Out and about with Margaret Robertson
A very successful Macmillan Coffee Morning was held in Troon Library on Thursday September 28. The sum of £ 244 was raised for the work of the Macmillan Nurses. A Curl Fest – Try Curling for Free - will take place at Ayr Ice Rink, 9 Limekiln Road, on Sunday October 15 from noon to 8pm. There will be opportunities for families to take part in competitions and enjoy having fun on the ice. Troon Community Council are looking for three new Councillors. If you are interested in taking part in decision making which affects the town – for instance town planning, bus services and other issues. Contact June Thornhill, Secretary, 35 West Crescent on 07429924251. Troon OIR will hold its next meeting on Wednesday October 11 at 2pm in Portland Church Hall. Margaret Weir will give a talk on Assistance Dogs - especially those who help wheelchair users. The annual subscription is £ 10 and new members are warmly welcomed. Indoor Petanque and Carpet Bowls have proved to be very popular with OIR members. Sessions are held every Friday afternoon in Muirhead Activity Centre from 2pm to 4pm. Equipment is available. Contact Dennis Maddison on 07551 012386 for more information. Football Coaching Sessions are taking place in Troon Old Parish Church Hall every Thursday at the following times: Pre- School children aged from 2years - 3.45pm to 4.30pm. P1 and P2 children - from 4.30pm to 5.15pm. Cost is £ 4 per session. For more information contact Scott Eaglesham on 07866 794203. Troon Junior Chess sessions are held every Wednesday at the Railway Club, Shore Road, Troon from 7pm to 8pm. All welcome. Tuition is given and competitions are held. Contact Len Weir on 01292 312404.