Plenty of childrens activities and the latest from the Royal Burgh

Inverbervie Fire Fighters supporting local flooded communities
Inverbervie Fire Fighters supporting local flooded communities

Church Services

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

Mark and Ngaire getting Bervie fit this New Year

Mark and Ngaire getting Bervie fit this New Year

Sunday January 17, 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervi0.e

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

Saturday January 16, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass.

Sunday January 17, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal.

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

Water Aid Cafe

Wednesday January 20, 10am-11.30am Water Aid 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 the Monthly Coffee Mornings from the Water Aid team managed to raise more than £1,300 in 2015.

This money has been used to bring fresh water where it is desperately needed.

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.

Inverbervie Fire Station

Pictured above are our har-working Fire Fighters who recently padded the streets with Santa to Raise cash for two charities.

On Sunday January 10, a collection of much needed donated goods was arranged by Bervie’s Fire Station and generous donations were handed in from the Local Community.

Amanda MacPherson said: “On behalf of us all at Inverbervie Fire Station, I’d like to thank everyone for such a great effort this morning. We have two vans packed full of essentials now heading to the drop-off to get ready for distribution. We were overwhelmed by the generosity of you all. Thanks again”

Bervie Day Care

Bervie Day Care runs on a weekly basis for local residents who benefit from the social setting and a hot meal. They are currently looking for a volunteer mini bus driver (on a rota basis)

Full training will be given, For more information or to lodge your interest please call Wilma Scott on 01561 362266

Boydell Fitness Sessions

Boydell fitness is brought to you by husband and wife team Mark and Ngaire Boydel. Bringing you an exciting fitness programme to kickstart the new year with their class timetable at present, Mondays Kickfit - 9:45am - Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn. Metafit - 7 pm - Gourdon Village Hall, Queens Street Gourdon. Tuesdays Spin Bike – 5.30pm - Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn(Remember to book a space call 361182 ) Thursdays 9:45am - Kickfit - Bervie Sports Centre, kirkburn followed by11:00am - Spin Bikes - Bervie Sports Centre (Remember to call 361182 to book a space) Fridays 6:30am - Metafit - Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street.

The Boydell Couple (pictured below in Doboks) also run the local Tae Kwon Do classes for adults and children from age 3, training in Bervie Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information check out their website at or email or call 01561 361753

Bervie Youth Project

Apologise for closure of Youth Café on Saturday January 9. The weather forecast prompted closure on safety grounds for travelling volunteers.

Winter Sports and Café are running as normal Saturday, January 16

Sports at Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn 3pm-4pm and Café at The Herd Centre, Townhead 7pm-9pm Sponsored by Andy Black Decorators for January, there generosity means we can run free for local youths, providing sports activities and Youth Café to all members.

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.

Children’s Groups and Activities

Available from Birth right up to age 16, this week highlighting all pre-school age activities.

2’s Group

At the Burgh Hall for Age 2-3 years. Contact Moira Smith on or call 01561 362039 or 07837289223. Term Time only.


At the Burgh Hall for Aged 3 – 5 years. Contact Moira Smith on or call 01561 362039 or 07837289223. Term Time only.

Bervie Music Minnows

At The Living Rooms for all (Birth to Age 5) Mondays 11am and 2pm Term Time only. Contact Ruth Paterson on or call 01561 362749 for more information or to book a space.

Gymteds and Gym Joeys

Long time running Movement to Music Sessions for all, age babies to 3 and aged 3 to 5 on Wednesdays 10am and 1.45pm term time only at Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn. Contact Aberdeenshire Council on or call 01561 361182 for up to date information, times and prices.

Breast Buddies

Breast Buddies is a Breast Feeding Support Group based at The Living Rooms Tueasdays 10am term time only and run with breast feeding.

Counsellors and support workers are on hand for pregnant mums to long time feeding mums. Come along for a coffee and a chat. Contact Clare Hesketh on or call 07944392233.

Story Time / Rhyme Time

Now running monthly this fantastic free facility runs on the first Saturday of the month at 10am from Bervie Library, Church Street. It is suitable from birth to age 5 and siblings. Contact Aberdeenshire Council on or call 01561 361690

Bumble Beats

Bumble Beats is a movement to music session running from The Herd Centre, Townhead on Wednesdays from 10.30am Term time only, suitable from age three months to pre school. Contact Sally Ross on or call 07881467732.

Creation Station

Creation Station is an Art and Crafts club for children six months and up running from The Herd Centre on Thursdays term time only, with age appropriate sessions for Baby Discover and Little Explorers. For more information or bookings contact Jill Lamb on or call 01224418412

Tadpoles Toddlers

Tadpoles Toddler Group in Gourdon is now Bervie’s closest toddler group since the recent closure of Bervie Toddlers late last year.

Tadpoles meet at Gourdon Village Hall on Fridays from 10am to 12 noon, suitable for birth to age 5 for more information contact Lynn Stephen on or call 07870788424.

Easing us into 2016 with lots of local group and contact information to keep the kids busy during the coming months.

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

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