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FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
The welfare of young people is very important for Whitburn residents and the CDT. Here are some of the services and organisations working with young people in our area and links to further information on activities for young people.
Have a look at the Whitburn Youth Directory here Whitburn Youth Directory
Active Schools promotes, encourages and provides fun and safe physical activity within the primary and secondary school environment and in the wider community. Its ethos is to shape positive attitudes towards physical activity and build the foundations for lifelong participation. For more information please contact Glenn Marsters on 07917067228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There are lots of activities on offer for all ages at Brucefield Church. 54 East Main St, Whitburn EH47 0RD 01501 748666
For children and young people: Parent and Toddler Group (Grannies too!), Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, The Cozy Cafe and Youth Drop In.
Use this link to see details and contact numbers:http://www.brucefieldchurch.org.uk/organisations.htm
Community Learning and Development
As well as providing the main youth clubs operating from community centres, Community Learning and Development staff can also help young people have a say in their community and help them get their voices heard. For more information please contact Louise on 01501 678888.
Football training – Whitburn SCA
Whitburn SCA is a sports association including football clubs covering almost age groups from primary age through to over 18’s. This is an Accredited Community Club with Child Protection Policy in place and SFA qualified Coaches and First Aiders. In 2012, the organisation was awarded the SFA Quality Mark. Soccer School on Saturday mornings in the Community Centre is for primary school age groups. More information about Soccer School and 4 and 7-a-side teams for primary age groups from Hazel Smart 0786 802 5404. For older age group teams and training contact John Murphy on 01501 741404 or email email@example.com
West Lothian Youth Action Project
This organisation operates a detached youth work service (Streetwork) in different areas across West Lothian between Wednesday and Saturday nights from 7- 10pm, with trained staff able to provide information & support on a wide range of subjects such as drug and alcohol information, education and employment advice, health and relationship support and a C-Card provision. The service is currently operating in Whitburn on a fortnightly basis on Friday evenings, staff operate from project vehicles and carry identification. For more information please contact 01506 461588 or visit http://www.wlyap.org.uk/
Whitburn Martial Arts Centre
The Whitburn Martial Arts Centre runs classes Monday to Friday, all the times and age groups are available on the web site www.storm-tkd.com in an easy colour code format. The centre is also registered with the British Taekwon-Do council the only governing body recognised by the sports council for Taekwon-Do in the UK. www.tkdcouncil.com All the information is on the website www.storm-tkd.com in an easy colour code format, and each class has a description as well.
FOR ADULTS AND FAMILIES
East Whitburn Community Centre
Hens Nest Rd, East Whitburn EH47 8EX
Friday Club, East Whitburn Girls Club, Sequence Dancing, 50 + Keep Fit, East Whitburn OAP Association. For more information contact Jeanette on 01501 740938.
Links to information about:
- Friday Club – East Whitburn Community Centre
- East Whitburn Girls Club – East Whitburn Community Centre
- Kirkgate Sequence Dance Club – East Whitburn Community Centre
- 50+ Keep Fit Class – East Whitburn Community Centre
- East Whitburn & Redmill O.A.P. Association
Greenrigg Community Centre
Greenrigg PS, Polkemmet Rd Greenrigg ML5 5RF
Whitburn Community Centre
Manse Rd, Whitburn EH47 8EZ
Computer Skills and Silver Seekers from beginners upward, Needle Craft and sewing, Bowling, Gym and Sports Hall, Danceworld, Parent and Toddler Groups, Play Buddies, 50+ Dancing, Judo, Art, Yoga, Mini Kickers, Soccer School and lots of community groups hold their meetings here. A Community Association of local people manages the Centre and uses profits from lets to support community activities in Whitburn. For more information, contact Ian on 01501 678888.
Links to information on:
- Parents and Toddlers – Whitburn Community Centre
- Danceworld – Whitburn & West Calder
- 50+ Keep Fit Class – Whitburn Community Centre
Whitburn Fun Club (After School Club)
c/o Croftmalloch Primary School, Raeburn Crescent Whitburn EH47 8HQ
Union Road / West Main Street Whitburn EH47 OAR
Whitburn Library offers a wide range of library and information services to people of all ages living, working or having an interest in West Lothian. A comprehensive selection of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books is available in a variety of formats, including talking books, CD roms and adult large print. DVDs for hire. Music CDs may be requested to hire. There are also 6 PCs available for free public use to access the internet, e-mail or MS office packages.
Links to more information on:
Xcite Whitburn has been fitted out with a new deck level pool, sauna and steam room, 3 tier soft play area, gym, spin studio, fitness class studio and new changing facilities! We also have a teaching pool for babies and young children, a great environment to learn how to swim.
The gym is housed with the latest Technogym Equipment, which is integrated for internet usage! The new spin studio, overlooking the gym area, is a fantastic space for your workout and we have timetabled in sessions for beginners through to endurance cycles.
There is more info on http://www.westlothianleisure.com/xcite/venues/xcite-whitburn.html
Links to information on:
- Jazlynn Dance Academy
Whitburn Bowling Club, Whitburn EH47 0QF
- Academy of Theatre Arts Ltd
Barras House, 6a Manse Road, Whitburn EH47 0QA
- Parent & Toddler Group – Whitburn Pentecostal Church
Whitburn Pentecostal Church
- Soroptimist International Of West Lothian
Meet at Hilcroft Hotel, Whitburn
- Scottish Women’s Rural Institute – Whitburn
Masonic Hall, East Main Street, Whitburn
- West Lothian Fuchsia Society
Whitburn Burgh Halls
- Polkemmet Country Park – Whitburn
The Park Reception, Polkemmet Country Park, Whitburn EH47 OAD
FOR OLDER PEOPLE
Reveston Lane, Whitburn EH47 8HJ
01501 749974 and 0151 745064
Housing support service to people over 50 in West of West Lothian who require support to maintain their housing tenure because of physical or mental disability: shopping, cooking, repairs and maintenance, budgeting, attending appointments, living skills, telephone befriending.
MOOD Project c/o ANSWER House, Reveston Lane, Whitburn EH47 8HJ
01501 749974 or 07932 540181
Mental Health Options for Older People with Depression (MOOD) is a well established voluntary organisation providing a range of activities for people over the age of 60 who have depression or mental health problems or are at risk of developing these problems. The project also supports carers.
Whitburn Older People’s Partnership
Please see Sub Groups page on this website. Or click here to be redirected
Please also download Whitburn Older People’s Directory here Whitburn Older People’s Directory Aug 2012.
Whitburn Probus Club
Ian Murfitt (President)
Open to retired gentlemen and meets every Wednesday morning 9.45am – 11.30am at the Hilcroft Hotel. Speaker every week, also social, leisure and charitable activities.
For info on Whitburn Xcite please check; http://www.westlothianleisure.com/xcite/venues/xcite-whitburn.html