Issue 049

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Top Stories

Scotland’s Home of the Year

AM talks to judge and interior designer, Anna Campbell-Jones

Andrew Cotter

The Troon-born Sports Broadcaster Talks Olive & Mabel, McEnroe and The Masters


Definitely NOT Lacking Energy

Brooke Combe

Bringing her A-Game to TRNSMT

Chris Andreucci

Living the dream in Nashville

Claire Alexander

“There is time to write, you just have to find it.”

Explore Troon


For more than 25 years, a shop in the heart of Troon has been an oasis of stunning fragrances coupled with beautiful accessories that make gifts brimming with thought and love. The current owners, Michelle and Shona, acquired Scentsations in 2020 with the aim of securing its place as the premier independent perfumery in the…

Beyond Donald’s Din

The Evolution of Royal Dundonald Castle

Rock Choir

Bringing a Tune to Troon

Joe Millar

Troon’s Citizen of the Year Speaks to AM

Meredith, Alone by Claire Alexander

A fascinating first novel from a talented writer.

Troon Yacht Haven

Gateway to the Clyde

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Troon has long been a holiday destination for those looking for a coastal getaway or a round of golf.

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RAF Benevolent Fund

The Royal Air Force’s Leading Welfare Charity


Choosing the perfect family holiday can seem a daunting task, especially if your budget is tighter this year.

Bouillabaisse and Rouille

Served with crusty bread

Hot Honey Old Fashioned

I’ve always loved the combination of hot spice and sweetness mixing together with the food I eat so, why wouldn’t it work in a mixed drink?


We recognise the importance of establishing trust and a great working relationship with our clients.

Regency Facilities Management

Going from Strength to Strength


The Great Outdoors

Marr RFC

The jewel in Troon’s sporting crown

A Day in the Life of…

Andy Callachan has been working within the health and wellbeing industry for over 30 years, initially completing higher national diplomas in Health and Fitness and then Sports Therapy.

AC 3000ME

The British sports car with a Scottish connection

Hi Ho Sylvie!

Hurrah! 2nd October 2021 and time to collect Sylvie, my new campervan.

The Colour Purple

I have owned a British passport for pretty much 50 years of my life. Apparently, it’s burgundy but I’ve always thought of it as purple.

a Close Encounter

The Story of My Camping Trip to The Highlands

Hugh Kennedy

The award-winning dairy farmer talks cows, shows and after-parties!

If You Go Down to Big Wood…

Every May, you can be guaranteed to find a fabulous display of bluebells at Big Wood.

langholm tea room

A Warm Welcome Awaits at Langholm Tea Room

Home Hardware

Helping to future-proof the High Street

The Drugs Don’t Work

As a HR practitioner working within many different industries, I have started to see a pattern of behaviour.

Katie Trotter

The inspiring young entrepreneur shares her business story

Football Fun Factory

AM talks to Head Coach, Blair Gray

A. D. Rattray

So much more than a whisky shop

A Decade on the Airwaves

Dawn Jamison of Irvine Beat FM talks to Ayrshire Magazine

food news

The Ottolenghi Influence.


The Shambolics

Give A Dog A Bone

The unique, award-winning animal charity


Five Films That Celebrate Electronic Music and Rave Culture


A Scottish Suffragette Musical is the latest play by Kilmarnock-based production Company, Theatre Alliance.

Frank Sinatra

Ol’ Blue Eyes Comes to Town

Johnston Art Revisited

There’s a particular stag I love to paint. I call him Stanley.

Julia McCracken

Dancing her way to Le Moulin Rouge

Filmed in Ayrshire

Turning Tide

Butterfly Events

The Ayrshire-based charity hits £500,000

The Mocking Byrds

AM speaks to frontman, Jason Skimming

Hannah MacMillan

I am a puppy mum

Meeting Ailsa

by Gill Sherry After 20 years of admiring her from afar, I finally set foot on the iconic Ailsa Craig. Sitting 16 kilometres from the mainland in the outer Firth of Clyde, the dome-shaped rock is as synonymous with Ayrshire as Rabbie Burns himself. Instantly recognisable, the uninhabited island adds drama to an already breath-taking…

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