Weeks of June 15th, 22nd & 29nd, 2001
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Week of June 29th


A PET show has become a popular feature of Maybole Gala festivities, and this year's event was no exception. Top canine trio, with their owners.
Photos of prize winning pets.
CHIC and Jeanette Kincaid took the hounours at the weekend when Maybole Bowling Club staged an open pairs competition. A Maybole Gala Week carpet bowls tourney attracted a good entry of stalwarts.

Maybole Youth Action Group held a gala raffle and winners were ....

Maybole OAP Association also staged a Gala raffle. Winners were...


A significant segment of Maybole's history was celebrated at the weekend ...

Honoured...Provost Liz Foulkes presented mementos to Janetta Rodger and David Hunter.
Eyes Right....Maybole RBLS branch members during the march past. Colour Party ... standard bearers form up to take part in the impressive parade.

Week of June 22nd 2001


Merriment is what gala days are all about, as the good people of Barr and Maybole showed on Saturday. Waitress Lorna Porter (left) and barmaid Tracy Wright of the King's Arms in Barr made a jolly duo.
People from all over the world are travelling to Maybole in search of their roots.

GALA day smiles lifted the gloom of an overcast Saturday in June ....
Marks & Spencer vouchers worth 20 have been posted to a carer in the Maybole area who won a lucky draw.

Bypass campaign in the spotlight. BBC Scotland's flagship news programme this week highlighted South Ayrshire Council's campaign for a Maybole bypass. And the 'Reporting Scotland' bulletin revealed that council leader, Councillor Andy Hill, will meet Scottish transport and planning minister Sarah Boyack.
25 YEARS AGO: Bypasses for Girvan and Maybole are high on Kyle and Carrick District Council's list of priorities.

Week of June 15th 2001


When it comes to a wedding with a difference, here's a Maybole bride who's definitely at the races! Or definitely at the racecourse, to be more precise, as that's where Gwendolyn Cooper's reception was held.

A Maybole bride's wedding reception was winner -

The wedding party pictured at Karen Racecourse

Charlie Dimmock was given a warm welcome at Culzean.

The occasion was marked with a memorable performance from Carrick Academy band.

Tv's Ground Force gardener and Chelsea Flower Show presenter Charlie Dimmock has formally opened the newly restored Vinery and Dolphin House at Culzean Castle.

Gala week gets off to an ecumenical start. Just like last year, brilliant sunshine ...

Some of the worshippers at the service enjoy the sunshine as well as the occasion.
This year's gala king and queen, Scott Alexander and Michelle Brown, received their crowns ...

Not everyone could concentrate in the sunshine; one participant briefly ceases to participate!
All set for a swinging time at the new playpark. A new 30,000 outdoor playground was officially opened in Maybole this week.

Is there no talent in Maybole? Maybole Community Association had organised a Talent Show in the Town Hall this Thursday, bit it has had to be cancelled ...
Jean McGill was elected to Maybole Community Council last week.

Melodies with the concert party. Maybole Concert Party will be in the Town Hall this Friday, June 15, with 'Midsummer Melodies'.