Whats on Inverbervie

Bervie Prinary 7 picture from 1989 'who do you recognise' just for fun!
Bervie Prinary 7 picture from 1989 'who do you recognise' just for fun!

Parish News

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

Sharlene and Courtney Stott winners of the Bervie Christmas lights competition

Sharlene and Courtney Stott winners of the Bervie Christmas lights competition

Saturday December 27- 6.30pm RC MASS

Sunday December 28 9.30am Family Communion and Carols

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

Service’s at Arbuuthnott, Bervie, Gourdon and Kinneff Church of Scotland with Rev Dennis Rose

Bervie Resident Dinah Begg, planting her memorial tree in memory of Husband, fisherman Willie Begg.

Bervie Resident Dinah Begg, planting her memorial tree in memory of Husband, fisherman Willie Begg.

Sunday December 28, 11.30am Combined Service at Bervie Church

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

Flower Guild Still in need!

Assistance is required by Bervie Church Flower Guild, who have been delivering the church flowers to members of the congregation and local residents for more than 50 years.

While flower donations are holding up very well, we are urgently needing six new monthly distributors to hand out the flowers after church on Sundays.

If you can help, please contact Frances on 01561 362471

Bervie Library Christmas Opening hours

The library, Church Street, Inverbervie will be closed on Thursday and Friday, January 1 and 2, 2015

Normal Opening hours:

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

Bervie Play Park Family Hogmanay Party

Final Call for Hogmanay Tickets to the BPP Family Hogmanay Party on Wednesday, December 31, 7.30pm-1am at Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie.

Bring your own Refreshments, disco and entertainment from Ellie Deejays. Ticket prices £10 single, £25 family up to three children

and £35 family up to five children

Tickets can be purchased from Dawn Sinclair on 07850522394.

Bervie Play Parks Scottish Registered Charity SC042985

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There will be no Roller Disco on Sunday December 28, back to normal service for January 2015.

Bervie Youth Project

Saturday, December 27 - Sports Events, 3-4pm Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn, We will be trying DODGEBALL for the first time, P7 to adults more than welcome to attend, FREE fun session. Sponsored by Fotheringham Property Development

Youth Café 7-9pm, The Herd Centre, Townhead, P7 to Young Adult, FREE Hot chocolate and Home Bakes. Sponsored by ‘Spirit of Rock’ Mearns fm and Bervie Residents.

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Sponsorship opportunity for January 2015 Bervie Youth Project, Sports and Youth Café , £100 each If you are interested in Sponsoring Bervie Youth Project please contact Caroll on carollevans77@btinternet.com or on 01561 361587

Bervie Food Bank

This is a much needed resource for the Royal Burgh all year round, Please do not worry, the food bank is available (during working hours) for emergency food parcels in the run up to New Year. Please contact us on 07703154431 or for donations at Bervie Church Centre, Bervie Paper Shop and Scotmid, all King Street, Inverbervie or at The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie.

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CAP- Christians against Poverty

If you are feeling stretched over the festive period and would like to talk about it, contact CAP on 0800 328 0006, they are available for one to one discussions (by appointment) in Bervie on a weekly basis.

Bervie Dance and Fitness

Groups and classes will resume in the New Year, Lets get 2015 off to a fighting start together. Classes to suit all abilities.

AdultsS Dance and Fitness classes: 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, 5.30-6.15- spin bike - Bervie Sports Centre - 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 centre, 7.15-7.45pm Metafit - Burgh Hall, Friday - 6.30-7am Metafit- Burgh Hall , Sunday - 5-5.45pm spin class Bervie Sports Centre

Christmas Lights


Winners of the Bervie Christmas Lights Competition were Sharlene and Courtney Stott. Six-week-old Courtney’s dad went all out to celebrate her first Christmas with an impressive lights display which can be viewed at Kirkburn and King Street Crossroads.

Well done to Ronnie and family for Brightening up Bervie at Christmas.

Royal Burgh of

Inverbervie Heritage

2015 plans to be a year of reminising for our Heritage Projects, with planned sessions starting in January – To be involved contact Caroll at carollevans77@btinternet.com or 01561 361587

“ We are looking for a working group to meet and chat about days gone by, Industry and the people who shaped our community,” said Caroll, from the Heritage Group.

Bervie Social Club

Bervie Social Club continues to meet for a weekly game of bingo at The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie. Saturday, December 27, will be running as normal. Alan Reid and his team would welcome new members with open arms.

Eyes down at pm which is earlier time for winter hours.

Music nights

Friday, December 26 - Boxing Night Karaoke Disco 9pm until late.

Saturday, December 27 - JDM Disco, 9pm until late.

Wednesday, December 31 - Hogmanay and a piper at midnight

All at the Queens Arms, King Street, Inverbervie.

Inverbervie Medical Centre

Bervie Surgery will be closed on Thursday and Friday, January 1 and 2, open Monday – Wednesday.

Brighter Bervie

Dinah Begg, lifelong Bervie resident, has donated a tree as a memorial to her late husband, Willie, who was a keen fisherman.

If anyone else is inspired by this gesture, Brighter Bervie will be pleased to help you make similar thoughtful memorial arrangements which can be appreciated by the whole community.

Contact Tom at brighterbervie@hotmail.com

Bervie Sports Centre Will be closed Thursday January 1 and Friday, January 2.

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

Hanover Court and Craigview Inverbervie

On Monday, December 1, at 6pm the residents enjoyed a lovely Christmas meal at the Masonic Hall by the Hillside outside Caters (first class). This was followed by entertainment by Jack Mcpaerson were we sung and danced the evening away, finishing up with a cuppa and some mince pies. Ally Bally proposed the vote of thanks.

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To let Caroll our Inverbervie Correspondent know whats on in Bervie

Contact Caroll Evans at carollevans77@btinternet.com , by writing to 50 Church Street, Inverbervie DD10 0RU or calling 01561 361587