Lorna Graham email@example.com West Kirk United Remembrance Service Everyone is invited to join us at the West Kirk of Calder, West Calder on Sunday November 11th for a special service of Remembrance which will start in the Church at 9:45 am and last for half an hour. At the end of the service, should you wish, you can be part of a procession led by West Calder Brass band which will proceed along the main street stopping at Our Ladies and St Bridget’s where their congregation and Boghall Pipe Band will join the procession. This will then continue on to the War Memorial at the library where a short service will commence with a two minute silence at 11am. The West Kirk welcomes everyone to join us inside at 9:45am Christmas Carol Concert Choir Rehearsals start: In the West Kirk on WEDNESDAY 7th of November from 7 - 8 pm We would like to send an open invitation to everyone with a love of music to come along and join us, we have the extremely talented Carolyn Hamilton lead us behind the Baton. Everyone is welcome and you do not need to be able to read music to “Raise the Roof” with lots of Carols and Christmas songs at the Concert on Friday December 14th at 7 pm (The Concert lasts for lasts for 1 hour)
Flu clinic-2 – 5yr Olds Clinics will be held at West Calder Medical Centre on Tue 13th and Thur 15th November. Please contact the Surgery on 01506 874300 to arrange an appointment. These Are Not Drop in Clinics You Must Make an Appointment. Important Notice from the West Calder Medical Practice GP Partners. Effective from Monday 22nd October. All patients wishing to make an appointment will be asked to provide a brief description of their symptoms. This will assist us in providing you with the RIGHT CARE, at the RIGHT TIME, in the RIGHT PLACE. For general health advice or information please pick up an NHS Lothian leaflet from reception. West Calder and Harburn Com
munity Development Trust are currently preparing for the centenary of Armistice Day, as part of the extended commemorations, they would like to create a digital memorial for those who served in the Great War and for those who gave their lives in the Great War, to create a Heritage project. They are looking for letters, memorabilia or any photographs that can be scanned and will be added to the Heritage website. Please contact the Trust office in West Calder Community Centre if you have any items you wish to be included. The CDT would also like to create a Poppy Walkway to commemorate the sacrifices made by so many local families, they are looking for as many people as possible who live or work on the Main Street to display a poppy in their front window. The poppies can be supplied by the trust for display. They would very much welcome donations of knitted or crochet poppies to help create a display, please contact the Trust on 872931 for further information.
Fundraising Afternoon Music Concert in aid of Namibia 2019 Scouting Trip will be held on Sun 18th Nov 2-4pm, West Kirk, West Calder. Tickets priced £5 for adults, £3 for under 16s will be available on the door or from Aonghas or Rhoda Lawton (via West Kirk or Polbeth Harwood Church). Local Explorer Scout, Aonghas Lawton has been selected to travel with the Forth Region Scouts to Namibia in 2019 to continue the project work in Omakange begun in 2017. Three weeks of building projects, helping out in the local schools & other community based work awaits 33 Scouts. Aonghas has raised his target for the Project but is now fundraising to get himself to Namibia to be part of the Project Team. The concert will feature Toccata Ladies Choir, Folk Music from an Edinburgh based group & Aonghas & Friends from West Lothian NYCOS will take part. There will also be a raffle. A warm welcome awaits everyone.
Polbeth Harwood Church Sunday morning worship is a Special United Remembrance Service in the West Kirk of Calder at 9:45am. Please note the main street will be closed from 10:30 – 11:30 am on Sunday November 11th. For further information on both churches please visit us at westkirk-polbeth-harwood.co.uk or follow us on Facebook both churches have their own Facebook page.
Harburn Craft Fair Harburn Village Hall, Saturday 24th of November 11am – 3pm. Find that special Christmas gift made by local crafts-folk. Free admission, Refreshments available, Raffle, SWRI Home Baking.