Plant Sale and Coffee Morning 2014

Come along to the annual Plant Sale and Coffee Morning on Saturday 31st May in the Wharncliffe Hall. Entry £2.50, lots of interesting plants for sale, bedding, herbaceous, and vegetable. Also a sales table and raffle.

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The Small Blue Butterfly

The small blue butterfly is the smallest blue butterfly in the UK. In Angus it used to be found along the coast and the old railway network. Butterfly Conservation and others are planning a survey of the butterfly and it’s host plant, the Kidney Vetch. For those interested there is a training session on 1st June in Arbroath.

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Duncan McPhail

Duncan McPhail, from Canada, sent in this photograph of himself sitting on his uncle’s tractor in Belmont Street in 1948/49. His mother was brought up in Newtyle spending her early days on Burnmouth Farm and attending Newtyle School between 1915 and 1925.

Duncan was born in Greenock but for a good number of years he spent his summer holidays in Newtyle.  His uncle was a gentleman by the name of Bob Bradford and he was a fruit farmer.  His friend with whom he met up with each year was the son of the man who owned the dairy on Belmont St.  He used to run down to the goods station about noon each day to watch the train come in from Dundee then over to the park to play on the swings and slide down chute.  Happy memories!

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Duncan McPhail on his uncle’s tractor in Belmont Street.

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Messy Church

messy church christmasThe first Messy Church is going to be held in Newtyle Church on Saturday 23rd November at 1pm.  All children and parents or carers in the village and surrounding area are invited to come and join the fun and activities related to “Christmas is Coming”.

Please call 01828 650461 or 01828 650245 for more information.

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Shake that bootie!

There is a charity dance in the Wharncliffe Hall on Saturday 30th November with Dual Circuit providing the tunes.  Come along from 8pm till midnight, buy a ticket for the raffle and a drink from the licenced bar.  Entry is £5 from Ralph Stirton, Valerie Findlay, Dave Thompson and Catherine Ross. Over 18s only.

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Bacon and Baking

The Newtyle Church of Scotland Guild will be holding a coffee morning with a difference on Saturday 16th November at 9:30am.  For a mere £3 you can get a bacon and/or egg roll with tea or coffee in the Legion Hall.  If you are still hungry there is home baking (at extra cost) to eat in or take away.  Once sated, you can partake of the raffle in an attempt to bolster the Christmas present inventory.

On Monday 25th November the topic of the Guild meeting is Heart and Stroke Support Group with guest speaker Anne Duff.

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The Newtyle cub pack will be offering their Christmas card delivery service within the bounds of Newtyle on Sunday 15th December.

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Happy birthday Newtyle WRI

On Thursday 14th November 2013 the Newtyle WRI will be celebrating its 94th birthday.

At 7:30pm in the Legion Hall there will be a competition for a paper bottle bag and a small dish of savoury biscuits.  The theme of the evening is “Here’s tae us”.

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The Nativity

Christmas is almost upon us and there two Nativity events happening – the Dundee Nativity and the Newtyle Nativity.

The Dundee Nativity is part of the Christmas Night Light festival on Friday 15th November at 6:45pm outside the Steeple Church in the Nethergate in Dundee.  The story of Jesus will be told by churches from across Dundee and the National Youth Choir of Scotland.

The Newtyle Nativity is happening on the 22nd December in Newtyle Church.

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Tae Kwondo

Tae kwondo class is starting on Wednesday 4th September in the Wharncliffe Hall. The first class is a demo at 7pm and then normal classes are every Wednesday – children 6:30 till 7:30 and adults 7:30 till 8:30.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/7904896/London-2012-Olympics-taekwondo-guide.htmlMore information about taw kwondo here.

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