Barclay Viewforth Church congregation on Blackford Hill

Blankets for Bethany!

The Bethany Care Shelter is facing higher than usual demand this year – accommodating up to their capacity of 45 homeless people per night on most nights since starting in October. They need your old blankets and sleeping bags. Cameron Black, Care Shelter Co-ordinator writes: “One result of having such high numbers is that we have… Continue Reading Blankets for Bethany!

Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

Barclay recorded a much needed win on Saturday at Colinton Mains, creeping past AC Oxgangs in a pulsating match. The drizzle had set in well before kick off, and on the soft and unpromising surface there unfolded an end to end contest. The match was characterised by attacking verve by both sides and a fair… Continue Reading Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

Barclay Viewforth United 1 Charlotte Chapel 6 Another heavy defeat on Saturday morning has effectively ended Barclay interest in the Buckstone Roofing Cup half way through the tie. Two early Chapel goals hurt the home side, although not without controversy. The first was a cruel ricochet and there were doubts over whether the second crossed… Continue Reading Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

Football: A Tight Contest But Still No Joy

Barclay Viewforth United 2 Broxburn Baptists 3 Two well crafted goals by Broxburn’s Jason McGuiness were the undoing of Barclay at South Gyle on Saturday 12th September. These scores were countered in the first half by a fine headed goal by Matt, putting the team right back in the mix. With Broxburn down to ten… Continue Reading Football: A Tight Contest But Still No Joy