Ready for a new ses­sion

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

With the school hol­i­days over, all the King’s Park Church or­gan­i­sa­tions are pre­par­ing for a new ses­sion.

The ju­nior sec­tion of the Boys’ Brigade in­vites all boys in Pri­maries 4 to 6 to en­rol on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 2, be­tween 7.15pm and 8.15pm prior to ac­tiv­i­ties com­menc­ing on Wed­nes­day Septem­ber 9 at 7.15pm.

Another ac­tiv­ity for chil­dren aged be­tween five and nine is the youth club which takes place in the Lesser Hall on Tues­day af­ter­noons from 3.30pm to 4.45pm.

For adults, there are var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the week; the Craft Cafe re­sumes at 1.30 – 3.30 pm on Mon­days while in the evening, God-Tok meets be­tween 7 and 9 pm in the St Mungo Hall on Tues­days, also in St Mungo Hall.

All are welcome to the cof­fee morn­ings held from 10 am to noon, with the pro­ceeds go­ing to dif­fer­ent char­i­ties each week.

Al­ter­na­tively, those wish­ing to fo­cus on their spir­i­tual wel­fare can go to the lounge where the prayer group meets from 11 to 11.30 am.

On Thurs­day morn­ing, any­one wish­ing to im­prove their knowl­edge of IT can at­tend the IT Com­puter Class which meets in St Mungo Hall from 10am to noon.

Men in King’s Park are in­vited to come along to the Gents’ Car­pet Bowls Club which is on three af­ter­noons a week dur­ing the win­ter months.

Over the sum­mer, the chil­dren at­tend­ing the Glas­gow Life Youth Club have been en­joy­ing play­ing ‘bendy bowls’ and the club wishes to thank Dennis Keane and John McCabe who turned up to help.

Also over the sum­mer, some of the men took ad­van­tage of the car­pets be­ing al­ready set up and played on Tues­days, wel­com­ing a new mem­ber, John Sin­clair.

Any­one in­ter­ested in join­ing should not be con­cerned about be­ing un­fa­mil­iar with the rules as they will be as­sured of a dis­creet in­tro­duc­tion to the for­mat and the rules.

The new sea­son re­sumes on Septem­ber 1 at 1pm for 1.30pm. The mem­ber­ship fee is £20 with a levy of 50p per day for play. A Ruther­glen teenager ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court fac­ing sev­eral charges.

James Gor­don Smith, of Baronald Street, ap­peared at court on Tues­day, Au­gust 25.

On Drum­law Road in Ruther­glen on July 8, 2015, Smith is ac­cused of be­hav­ing in a threat­en­ing and abu­sive man­ner and ap­proached two 11-year-old chil­dren and mak­ing threat­en­ing re­marks to one of them.

The 18-year-old is also ac­cused of as­sault­ing one of the chil­dren by push­ing them on the body.

Smith main­tained a plea of not guilty and is due to reap­pear on Septem­ber 2. Bail was con­tin­ued.

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