The FOBCY committee aim to make improvements to the Bellie Churchyard in addition to maintaining it, keeping it neat and tidy and a pleasure to enter. It was decided to make a major effort at brightening up the lower entrance area and so a new parking area was made, the road re-surfaced and the … More FOBCY Helps The Churchyard Blossom
The FOBCY team of Kay, Helen, Lynne and Jeff joined the Fochabers Gala Day to help raise funds for the Village Association, which are later shared out to ‘good causes’ in the area. The team used the Pick the Number game and were able to present a healthy amount to the Association Funds. Because of … More FOBCY Take Part In The Fochabers Gala
On Sunday 4th June a Treasure Hunt was held in Fochabers and an enthusiastic group set off to find clues and see who got back first to the final check point. It was a wet day and we all got wet but there was a happy feeling amongst the competitors. After the Treasure Hunt the … More FOBCY Hold A Treasure Hunt in Fochabers
At a recent FOBCY Committee Meeting we were surprised by Fr Tad who brought along a cake he had made to go along with the tea and coffee that we are so generously provided with by Baxters. It was delicious and coloured green – I believe a receipe from his native Poland. We cannot share … More Is Fr Tad A Secret Baker?
The Friends of Bellie Churchyard have received an old plan of the Churchyard. It has been passed to the Archivist at Elgin Library for conservation and preservation work. The Archivist retain the original in the Library and provide The Friends and our colleagues Fochabers Heritage with a copy. Jeff L
The Friends of Bellie Churchyard The Friends have had a busy year so far … those of you who pass the churchyard regularly will have seen quite a lot of activity in the continuing upgrade of the entrance area. Thanks to Jeff Lowndes, one of our dedicated volunteers, we now have 4 large wooden planters … More An Update On FOBCY Activities