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

Visit to the Port of Ayr

What an excellent tour fourteen Ayr Rotarians experienced at the Port of Ayr, a member of Associated British Ports, on Wednesday afternoon. Port Manager, Stuart Cresswell, assisted by two of his team, Abbi and Gemma, took us on a comprehensive location walk through this working port. After a safety briefing and donning of ... 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

Organist Entertains at Ayr Town Hall

Rotarians and partners were thoroughly entertained at this week’s organist entertains recital. Calum Robertson, an Edinburgh based clarinettist, organist and choral conductor, masterfully played the Town Hall Lewis Organ, with renditions from all female composers, to the delight of the Monday lunchtime audience. In ... More

Visit to Kilmarnock Rotary Club, speaker Alexander Fleming on Flemish influence on Scotland

It was our pleasure to attend a meeting at the Rotary Club of Kilmarnock on Thursday evening. Our very welcoming hosts ensured we experienced an excellent night of Rotary camaraderie. President Alastair Crabb introduced speaker Alexander Fleming who was on Zoom, a Scottish economist and holds two doctorates, including ... More

Visit to Martime Museum – 18 September 2017

Seven members and a guest visited the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine where they got a taste not only of the massive scale of early maritime engineering but also of the rigours of life in the mainly Clyde shipyards of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The guest was none other than Bob Graham (Eileen Alexander's dad) ... More

Rotary Club of Ayr aids Mission Discovery

The International Space School Educational Trust (ISSET) brought their Mission Discovery programme to Ayrshire for the second year running. The programme is intended to encourage youngsters to follow a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) career and is an amazing opportunity for school and college students to ... More

Carrick Centre, Maybole Visit

Ayr Rotary Club have donated £1000 to the Carrick Centre in Maybole to support trainees who have barriers to employment and are supported by a Support and Guidance Worker to gain valuable work experience in Hospitality, Admin, Maintenance, Youth Work and House Keeping. The Carrick CAN (Create and Nurture) is a 15 week ... More

Visit to Craig & Wilson Auctioneers

Jim Craig was the perfect host when several Ayr Rotarians descended on his premises during an auction day. He was our guide through the various aspects of an auction mart from the live auction ring to the back pens and the draconian paperwork administration of the traceability of beasts. Our whole morning demonstrated ... More