pm, The Herd Centre, Townhead, P7 to Young Adult.

Bervie Youth Project are currently sponsored by Stonehaven and District Lions Club for March.

Craft Workshops. Friday, March 13. We continue learning new skills with Sheena from the Angel Tree, with a bead and wire workshop, making a heart broach or necklace. Booking essential, contact Caroll on 01561 361587 to reserve a space at £25 per head.

Story time and Rhyme Time Bervie Library, Church Street, Inverbervie will be taking place on Saturday, March 14, 10.30am-11am.

This free activity is designed for pre-school kids. Inverbervie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk for more information.

Castle Lodge – Kennedy Care Home

I would like to say a BIG Hello to the Bervie Community, my name is Sandie Wilson and I am now the Manager of Castle Lodge Nursing Home which caters for older members of the Bervie Community. Our Aim at Castle Lodge is to keep our residents in touch with the community and I invite local community members to come and chat with them over a coffee and game of cards, scrabble or join us for a gentle stroll around the community with our care team. We also have residents with pets and would gladly welcome some voluntary dog walkers to visit.

If you have some spare time, and wish to share some news and interests with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 01561 361206

Street Dance. Tuesday 5.30pm-9pm with Showcase the Street, at Bervie Primary School contact for more details gl_amis@hotmail.com

Tae Kwon Do. Wednesday and Friday from 4pm with Boydell Black Belt Academies at The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street. Contact boydell.tkd@sky.com

Ballet. Thursday 5.30pm- 7pm with showcase the street. Bervie Primary School. Contact gl_amis@hotmail.com

Fun Football Skills Training session, on Saturdays at Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn. £1.50 per child during winter months, Term Time only Age 4 to P2, Sat 11am-12noon

P3 and P4 Sat 10am -11am Always looking for more volunteer coaches.

Torus Recreational Gymnastics Recreational Gymnastics on Wednesday’s during term time from 3.45pm-6.40pm.

Helen Ferguson for Torus informs us that there is limited availability for class spaces. For more information on availability contact Torus hfstoney@hotmail.co.uk

LPCT Afterschool football training club at Bervie Sports Centre on Tuesdays weekly LPCT Coaches from 4pm-5pm for P1-P3 and 5pm-6pm for P4-P7, there is a suggested donation for sessions of £3, but give what you can. Boys and girls are all welcome to come down.

LPCT also run seasonal holiday camps,