District Conference Report

As is customary, President Ieuan reported to the members on the previous week’s Annual District Conference held in the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Clydebank. He was accompanied at the event by a good turnout of half-a-dozen other willing participants. This allowed useful discussion and clarification of a number ... More

Meet the Celebrities at Ayr Rotary – 9 October 2019

There was great interest and amusement last week among members recalling random encounters with the rich and famous. Twelve anecdotes were related, some credible, others barely so. Imagine this - Craig Wilson, in his early years was a steward at an American Rock Band concert and met Steve Tyler among others. Hugh ... More

Mastermind 2019 – 3 September 2019

  Secretary Craig once again came up with a fiendishly difficult set of questions for our annual mastermind quiz. There was much murmuring in the ranks throughout the meal as members delved into their distant memories to try to recall, amongst other things, the height of the Empire State Building and the location ... More

Presidential Handover – 25 June 2018

Last Tuesday evening saw the outgoing president Colin Vooght passing the honour, chain of office, and the inevitable responsibilities, to our new president Ieuan Isaac. Ieuan, in turn, presented Colin with a past-president’s badge and welcomed Ian Alexander as president-elect More

Scary night at Rotary meeting – 30 October 2018

Rotarians come in all guises but this lot were even scarier than usual at their last meeting, which took place the evening before Halloween.   After the usual club preliminaries in came the pumpkins with their owners who, having cut, gouged, skewered and even sawn the soft skin in an attempt to produce a winning ... More

AGM Meeting / SADSA Treasure Chest Presentation – 29 May 2018

Last week’s meeting was our AGM when the usual, end-of-year, administrative business was efficiently dealt with by President Craig Wilson and Secretary Douglas Haddow. Short reports were delivered on scatter week visits to Cumnock, Troon, Kilmarnock and Alloway Rotary clubs.   During the course of the ... More

Unity at the Unity – 17 April 2018

What an evening we had at the Unity Grill – great food in a great place with great friends and guests! The surroundings and staff at the restaurant excelled. The main purpose of our meeting there was to congratulate Angela McNay for achieving her ambition of opening a social enterprise restaurant in Ayr ... More

Wakey-Wakey !!!!!!! – Breakfast Gatherings Up and Running

President Craig last week hosted the first of the new Breakfast Gatherings at the Fox & Willow.  It proved a great success with 10 members enjoying an informal and chatty Breakfast with Juice, Bacon Rolls, Croissants and a choice of Teas & Coffees – All for just £5.00! How can you resist? This must be worth ... More