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BOOK Group - October’s meeting is on Tuesday at 8pm in Strathblane Library and the book to be discussed is “And the Land Lay Still” by James Robertson.

STRATHENDRICK Embroiderers Guild - the monthly meeting is on Tuesday in Killearn New Church Halls at 10.30am.

There will be a workshop, show and display session. After lunch (members can take their own or get something from one of the local coffee shops) at 2pm, Toni Hanley will speak on the ‘Indian Inspiration’.


A CHARITY night to raise money for Glendrick Roost Animal Sanctuary will be held in the Fintry Inn on Saturday, October 22 from 8pm until late.

A free buffet is going to be supplied by The Inn, there will also be a raffle, a donations box and music.

Articles for the raffle would be gratefully accepted please take them to The Inn.

FINTRY Sports Club quiz night is held tomorrow (Saturday) at 8pm for teams of six, £2 per person. Contact 01360 860205 for more information.


A COFFEE morning to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will be held in Killearn Church Hall on Saturday, October 22 from 10am to midday. There will also be Christmas cards for sale, gifts, cake, candy and a raffle. Admission is £1.50.

KILLEARN Community Futures Company - the AGM is on Tuesday, October 25 at 8pm in Killearn Village Hall. This meeting is open to all who are interested in the future of the village. Membership may be taken out on the evening of the AGM. The current membership fee is £1 per adult. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.

KILLEARN Community Council’s next meeting is on Wednesday at 8pm in the primary school.

Among the subjects to be discussed will be Stirling Council’s traffic management proposals for the Balfron Road and Station Road junction. All local residents are welcome to go along to the meeting.


STRATHENDRICK Film Society - ‘The King’s Speech’ had an audience of 105 and the voting was as follows: A-76, B-18, C-9, D-1, E-1, with A being the highest.

The next film night will be on Friday, November 4 screening Laughter in Paradise (1951) - a comedy with Alastair Sim.

The society would like to apologies for the quality of the focus on our screening of The King’s Speech - the projector was serviced in May and had been working flawlessly until now.

The engineer is going to carry out any repair which is necessary before the next screening.