Lorna Graham firstname.lastname@example.org Christmas Craft Fair West Calder Community Centre, Sat 9th December, 1200 - 3pm. Craft stalls and cafe in aid of Fibromyalgia. Fun for all the family. West Calder Medical Practice Festive Arrangements Fri 22nd DecOpen surgeries 8:50am - 10:30am and 2:30pm - 4pm (out of hour’s service covering from 6pm) Mon 25th Decclosed. Tue 26th Dec- closed out of hours service will cover these dates. Wed 27th Dec – Fri 29th Dec- Open surgeries 8:50am - 10:30am and 2:30pm - 4pm (out of hour’s service covering 6pm – 8am) Mon 1st Janclosed. Tue 2nd Jan- closed out of hours service will cover these dates. Wed 3rd Jan – Fri 5th Jan- Open surgeries 8:50am - 10:30am and 2:30pm - 4pm (out of hour’s service covering 6pm – 8am) Normal surgeries will commence Mon 8th Jan. Please make sure you have enough medication to cover the festive period. Any prescriptions ordered over the holiday period may take longer to process. Prescription Orders for Christmas/ New Year. Prescriptions due between 21st December & 5th January can be ordered from 11th December. All other prescriptions due out with these dates should be ordered as normal Scout Post this year we are delivering cards in Addiewell, West Calder & Polbeth at a cost of 25p per card. Post boxes are situate in West Calder at CDT Office: Gillies Butchers: Unique Hairdressing: West Calder Library & the West Kirk, we will also have a box at Fair in the Square (9th Dec) In Polbeth we shall have a box in the Church. Last date for posting is 18th Dec. Please no outlying areas. Scout Group We have vacancies in all sections for boys and girls: Beavers - Age 6 to 8yrs- meet on a Monday evening in the West Kirk Hall from 6.15 until 7.15pm. Cubs - Age 8yrs to 10yrs 6months - meet on a Wednesday evening in the West Kirk Hall from 6.15 until 7.30pm. Scouts - Age 10yrs 6months to 14yrs - meet on a Thursday evening in the West Kirk Hall from 6.30 until 8.30pm. Explorers - Age 14yrs to 18yrs - meet on a Thursday evening at the Community Garden from 6.20 until 8.40pm. We are also looking for adult helpers in the Beaver and Scout sections. For further information contact Jean on 01506 873638 Harburn Players present ‘Sleeping Beauty and the Seven Dwarves’ by Kirsty Gillespie this year. Performances take place in Harburn Village Hall on Wed 6th Dec, Thurs 7th Dec and Fri 8th Dec at 7.30pm and on Sat 9th Dec at 6pm. Tickets available from Isobel Tel: 01506 873032. Polbeth Harwood Church Sunday morning worship starts at 11:15am where a warm welcome awaits. JAM club has now resumed and all children are very welcome to join us, there is a crèche every Sunday for children under 3yrs of age and bible stories and activities planned for the older children. For further information visit us at west-kirk-polbethharwood.co.uk West Kirk of Calder Sunday morning worship and GIFT SERVICE starts at 9:45am, a warm welcome awaits old friends and new. Join us in the hall after the service for a cuppa. Sunday Club meets at 9:45am for all children age 3-P7, there is a crèche every Sunday for children under 3yrs of age. The Bible Class for older kids meets the second Sunday in every month, meeting first in the church at 9.45am.Everyone is very welcome to join us. Gifts donated under the tree will go to Bethany Trust house & local families in Bathgate.
Fayre in the Square o n 9th December. The community Christmas Market in the Square with performances from the brass band and other groups throughout the event. Also with the switching on of the lights of the Christmas tree which will be supplied by the CDT.
Citizens Advice Bureau West Lothian has an outreach project every Tuesday at 1, 2, and 3pm at the West Calder Medical Practice. 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 874 300
The Christmas Choir West Kirk of Calder, rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7pm - 8.30pm in the church. Everyone is welcome and you don’t have to be able to read music, and as we all lead busy lives don’t worry if you can’t make every rehearsal either. The Carol Concert this year is Friday 15th December at 7pm, with the usual mince pies and goodies afterwards in the hall. It’s a great way to get into the Christmas spirit and of course raise money for whatever charities the choir decide to support for this year. Any queries please call or text Carolyn on 07768 924720. The Friendship Café Meets on the third Thursday each month. The café meets in West Calder Community Centre from 1.30 to 3.30pm. Raffle tickets cost £1 per strip and tea/coffee plus a biscuit or two costs 50p. So please come along and bring your friends. Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday Club in Stewart Court is at 2pm every Tuesday with entertainment followed by afternoon tea at a cost of £1.50 The Club is open to anyone in the Community West Lothian Fibromyalgia Support Group meets on third Sunday
of the month, 1.30pm - 3.30pm at West Calder Community Centre. Join us for support, information, friendship, talks, and outings. See sites. google.com/site/wlfibromyalgia or call Sheila on 0844 887 2388 for more information.
The Friendship Café Meets on the third Thursday each month. The café meets in West Calder Community Centre from 1.30 to 3.30pm. Raffle tickets cost £1 per strip and tea/coffee plus a biscuit or two costs 50p. So please come along and bring your friends. Everyone is welcome
Rosebery Centre (a day centre that works closely with people within the community who lives with Dementia) at Polbeth Harwood Church Chapelton Terrace Polbeth. The day service opens three days per week Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday. There are two staff members Anne Marson Manager and Karon Sheridan Assistant
WLFIN have new group supporting ex carers. When the caring role ends, the ex-carer faces financial and emotional isolation. The group aims to reduce isolation, increase confidence and also help those who are of working age attain employability skills. There will be free organised weekly meetings/sessions covering a range of topics chosen by the attendees. There will also be the opportunity to access digital inclusion using a tablet to keep in touch with family and friends, learn how to do this safely and gain confidence and skills in using the internet. For working age attendees the opportunity to access employability support held in a group or individually. To assist with the financial burdens there will be welfare and benefit advice and also budgeting classes and sessions. Anyone requiring further information please contact: Evelyn Ralston - Project Worker - 01501 771775.