The Traidcraft Annual Road Show will be held in St Meddan’s Church Hall on Thursday October 4 from 4pm to 9.30pm.
All welcome. Refreshments will be available. There will be a display of goods from the new Christmas Catalogue and orders can be taken on the day.
Wednesday October 10 at the Muirhead Activity Centre – Blood Donations can be given at the following times – 2pm - 3.30pm and from 5pm to 7.30pm.
Hansel Ladies Lunches – will be held at Lochgreen House Hotel from Sunday October 21 toThursday October 25.
The ticket price of £ 35 includes coffee and shortbread on arrival; an opportunity to browse the many stalls selling merchandise of a very high quality; a three course lunch with wine and a Fashion Show from September Skies.
Contact Claudia Chung on 01563 831426 for tickets.
Troon Probus Club welcome new members – ladies and gentlemen - to their monthly meetings in the South Beach Hotel.
The Club meet on the first Monday of every month at noon for lunch at 12.30pm which is followed by a speaker.
All topics – nonreligious and nonpolitical - are covered.
Contact Jim Donaldson on 318635 for more information.
The Troon Food Bank is needing supplies of tinned meat and fish, vegetables and main meals.
Long- life milk and juices and essential toiletries. Collection point in Troon Old Church Room 2, Tuesdays and Fridays 12noon until 2pm.
The patch of gorse bordering the third hole of the Darley Golf Course was to be ripped out in a £ 1.77million development.
South Ayrshire officials Lesley Bloomer and David Burns claimed the site would be fine for traffic and would not be hit by golf balls.
But Councillor Phil Saxton revealed what had become a plan to build just ten units “will not proceed in the foreseeable future.”
It has emerged the stumbling block is road access ... but also the impact on the golf course.
Councillor Saxton added: “Muirhead Primary car park is next to the area and major re- configuration of the road would be needed to make this safe.
“Problems around the third hole of the Darley were also an issue.”
Several development areas are still being looked at for new council housing in the town.
Between ten and 20 homes at Buchan Road and another ten in Alderside Avenue are under consideration.
The issue of vandalism at Marr College playing fields is to get an airing on a new free digital telly channel.
Troon Community Council chairman Helen Duff and community councillor Frances Carson showed That’s TV the damage to the new pitches.
But the chairman revealed since a pilot project to allow local children in free while janitors were on site has been a huge success - and no damage has been reported.