March 2000
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Week of March 31st

legionpraises.JPG (79968 bytes) LEGION PRAISES THESE LONG-SERVING LADIES
LONG-SERVICE awards were presented to members of the Maybole Ladies' Branch of the Royal British Legion. (Scotland)
dunndiesat85.gif (52032 bytes) FORMER MAYBOLE PROVOST SARAH DUNN DIES AT 85
The only woman Provost in the history of Maybole Burgh died on Sunday at the age of 85. And the town hall bell tolled as a hearse carrying the body of Sarah Dunn travelled slowly in the High Street on Wednesday. Old friends and council colleagues gathered in Carrick Sports Club after the funeral service to recall her life.
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GARDENROSE GLORY Gardernrose pupils swam off with the major honours in the annual Maybole Primary Schools' swimming gala. Gardenrose (left) and Crosshill (right) swim teams.
grant.gif (120761 bytes) 176,000 LOTTERY BONUS FOR MAYBOLE COMMUNITY PROJECT guildolddays.JPG (81874 bytes) THE GUILD OLD DAYS
It seems the ladies of Maybole Townswomen's Guild loved dressing up - no matter the occasion. The top picture shows them in period costume, perhaps for a theatrical performance or fancy dress party. ...we have no details at all about these pictures. If you can fill in the gaps contact David Kiltie on 01655 882644
lookingback.gif (25655 bytes) LOOKING BACK 25, 50 AND 100 YEARS AGO

Week of March 24th 2000

bunker.jpg (76653 bytes) JAMIE BUILDS A BERLIN BUNKER!
A Maybole man took Berlin by storm when he built a BUNKER in the German Capital. Jamie Docherty wasn't trying to re-create Adolf Hitler's infamous bolt-hole. For Jamie's bunker is the golf course variety, and is the only Scottish-style sand-trap in Berlin.
MEDALS TELL OF MAYBOLE'S CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD WAR I

Week of March 17th 2000

cubs.jpg (47994 bytes) MAYBOLE CUBS COLLAR THE FOOTBALL SHIELD
These hot shot Cubs of the 7th Maybole Scouts won the Una McDonald Shield at the district five-a-side football tournament staged at Dailly.
websitenewsmarch2000.gif (44468 bytes) WEBSITE IS STILL A BIG HIT WORLDWIDE
Maybole's website is still attracting visitors from all over the world and the number of 'hits' for February was 83,675.
girls.jpg (59399 bytes) MAYBOLE GIRLS BOWL'EM OVER Four Maybole girls led out the teams for the British Isles Championships and International Series at Prestwick Indoor Bowling Club. hamilton1.jpg (123457 bytes) MAYBOLE MEMORIES
The decline of the boot and shoe trade drove them to Canada where they set up a brand new community ...Wee Maybole
party.jpg (75832 bytes) FIRE STATION PARTY The happy group on the left are believed to be guests at the first Christmas party organised by Maybole firemen. hamilton2.jpg (107092 bytes) The remarkable photograph we've had to spread over two pages was taken in 1929. It shows a group of former Maybole people at a reunion in Hamilton.

Week of March 10th 2000

cheque.jpg (49512 bytes) FAMILY'S THANKS TO RAINBOW HOUSE
A Maybole family has given a cheque for a massive 3,014 to Rainbow House at Ayrshire Central Hospital.
golf1.jpg (51316 bytes) IN THE SWING
Maybole golfers who collected awards on Saturday night
golden.jpg (57638 bytes) GOLDEN TOAST FOR PETER AND RITA
Peter and Rita Slaven fell in love when they were neighbours in a block of four flats in Maybole's Glebe Crescent.
golf2.jpg (74176 bytes) MAYBOLE GOLFERS ON TARGET
The Gents' and Junior Sections of Maybole Golf Club staged their annual presentation of awards in Carrick Hotel on Saturday evening.
club.jpg (52449 bytes) FEES RISE AND "THE KING' HOLDS COURT AT CLUB baptist.jpg (138863 bytes) MAYBOLE BAPTISTS MARK 100 YEARS OF THEIR CHURCH

Week of March 3rd 2000

oap2.jpg (112939 bytes) TASTY START TO NEW MMMM-ILLENNIUM oap1.jpg (93922 bytes) Maybole Town Hall was packed for the old folk's Millennium dinner.
pipeband.gif (120509 bytes) THE WORLD WANTS TO HEAR FROM MAYBOLE PIPE BAND! oap3.jpg (84557 bytes) POST colour picture power ...at Maybole OAPs' dinner