Issue 050

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Nathan Carter

The Country Music Star who’s a Fanboy at Heart

Derek McLean

The Man Behind The Masked Singer

Gráinne Brady

“I’ve been holding a fiddle since I could nearly walk.”

Alex McEwan

The Scottish singer/songwriter returns with a brand new album

Samantha Womack

From Albert Square to 42nd Street, the former Eastenders star continues her showbiz fairy-tale

Explore Ayr

50 things that have made Ayrshire great

Ailsa CraigNot just an eye-catching landmark but also a nature reserve and the source of the granite used to produce world-class curling stones. Ailsa Shipbuilding CompanyFounded in 1885, the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company was based at Troon and Ayr. The ships it built included minesweepers, paddle steamers, ferries, and even a polar expedition ship. Alan McInallyNow…

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Sky High

The Ayr Music Scene

Past & Present

The Rebirth of Seafield House

An Exemplar Project

Feuds, Conspiracies, and Murders

Bloody Tales of Greenan Castle

I will lift up mine eyes

How do we describe the environments in which we live and work? Beyond our urban centres a lexicon of adjectives jostle for position when depicting characteristics and conveying positive impressions.

Rachel Munro

Ayrshire’s Future Food Star Spills the Beans

THE INTERNATIONAL AYR SHOW

Festival of flight

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Nduja Ravioli

Cauliflower Velouté with Black Pudding and Scallop

Lemon Gin Gimlet

The time has finally come to enjoy lip-smacking libations in the Scottish sunshine.

BOLD AS BRASS

Gilded accents can be a great way to bring a touch of luxury and charisma to your home.

Ayr Seaforth Athletic Club

On track for continued success

THINGS ARE LOOKING UP AT SOMERSET PARK

Ayr United Chairman, David Smith, reveals his plans for a modernised stadium

Ayrshire Motor Show 2023

A different kind of horsepower at Ayr Racecourse

A Day in the Life of…

Originally from Paisley, Stewart McCormack has lived in Ayr since 2015.

Ayrshire Classics

Driving the past into the future

Studio 16

The state of the vehicle detailing art

Hi Ho Sylvie!

I may have been overconfident booking Garlieston Campsite, but I had no qualms driving through familiar South Ayrshire.

I am a summer gal

I’ll tell you what ladies and gents, I am in my element. As you probably know, the ‘annual two-week heatwave’ came and went like a fart in the wind. But my goodness, wasn’t it glorious?

Global Surveyor

Cruises with a difference

The Coo Shed

Inspired by Coos!

Milking it!

Whenever I see a cow (or should I say coo?), I always think of my mum. Not like that! I don’t mean it in a derogatory way. It’s just that Mum was brought up on a farm and one of her chores was milking the cows.

Ayr Rocks

I have escaped the Irvine Valley. Ventured from East Ayrshire to South Ayrshire. My destination? Ayr.

Orio and Fudge

The pygmy goats living their best lives

Wellbeing in the Workplace

Is managing employee behaviour and their wellbeing making you sick?

L & M WELL BEING CONSULTANCY CIC

L & M Well Being Consultancy CIC asks the question, “What is self-care and who really knows how to practice it effectively?”

Recycling Saturday – Ayr

Operating since October 2022, the Recycling Saturday – Ayr scheme is the third such enterprise in South Ayrshire, following on from similar schemes in Prestwick and Troon.

Make Me Feel Special

Retail. I just love retail.

Fast Forward

The last video rental store in Ayr

Inside Their Home

Childhood Interiors by Gemma

A Different Kind of Management

The Honorary Ayrshireman, Jim McSherry, Talks to AM

food news

Inflammation is a hot topic right now because it’s at the heart of nearly every chronic disease we face in the modern world and finding ways to fight it can be quite the challenge.

T… IS FOR “THE JOURNEY”

Brandon, do you really think that homing in on just one product is a good move, are you not a bit nervous about that? No!

Inspiring Young Performers

Rebecca Curbelo Valdivia is bringing a whole host of new creative opportunities to young people in Ayrshire.

A Farewell to The Ayr Odeon

I have a lot to thank The Odeon for. When I first arrived in Ayr, it provided a place to share experiences with the newfound group of strangers that I’d be living with in the Halls of Residence at UWS.

NARTURE

Combining food and arts to breathe new life into Ayr

Inspired to Paint

AM Talks to Artist, Margaret Johnston

Graeme Obree

Ayrshire’s Cycling World Champion

Robert Burns World Federation

Director, Marc Sherland, talks to Ayrshire Magazine

Bob Henderson, Dambuster

From Tarbrax to Lancaster

Ayrshire Drone Dog Rescue

AM talks to founder, Liz Milligan

River Garden at Auchincruive

The residential rehabilitation programme with a strong sense of community

Celebrating Tradition, Embracing the Future

A Shimmering Legacy at Logan the Jewellers

Trump Turnberry

THE STUNNING AYRSHIRE SPA WHERE YOU CAN SPEND A LUXURIOUS DAY –
OR START A LIMITLESS CAREER

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