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It could soon be time to call “Last orders” for the very last time at Carrick Sports Club. The Club is one of one of Maybole’s best known assets but it looks set is set to close its doors after almost 40 years. Its Management Committee have given members notice of the annual general meeting which will be held on Wednesday February 26 at 8pm. They have also given notice of the calling of a Special General Meeting of the Club membership to be held immediately after the AGM. more

On Saturday, September 9th 2006 members of Carrick Sports Club marked what would have Buddy Holly's 70th birthday. Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 and was tragically killed on February 3, 1959 although for many his music still lives on. Maybole's own rockabilly band "The Peas" performed and the resident DJ, known to be a Buddy Holly fan, provided a good night of old fashioned rock'n'roll. more

From The Carrick Gazette. June 2005. - Some birthdays or anniversaries deserve a bit more recognition than others, and that goes not only for people, but for organisations as well. This weekend is the 30th anniversary of Maybole's Carrick Sports Club, or The Speakers Club as it's still known to many. The Carrick Speakers Social Club was officially opened on Friday, June 20th 1975 by the then member of parliament for South Ayrshire, Jim Sillars. The Club was the beginning of a new organisation in Maybole, and it also marked the fulfilment of much hard work and dedication by many people during the previous two years. more

It may not have been the biggest tribute to the memory of Elvis Presley, but it was certainly one of the most entertaining. Carrick Sports Club in Maybole was as likely to burst at the seams as some of the drainpipe trousers dug out for the occasion. And the full house company of members and guests really got into the swing of things on Saturday as they commemorated the 25th anniversary of the death of The King of rock ‘n roll.. Read the story and view the photos.

Click here to read more about the bash.

Click above to read the Nov/Dec 2001 Newsletter.
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Carrick Sports Club was begun in June 1975 as Carrick Speakers Social Club. It is run by a committee of volunteers and is a non-profit-making organisation. It changed its name a few years ago to Carrick Sports Club. There are approx 500 members who pay an annual membership subscription of £18. The club offers many facilities. In June of 2000 the club celebrated its 25th anniversary. Read the news article above and other articles at the end of this page.

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Party for Billy McDowall

Kids Christmas Party

Line dancing at the Sports Club

Seniors Christmas Party

Sports Club ready for an event

Seniors Christmas Party


NOSTALGIC SNAPSHOTS FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF CARRICK SPEAKERS CLUB

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