Whats on Inverbervie

Parish News

Sunday, December 14, Morning Worship is at 11.30am in Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie, led by the Rev Dennis Rose

Water Aid Café

Wednesday, December 17, will see The Church Centre Cafe run in aid of Water Aid, and the usual refreshments will be on offer from 10-11.30am at Church Centre, King Street, Inverbervie.

Sing-a-long at Castle Lodge

Tomorrow (Friday) at Castle Lodge Nursing Home, Kirkburn, Inverbervie, join the small group which has been privileged to sing secular songs with the residents. No experience necessary, just a willingness to sing, words provided.

This is a 30-minute singing session and then enjoy a cuppa and a chat with the residents who really enjoy taking part.

For more information contact margueritewells@gmail.com or turn up on the day.

“Woman of the Way”

Women of the Way is a group open to ladies of the parish. It meets fortnightly to learn more about God and discuss how members can apply their faith in their daily lives and to support one another. As well as studying the Bible, and a time of prayer, the group always have lots of fun at meetings. They have recently welcomed a number of new members, and are always delighted to have new people along. WOW meet in Arbuthnott at the home of one of the members on Thursdays from 7.45 – 9.45pm.

For further information about the group contact Caroline Jones (Tel: 361178) or Margaret Benton (Tel: 362964). Alternatively you can e-mail margaret.benton@whsmithnet.co.uk

Visit the Church website at www.arbuthnottbervieandkinneff.org.uk or like them on facebook for regular updates.

Bervie Youth Project

Saturday, December 13, sports activities from 3-4pm will be netball and basketball in Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn, Inverbervie, sponsored by Fotheringham Property Developments.

Youth Café from 7-9pm in the Herd Centre, Townhead, Inverbervie, sponsored by Bervie Residents Independently. Designed for P7 to young adults and all events are free. Big Christmas treats are coming on Saturday, December 20, with ‘‘zorbing’’ and a pizza party.

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Bervie Play Parks

Family Hogmanay Disco tickets have gone on sale this week. Take your own refreshments, disco and entertainment from Ellie Deejays. Tickets are selling out fast so book today to avoid disappointment. Ticket prices: £10 single, £25 family up to three children, £35 family up to five children. Tickets can be purchased from Dawn Sinclair on 07850522394. Bervie Play Parks Scottish Registered Charity SC042985. Like them on Facebook for regular updates.

Bervie Play Parks

The parks have arranged for a visit from Santa Claus.

Santa and his Bervie Play Parks Elves will be visiting this Sunday, December 14, at 4pm at Market Square, Inverbervie, then he is popping along to Gourdon Harbour. Take your Santa letters and hand them over in person to ‘‘the man.’’

Big shout out for a Santa

Inverbervie Parent and Toddler Group has been a big part of family life in the Royal Burgh for many years, a committee-run group who meet at The Herd Centre, Townhead, Inverbervie on Tuesday from 1.30-3pm for ‘‘bumps’’ to three-year-olds. First session is free as a welcome and teas and snack are provided. Toddler members will be celebrating Christmas on Tuesday, December 16, from 1.30-3pm with party games, fun and a yummy snack!

If anyone can be Santa for them please let them know. They already have a suit, please contact Maureen at toddlers@bervie.net or by calling 07807594402

Links Park Community Trust (LPCT)

LPCT after-school football training club meets at Bervie Sports Centre on Tuesdays weekly. Coaching by LPCT coaches from 4-5pm for P1-P3 and 5-6pm for P4-P7. There is a suggested donation for sessions of £3, but give what you can. Boys and girls are all welcome to go down. LPCT also run seasonal holiday camps, Like them on facebook for regular updates or contact admin@linkspark.org.uk for more information.

1st Inverbervie Beavers, Cubs and Scouts

The Bervie groups have now met for the final time this year with exception of the Christmas party which will see kids from Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts attending the Christmas party on Monday, December 15, from 6.30-8pm at The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie.

For more information about Cubs contact Neil Paterson Cub Leader at cubs@bervie.net or on 01561 362749 Cubs is designed for boys and girls aged 8-10.

Christmas card delivery service (for Inverbervie only)

The next pick up from Scotmid and Konditz, King Street, Inverbervie will be tomorrow (Friday). Cost is just 25p per card delivered in Inverbervie.

Bervie Dance and Fitness Adults Sessions

Updated owing to adjustments): adults dance and fitness: Monday 9.45 - 10.45am; kickboxing - Bervie Sports Centre, 7.15-7.45pm; Metafit - Gourdon Hall. Tuesday 9.45-10.15am; Metafit - Gourdon Village Hall, 5.30-6.15pm; Spin Bike - Bervie Sports Centre, 7.15-7.45pm; Metafit - Gourdon Village Hall, 7.45 - 9.15pm; Scottish Country Dancing - Burgh Hall. Wednesday 6.30-7am; Metafit - Burgh Hall Bervie. Thursday 9.45 - 10.45am; kickboxing Bervie Sports Centre, 11-11.45am; Spin Bervie Sports center, Sunday 5pm-5.45pm Spin Class Bervie Sports Centre.

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Bervie Social Club

Bervie Social Club continues to meet weekly for a game of bingo, and they will continue throughout December meeting at the Burgh Hall on Saturdays, eyes down at 7pm, Membership forms are available from Alan Reid and his team of helpers. New members always welcome.

Bervie Caley Youth Soccer 7’s Football Skills Training

Soccer 7’s last training session will be this Saturday, December 13, from 10-11am for P3-P4 and 11am-1oon for age four to P2, £1.50 per child.

The coaches wish you all a Merry Christmas and look forward to returning in the New Year. New coaches and assistants are always welcome and always needed.

Music night

Saturday, December 13, Karaoke Disco at The Queens Arms, King Street, Inverbervie. A fun night with Elaine and Andy @Elliedj from 9.30pm til late.

Inverbervie Medical Centre

Bervie Surgery will be closed Thursday and Friday, December 25 and 26, and Thursday and Friday, January 1 and 2. Open Monday - Wednesday both weeks. Good time to order repeat prescriptions in advance of the Christmas Rush.

Brighter Bervie’s Artist Visit

Brighter Bervie’s artist Debbie Ryan has spent part of the week in The Royal Burgh, kicking off her visit at Inverbervie Pre-School. The kids were drawing designs and gluing mosaic pictures.

Debbie visited many groups in the Royal Burgh of different ages, The Craft group Knit and Natter, chatting about their thoughts and ideas, 1st Inverbervie Rainbows where they all made sun catchers with paper mosaics and she also visited our older generation at Castle Lodge nursing home where she was made very welcome and discussed local heritage and days gone by.

Saturday night saw Debbie visit the Youth Café and she had a great reception from all the youngsters, making wire and fabric sculptures, landscape designing and gauging the thought and wishes of the youth café members and volunteers.

Debbie was made to feel very welcome during her first visit to Inverbervie and is looking forward to her return in January where she will run sculpture workshops for different groups and generations.

The artistic vibe is growing in Bervie with lots of inspiration to be had, to view debbies portfolio or to get in touch with her directly look at her website at www.debbieryan.co.uk

Brighter Bervie

Gardening and clean up work continues even with the lovely distraction of the sculpture artist for the beach front amenity area. To become involved in this rewarding group contact Tom at brighterbervie@hotmail.com

Granda Reids Ramblings

On sale at Bervie Paper Shop, King Street, is Granda Reids Ramblings volume two, a local book of heritage, tales and trivia set in Inverbervie over the years. Just £5 will get you tales and photos of days gone by, written by local resident Mr Reid. A fantastic read for all ages, and perfect as a Christmas gift.

Calendars on sale

Only a few Arbuthnott, Bervie and Kinneff Church calendars are available, £6 each and a few more 1st Inverbervie Scout Group Calendars for £7.50, both on sale at Beatties of Bervie, King Street, Inverbervie.

Story time and rhyme time

This event at the Bervie Library will be taking place today (Thursday) at 2.30-3pm, one week later than normal. We apologise for this change in date owing to staffing. Inverbervie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk for more information on this free monthly resource.

The Home Cook

This is a fantastic facility for the Royal Burgh. Home cooked meals to assist or replace cooking for families or residents of all ages and situations, tailored to meet specific dietary needs. Delivery available.

For more information www.thehomecookbervie.co.uk or call Suzanne on 07534509653 or Like of facebook for regular updates

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