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20/02/2019

Building Project: Strong Foundations

Building Project: Strong Foundations

Now that the piles are in place, the pre-cast concrete foundation slabs can be installed. Van Elle’s team have been back to swing these monster blocks into place.

29/01/2019

Building Project: Painful Piles

Building Project: Painful Piles

Onlookers might have been forgiven for thinking we were drilling for oil on our land, but in fact this was a crucial part of the new building – hammering steel piles deep into the ground to strengthen the foundations. Our land at the edge of Victoria Park was originally a curling pond. Back in the [ more… ]

22/01/2019

Building Project: Brrr…

Building Project: Brrr...

No work was scheduled for the building site this week – which was just as well, as Peebles went white for a few days.

19/01/2019

Building Project: Groundworks begin

Building Project: Groundworks begin

Our stage 1 building warrant has now been issued, just in time for the groundworks to begin! Graham Irvine’s team have been “scraping” the site, and the piling mat has been put down – effectively a layer of hardcore to take the weight of the piling machines. Additionally, the lamp post at the entrance to [ more… ]

05/01/2019

Building Project: The site is ready!

Building Project: The site is ready!

Under the direction of Gordon our Project Manager, a group of excited volunteers from the church erected the security fencing around the site today. Once done, we gathered on site to pray and dedicate the project to God. This is something that people have been waiting for and praying about for 30 years!

21/11/2014

In Pictures: Men’s Group Recording Session

In Pictures: Men's Group Recording Session

Thanks to Yoo Star Recording Studio in Loanhead (via a Groupon voucher from Frank!) the PBC Men’s Group spent an evening in November putting their collective vocal talent to practice. Here’s what happened…

12/11/2014

Assembly Report 2014

Assembly Report 2014

Baptists from across Scotland met at the end of October for our annual Assembly. As usual, several people from PBC attended as delegates, and here are comments from some of them on what their Assembly highlights were.               The following photos of Assembly are courtesy of Graham Clark.

13/09/2014

In Pictures: Church Picnic, September 2014

In Pictures: Church Picnic, September 2014

A great day had by all at the Biggar Heritage Park on Saturday 13th September 2014. This is the first time we’ve tried a “whole church” outing – with “gala lunch bags” provided, a beautiful sunny day, and an ideal spot for all the family.

12/07/2014

In Pictures: KAOS trip to the beach, July 2014

In Pictures: KAOS trip to the beach, July 2014

15/02/2014

In Pictures: Morag’s Baby Shower

In Pictures: Morag's Baby Shower

A baby shower was held for Morag on February 15th, and we all had a lovely time drinking tea, eating cakes and sandwiches and taking part in Emma and Moira’s excellent quiz which featured song clips with the word ‘baby’ in them.  We showered Morag with some pampering gifts for herself, and a few wee [ more… ]

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