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Parish News

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

Sunday, February 15, 11.30am service at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie.

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

Saturday, February 14, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday, February 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 tomorrow (Friday) at 9.45am in Bervie Church Centre or send your prayer request to margaret­_benton@whsmith.co.uk or call Margaret on 01561 362964

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

Water Trade Café

Wednesday, February 18, 10-11.30am 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.

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

Gourdon Guild

Today (Thursday), Gourdon Hall. 3pm members will be meeting with Rev Linda Broadley.

The Ladies welcome friends and New Members to attend.

Bervie Food Bank

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.

The Foodbank 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.

Bervie Bowling Club

As the Bowling Club Committee prepare for their annual general meeting on Sunday, February 15, 2pm at the club house they have identified a few sponsorship opportunities for local trades and businesses. For more information, please contact Chris Hamilton on 01561 361623

Bervie Auctions

Owing to unforeseen circumstances, the auctions for yesterday (Wednesday) were cancelled and will take place next Wednesday, February 18, instead. Sale starts at 6.30pm, viewings on Tuesday, February 17, 6.30-8pm at and Wednesday, February 18, at 10am-12 noon and 2-4pm at 14 Market Square Inverbervie, Montrose DD10 0RN, 01561 361379

Bervie Youth Project

Saturday, February 14

Sports Events, 3-4pm at Bervie Sports Centre, Netball and Basket Ball

Youth Café 7-9pm, The Herd Centre, townhead, P7 to young adult, free hot chocolate and home bakes.

Bervie Youth Project have been lucky enough to secure sports sponsorship for March from Stonehaven and District Lions Club, Lions Club Member Michael Hopkins presented Bervie Youth Project’s Vice-Chairperson, Elaine Sclater, with a cheque for £100.

Elaine said: “This not only secures the sports events for March but creates much-needed ties with a fantastic organisation like the Lions Club.”

“We are very grateful to Michael for putting us forward for support from The Lions Club, and we would love to work with them in the future with our Adventure days and their fund-raising events”

Ticket availability for ‘An Evening with Karen McCaugh Spiritualist Medium’ on Friday, March 6, at 7.30pm - tickets for this event are on sale from Bervie Paper Shop, Queens Arms Public House and Tidy Tangles, all King Street Inverbervie, at £10 each.

Dolly Mixture

Aberdeen Opera Company are coming to Bervie with their Dolly Mixture show, Tickets are available at Bervie Paper Shop £8 per ticket and in association with Bervie Skate Park. Dolly Mixtures are coming on Wednesday February 25, to The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie at 7.30pm. In association with Bervie Skate Park.

Story time and

Rhyme Time

Bervie Library, Church Street, Inverbervie will be taking place on Saturday February 14, 10.30am-11am. This free activity is designed for Pre-School kids.

Inverbervie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk for more information.

1st Inverbervie Beavers

There will be no Beavers meeting on Wednesday, February 18, owing to mid-term break,

Margaret Gray said: “Five new Beavers have been invested and the three eldest Beavers are moving on to Cubs” Margaret wishes them well in their new adventures.

1st Inverbervie Cubs

There will be no Cub meeting today ( Thursday) owing to the mid-term Break.

Music Minnow

“Wear red for British Heart Foundation” have teamed up with Creation Station tomorrow (Friday) for a one-off music and art experience for children to raise awareness for the British Heart Foundation. Sessions will be running at 10am and 1pm

Booking essential. Contact Ruth Paterson at Ruth@bervie.net or contact via Facebook or home ‘phone 01561 362749

Valentine-themed art and music sessions, with Creation Station and Music Minnows, all profits to British Heart Foundation. £5 per child £2.50 for second child in same family Burgh Hall.

Brighter Bervie

Debbie Ryan, resident artist for Brighter Bervie, has returned this week to run craft workshops with lots of local groups and organisations.

Bervie School , Castle Lodge, Parent & Toddler Group, Scouts, Bervie Lunch Club, Beavers, Bervie Church Centre Daycare group, Cubs and Bervie Craft Group, Knit & Natter.

Debbie has been recruited to create a sculpture for our beach front amenity area with the input from our community groups!

Garden maintenance work continues on a weekly basis and will meet on Saturday, February 14, at 10am onwards. For more information contact Tom at brighterbervie@hotmail.com

Hanover Court and Craigview Inverbervie

On Friday, January 26, residents enjoyed yet another successful Burns Supper, Piper Evan piped in the haggis, which was addressed by Basil Smith. Evan gave the residents a few tunes on his pipes, such as, ‘Fooled by our Fiddler Devon’ and ‘She’s sum player’. Peg Hall recited some of her favourite poems which went down well.

It finished off with a “blether, a cuppy and a shortie biscuit”. Happy birthday was sung to Dinah Begg and then Ally Bally proposed thanks.

Photography Course

Six-week course covering the basics, learning about the camera, composition and practical exercises. Classes will be limited to six spaces.

If you are interested, then email leecorpe@snowfoxphotography,com


Saturday, February 14, Music with C Red at The Queens Arms, King Street, Inverbervie. 9pm till late.

Gift Hampers

The community gift hamper giveaways have continued this week, with a lovely hamper provided by The Salutation Arms, Bervie Cleaners, Montrose Music Festival team with Donnie Munro and Colin Clyne tickets, for Saturday night’s local gig, Beauty Kaer and the Cosie Bozie. Filled with vouchers, sweets and treats.

Winners Jim and Sandie Gillbanks of Inverbervie said: “Thank you so much to everyone who nominated us, we couldn’t have been more delighted when we heard earlier this evening.”

This wonderful community-spirited couple do so much to help our community, being involved with Brighter Bervie and Knit and Natter, always supporting our causes with raffles and home bakes and being a helpful, friendly couple who cannot do enough for friends and acquaintances.

I’m delighted these pensioners are receiving the recognition from our community, they so richly deserve.

Both Jim and Sandie were nominated separately, and as a couple, and received the most votes from you, the Bervie Residents! Congratulations and thank you for your efforts.

Sandie added: “Our group, Knit and Natter, meets every Thursday in the Salutation Hotel, Inverbervie, from 8pm to 10 pm. New friends are always welcome.”

Craft workshops

Ladies craft workshops have been arranged, Vintage Wreath is our first of the year with Sheena at The Angel Tree on Sunday, February 22. Spaces are limited at £25 per head, paid in advance. To book a space of to find our more information call Caroll on 01561 361587

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