232 Results for author: Douglas Haddow

Scott Prentice of Scotrail

Scott Prentice’s visit and presentation at Ayr Collage Westerly Restaurant on Tuesday 30th April surrounding the ‘History and Future of Scotrail’ was well received and enjoyed by all attending. Scott is Scotrail’s current Director of Strategic Planning, responsible for delivering: Timetables for Scotrail... More

Youth Speaks Final

Lucy, Sophie and Emma from Kyle Academy, barely 15, were chosen to represent Scotland in the National final of Youth Speaks which took place in Norwich on Sunday 21st April 2024 at the John Innes Conference Centre. They had already beaten all other teams in Scotland. Their topic was "This house believes AI should be ... More

Kyle Academy Youth Speaks

On Tuesday evening at the weekly meeting, Ayr Rotary Club members were mesmerized by three very talented young ladies with their very professional re-run delivery of their chosen topic. On Saturday the Kyle Academy team going forward to the ‘Youth Speaks - A Debate’ National Final in Norwich on 21 April is Emma Kay ... More

Intergenerational Event – Belmont Academy

The Age without Limits Action Day, which took place on March 20th, was an event celebrated across the UK, its purpose was to contest the often adverse and stereotyped depiction of older individuals prevalent in our society. The theme for this year? SEE and BE ... More

District Governor Narek Bido

Narek Bido, governor of Rotary's new District 1320, which covers the south of Scotland, spoke to members of Ayr and Alloway Rotary Clubs on Tuesday. Mr Bido spoke about the importance of boosting Rotary membership and developing the organisation's work on the international stage, and said it was important that regional ... More

Global Sight Solutions

Global Sight Solutions is an avoidable blindness charity was registered with the charity commission back in the 1990s by members of Guildford Rotary Club, the aim being to work with Rotary Clubs in the developing world and together establish financially sustainable eye hospitals which can provide a full range of eye care, ... More

Perth Annual Rotary Bonspiel

Rink Ayr 1, comprising Bob Cherry, David McIntyre, David Hope and Skip Ewan Lawrence and rink Ayr 2 comprising Ronnie Wilson, Paul Williams, Douglas Haddow and Skip Alex Thomson travelled to Perth on Wednesday 28th February for a 10.30 start; preceded by the obligatory roll with delicious filling and tea/coffee. Throu... More

Rotary Young Technologist at Belmont Academy

The Rotary Young Technologist (RYT) has been running for a number of years now in the old district 1020 and has been generously sponsored by the Institution of Structural Engineers for pretty much all of that time. The sponsorship money is used to purchase the materials used in the task each year and also trophies for the ... More

Alex Blair on Admiral Lord Cochrane

PDG Alex Blair is a past president of "Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society". He was also the Editor of the society's magazine for a number of years and is currently President of Hunterston Rotary Club,  "Admiral Lord Cochrane, Earl of Dundonald” was his presentation to Ayr Rotary Club. Thomas Cochrane, ... More

Perth Annual Rotary Bonspiel

Rink Ayr 1, comprising Bob Cherry, David McIntyre, David Hope and Skip Ewan Lawrence and rink Ayr 2 comprising Ronnie Wilson, Paul Williams, Douglas Haddow and Skip Alex Thomson travelled to Perth on Wednesday 28th February for a 10.30 start; preceded by the obligatory roll with delicious filling and tea/coffee. Throu... More