Only 14 ‘get up and goes’ left until Beechgrove Garden arrives in town

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CHURCH SERVICES

Services at Arbuuthnott, Bervie, Gourdon and Kinneff Church of Scotland Rev Dennis Rose

Sunday August 9, 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie

Services at St David’s Episcopal Anglican Church, Victoria Terrace, Inverbervie with Rev Samantha Ferguson

Saturday August 8, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday August 9, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal

The Reverand Samantha J Ferguson, M.Theol (HONS) Rector at www.episcopalinverbervie.org.uk

Fair Trade Cafe

The Fair Trade Café on Wednesday August 12, 10am-11.30am

Delicious Hot Pancakes, home baking and fresh coffee and tea.

Alpha Course

Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith, in a friendly, open and informal environment which includes supper.

It is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian Faith. No pressure, No follow up, No charge.

The next Alpha Course starts in Bervie Church Centre on Monday September 7 at 7pm for 10 Consecutive weeks (with time off over the October Holidays) We guarantee to finish by 9.15pm each night.

For more information, or to let us know you are coming for catering purposes, please phone or text Zandra on 07860103400

Blythewood Care Uplift

For many years our Church members and friends have supported the wonderful work of Blythewood Care by Gathering donations of clothes, Bookes etc for their monthly uplift from the Church Centre. We are pleased to continue this work throughout 2015.

The next collection will be n Wednesday August 12, 12 noon from Bervie Church Centre.

Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP)

KDP can help your community or volunteer group, Social Enterprise with Start up, Building Capacity, Funding, Empowering Communities.

Wednesday August 12, 10am-12 noon Drop in Session

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COMING TO BERVIE

From Thursday Aug 6, there are only 14 get-up and goes until the Beechgrove Garden TV cameras and presenters arrive for two days to feature the Bervie community project, the Voyage of Life Garden, located behind the Church Centre on King Street.

Our small and enthusiastic team of volunteers urgently need YOUR help to get the garden site ready before the two “weel kent” figures of Carole Baxter and George Anderson appear among us to help put the plants into place, followed shortly by the screening of the programme across the whole of the UK.

I’m sure you all want to prove what a vibrant community Bervie is, so please turn-out to make our garden a real showpiece that we can all be proud of, and one that many visitors and residents will want to come and see and enjoy. The potential benefit for Bervie is immense so don’t let this once in a lifetime opportunity pass us by.

The attached photo shows the TV production team visiting the garden site last week. They have high expectations that Bervie will do its best!

There are regular work sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 19.00h and on Saturdays from 09.00h, but from now until Thu 20th and Fri 21st Aug folk will be active in the garden every day. We’re looking for helpers with either brains or brawn - its a bonus if you can supply both.

Joinery and DIY skills are useful but not essential as are tools. We’re a cheery bunch so fun is guaranteed. Digging, raking and trowelling jobs are in abundance along with plant care and watering. Supposing you can only spare half an hour that’s a welcome and valuable contribution. Even if you yourself can’t help you must know folk who can, so please encourage them to join our happy band of volunteers.

On the filming days, Thu 20th & Fri 21st Aug, we need as many people as we can muster to help with the planting activities. So don’t be camera shy - you needn’t be a celebrity if you don’t want to but please come and be part of the fun action. Lets show the nation what Bervie can do.

Hypnotist Evening with Acari

Tickets are on sale now at Bervie Paper Shop King Street Inverbervie.

Friday September 25, Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street

Doors open 7pm

Bar available, Tickets £10 per head, event hosted by Bervie Youth Project.

‘Polar Explorers’ Holiday Club

Holiday Club is open to all Children who will be attending Primary School (P1-P7) or S1 in August 2015.

Bervie Sports centre, Kirkburn, Inverbervie on Monday August 10 to Friday August 14, 10am-12.30pm each day a snack of fruit and pancakes and juice or water will be provided.

There will be a Pre School Afternoon on Wednesday August 12 2.30pm-4pm and a BBQ and Open night on Thursday August 13 at the Sports Centre for families and friends to come and see what the children have been up to all week.

The club is being organised and run by a team of local volunteers under the umbrella of Scripture Union. The

re is no charge for holiday club however if you can make a small donation there will be opportunities during the week or by just text giving text IBHC00 £_ to 70070 eg (IBHC00 £5)

to book spaces for your children if you have no received a form from school please contact Margaret Benton on Margaret.benton@whsmithnet.co.uk

Girl Guiding needs you!

Our units in Inverbervie, Johnshaven and St Cyrus are looking for adult volunteers to help with unit meetings. The Inverbervie Brownie unit will be sadly loosing a leader after the summer and we need volunteers to come forward to help the unit on a Monday night.

Volunteers don’t have to become leaders to help out and you don’t have to come each week to meetings but may want to help out once or twice a month.

You may have a skill that may help us out, perhaps you are good at admin or keeping finances?

If you are interested in helping out then please go to www.girlguiding.org.uk to find out more and register your interest.

Bervie Toddlers Closure Deadline approaches

As we informed you a few weeks ago, sadly due to lack of members and no committee the Bervie Toddler Group will close its doors for good and the deadline for Charity Dissolution is fast approaching.

Any parents and carers keen to attend, join the committee and adjust the group to suit your needs please contact Group rep Naomi Duncan on 07969506920