Whitburn and Blackburn - news
Whitburn are Scottish champions
Congratulations to Whitburn Youth Band who stormed to victory in the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships at Perth.
This made it a fantastic double for the organisation, with the senior Whitburn Band also holding this years' coveted Scottish Champion Band title.
- Whitburn Youth Band has now a full programme to look forward to in the run up to the festive period, with appearances at the Whitburn Winter Wonderland event and Stoneyburn's Santa Night. Whitburn Youth Band will also be supporting their parent band, The Whitburn Band, at Whitburn's Christmas Concert in Brucefield Church, Whitburn, on Saturday 14 December at 7.30pm.
Tea and coffee will be served as well as a festive raffle. The concert will also feature the Whitburn Wee Band and the newly formed Heartlands Band. Tickets are £5 and £3 concessionary and can be obtained by contacting email@example.com
undraiser tops £33,000
The Willie Wilmot Fundraising Team held their annual event for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Willie Wilmot at The Hilcroft Hotel, Whitburn.
And they raised more than £8,000 - taking their total amount raised to over £33,000 in the last six years.
The team would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came along on the day, helped prepare and anyone who donated prizes or baking.
They look forward to seeing everyone again next year.
The Trojan Swimming Club, Whitburn and District is looking to hear from swimmers who have reached level 3/4 and who would like to take their sport to the next stage.
For more information, contact Hazel Russell on 07739 008 741.
Singing for Health
Plese note that there will be no Singing for Health sessions in Whitburn during December. These will return in the New Year.
Organised by the Ageing well project, in partnership with Alzheimers Scotland, the sessions are aimed at people aged 50 and over.
It's an informal 'sing-a-long, where the emphasise is on fun, laughter and building friendships.
Everyone is welcome to join in.
For more information, contact 07768 090 008.
Special offers at Polkemmet
You can take advantage of the special offers at Polkemmet golf course, driving range and bowling green.
There's a happy hour Monday - Friday from 6pm - 7pm, when you can get 100 balls for £3.11, normally the price for 50.
At the golf course, you can play 18 holes for the normal 9-hole price of £7.09. You must play the 18 holes on the same day and tee off before 12noon.
A family ticket for the bowling green costs £10. This allows two adults and two juniors (under 16) four sets of hire bowls for an hour. Booking is recommended but not essential.
For fuller details of offers, contact 01501 743905.
Ageing Well Tea Dance will be held in Whitburn Bowling Club from 1.30pm - 4pm on Mondays 16 and 30 December and at the same time in Blackburn Community Centre on Wednesday 27 November.
There will be live music at both venues. The admission price of £2.50 includes tea and biscuits.
Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Avril Clerkson on 07768 090 008.
Free for all at hip-hop aerobics
A free aerobic and body conditioning class takes place from 7.15pm - 8pm at Blackburn Community centre every Thursday evening.
The class has a fresh and funky hip-hop style.
Put Your West Foot Forward
Join us on our free walks to meet new friends, discover new walks in your area and improve your fitness.
A gentle-paced 10-minute walk leaves from Blackburn Community Centre at 7.15pm on Monday, 9 December.
For more information on walks in 2014, or for a programme, please contact 01506 775626.
The Dementia Cafe at Answer House, Reveston Lane meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 3.15pm.
A lunch club is available.
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Last updated 29/11/2013