Bervie Bake off proves a hit - All the news from the Royal Burgh

Bervie bake off winners
Bervie bake off winners


Service’s at Arbuuthnott, Bervie, Gourdon and Kinneff Church of Scotland Rev Dennis Rose

Sunday May 24, 11.30am at Bervie Church, King Street, Inverbervie

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

Saturday May 23, 6.30pm Roman Catholic Mass. Sunday May 24, 9.30am Holy Communion - Anglican / Episcopal

The Reverand Samantha J Ferguson, M.Theol (HONS) Rector at

Friday Prayer Group

Prayers Help! Join us on Friday May 21 at 9.45am in Bervie Church Centre or send your prayer request to margaret­ or call Margaret on 01561 362964

Fair Trade Cafe

Wednesday May 20, 10am-11.30am Fair Trade Café, Delicious Hot Pancakes, home baking and fresh coffee and tea and the opportunity to meet up for some fine company and chat.

Bervie Bake off

Saturday May 16 saw Bervie’s expert Bakers of all ages come together and Bake for Christian Aid week, Organiser Jill Simpson explained to all, Young and Old that Bervie’s goal was to raise enough money for a cow, £150 gives an Ethiopian Widow her own Cow which in turn gives her an income and voting rights in her village.

Bervie Bake off was a huge success, expert tasters were on hand to judge and award winners for Best Tasting and Best Decoration per category and an Over all winner. Photographed in the Winners Corner (L to R) were, Willow Mackie, Hannah Paterson, Mia Elms (Over all winner) Amelie Jackson, Anya Forster and Sandie Gillbanks, Missing from photo was Betty Stewart.

Great family fun, a coffee morning to follow and we raised enough for a Cow!

WOTS Deadline

Bervie’s WOTS Magazine Edition for June/July information deadline is on Friday May 22, please email local information to be included to

WOTS is distributed free of charge to most Bervie Residences but a donation towards production costs are most welcome.

Bervie First Responders

Bervie First Responders are being set up inn connection with The Sandpiper Trust, they are looking for people who are interested in being involved with a First Responders group.

A public meeting has been called on Monday June 1, 7.30pm at The Burgh Chambers, Above the Library, Church Street. If you are interested, pop along and have a listen to whats happening locally.

Arbuthnott House Open Days

Saturday May 23 to Monday May 25, 2pm-5pm £5 Admission for Guided Tours, The Garden is open during May and June Admission £2.50 (Children £1) Free Parking but please, NO Dogs! For more information email

Bervie Youth Project

Saturday May 23

Sports, 3pm-4pm Bervie Sports Centre, Kirkburn P6 up, FREE

Youth Café, 7pm-9pm Scout Hall, Church Street P7 up, FREE

We do need more volunteers to make our Project Sustainable, the kids are enjoying it and we are looking to add Art projects but with a small group of volunteers, this is just not possible. Your community needs you!

If you can spare 1 to 2 hours on a 2-3 weekly rotation please contact Caroll on 01561 361587 or email

Story time and Rhyme Time

Saturday May 23, 10.30am-11am, Bervie Library, Church Street, Inverbervie.

This free activity is designed for Pre-School kids. for more information.

Hanover Court and Craigview

On Friday May 8, we were entertained by 2 Ladies from Deeside, Myra and Norna who played Accordian, Sung and tld real funny stories and had everyone singing along, enjoyed by everyone, finished off with a Cuppa and Blether, Ally Bally gave vote of Thanks.

Afternoon tea was had on Friday May 15, everyone tucked into Sandwiches, Scones and Cakes. Good to see a good turn out, Ally Thanked the Ladies for the Eats “Hanover Bake off”

Next date: Bus Trip on Wednesday June 17, details to follow.


LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE your Citizen and young Citizen of the year are coming to a close. If you would like to nominate your chosen resident then, Please submit your nominations in writing to 50 Church Street, Inverbervie. Stating your nominated person and reason for the nomination and include your name and address.

Knit and Natter

Thursday May 21, The Knit and Natter Ladies will be meeting for their new Fortnightly craft and chat session.

8pm-10pm, The Salutation, King Street, Inverbervie.

Bervie Lunch Club

Bervie Lunch Club meet once a fortnight in the Masonic Hall, King Street, Inverbervie, From 12noon- 1.30pm.

They enjoy a 2 course lunch, usually Soup and Pudding costing £4 they next meet on Tuesday May 26, If you are interested and wish to book a space call Isabel on 01561 361007

Bervie Social Club

Bervie Social Club has an average weekly attendance of 100 members meet every Saturday for some Bingo Fun, at The Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street. Nextt meeting is Saturday May 23, Membership forms are available from Head Caller Alan Reid and his dedicated team of helpers.

Bingo is currently meeting at revised winter hours and eyes down at 7pm during the colder months.

Raffle and Refreshments are available.

Bervie Food Bank

The Foodbank can provide 3 days of emergency food supplies, If you find your self in Personal Crisis, illness, separation, homelessness, low wage or other circumstances please contact us now on facebook at Bervie food bank or call 07703154431 for more info.

The Bervie Food Bank is working together with the South Aberdeenshire Food Bank and The Trussel Trust.

Business Sponsor’s, Dick Karpinski & Partner, Hornblowers, Alan Milne Roofing and EJB Plumbing.

Job Club

Wednesday’s during term time 1pm-3pm, Working With Families attend Bervie Church Centre, King Street, Inverbervie with their Job Club.

If you need help looking for work, CV’s, Interview Skills and Application Forms or other issues relating to employment, training, education or volunteeringdrop in or contact Liz Rushmore Key Worker on 07920782711

CAP Christians Against Poverty are available to offer financial advice in Bervie on Friday’s, to arrange an appointment please call 0800 328 0006

Sign Language Class

Sign Language in Inverbervie for beginner from Wednesday night May 13, 7.30- 9pm for 10 weeks If you would like to learn please contact Winnie by email for further information

Introduction to Skype and Facebook

PCInspire will be holding Social Media Training an Introduction to Facebook and Skype, over 5 weeks at Inverbervie Church Centre, for further information or to book a space call 07772436220