Youth groups to make a return and the latest from the Royal Burgh

1st Inverbervie Brownies 'days gone by'
1st Inverbervie Brownies 'days gone by'

Church Services

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

Sunday January 10, 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie.

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

Saturday January 9, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass.

Sunday January 10, 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!

Whiler Stocks last.

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

Fair trade Cafe

Wednesday January 13 , 10am-11.30am Fair Trade Café, Delicious Hot Pancakes, home baking and fresh coffee and tea and the opportunity to meet up for some fine company and chat.

Bervie Guild

Bervie Guild will be meeting on Wednesday January 13, 2pm at Bervie Church Centre. Visitor will be Shirley Milton Land of ice and fire”

WoTS Magazine

Bervies 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.

Bervie Food Bank

The Foodbank wish to thank everyone for the extra generous donations over the Festive Period, these donations can provide 3 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 Sponsor’s, Dick Karpinski & Partner, Hornblowers, Alan Milne Roofing and EJB Plumbing.

Job Club

Wednesday’s 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, CV’s, Interview Skills and Application Forms or other issues relating to employment, training, education or volunteeringdrop in or contact Liz Rushmore Key Worker on 07920782711

CAP Christians Against Poverty are available to offer financial advice in Bervie on Friday’s, to arrange an appointment please call 0800 328 0006


Auctions on Wednesday January 13, Sale Starts 6.30pm Viewing’s on Tuesday January 12, 6.30pm-8pm at and Wednesday January 13 at 10am-12 noon and 2pm-4pm at 14 Market Square Inverbervie, Montrose DD10 0RN, 01561 361379

Royal Burgh of Inverbervie Community Council

There is no meeting in January for the Community Council so the Next Meeting on Monday February 8, 7.30pm at The Burgh Chambers, Above the Library, Church Street, Inverbervie.

This meeting is open to the public

Bervie has a a great selection of Children’s Groups and Activities available from Birth right up to age 16, this week highlighting all School age activities.

Bervie Youth Project

Happy New Year from all at Bervie Youth Project

Winter Sports and Café are back up and running as of Saturday January 9

Sports at Bervie Sports Centre 3pm-4pm and Café at The Herd Centre 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.

Any one 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.

‘5’ Youth Group

Friday’s during Term Time, 7.30pm-9.30pm weekly during Term Time

This Group meets at the Livingrooms, Church St with members from P7 and S1-S6.

There are a variety pf activities including games/ challenges/ crafts. Contact for more information.

New members welcome.

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 Designed for Children age 6-8 years

1st Inverbervie Cubs

Bervie Cubs are set to return in mid January, for more information Contact Neil Paterson on 01561 362749 or email Designed for Children age 8-10 years

1st Inverbervie Scouts

Bervie Scouts are also set to return mid January, for more information contact Stuart Robertson by email on Designed for Children aged 10-14

1st Inverbervie Rainbows

Bervie Rainbows the youngest member of the Girl Scouting family, designed for girls aged 5-7, contact Debbie Birss on email for more information.

1st Inverbervie Brownies

Bervie Brownies have been active for many years, (see the photo to see if you recognise anyone from days gone by) they are Designed for girls aged 7-9, Contact Sarah Glennie on email for more information

1st Inverbervie Guides

Bervie Guides are now under the leadership of Karen Smith but contact can still be made through Sarah Glennie if required. Guides are designed for girls aged 10-14.

Showcase the Street, Street Dance Class

Street Dance Class runs on Tuesdays at Bervie School, Church Street, Inverbervie from 5.30pm til 9pm for Children aged 3-16 years. For more information check out

Showcase also run Ballet on Thursdays at Bervie School from 5.30pmfor children age 3 and up.

Tae-Kwon Do

Tae-Kwon-Do is brought to you via Boydell Blackbelt Academies, training in Bervie on Wednesday and Friday for Children and Adults. For more information please check out or email

Tourus Gymnastics

Recreational Gymnastics training is Available in Inverbervie on Wednesdays during Term Time, Also offering school Holiday Workshops. For more information or to join the waiting list please contact Coach Helen Ferguson on

Bervie Caley Youth Soccer 7’s

Soccer 7’s is designed at a Football Skills Fun Session for Children Aged 4 (Nursery age) to Primary 7. Boys and Gilrs welcome to attend.

Currently on at Bervie sports centre, Kirkburn Inverbervie. Friday 6pm-7pm for P4-P7 Saturday 10:00-11:00 for P2-P3 and 11:00-12:00 for Nu(4+)-P1. Cost is £1 towards hall hire. For more information please contact Mark Peters on email

LPC Football

Links Park Community Trust Football Skills Training attend Bervie Sports Centre during term time on Tuesdays from 4pm-6pm. Designed for Children P1-P7 to develop training skills. For more information please contact on email or Peter Davidson on 01674 677582

La Jolie Ronde

Learn French with Award Winning La Jolie Ronde in Bervie with Jill Simpson on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays Designed from Pre-Schoolers to P7. Contact Jill for more information on email

Ceramic Painting

Ceramic Painting is available for Adults and Children, the Childrens sessions are on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 13 Kirkburn, Inverbervie. Contact Kate for availability on Designed for Children aged 5 to 16 and Adults sessions available too

Kingdom Kids

Runs on Sundays from Bervie Church Centre, King Street Inverbervie for Children aged Birth to P7 during Term Time, taking part in project work, Arts and Crafts, seasonal activities and much more. Contact Ruth Paterson for more information on email


Runs along side Kingdom Kids during Term Time and is designed for S1 Pupils and above, enjoying may different activities contact Jill Simpson on email for more details

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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