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

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

Kyle and Wellington Triumph at the Youth Speaks Competition

The Rotary Club, Youth Speaks District Final, was held in Glasgow. The quality of performance of the teams overall was said by the judges to have been ‘outstanding’. Wellington School, sponsored by Ayr Rotary  Club, came runners-up in the Intermediate section (11 to 14 years). A very creditable performance. Their team ... More

Ayrshire Alps Challenge

One of Ayr Rotary Club’s major fundraising event was the Ayrshire Alps Challenge held on Saturday 24th June in partnership with Malawi Fruits, a Scottish charity which provides start up finance, training and support to agricultural enterprises; encouraging smallholding farmers to see their farms as businesses. Fundamen... 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

Ayr Rotary Club 2023 Annual Charity Golf Day at Belleisle

A shotgun start at 9.30am on Friday 5th May saw eighteen teams tee-off to compete in the Ayr Rotary Club Annual Charity Golf Day at Belleisle Park. This event is the main fund-raiser in the club’s calendar, and raised an amazing £9400 for local charities. The principal beneficiaries this year are the local ... More

Youth Speaks Competition Debate

Seven school teams entered the Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition held at Belmont School recently. Belmont Academy, Kyle Academy and Wellington School each represented the seniors category, which is for ages 14 to 17, with Kyle submitting two teams. The other intermediate category, for 11 to 14 years of age, received ... More

2022 Rotary & Ayrshire Coastal Path Beach Clean

    The annual Big Beach Clean is now a joint venture between Rotary and Ayrshire Coastal Path. The Rotary clubs of Ayr, Prestwick and Alloway, together with the help of South and North Ayrshire Councils and numerous community groups, hope to be able to cover more than a dozen beaches in this year's 14th ... More

2022 Rotary & Ayrshire Coastal Path Beach Clean

    The annual Big Beach Clean is now a joint venture between Rotary and Ayrshire Coastal Path. The Rotary clubs of Ayr, Troon, Prestwick and Alloway, together with the help of South and North Ayrshire Councils and numerous community groups, hope to be able to cover more than a dozen beaches in this year's ... More