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An Amnesty In­ter­na­tional quiz and raf­fle will be held to­mor­row (Thurs­day) in the Stag’s Head, Dum­bar­ton, at 8.45pm. Teams of up to four peo­ple. Cost is £2.50 per per­son.

Vale Guild

The Vale of Leven Townswomen’s Guild will meet at 7.30 in Alexan­dria Par­ish Church Hall on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17. The speak­ers are John and As­siter-Tup­pen from Ice, Fire, Glass. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come.

Con­cord com­mu­nity cin­ema

The Clas­sics sea­son con­tin­ues on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, at 7.30pm in Dum­bar­ton’s Con­cord Com­mu­nity Centre with ‘The Big Sleep’ (1946) star­ring Humphrey Bog­art, Lau­ren Ba­call and John Ridgely in an adap­ta­tion of the Ray­mond Chan­dler novel. Mem­ber­ship is avail­able at £6 for three films. Non-mem­bers ad­mit­ted for £3 where seats avail­able. Al­ter­na­tives Cafe will be open be­fore and af­ter the screen­ing.


The 90th an­niver­sary of Luss SWI will be cel­e­brated on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, in Glen Luss Suite, Lodge On Loch Lomond, Luss, at 7pm. Mem­bers only. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Anne Len­nox on 01389 850231.

Song and a scone

All Sorts Choir is host­ing a song and a scone cof­fee morn­ing in St Au­gus­tine’s Epis­co­pal Church, Dum­bar­ton, on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18. En­try is £3 with all pro­ceeds be­ing do­nated to Cal­man can­cer care sup­port in Gart­navel Hos­pi­tal.

Fes­tive fayre

There will be a Christ­mas fayre in Cardross Par­ish Church on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, from 11am un­til 2pm with stalls in­clud­ing crafts, books, jew­ellery, Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions and bric-a-brac. Tea­room serv­ing snacks. Ad­mis­sion £1 adults, chil­dren free.


The God With Us Choir will perform at Cardross Par­ish Church on Sun­day, Novem­ber 19, at 6.30pm. En­try is free A man who helped de­sign the John Muir Trail took part in a three-day cy­cle along the He­lens­burgh route.

Rob Gar­ner, his brother Mal­colm and friend Paul Don­ald­son rode the route from He­lens­burgh to Dun­bar.

Rob de­signed the trail when he was work­ing for Scot­tish Na­tional Her­itage.

The trio en­joyed good weather through­out the trip, with a strong wind blow­ing them to their des­ti­na­tion on the fi­nal day.

The trip ex­posed them to slices of his­tory in­clud­ing the An­tonineWall along the Ro­man fron­teir and Charles Ren­nie McIn­tosh’s Hill House in He­lens­burgh.

The route makes use of the Forth and Clyde Canal in parts and passes through the re­mains of Scot­land’s in­dus­trial past. with a col­lec­tion for Chris­tian Aid. Tea and cof­fee will be served. For more in­for­ma­tion call 01389 841167.


Age Con­cern Vale of Leven’s con­cert and fes­tive draw will take place on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 22, at Alexan­dria Leisure Centre. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by Christie Park Pri­mary School. The meet­ing starts at 1.30pm.

Fash­ion show

Royal Na­tional Lifeboat In­sti­tu­tion (RNLI) Dum­bar­ton and District branch are hold­ing a fash­ion show on Fri­day, Novem­ber 24, at 7.30pm in West Kirk hall. Tay­lor Fash­ions from Hamil­ton are pre­sent­ing the show. Wine and short­bread are in­cluded in the price of ticket. There will also be a raf­fle. Tick­ets are priced £5, avail­able from Norma by call­ing 01389 841435 or at the door.

Christ­mas fayre

Jamestown Par­ish Church are hav­ing a Christ­mas fayre on Satur­day, Novem­ber 25, in Hal­dane Pri­mary School from 2pm un­til 4pm. Ad­mis­sion is £2 for adults and £1 for chil­dren, which in­cludes tea/cof­fee/ juice and home bak­ing. There will be the usual stalls in­clud­ing tombola, toys, sweets, home­bak­ing, bot­tle stall, hol­i­day gifts, books, soft goods, white ele­phant plus a cou­ple of stalls sell­ing Christ­mas gifts and hand-crafted cards. Santa will also be there for the chil­dren.

Christ­mas fayre

A Christ­mas fayre will be held in Kil­bowie St An­drew’s Church, Tower Centre, Cly­de­bank, on Satur­day, Sup­port meet­ings are held fort­nightly on Thurs­days at 6.30pm in the West of Scot­land Autism and Asperg­ers Centre, Sta­tion Street, Renton. For more in­for­ma­tion email volaafvicechair@out­look.com.


1777 (Dum­bar­ton) Squadron cadets are re­cruit­ing young peo­ple aged 13 to 17. They meet on Mon­day and Thurs­day nights be­tween 7.30pm and 9.30pm to Hart­field House, Bon­hill Road, Dum­bar­ton. Info is avail­able by call­ing 01389 734 816 or email­ing 1777@air­cadets.org.

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