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Bruce­field Church £562 at the Bring and Buy on Sun­day at Bruce­field House which has been topped up to £600 by an ad­di­tional do­na­tion. Anne would like to thank ev­ery­one who came and helped and made the day the huge suc­cess it was!!

Alzheimer Scot­land are look­ing for vol­un­teers to help at our Day Club that runs out from Whit­burn. The day club is an ac­tive club and is for peo­ple with early on­set de­men­tia. Some of the ac­tiv­i­ties in­volve go­ing bowl­ing, walks in the coun­try parks, barge trips and vis­its to other at­trac­tions. This is an en­joy­able and fun vol­un­teer­ing role and the vol­un­teers will be well sup­ported by the char­ity and given train­ing for this role. Please con­tact Aileen Eland on 01506 533 116 or e-mail “ae­land@alzs­cot.org.uk for more in­for­ma­tion or an ap­pli­ca­tion.

Whit­burn Armistice Pa­rade Group This year’s Re­mem­brance Pa­rade & Ser­vice will take place on Sun­day 12th Novem­ber 2017. Any per­sons or Or­gan­i­sa­tions (young or older) wish­ing to at­tend the An­nual Re­mem­brance Pa­rade please feel free to do so. The Pa­rade will muster around 10.15am be­hind Whit­burn Burgh Hall car park. The pa­rade will then leave at 10.30am prompt and march up to the War Memo­rial where there will be a short ser­vice and the lay­ing of Wreaths. There will then be a ser­vice in the Whit­burn South Par­ish Church led by the Rev Dr An­gus Kerr and a re­turn pa­rade back to the Burgh Halls. There will be hot snacks & re­fresh­ments pro­vided in the Ma­sonic Hall fol­low­ing event. A mini bus is pro­vided to take part in the pa­rade for any per­son with walk­ing dif­fi­cul­ties. For any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Kevin Heg­gie (Pa­rade Co­or­di­na­tor) on 07947146455. Ba­sic Bee­keep­ing Course Want to learn the art of Bee­keep­ing? then why not at­tend our 4 week course plus weekly api­ary vis­its, ev­ery­thing you need to know and learn in re­gards to keep­ing bees. Classes will take place on Wed­nes­days in Whit­burn start­ing in Septem­ber. Classes are free. For more info con­tact us at: info@evan­gelwl.com or 07505767525 Ec­u­meni­cal Be­reave­ment Ser­vice- This an­nual ser­vice will take place in St. Joseph’s Church Whit­burn on Thurs­day 16th Novem­ber at 7pm. A warm in­vi­ta­tion is ex­tended to all in the com­mu­nity to join us on the night, es­pe­cially those who have been be­reaved. Af­ter the ser­vice there will be an op­por­tu­nity to chat over a cup of tea or cof­fee in the Par­ish Cen­tre. Prayer meet­ing & Bi­ble study We have a prayer meet­ing & bi­ble study in Whit­burn for those who re­quire prayer/heal­ing and sup­port. Evan­gel, unit 15, Dixon ter­race, Whit­burn, West Loth­ian, Find out who God is to find out who you are in Him. Will be on a Sun­day evening from 6.45pm. For more info con­tact info@evan­gelwl.com or 07505767525 Scout Group Tues­day- Scouts (10 - 14 year old) 6.30 - 8.30 pm and Ex­plorer Scouts (14 - 18 year old) 7.30 - 9.30 pm. Thurs­day - Beaver Scouts (6 - 8 year old) 5.30 - 6.30 and 6.45 - 7.45 pm and Cub Scouts (8 - 10 year old) 6.15 - 7.45 pm. We meet at Bruce­field Church Halls, East Main Street, Whit­burn. For a wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties: crafts, out­ings, camps, badges, chal­lenge, friend­ship, skills de­vel­op­ment and fun then join the ad­ven­ture that is Scout­ing. Sim­ply come along on the ap­pro­pri­ate night, con­tact Gavin John­ston on 01501 773519 or e-mail info@7thwhit­burn­scouts.org.uk. More in­for­ma­tion can also be found at www.7thwhit­burn­scouts.org.uk. Weigh2Go Get it FREE with weigh2go! Ev­ery Mon­day 5pm till 6pm at prob­a­bly the best com­mu­nity cen­tre in the Coun­try! The Health Im­prove­ment Team’s weigh2go is a FREE weekly weight mon­i­tor­ing ser­vice with help and sup­port on los­ing weight. Lots of in­for­ma­tion and re­sources on keep­ing a healthy life­style along with sign­post­ing for suit­able ac­tiv­i­ties and ser­vices just for you!

Wel­come Café held in An­swer House Reve­ston Lane Croft­mal­loch Tues­day Af­ter­noon 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm last orders 1.15 pm Good whole­some food at com­pet­i­tive prices come along and see for your­self, ar­range to meet a friend or bring one with you, en­joy a va­ri­ety of food choice in good friendly sur­round­ings. Prof­its from the Cafe goes to help with the run­ning costs of Day Care. West Loth­ian Fi­nan­cial In­clu­sion Net­work WLFIN of­fer ad­vice on money mat­ters and ben­e­fits, ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day of the month from 12-2pm at An­swer House. The en­ergy ad­vice worker for WLFIN, Ian McIn­tosh is car­ry­ing out home vis­its for any­one re­quir­ing ba­sic en­ergy sav­ing ad­vice and help with util­ity bills. To make an ap­point­ment please con­tact Ian on 01501 771775 or email ian@ wlfin.org.uk Whit­burn Bowl­ing Club The club hosts a va­ri­ety of events; Thurs­day reg­u­lar bingo, Satur­day evenings danc­ing to live per­form­ers. Satur­day also hosts bingo with ac­cu­mu­lat­ing snow­ball jack­pot with the event run­ning 7pm to 12am, Sun­day al­ter­nated en­ter­tain­ers and sing along with bingo. The club also have two sub­stan­tial halls to let for Fri­day func­tions, con­tact club for more in­for­ma­tion. Whit­burn Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre 2017/18 Mem­ber­ships are now avail­able and start from only £3 per year (Septem­ber till Au­gust) Mem­ber­ship brings you dis­counted ac­cess to our fan­tas­tic com­mu­nity events, half price party room hire, £1 en­try to Whit­burn’s big­gest and bright­est Soft Play, use of the most af­ford­able com­mu­nity gym in Whit­burn (in­duc­tion re­quired) and lots more! Sup­port your lo­cal com­mu­nity cen­tre and be­come a mem­ber. Thank you. Love Whit­burn, Love the best com­mu­nity cen­tre in the Coun­try! Gym in­duc­tions at the best com­mu­nity gym in Whit­burn. Drop in and ar­range your in­duc­tion now! Our staff will be happy to help and ad­vise. Gym in­duc­tions cost £5 per per­son. You’ll also need a cen­tre mem­ber­ship and to be over 16yrs old to use the com­mu­nity gym. Ac­cess to the gym costs from only 50p if you’re not work­ing or £1 if you are work­ing. Now that’s what we call.....ex­citable! Hip Hop Tots runs ev­ery Mon­day at Whit­burn CE Cen­tre. 11.30-12.15pm. for chil­dren 2-5years. Mon­day 11.3012.15pm. Come along and learn the ba­sic steps of hip hop and have lots of fun danc­ing and us­ing props to help learn those ba­sic steps and hip hop beats and the class will also help build the con­fi­dence of your child. Wig­gle Tots 6months-3years. Thurs­day 11.30-12.15pm: Look­ing for a mother and tod­dlers cre­ative dance class that you and your baby can both en­joy! Try Wig­gle Tots for chil­dren 6 months-3 years. If you fancy Cre­ative Move­ment, Dance, Sing­ing, Mu­sic, Sen­sory Stim­u­la­tion and Play? Wig­gle Tots is the class to be at with cre­ative move­ment taught through danc­ing with dif­fer­ent mu­sic styles, rhymes with ac­tions and danc­ing with lots of props. Par­ents can join in too to help and share the en­joy­ment with your lit­tle cre­ative dancer. The Big­gest and Bright­est Soft Play in Whit­burn open all week- Mon­day to Satur­day 9am till 7pm and Sun­day 10am till 7pm. Com­mu­nity gym open­ing times as usual from 8.30am

till 9.15pm!

Liv­ing Well Com­mu­nity Cafe at the cen­tre- Pop along to the Liv­ing­well Com­mu­nity Outreach Cafe in Whit­burn Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre on the first Thurs­day of each month 10am - 2pm. There will also be other agen­cies there to talk to in­clud­ing: The Ad­vice Shop, So­cial Work Ad­dic­tions Team and WLDAS.

Whit­burn Games Club We are a games club sit­u­ated in Whit­burn, West Loth­ian. We play games rang­ing from card based strat­egy, boxed board games, turn based strat­egy & RPG. The club is on ev­ery Satur­day from 7pm to mid­night (later if nec­es­sary) The club is now com­pletely free for ev­ery­one so come along. Ad­dress is: Unit 15, Dixon Ter­race, Whit­burn, West Loth­ian, EH47 0LH (Old Loth­ian Vul­can­is­ing plant). For more info con­tact: Dave - 07505767525. Whit­burngc@hot­mail.com Whit­burn Ju­niors Foot­ball So­cial Club Mon­day hosts a reg­u­lar Bingo Night with eyes down at 7pm. There is also a Domino Tour­na­ment ev­ery Fri­day evening at 10pm. The func­tion hall is avail­able for pri­vate hire on all days and nights ex­cept Satur­days. With Satur­day host­ing a wide ros­ter of var­i­ous en­ter­tain­ers, de­tails avail­able from the club. On Sat the 18th we have Alan John­son and Stitch a male gui­tar vo­cal duo.

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