Allanton Parish Church service this week will be a gift service in aid of the Preschal Trust, Discovery Club and creche will take place at 12.30pm this Sunday, December 10. Mothers and toddlers group meets in the church hall on Tuesday mornings at 9.30am and the Women’s Guild meet in the church at 2.30pm. Street dance classes are held in the church hall on Thursday evenings at 6pm to 7pm and 7pm to 8pm. Youth group meet in the Senior Citizens Centre on Fridays, at 7pm to 9pm. Miners’ Social Club Entertainment begins with a country music night, featuring Pacifico on Saturday, followed by dancing to Bill McFarlane on Sundays. A metafit class is held on Tuesday nights at 7pm, and on Thursday nights there is a double session of bingo, followed by play your cards right. Donna Glass will be entertaining at the club on December 17, from 2pm to 6pm; entrance to both events costs £2 at the door on the day. Hogmanay tickets, priced £10, are now on sale with Carol Paris and includes a buffet. The club can also be booked for private functions such as birthdays, engagements, anniversaries, etc by contacting Alex Neil at the club on 01501 821811.