Learn more about local history

The History Links Project is currently looking for new participants for the St.Johnston, Newtown and Burt group. The group currently meets in Monreagh Heritage Centre on Wednesday at 7.30pm. The group is newly formed and welcomes anyone from the wider area with an interest in local history. Over the coming months there will be trips away and meetings with groups from other areas. Come along and give it a go and get to know more about your area. For more information call Stephen McNamee or Kathleen Bonner at the History Links Projects on 0749141958.

The St.Johnston and Carrigans Social Services bus outing will be on Saturday, June 23rd leaving Carrigans at 12 noon and St.Johnston at 12.15pm. If you wish to go, please leave your name in the Resource Centre or ring Sarah on 087-7489181 before Friday, 15th June.

St.Baithin’s N.S Parent Association Silver Circle prize winners -1,60 euro Robert Allen, 2,40 euro Geraldine McDaid.

3,20 euro: Daniel Coyle; Promoters Prize 15 euro: Kelsey Coll.

Karate classes to suit all ages, starting on Thursday, 5th April from 6 to 7pm at St.Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. 5 euro per session. Tel: 00447729732691 for more information.

The St.Vincent de Paul Society is holding its annual Uganda Collection before Masses this weekend Please give generously.

The planned quiz in St.Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre has been postponed until Saturday, 14th April 2012 starting at 8pm sharp. Teams of 4, 20 euro per team. Spot Prizes. Tea and coffee provided.

St Johnston & Carrigans Resource Centre is offering training and support for drivers to take the Small Public Service Vehicle test. This training will provide the learner with up to date information, legislation, basic rules and regulations required to operate in the Small Public Service Vehicle industry and the area knowledge, routes and fares test. For more information contact: 074 91 48551.

The Regional Employment Outreach Service Outreach Officer will be in attendance in the St.Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, St.Johnston next Wednesday, 4th April from 11am to 1pm. No appointment necessary. For further information contact Helen or Mary on: 074 9128010.

Do you experience feelings of anxiety, depression or loneliness due to bereavement, relationships or isolation? Would you simply like someone to talk to about any problem in your life that distresses you? St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre offer a free and professional and confidential and safe counselling service for men and women. For more information call Niki Cross in complete confidence at 087 0569124.

Laggan Historical Society meets on Thursdays from 10am—12.30pm, Ulster Scott’s Heritage Centre, Monreagh, Carrigans. For more information call: 074 91 40708.