Carrick pupils develop a taste for marketing.
Pupils from Carrick Academy had to use their loaves ....
Looking Back: 25 Years Ago: Maybole Community
Association aims to launch a 'good neighbour' scheme ...
When Maybole Went Pop. Maybole's boot and
shoe factories made the town famous- and its was mighty thirsty work!
Houses too close to industrial site. A Homes
development may not be right on the site of a former Maybole factory,
Net a deal with us, Maybole group tells local
volunteers. A Maybole group has come up with a deal designed to
encourage more townspeople to click on to the Internet. The town's Community
Development Group is looking for local volunteers at 48/50 High St.
New Business Group. A Business association is
to be set up in Maybole. Its aims are likely to include the enhancement
of the town centre and the installation of closed circuit security
Burns Fans Try to Sup Again! Better late than
never' is clearly the motto being adopted by organisers of Carrick
Academy's annual Burns Supper.
More 999 staff for Maybole and Girvan.
Emergency ambulance crews in Girvan and Maybole are being boosted with
of March 9th 2001
TOWN GOES INTO OVERLOAD
Helen Parker (above) shows a CD
player damaged by the electrical surge. Councillor Alan Murray (left).
up a tasty treat
A POWER surge blew
electrical equipment in hundreds of Maybole homes and forced two of
the town's factories to send workers home. ScottishPower have admitted
responsibility for the overload ...
It's Back! After a sell-out
first edition of a new book of photographs, it has been reprinted and
is available now - but it will only be on sale for a few weeks.
Vandals wreck garden project.
Vandalism is repeatedly hampering the completion of the work being
undertaken by May-Tag ...
Busy days at May-Tag as they
invest in people. Local training agency May-Tag Ltd has been awarded
the prestigious Investors in People Award.
LOOKING BACK:25 YEARS AGO:
Tenants of Maybole's Minnoch Crescent threaten legal action against
Kyle and Carrick District Council as a last-ditch bid to gain
improvements for their dampness-plagued homes.
of March 2nd 2001
SOLAR POWER PLANS FOR AILSA CRAIG
£250,000 plan to use solar power for
lighthouse. Ailsa Craig lighthouse could soon be using solar power to
warn sailors of impending danger. A £¼ million refurbishment programme
is being planned...
The distinctive Ailsa Craig lighthouse. For
more photos and background on Ailsa Craig see
...for the landmark building in a
bid to improve safety and increase the range of the light from nine to
17 miles. The move was welcomed by Givan lifeboat cox Roddy Leitch who
claimed ... many sailors still depend on traditional early warning
Super Saturday show for OAPs. A town hall
full of elderly folk had a great time...
The hard-working committee members who
organised Saturday's super show ...
Maybole band 'The
Haze' have lined up a charity gig at Auchincruive College, in aid of
Walkers head south. Maybole OIR's walking
group headed south last Wednesday to the Port Logan area.
Bill's back in the chair ...27 years on!
Former Kyle and Carrick District Councillor Bill McCubbin was last week
elected chairman of Maybole and District Branch of the Scottish National
Two die in Maybole roadside Tragedy. Two people
died and a third was seriously injured when a car crashed into a tractor
near Maybole on Friday.
25 YEARS AGO:
The Cassillis hotel 'A' team wins Maybole and District Darts League by
defeating old rivals Grey Man ....
50 YEARS AGO:
Maybole Town Council is to call the attention of the county assessor
to the 'need' for revising the assessed rentals of owner-occupied
dwellinghouses' in the town.
100 YEARS AGO:
What proves to be the final curling match of the season takes place on
Kirkmichael Loch, with three rinks from Maybole meeting rinks from the
Kirkmichael and Water of Girvan clubs.