Organisation has already begun for next year’s Lapraik Weekend which is aiming at something special to mark its 10th anniversary. (more…)
A spate of vandalism has been reported in the village in recent days. Eden Park Academy have had 2 windows smashed in recent days, the Toll house renovation has been hit with damage to some of their newly installed windows, a van windscreen was smashed and 2 cars were vandalised in Wellwood Street. (more…)
Jimmy Vallance, once a teacher at Muirkirk Junior Secondary School, moved to Canada in 1968. (more…)
The following e-mail was published in the 9th August 2016 edition of Muirkirk Community News.
About a week ago I got in touch with a nephew of a 619 Squadron Lancaster pilot who’s aircraft was shot down over The Netherlands on 22nd June 1943. Sandly when the bomber crashed she took the lives of all seven crew. Together with this nephew and me we would like to erect a memorial in the near future and publish a book about their lives in the S E part of The Netherlands at so young an age. We would like to track down a Muirkirk was hero as also we have some information to share with the family. (more…)
Members wishing to attend the outing to McKinnon Mills and Garrion Bridge Garden Centre followed by high tea at Strathaven Hotel on Saturday 24th September are asked to give their name to Susan Hilditch on or before 24th August together with the £15 cost.