Fire service accompany Santa and the latest from the Royal Burgh

Festive fun from Fire Station 94 Inverbervie
Festive fun from Fire Station 94 Inverbervie

Church Services

Services at Arbuthnott, Bervie, Gourdon and Kinneff Church of Scotland Rev Dennis Rose

Inverbervie First Responders Chair seeking new recruits

Inverbervie First Responders Chair seeking new recruits

Sunday January 3, 10am Arbuthnott Church and 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie

Services at t David’s Episcopal Anglican Church, Victoria Terrace, Inverbervie with Rev Samantha Ferguson

Saturday January 2 , 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday January 3, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal

Bervie Youth Project, Sports mentor and committee member Cameron Sclater

Bervie Youth Project, Sports mentor and committee member Cameron Sclater

The Reverand Samantha J Ferguson, M.Theol (HONS) Rector at

Arbuthnott, Bervie and Kinneff Church Calendar 2016

2016 Church Calendar with Beautiful photographs are on sale now for £6!

While Stocks last.

Available in Arbuthnott and Bervie Church, Bervie Church Centre and from Kay Forrest on 01561 362451

Inverbervie Medical Centre

New Year Holidays

Closed Friday January 1 and Monday January 4, re open Tuesday January 5.

If you require urgent attention please telephone NHS 24 on 111.

Michies Chemist, King Street, Inverbervie

Christmas closures

Friday January 1 and Saturday January 2

Bervie Library Christmas Opening hours

The library, Church Street, Inverbervie, will be closed on New Year’s day as Normal Opening hours:

Monday 6pm-8pm, Tuesday 2pm-4.30pm, Wednesday 10am-12noon, Thursday 2pm-4.30pm, Fri Closed, Saturday 10am-12.30pm, Sunday Closed.

WoTS Magazine

Bervie’s WOTS Magazine Edition for February/March information deadline is on Friday, January 22, please email local information to be included to

Please remember, without your information there would be no news!

WOTS is distributed free of charge to most Bervie residences but a donation towards production costs are most welcome.

Secret Santa for The Royal Burgh

Special Thanks has been forwarded from the residents of Hanover Court and Castle Lodge Care home who received a gift hamper from Bervie’s Secret Santa.

These were generosity donated by the residents of Inverbervie and surrounding area, Tidy Tangles, Fotheringham Property Development, Bannermans Butcher and other generous Business’ , also special thanks to the volunteers involved with collecting, sorting, wrapping and distributing these gifts and Hampers at one of their busiest times of the year.

Another example of great community spirit and Christmas goodwill.

Inverbervie First Responders

Sandpiper trust is just about ready to start training. This is the time to get in touch if you were interested in finding out more training or being involved. Contact Sandy Wilson (Chairperson) who will be calling all of the first responders next week

Bervie Food Bank

The Foodbank is running straight through the festive period to can provide three days of emergency food supplies. If you find your self in Personal Crisis, illness, separation, homelessness, low wage or other circumstances please contact us now on facebook at Bervie food bank or call 07703154431 for more info.

The Bervie Food Bank is working together with the South Aberdeenshire Food Bank and The Trussel Trust.

Business sponsors, Dick Karpinski & Partner, Hornblowers, Alan Milne Roofing and EJB Plumbing.

Job Club

Wednesdays during term time 1pm-3pm, Working With Families attend Bervie Church Centre, King Street, Inverbervie with their Job Club.

If you need help looking for work, CVs, interview skills and application forms or other issues relating to employment, training, education or volunteeringdrop in or contact Liz Rushmore Key Worker on 07920782711


Christians Against Poverty are available to offer financial advice in Bervie on Fridays,.

To arrange an appointment please call 0800 328 0006

The Lunch Club

With up to 20 local residents benefiting from this local gathering and the volunteer committee who arrange and run the fortnightly Lunch Club wanted wish all the local residents a Happy New year.

For more information or to join the waiting list for the Lunch Club please call Isabel Buchan on 01561 361007

Bervie Youth Project

2015 has been a fantastic year for all at Bervie Youth Project, we have said a fond farewell to our main sports mentor Cameron Sclater,(pictured receiving his 50 hours award) who we would love back in the future. We have enjoyed two theatre trips, an Adventure Sports Abseil day and lots of weekly fun and games.

We are planning for a bright and exciting 2016 with more trips and events along with our Winter Sports and Café projects. We plan to run our Winter Projets to Easter 2016. December was sponsored by Fotheringham Property Development their continued generosity means we can run FREE for local Youths, providing sports activities and youth café to all members.

We will be closed until Saturday, January 9 with a new sponsor.

Anyone interested in being involved with Bervie Youth project, as a sports mentor/leader, a youth café volunteer or a volunteer admin worker, please get in touch with Caroll on Many hands make light work.

Fire Fighters at Station 94 Inverbervie

The Fire Fighters at Station 94 Inverbervie brought back the tradition of accompanying Santa around the Royal Burgh on Tuesday December 22, raising over £700 for their chosen charities Tadpoles Toddlers Group in Gourdon and Operation Florian which is a Fire Fighters’ charity.

Our local Fire Fighters handed outsweeties and were chatting to all the children, young and old!

1st Inverbervie Beavers

Bervie Beavers are set to return in mid-January. There is currently a waiting list in operation. For more info, or to join the waiting list, please contact Margaret Gray

Bervie Dance and Fitness Groups

Classes to suit all abilities.

Adults Dance and Fitness classes: Monday 9.45am - 10.45am Kickboxing – Bervie Sports Centre11am-12 noon Zumba - Bervie Sports Centre 7pm Metafit - Gourdon Hall 7pm-8.30pm Yoga - Bervie School (Block booking through Adult Learning Department, Stonehaven Community Centre) Tuesday 10am - Pilates Gourdon Village Hall 5.30pm-6.15pm Spin Bike - Bervie Sports Centre 7.45pm - 9.15pm Scottish Country Dancing - Burgh Hall Thursday 9.45am - 10.45am Kickfit Bervie Sports Centre 11am-11.45am- Spin Bervie Sports center7pm - Pilates Gourdon Village Hall Saturday 10am-12noon Brighter Bervie Out door Gardening Group (Free workout)

To let Caroll our Inverbervie Correspondent know what’s on in Bervie

Contact Caroll Evans at , by writing to 50 Church Street, Inverbervie DD10 0RU or calling 01561 361587

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