October 2000
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Week of October 27th 2000

scouts.jpg (75720 bytes) Scouts down in Downing Street. A VISIT to Britain's most famous address was a highlight of a trip to London... sports.gif (27894 bytes) Harper's the star. FORMER Scotland soccer international Joe Harper is an after-dinner speaker in Maybole next month.
coffee.gif (15694 bytes) MAYBOLE Town hall hosts a coffee morning this Saturday to raise funds for Cancer Research Campaign Scotland. couples.gif (25914 bytes) Maybole couples flock to renew wedding promises. MARRIAGE ceremonies with a difference in Maybole ....
takethelead.gif (42661 bytes) Maybole trainers take the lead in new Government scheme. MAY-TAG Ltd, together with Maybole Community Development Group are looking for ways to help people take advantage of the Government's offer ..... lookback.gif (27685 bytes) LOOKING BACK. 100 YEARS AGO: Maybole Bowling Club holds its annual supper and prize night in the King's Arms Hotel ....

Week of October 20th 2000

stcuth3.jpg (87676 bytes) THE WORK WAS WELL WORTH IT. What another grand effort from Maybole's smallest school, with 1,070 raised at a sale of work on Friday. St. Cuthbert's Primary Parents' Association organised the event, but the whole school rallied round to run it. stcuth.jpg (47663 bytes) PA chairperson Mhairi Murphy shows off the bric-a-brac to pupils (from left) David Hose Kerry Ann Campbell and Gillian Thomson.
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golf-1.jpg (86511 bytes) Maybole ladies collect their golf honours. CLUB captain Stella Boyd handed over the trophies at Maybole Ladies Golf Club prize night at Malin Court. stcuth1.jpg (62924 bytes) No stall-ing as Maybole girls bring in cash. SO you're running a sale of work, and you need personable staff to attract customers to the stalls.
armistice.gif (21190 bytes) Maybole plans for Armistice Day. AS last year, there will be an Armistice Day service at Maybole's Greenside on Saturday, November 11, at 11am. nursing.gif (12275 bytes) 'Sick group' spends 4,000. MAYBOLE Sick Nursing Association held its annual general meeting last week and re-appointed its office bearers.
bits.gif (24591 bytes) THE TACKETY BITS HILLWALKING CLUB ENJOY A BRILLIANT & BUSY SEPTEMBER. SEPTEMBER was a busy month for the club, members walking into Currour Bothy in the Lairig Gru from Colyumbridge, where they met fellow walkers in the bothy and had a good sing song. academy.gif (37475 bytes) Academy news boost. CARRICK Academy has a new improved school newsletter, full of interesting items....
coffee.gif (33234 bytes) Coffee time in Maybole. A COFFEE morning is being held in St Oswald's church hall, Maybole, this Saturday (October 21) from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Week of October 13, 2000

carrick-3.jpg (78138 bytes) Carrick and Girvan Academy pupils got the chance to see what a career in  tourism involves, with visits to Culzean, Malin Court and Turnberry. cup.gif (54391 bytes) CUP FIGHTERS SUPREME! Vesuvius meltdown. Mewmilns Vesuvius 0 ....Maybole AFC 2.
janice2.jpg (42277 bytes) PB for Janice in vets' half-marathon race. MAYBOLE guest house landlady Janice McKellar produced a new personal best time for a half-marathon on Sunday. cup2.gif (24182 bytes) MIGHTY Maybole Amateurs lifted the Eric White Memorial Trophy when they beat Newmilns Vesuvius 2-0 at Dam Park last Wednesday.
councillor.gif (20506 bytes) COUNCILLOR Andy Hill hit back at rumours sweeping Maybole about facilities operated by South Ayrshire Council having to be closed.

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Church holds meetings to mark centenary. MAYBOLE Baptist Church, founded in 1900, is holding a series of centenary meetings and celebrations this month.
trefoil2.gif (12388 bytes) THE opening night of the winter session of Maybole Trefoil Guild was a Members Night and it was enjoyed by all who attended. lookback2.gif (25456 bytes) 100 YEARS AGO: The annual meeting of the Maybole auxiliary of the National Bible Society is held in the Town Hall on the Sabbath, with Provost Ramsay presiding, and the hall well filled.

Week of October 6, 2000

bells.jpg (70408 bytes) The bells are ringing again.
TOWN Hall bells are pealing again - on the hour - in Maybole. Problems with a new electronic trigger device meant they didn't usher in the year 2000. But technically speaking the new millennium doesn't begin till January 1, 2001, so there's another chance!
ladywell.gif (26869 bytes) Ladywell garden is starting to bloom. A GARDEN project in Maybole is well underway, with new pathways laid, new seats installed, a rockery and shrubbery developed and walls rebuilt.
cemetery.gif (30728 bytes) ....graveyard stones in Carrick churchyards.
bypass.gif (37547 bytes) SCOTS PARLIAMENT HEARS OF NEED FOR MAYBOLE BY-PASS.
MAYBOLE'S need for a bypass was highlighted by Cathy Jamieson MSP...
alpha.gif (49343 bytes) Christian beliefs in the 21st Century. CHRISTIANITY - boring, irrelevant and untrue? Maybe the time has come for you to find out.
lookback.gif (41914 bytes) LOOKING BACK 25 YEARS AGO: The ... 250th anniversary of Lodge St. John No. 11 in Maybole. santa.gif (25736 bytes) Santa books his spot at the fayre. ONCE again Maybole Community Association has arranged for Santa Claus to visit the town at the annual Christmas Bazaar.
streets.gif (66984 bytes) Street names could take a step back in history. SHOULD Maybole streets revert to their original names?