December 21st and 28th 2001
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December 28th 2001      

Party Time for Church Seniors. Senior parishioners of Our Lady and St. Cuthbert's Church in Maybole were royally treated at a festive party in the church hall. Party hats, traditional fare and entertainment by St Cuthbert's Primary School pupils made it a memorable afternoon .

St Cuthbert's Primary youngsters in Nativity scene costumes for their performance in the church hall.

Sell-out concerts at St Cuthbert's. There was standing room only for a Maybole school's Christmas concert.

Most of the cast of 'The Witnesses' gathered together for this spectacular picture.

The full cast of 'The Grumpy Sheep' at St Cuthbert's Primary School in Maybole.

Alex savours survey success. Recently the Maybole Branch of the Bank of Scotland carried out a customer survey ...

Maybole laying plans to play a big part in History Week 2002. Read article at left and another here.

December 21st 2001    

LOCAL churches in Maybole got together last Sunday to host a united Christmas party for local children. Naturally, that VIP, Santa Claus, put in an appearance ...

The two girls with Santa are Lauren Grant left and Lisa McCulloch both S1 pupils at Carrick Academy.

Loadsa kids, but only one Santa! No matter; Father Christmas made sure everyone who was at the party got a present.

Wearing her lovely party dress, and a wee smile, five-year-old Annie McCartney keeps a watchful eye on Santa, just in case he has a present for her.

A group of youngsters gather round the popular parcel presenter. Rhiain Howlett (left) and Paige Campbell were the ones who got to sit on Santa's knees!

THE draw for the 1st Maybole Brownies Christmas raffle was made last Wednesday in the town hall. David Kiltie, chairman of Maybole Community Council, made the draw and winners were ...

THERE were plenty of smiles all round when members of Maybole Opportunities in Retirement held their Christmas lunch party last week.

A smashing meal, party hats and some fine entertainment afterwards made a great day for the members - and even the committee allowed themselves a smile!

Maybole Churches Plan Festive Season Services. Click on this article to view the schedule. And here for additional details.

Maybole Opportunities in Retirement is a group which provides a lot of valuable opportunities for older people to become involved in the local community

MAYBOLE is gearing up to stage its own music festival next year. The suggestion by Maybole Community Council has received positive feedback in the town. More than a dozen groups representing the community association, schools, youth groups and churches attended an exploratory meeting and said they are in favour of a festival.

A PETITION about the potential danger at the junction of the A77 in Maybole where it meets Ladyland Road and Coral Glen has been handed to Maybole Community Council. Members of the council's General Purposes committee discussed the petition last week, and will be passing copies to local police and South Ayrshire Council.

LORNA Clark, whose home is at Fineview Place, Maybole, has graduated BA in Business Administration from the Ayr Campus of Paisley University.

LOOKING BACK: 25 years ago - A group of Maybole girls hope Strathclyde Region chairman Geoff Shaw will listen to their fears about a council axe hanging over Maybole Youth Club.

PARENTS of pupils and potential pupils of St Cuthbert's Primary School in Maybole met last week to discuss the proposals by South Ayrshire Council about the school's future. Concern was expressed at the lack of information available and that the actual proposals had not been seen. Mhairi Murphy, chairperson of the Parents Association, said afterwards that the parents have now asked for a report on the plans for the school and for as much information as possible to be made available. A further meeting will be called in mid January.