The latest from the Royal Burgh - Royal party get Gala proceedings underway

Prince Aaron Reid, King Owen Meiklejohn, Queen Anna Jones and Princess Fern Petrie.
Prince Aaron Reid, King Owen Meiklejohn, Queen Anna Jones and Princess Fern Petrie.

Royal Burgh of Inverbervie Gala

Gala Football

Left to right Phyllis Bisset - treasurer, and excellent meringue maker. Sue Brown - secretary Tom Campbell - Chair Jim Gillbanks - Committee member Sandie Gillbanks Catering and  Mary Finch - very hard working committee member

Left to right Phyllis Bisset - treasurer, and excellent meringue maker. Sue Brown - secretary Tom Campbell - Chair Jim Gillbanks - Committee member Sandie Gillbanks Catering and Mary Finch - very hard working committee member

A good turn out to this popular event, with 22 teams taking part.

The under 8s Winners were Gourdon Nipper and Runners up were the Blasters,

Under 12s Winners were Brechin City A and Runners up were Brechin City B

Pub Quiz

Thanks to everyone who supported the pub quiz on Monday night all who took part had a testing time with impressive results from the team. Congratulations to this years winners SSS

Thanks to Sandie Gillbanks and Mandy Knight for their help and to Mhairi Innes for all her help with the questions, David for being question master, Diane and David Wills from the Crown Hotel for the bar and buffet and to Lodge St David for use of the hall. Hope to see everyone again next year

Gala Day

The Gala comittee said: “We would just like to say gala day was a huge success.

“I just want to thank each and every one of you who made it all possible, I really can’t name you all, and I’m scared I miss someone out.

“Thanks again from all of us “

Gala Royal Party

Saturday June 20 at 1pm the Royal party officially opened the Gala proceedings and presented all the awards for the week.

(left to right) Prince Aaron Reid, King Owen Meiklejohn, Queen Anna Jones and Princess Fern Petrie.

CHURCH SERVICES

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

Sunday June 28, 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie

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

Saturday June 27, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday June 28, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal

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

Friday Prayer Group

Prayers Help! Join us on Friday June 26 at 9.45am in Bervie Church Centre or send your prayer request to margaret­_benton@whsmith.co.uk or call Margaret on 01561 362964

Church Cafe

Wednesday June 17 , 10am-11.30am Water Aid Café, Delicious Hot Pancakes, home baking and fresh coffee and tea and the opportunity to meet up for some fine company and chat.

“Woman of the Way”

Thursday June 25, 7.45pm - 9.45pm. Women of the Way is a group open to ladies of the parish. It meets fortnightly to learn more about God and discuss how members can apply their faith in their daily lives and to support one another. As well as studying the Bible, and a time of prayer, the group always have lots of fun at meetings. They have recently welcomed a number of new members, and are always delighted to have new people along. WOW meet in Arbuthnott at the home of one of the.

For further information about the group please contact Caroline Jones (Tel: 361178) or Margaret Benton (Tel: 362964). Alternatively you can e-mail margaret­­­_benton@whsmithnet.co.uk

Sing-a-long at Castle

Friday June 26, Starting at 2.30pm at Castle Lodge, Kirkburn,

Please join this small group who visit the Residents of Castle Lodge every 4 weeks. We bring back many Happy Memories by singing well known secular and sacred songs.

Afterwards we have a nice cuppa and some time to have a chat with the residents which is appreciated and of benefit to all concerned.

Brighter Bervie

Tuesday June 23 saw Brighter Bervie pull off a fantastic event, Debbie Ryan, resident Artist had her Crown mosaic piece inaugurated at The Bervie Beach Amenities area.

The ceremony saw speeches from Lord Leiutenant Carol kInghorn, Rev |Dennis Rose, Brighter Bervie Chairperson Tom Campbell and Cllr George Carr. A wonderful Scottish Dance display with Sandra Gilbraith and the children from Bervie Primary School and good support from Aberdeenshire Council.

Pictured here are the Brighter Bervie Volunteers who have been stearing the group from day one. Left to right Phyllis Bisset - treasurer, and excellent meringue maker. Sue Brown - secretary Tom Campbell - Chair Jim Gillbanks - Committee member Sandie Gillbanks – Catering and Mary Finch - very hard working committee member

BERVIE AUCTIONS

Auctions on Wednesday July 1, Sale Starts 6.30pm Viewing’s on Tuesday June 30 6.30pm-8pm at and Wednesday July 1 at 10am-12 noon and 2pm-4pm at 14 Market Square Inverbervie, Montrose DD10 0RN, 01561 361379

Bervie Youth Project

With the finer weather coming we are not running sports or youth café as the kids are out playing. Donated refreshments will be distributed at the Pitch at Church Street. Saturdays 7pm-8pm by Youth Project Volunteers, a chance for the members to book in for any trips or activity days that are booked though out the summer months. We are using this time to recruit more volunteers so if you are keen in helping out on a 3 weekly rota for a few hours please email carollevans77@btinternet.com

Hypnotist Evening with Acari

Tickets are on sale now at Bervie Paper Shop and The Queens Arms both 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.

To let Caroll our Inverbervie Correspondent know whats on in Bervie .Contact Caroll Evans at carollevans77@btinternet.com , by writing to 50 Church Street, Inverbervie DD10 0RU or calling 01561 361587. Facebook at Watson Bervie / What’s on Inverbervie.