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Portglenone Monthly Community News      December 2015

Portglenone  Village Festive Celebrations

An Evening  Date For Your Diary !

Wednesday 2nd December


Christmas Light Switch On!

Santa  will be Visiting the Village!

Carol Singing at The Tree

Meet Santa In the Factory, Wild Duck

(Santa Gifts- £3 per Child, £5 -2 Family, £7 -3 Family

£9- 4+ family )

Organised By The CHIP Committee

Funded By Mid & East Borough Council & Traders

&    Craft  Fare

Organized by St Marys PTA

in the Function Room , Wild Duck

£2 Incl. Refreshments


Kids Corner- Tattoos, Face painting,nail Painting,biscuit decorating    in the Factory


‘Friends Of Party Time’

Magical Christmas Trail

Largy Rd Portglenone

Friday 18th Dec – Monday 21st December

6-10pm £8pp

Contact www.Ticketsource.co.uk/Partytime/Events & Facebook

Profits to Local Charities


Bann Valley Community Group News

Mother & Toddlers Mondays 10-12

Clady Scouts Wednesdays 7-9pm

Archery Coming Up!

Ph Joe for details- 07746154546


 Irish Dancing Classes – Rodger Casements GAC Hugh Mc Kenna School- 7-8pm Tue Evenings    Lorna 07971573489

FASA NHSCT Adult Substance Misuse Treatment Service

offers support for individuals 18+  impacted directly and indirectly by substance use, self-harm, suicide and mental health crisis. Based at our FASA centre in Ballymena, 106 Bridge Street, Ballymena BT43 5EP. Trained staff will help to support individuals to achieve agreed goals in relation to substance use.We also provide-

-support and signposting in relation to other areas impacted by substance misuse, including physical and psychological health, criminal involvement and social functioning.

-advice and support on accessing services for individuals presenting with a physical dependence to substances.

– support to family members.       Ph 02825 446635

Email receptionballymena@fasaonline.org

JOB MATCH- For 18+ and Unemployed-Free Programme !

o              1:1 and Group Support in Finding Employment

o              Self-Employment Support

o              Accredited Training including:

o              Construction Skills Register (CSR card)

o              Level 1 Food Hygiene

o              Level 1 Manual Handling

o              Level 1 Health & Safety

o              Level 1 First Aid

o              Level 1 IT Courses

o              Confidence Building and Personal Development

o              Employability Skills

Contact; Network Personnel

Jess Kelly, Employment Coach 02825689509



Road To Fitness !Bann Valley Road Club

Beginners Cycling Group-Sundays-

ContactLawrence 07743155889 Gerry 07850512777 Bill- 07526782264

Christmas Carol Choir Practice

Sat 28th Nov 12.2pm

Men’s Shed 54E Main St


Belfast Christmas Market

Bus Trip

Thursday 17th December 2015

Laeving Bank Square Portglenone 5.15pm & Departing Belfast  at 10pm £10 per seat.

£5 deposit(Non refundable)

Proceeds to Fort Centre

Riding For The Disabled

Contact Mary 07968210640


Festival Of Christmas Trees

St. Comgals Parish Church , Ahoghill,Ballymena

Tuesday 1st December 10am-9pm

Refreshments available

Proceeds to NI Hospice and St Colmanell’s Parish Church

For Bookings contact 07761818414

Bann Maine West (BMW)

Senior Citizens -Lunch And Learn

Day Trip to Belfast Christmas market (incl. transport and lunch 8.45am- 4.30pm)

Lifts available from Marina Carpark

Please Contact PEG 02825820150/07866408092

Spaces Limited!



Would Like To Wish Portglenone Community and all their Dedicated Volunteers a

Happy and Peaceful Christmas

PEG Will Close

Tue 23rd Dec 3pm & Reopen Mon 4th Jan 9am


Portglenone Community

Men’s Shed  on Facebook

Yoga Men Only Monday Evenings 6.30-8pm a few  weeks left !

Wood Turning Thursday Evenings 7-9pm,

Basket Weaving For men    Funded by Arts Council NI    Register at Shed

Drop In !

Men’s Shed  Ph  02825820150


In-door Bowling New members welcome. Contact Jim 07711800768


CRS Community Rescue Service

Mon 7.30 @  Portglenone Marina-Volunteers Welcome


Gym Groups Ongoing !

Men’s – Mon/Ladies- Wed

Lavey-Termoneeny Centre.

11am -12pm


Portglenone Writers Group

Every 2nd Monday @ PEG

Ph Damien 07719340808 or email damien339@btinternet.com


Arthritis Group

2nd Wed each month 7.30-9pm @

Men’s Shed

From Sept -Mary 07968210640


Walk Groups

Sunday Morning 9 am Forest

Monday Morning 9.15am PEG


Bannside Youth Club- Over 7yrs

Fridays 7-9pm GAA Club,

Main St, Portglenone

Registration Fees:

£5 per child, Family of 2 £6 ,  family of 3 or more £7.

£1 per child each week thereafter-



Line Dancing

Monday Mornings ! Get yourself Off to a good Start early in the week  beginners welcome  ,10-11am  £1 –Refreshments Available,  Venue -Men’s Shed, 54E Main St Portglenoneciate more adultThought For The Month !


‘My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?’Bob Hope


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