Welcome to Muirkirk

John Lapraik Festival Muirkirk 2015

Artists appearing will include

Wendy Weatherby and Sandy Brechin
Andy Canon - Wee Stories Man
Judith Linton from Muirkirk
Stuart Anderson - Rab Wilson
Muirkirk's John Morran

Sponsors Wanted for
Muirkirk Juniors Football Club

The Club are looking for ten compaines or individuals to pledge £100.00.
Two of those drawn will have their logo on the team's home and away kit for the season 2015/2016 All the companies will feature on the club website and twitter feed
throughout the season.

Anyone interested is asked to contact Billy Tait by e-mail on billy@tait.fsnet.co.uk

The Football Village
The Football Village - Glenbuck
The Extraordinary Life and Times
of Glenbuck and its Famous Sons

Glenbuck is a name that resonates through the history of British football.
Once a tiny village in the Ayrshire coalfields,
it produced an unprecedented roll call of professional players.
The Football Village brings back to vivid life the birthplace of Bill Shankly
and the exploits of 49 other characters,
from British stars to more parochial heroes

Publication Date: 1st October 2015
Price: £18.99
More information here

UK General Election
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Constituency

Alan Brown - Scottish National Party - 30,000 Votes (55.7%)
Cathy Jamieson - Labour Party - 16,362 (30.4%)
Brian Whittle - Conservative and Unionist Party - 6,752 (12.5%)
Rod Ackland - Liberal Democratic Party - 789 (1.5%)

SNP Gain from Labour

SNP Majority 13,638 - Turnout 71.6%

Muirkirk Fishing Club

2015 Season Fishing Permits Now Available

Local Adults £35
Local OAPs £15
Juvenile £5

Members are reminded that permits should be purchased before 1st May.
After this date there will be a £5 surcharge.

For Permits and information on the Angling Club
Contact Joe Timmins
28 Hareshaw Crescent
01290 661114

Circuit Training

Every Thursday in the Games Hall at 6pm

Cost £3.60
Instructor Gareth Allen

Superfast Broadband
Now available in Muirkirk

Superfast Broadband is now available in Muirkirk.

Internet providers are now offering Superfast Broadband to consumers in Muirkirk with speeds, depending on your package, of up to 80Mbps.

A check of one Muirkirk phone number in Smallburn shows a potential speed of up to 68Mbps.

You can check specific information about your broadband cabinet at http://dslchecker.bt.com/adsl/ADSLChecker.AddressOutput

Note:- Some phone subscribers in Muirkirk are fed firectly from the Muirkirk Telephone Exchange. Unfortunately, it appears that British Telecom have not provided facilities for these subscribers to access the high speed broadband service.

Muirkirk Enterprise Group
Nearly New Shop

Garan House, Main Street

open on
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
10am to 3pm

New items coming in every day
Large selection of books
Clothes to fit all sizes
Something for everyone

Citizens Advice Bureau
Outreach Surgery

Thursdays 10am to 12.20pm
Muirkirk Community Museum



What's on in Muirkirk?

26th May
Community News
publication day

29th & 30th May
Lapraik Festival

Fri 29th May @ 7pm
Crambo, Jingle
& Sang

in IFE Wing
Tickets £8

Sat 30th May @ 10am
Children's Poetry Competition
in IFE Wing

Sat 30th May @ 1pm
Lapraik Memorial Reading
Muirkirk Parish Kirkyard

Sat 30th May @ 2pm
World John Lapraik Competition
in the Caravan Park
Tickets £5

9th June
Community News
publication day

23rd June
Boys' Brigade
Planning Meeting

to discuss start times and programme for Junior and Company Sections for session 2015.2016

1st & 2nd August
Classic Car Weekend
East Ayrshire Car Club

1st October
Publication Date for
The Football Village
more info

Fireworks Display

Keep Scotland Tidy


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