Youth Speaks Final 2024

Report ny Mary-Helen Shakespeare   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. T... More

Annual Beach Clean 2024 – the final result

Well, the wind blew strongly as forecast but thankfully the rain stayed away from most of us and we all apparently enjoyed the fun and friendship. This year’s big beach clean attracted 225 environmentally-conscious folk to tackle 21 beaches between Girvan in the south and Seamill in the north, thus helping to brush-up ... 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

Coylton Primary School, Penny Playground Project

Taken at Coylton Primary School in December, the photographs show activities during Ayr Rotary's Aquabox presentation. Each child was asked to bring a "penny" which was then placed on the playground in a large circle to demonstrate miles which  children have to walk in some countries, just to fetch water. The ... More

Shred Skatepark project is a big success

Report by Ieuan Issac Newton Primary Shred Skatepark Project (A partnering arrangement between Newton Primary School and Shred Skatepark of Ayr sponsored and facilitated by Rotary) Sustainable Progress during this current School Year 2023-24 Following our earlier report, March 2023 of Rotary Club of Ayr’s initiated ... More

New Young Rotarians Club at Belmont Academy

Four of Belmont Academy's senior pupils have worked with Ayr Rotary to form a new Club for young Rotarians - the Belmont Cluster Rotary Interact Club. Joint Presidents Sara Maskell and Matthew McColm, (middle) together with Secretary Julia Calliso and Treasurer Alex Maughan, got off to a flying start with a successful ... More

Careers Fair in Ayr Town Hall

Here are the numbers; 7 Primary Schools involved; 220 children in total; 32 displays Several meetings with the head teachers were held and based on the numbers of P7 pupils at each school, they were allocated three 90 minute sessions (therefore, approx 70 to each session). The timing of the buses was organised with the ... More

Boswell Book Festival in partnership with Ayr Rotary

   Fundraising event for Ukraine, in partnership with Rotary Club of Ayr  Catherine Czerkawska & Lyudmila Proniakina Time and date to be confimred. Ayrshire writer Catherine Czerkawska’s father Julian was the son of a Polish lancer born in 1926 near Lviv in Ukraine, the former Polish city of Lwow, whose ... More

Newton Primary School Visit

At a recent visit to Newton Primary School, Ayr Rotary Club donated a £3000 cheque to their coffers which will be put to good use by helping the community at large More

Trolley Dash in Morrisons Supermarket

The amazingly generous people of Ayrshire donated a total of £650 by buying £1.00 tickets to enter the Morrisons Trolley Dash. All proceeds raised by Ayr Rotary Club are going to the local Salvation Army Food Bank. The winner, Stephen Drummond, a chef from Ayr and father of three, planned his dash with precision. ... More