Sport

Kays Curling

Ailsa Craig has been quarried for its micro-granite since the mid-nineteenth century for the specific purpose of producing curling stones. Kays Curling, based in Mauchline, has the exclusive rights to the Ailsa Craig granite. But Ayrshire came very close to losing this long-standing business.

Darvel Football Club

There’s a rumble of excitement around the town of Darvel. It began on 26th November when non-league Darvel FC defeated Montrose of League One knocking them out of the Scottish Cup with an impressive 5-2 win. Then, two days later, when the draw for the fourth round took place, the excitement grew, gaining momentum like a Mexican wave. Aberdeen were coming to town!

Aimee Pollock

Aimee Pollock didn’t enjoy school. By her own admission, she had planned to drop out despite having no idea what she wanted to do.

Ayr Rugby Club

Despite living in Scotland for over two decades, his origin is obvious as soon as he answers the phone. Originally from Taranaki, New Zealand, Glen Tippett moved to Scotland to play rugby, choosing the UK over the US.

Doddie Weir

“Doddie used to say MND isn’t incurable, it’s just under-funded. We’ve got to keep fighting. We will keep banging the drum.”

Eilish Mccolgan - The Commonwealth Games 10,000 Metres Champion

Eilish Mccolgan

The Commonwealth Games 10,000 Metres Champion Talks Takeaways, Friends And A Certain Gold Medal

Fraser Bell Kitesurfer

Fraser Bell

Troon’s Youth Kitesurfer Is Riding High