May 2001
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Week of May 25th 2001


amateurs2.gif (79968 bytes) Wallace double sinks Cumnock. Cumnock AFC 0, Maybole AFC 4. A convincing win in the Southern Trophy final on Saturday confirmed Maybole as best amateur team in South Ayrshire. And a 1-0 victory over Clark Drive on Monday night, in their final league game, gave Maybole a third place finish in the Ayrshire Premier League. cupglory.jpg (92564 bytes) Maybole Amateurs held their Player of the Year Dance in the Town Hall last Saturday evening, just a few hours after winning the Southern Cup at Ladywell Stadium.
amateurs1.jpg (68076 bytes) 1st photo: Assistant Manager David Young ....2nd photo: Kate Shaw with joint winners of the Tom Shaw Memorial Shield ..
commcounc.jpg (99585 bytes) Maybole Community Council made three special presentations during its annual general meeting on Tuesday... lamp.gif (67247 bytes) Like it or lamp it, Labour. Anything Carluke can do, Maybole can do better!
gala.gif (37332 bytes) Traders Urged to 'Dress Up' for Gala. Shopkeepers are being urged to play their part in the countdown to this year's Maybole Gala.  floats.gif (24099 bytes) Where Have all the Floats Gone? Organisers of Maybole Gala Day are worried.
walkers.gif (35003 bytes) Great walks in the shadow of Nevis. The Tackety Bit hillwakers opened May by heading for the Mamores to climb An Gearanach 3222ft.

Week of May 18th 2001

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A water safety competition at  Maybole Baths was closely contested by teams of two from local primary schools.
water2.jpg (87511 bytes) None of the Maybole area primary school pupils who took part in the water safety competition is ... water1.jpg (58392 bytes) Joint winners of the May Ireland Memorial Trophy receive their awards from Mrs Anne Nelson.
alexkelly.jpg (29525 bytes) Alex Kelly (right) receives a certificate of commendation for giving his time over 18 years to instruct young people in life-saving techniques. annenelson.jpg (27289 bytes) Anne Nelson has been a Maybole stalwart of various accident prevention committees for more than 20 years.
disco1.jpg (52131 bytes) Girls glad to boogie on down again! Boogie nights are back in Maybole, thanks to a new youth action group in the town. turnberry.gif (42673 bytes) Maybole bypass is key to Turnberry Open hopes. The choice of Royal Troon as venue for the 2004 Open Championship is a massive boost to the South ...
blossom.gif (50382 bytes) 4,000 Make Maybole Blossom. Maybole is set to bloom, thanks to a grant of 4,297 from South Ayrshire Council.

Week of May 11th 2001


k&q.jpg (119556 bytes) Meet the heirs to the throne of the House of Carrick! Scott Alexander and Michelle Brown of Cairn Primary will become King and Queen of Carrick. They will be crowned at Maybole Gala Day on Saturday, June 16. tackety.gif (27409 bytes) Walkers scramble over the Arran ridges. The Tackety Bit hillwalkers based in Maybole headed for Arran last Wednesday where they enjoyed superb weather conditions over the Goatfell ridge.
keith.jpg (84783 bytes) Farewell to Keith ... Welcome to Stewart! Maybole firefighter Keith hall retired from Stathclyde Fire Brigade .... keith2.jpg (75074 bytes) Keith Hall (centre) received retiral gifts of a firefighter statuette and a tankard from Maybole fire crew mates ....
darts.jpg (67529 bytes) This darts team from Maybole's Corner Pocket snooker bar has won the Billy Alexander Shield. carrickprom.gif (6531 bytes) Pupils set for Ayr Prom. Carrick Academy's senior prom will be held in the Gartferry Hotel, Ayr ...
voices.gif (51832 bytes) They're happy to hear voices. Recollections of Maybole's senior citizens are being taped for posterity. "These memories will be a wonderful archive," says an article in Maybole Historical Society's latest newsletter. chessman.gif (24817 bytes) Chess Mates Mourn the Loss of Paul. Carrick Chess Club members are mourning the loss of former president Paul Baerm who died peacefully in Ayr Hospital recently.

Week of May 4th 2001

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Saluting the lassies! Maybole Bowling Club held a dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Ladies' Section.

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Death of well loved teacher. Maybole lost one of its best-known personalities with the death of Mary Anderson, in her ninetieth year.

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Club president Ria McCulloch got the season off to a sunshine start at Maybole Memorial Park Bowling Club.

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A blooming great idea from development group. MCDG aims to become actively involved ...
amateurswimming.jpg (77237 bytes) The Late, Late, Y2K Gala. Maybole Amateur Swimming Club finally held its Year 2000 Championship Gala. The event was postponed due to industrial action at the local pool last year. swimming.jpg (70342 bytes) Girls who won swim trophies.
sarah.jpg (55796 bytes) Sarah- Jane Kitchen (pictured left) won the word scramble competition in the most recent edition of the Maybole Community News, published by the Ayrshire Post. bowls.jpg (43805 bytes) Indoor Winners. Stalwarts of Maybole Indoor Bowling Club held their end-of-season prize-giving in the Town Hall.
shop.jpg (92127 bytes) They've done it again! Kirkoswald Church volunteers have recorded the highest-ever taking for a week.