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Christ­mas work­shop

Bellsmyre Dig­i­tal Com­mu­nity is host­ing a glit­ter glasses and can­dle mak­ing work­shop on Novem­ber 25 and De­cem­ber 2 from 10am un­til 2pm at the Bellsmyre Dig­i­tal Hub. Ad­mis­sion is £4. All adults and chil­dren over nine wel­come. Con­tact 01389 767115 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Con­cord Com­mu­nity Cinema

The mu­si­cals sea­son con­tin­ues on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 22 at 1.30pm in Dum­bar­ton’s Con­cord Com­mu­nity Cen­tre with The Jazz Singer (1980) star­ring Neil Di­a­mond, Lawrence Olivier and Lu­cie Ar­naz. Mem­ber­ship is avail­able at £6 for three films to in­clude tea and buns af­ter the film Non mem­bers ad­mit­ted for £3 where seats avail­able, to in­clude tea and buns af­ter the film. Al­ter­na­tives Cafe will be open be­fore and af­ter the screen­ing.


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.


On Fri­day, Novem­ber 24 the Wayne Robert­son Scot­tish Dance Band will per­form in the Osprey Suite, Com­modore Vin­tage Inn, West Clyde Street, He­lens­burgh from 8pm till mid­night. Tick­ets are priced at £10 and all prof­its go to lo­cal char­i­ties. For tick­ets con­tact John John­ston on 01436 675 191 email johngill.john­ston257@ hot­mail.com. Tick­ets also avail­able now for th group’s Christ­mas Sup­per Dance to be held on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 8 2017, fea­tur­ing Char­lie Kirk­patrick Scot­tish Dance Band. Tick­ets are £17 (re­duced rate for chil­dren to all func­tions).

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. Cardross Par­ish Church held its an­nual Christ­mas Fair last Satur­day Novem­ber 18 and it was a huge suc­cess once again.

Hun­dreds of lo­cal peo­ple turned out to sup­port the pop­u­lar fes­tive 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.


He­lens­burgh and West Dun­bar­ton­shire Ram­blers’ walk on Satur­day Novem­ber 25 is Dumyat and Men­strie Glen. On Sun­day 26 Ros­neath Penin­sula Cir­cu­lar. To join a walk meet at He­lens­burgh Swim­ming Pool car park to depart at 9.30am. Sorry, no dogs. Visit web­site www.hw­dram­blers.me.uk for full pro­gramme and con­tact in­for­ma­tion or phone 01389 731953.

Christ­mas fayre

Jamestown Par­ish Church are hav­ing a Christ­mas fayre on Satur­day, Novem­ber 25, in Hal­dane Pri­mary event and get some ear­lier Christ­mas shop­ping done.

More than £2500 was raised on the day for church funds.

Rev­erend Mag­gie McArthur thanked ev­ery­one who came along, School from 2pm un­til 4pm. Ad­mis­sion is £2 for adults and £1 for chil­dren, which in­cludes tea/cof­fee/ juice and home bak­ing. There will 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, Novem­ber 25, at 10am. Stalls in­clude toi­letries, jew­ellery, bric-a-brac, soft goods, Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions, toys and games. The tea­room will serve snacks and ad­mis­sion is 50p.


On Sun­day, Novem­ber 26 Langcraigs took part and do­nated to the fair and thanked them all for their gen­eros­ity.

Pic­ture shows Cardross Church trea­surer Bil­lWat­son with (left to right) Janet McNeil, AlisonWood, Carol Flem­ing, Moira Craven. Hill­walk­ing Club’s walk will be Cru­ach Ardrain. Meet 8am at Gil­mour Street car park in Alexan­dria. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Phil Gaunt 01389 763662, Gor­don McKay 01389 750925 0or e-mail langcraigshill­walk­ing­club@ya­hoo.co.uk

Se­nior ci­ti­zens

Bon­hill Se­nior Ci­ti­zens As­so­ci­a­tion are hold­ing their Christ­mas raf­fle on Tues­day, Novem­ber 28, at 1pm.


Women of the Vale ec­u­meni­cal net­work, meets on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 1 in Ren­ton Trin­ity Church at 7.30pm for cof­fee, tea and mince pies, fol­lowed by an ad­vent wor­ship ser­vice con­ducted by some of the­women of WO­VEN fin­ish­ing at 9pm. All women are very warmly in­vited to at­tend.

Christ­mas Fayre

The group will be hold­ing their next mu­sic night at St Au­gus­tine’s Church on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 8. Doors open at 7pm, start time at 7.30 to 10.30pm. £5 en­try, BYOB and glass. This month AGM will host along with Ralph Thomson, Salud, West­port, Sleep­ing Giants and Kerry Smith per­form­ing on the night. Money raised from the past few shows will be do­nated to a West Dun­bar­ton­shire Car­ers char­ity. Tick­ets avail­able from Discog­ra­phy Records, Bell Ar­cade Mar­ket, 143-145 High St, Dum­bar­ton or pay at door on the night. For more info cal Alis­tair on 07787 310 391 or find us on www.face­book.com/ Dum­bar­tonA­cous­ticMu­sicNight

Jeri­cho House X Fac­tor

Res­i­dents of Jeri­cho House are per­form­ing in their fi­nal show of the year next month. Jeri­cho X Fac­tor is com­ing to the Denny Civic Theatre on De­cem­ber 21. Tick­ets cost £5. Call 01475 741950 or 01475 742383 for info.

1st Vale of Leven BB

An­chor Boys, P1 to P3, meet at Bon­hill Church Hall on Tues­days from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Ju­nior section, P4 to P6, meets at Bon­hill Church Hall on Fri­days from 6.30pm to 7.45pm. Com­pany section, P7 to S3, meet at The BB Hall, Smol­lett Street, Alexan­dria, on Fri­days from 7.45pm to 10pm. Se­nior section, S4 to S6, meet at The BB Hall on Fri­days from 7.45pm to 10pm. Find the group on Face­book at 1st Vale of Leven Boys’ Brigade or on the Bon­hill Church web­site.

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