Country life

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KILLEARN Bridge Club - the results for Tuesday, April 10 (Open) are – N/S 1st Jimmy Grieve & Sudershan Nagpal, 2nd Bethia Findlay & Anne Ryan, E/W 1st Margaret English & Irene Hardie, 1st Donald Kennedy & Eileen Lindsay.


DRYMEN WRI ladies enjoyed an outing to Kilmahog Woollen Mill on Friday, April 13 with a delicious afternoon tea and a visit to the shop for some retail therapy.

Drymen Bridge Club results for April 12 - N/S 1, I. Hardie, J. Aitken, 2, S. Clunie, C. Wardle, 3, B. Laing, J. Kirkland, E/W 1, J. Cameron, S. Jackson, 2, D. Amon, M. McKeand, 3, J. Hornby, F. Hunter.

Following the AGM the following trophies for the year were presented - the Rosebowl - Equal 1st Betty Laing & Joy Kirkland, Iain Watt & Margaret English, Ballot Cup 1st Duncan Stewart, 2nd Equal David Amon & Iain Watt, Anderson Quaichs North/South Iain Watt & Carol Jones, East /West Margaret English & Jeff Hornby.


STRATHENDRICK Film Society - the season has ended and the organisers would like to thank everyone who supported the society in the past year. ‘Great White Silence’ drew an audience of 79 and the voting was as follows: A 42, B 22, C 10, D 2, E 3. (with A being the highest), for more information go to

THERE will not be a spring fair at Balfron High School this weekend as previously reported in our paper (April 5 ). We apologise for any confusion that may have been caused.


STRATHBLANE Guild’s spring fayre for the Children’s Hospice Association will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10am until midday in the Kirkrooms.

There will be plants and bric a brac stalls and Strathendrick Pipe Band will be there. Donations of baking can be handed in to the Kirkrooms on Friday night between 6.30pm and 8pm. Adults £2. Children free.

GO along to Strathblane Library on Monday for an evening of music inspired by Shakespeare’s words presented by Liz Anne McKerrell as part of World Book Night. The event is free although there will be a chance to donate to BookAid International. Phone the library on 01360 770737 to book.

BRIDGE Club results - 1st Anne Ryan and Bethia Findlay, 2nd Equal Douglas Ashworth and Norrie Holmes and Eileen Lindsay and Betty Laing, 1st Anne Ryan and April Bureau, 2nd Jim Collins and Sheila Gilbert, 3rd Bethia Findlay and Betty Laing.

BOOKBUG - go to the library on Wednesday, April 25 at 2.30pm for a session of rhymes, songs and stories for preschool kids.