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Janet Cooper Tel 01506 855832 janetc13@hot­ Brox­burn Com­mu­nity Coun­cil Meet­ings are held at 7pm on the last Mon­day of the month in the Old Town Cen­tre, which is just of the Main Street. Brox­burn Gala are Hold­ing a Christ­mas Disco on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 9 for all Pri­mary school chil­dren in the old li­brary. 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Tick­ets £2.00 (in­cludes juice and cookie) avail­able from par­ent coun­cil rep­re­sen­ta­tives. Bridge 19-40 Union Canal So­ci­ety - We have just launched ticket sales for this year’s Santa boat trips from Port Buchan, Brox­burn on De­cem­ber 2 & 3 and De­cem­ber 16 & 17. There will be 4 trips on each of the 4 days,

at 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm each day. All trips are pre-book­able only, through the eventbrite on­line book­ing site (link be­low) at £10 per per­son. We are reg­is­tered char­ity and are all vol­un­teers. Santa book­ings web­site link https://www.eventbrite.­canal-so­ci­ety-13028436097

New Autism Group we are a group of par­ents/car­ers who meet be­tween 9am and 11.45am Fri­day morn­ings in Grace Com­mu­nity Church 39 Greendykes Road, Brox­burn (sorry cur­rently there is no wheel­chair ac­cess). This is an op­por­tu­nity to meet with other adults – and their chil­dren who are ei­ther not yet at school or cur­rently out of school liv­ing with Autism. This group re­ally en­cour­ages each other by shar­ing ex­pe­ri­ences re­sources and truths that help us get through the day, or sim­ply just hav­ing com­pany and lis­ten­ing. We have a mix­ture of boys and girls on the Autis­tic Spec­trum. We share a cof­fee and a chat in a safe en­vi­ron­ment with oth­ers who have trav­elled a sim­i­lar path re­sult­ing in a life chang­ing jour­ney. Pop in and say Hi and share a cuppa and we will tell you more. Brox­burn Girls’ Brigade meet in Brox­burn Par­ish church halls in Brox­burn Main street (op­po­site the swim­ming pool). Just a lit­tle re­minder that we start back to­mor­row (Fri­day, Septem­ber 1) as nor­mal rather than hav­ing an en­rol­ment night. All sec­tions will meet at nor­mal times Ex­plor­ers p1-3 6.15 - 7.30pm, Ju­niors p4-p7 7.30 - 9pm Bri­gaders s1 up­wards 7.30 - 9pm, Ex­plor­ers (p1 - p3) meet from 6.15pm to 7.30pm, Ju­niors (p4 - p7) and bri­gaders (s1 up­wards) meet from 7.30pm to 9pm Ad­dic­tion Sup­port Outreach - ‘Foun­da­tions for Free­dom’ in Old Town Cen­tre build­ing, 30 East Main Street. Fri­days -2 pm and 4pm. Trained, ex­pe­ri­ence coun­sel­lors are ready to help any­one with an ad­dic­tion prob­lem. Call or text Alex on 07519419495 05 email help@foun­da­tions­for­free­ Cancer Sup­port Group meet on Tues­day Novem­ber 14 in Strath­brock Part­ner­ship 1pm-3pm in the Youth Room (en­ter through en­trance ad­ja­cent to large blue con­tainer). The group then meet ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day. This cancer sup­port group is open to in­di­vid­u­als touched by any type of cancer. The group has been formed to give par­ents, sur­vivors and care­givers the sup­port and strength to move for­ward to­gether. Re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion call Fiona Dou­glas on 01506 204813. Cit­i­zens Ad­vice Bu­reau West Lo

thian has an outreach project ev­ery Wed­nes­day 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am at the Strath­brock Com­mu­nity Part­ner­ship Cen­tre (En­trance B). We can help with prob­lems such as ben­e­fits, debt, fam­ily and neigh­bour prob­lems, con­sumer is­sues, em­ploy­ment, and ten­ancy is­sues. To book an ap­point­ment phone 01506 436132. Please note change of day and times.

Bowl­ing club Ka­tri­ona Boyle won the 1st prize in the trea­sure chest but un­for­tu­nately se­lected the wrong key to open the pad­lock. This Satur­day the jack­pot will be £675 with 2 keys to choose from. Stu­art Colquhoun will be the en­ter­tain­ers for mem­bers and their guests in the lounge on Satur­day night from 9pm. The tote dou­ble num­bers were and 37 with no win­ner. In the pop­u­lar Sun­day af­ter­noon domino com­pe­ti­tion at 2pm Eric Turner beat Wil­lie Den­ni­son in the fi­nal. The func­tion suite is avail­able to mem­bers to hire for their pri­vate par­ties by con­tact­ing the club. Ap­pli­ca­tions for new mem­ber­ships are cur­rently be­ing ac­cepted. Our next monthly quiz fol­lowed by a karaoke will be in the lounge this Fri­day 10th Novem­ber. The an­nual pre­sen­ta­tion of prizes will take place on Fri­day 24th Novem­ber

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