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11th July 2016

Trump Turnberry Opening

On the 24th of June, following eight months of being under construction, Trump Turnberry hotel was now under the gaze of the world’s media as owner and Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States, Donald J. Trump, arrived to officially reopen this reborn resort.Having invested over £200m into Ayrshire since purchasing this iconic resort in 2014, Trump was…
CultureInterview
3rd June 2016

Faye Tozer

Multi-talented performer, pop star and...busy mum She plays an absolute bitch in the play The Naked Truth. Her role Tricia, is a woman fumbling around in the eternal darkness of her own insecurities, contemplating plastic surgery in a deluded effort to please ‘perfect’ husband Gareth. In a play which is by turns laugh-out-loud funny, outrageously naughty and profoundly sad, Steps…
BusinessInterviewTalent Spotter
31st May 2016

Bruce McLean

Meet Prestwick’s Bruce McLean, the man behind the Sinclair ZX81 and the Sinclair Spectrum. So Bruce, what’s your story? My businesses are involved in the recycling of electronic equipment, specifically TV’s, IT equipment and small domestic appliances. CCL North is in its 17th year and was established specifically to recycle electronic scrap from the Electronics Industry that was very well…
BusinessCulture
23rd May 2016

Ralph Porciani

The Arc Of A Hotelier: The Life & Times of Ralph Porciani It was nothing more than a simple plan. A simple plan struck after 30 years of working in five star kitchens, and 10 years of being in various senior roles at Turnberry. Having talked the plan through with his wife, Sally, it was to be their reward for…
Business
15th May 2016

Philanthropy

Doing Good by Doing Well QTS Group, one of the UK’s leading railway contractors welcome Sir Tom Hunter to their corporate headquarters for two of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurs to talk shop. QTS Group, one of the country’s leading railways contractors had the pleasure of hosting Sir Tom Hunter at their corporate HQ this month. The meeting was originally won as…
InterviewSport
19th April 2016

Scott Brown

A few years ago I had a desire to complete the West Highland Way on a mountain bike. Last year I decided to get it out of my system and do it. With a team of friends I set out to complete the challenge with a target of getting home in under 24hrs. Out of nine of us who took…
BusinessFood
12th April 2016

The Mill House

Looking Good for 307 Years Old Saturday 21st November saw the grand unveiling of The Mill House in Stewarton and the new venue has been a great success so far! The new look is turning heads with its stylish and unique interior. With seating for over 100 guests, the glamourous restaurant offers a relaxed and informal setting within a comfortable…
CultureInterview
1st April 2016

JAMES ROBINSON

Once In A Lifetime We hurriedly reorganise. The scheduled interview for Ayrshire Magazine is brought forward a day so he can catch a late flight to London. Just as it grows dark on a wild and wet night in February, we act fast, and agree to meet in Rivergate Mall, Irvine. Growing up in Ayr, and then Kilmarnock, and now…
FashionInterview
27th March 2016

MHAIRI FERGUSSON

Miss Scotland / Miss UK She is a remarkable and determined young woman who just happens to be Miss Scotland. Just happens to have won Miss UK, and placed in the top twenty of Miss World in Sanya, China on December 19, 2015. All incredible achievements in their own right. But beyond the glamour and the glitz, behind the make-up…
FashionInterview
20th March 2016

SELFE PORTRAIT

She doesn’t do hamburgers and she most certainly doesn’t do jeans - Natasha Radmehr has a natter with 87-year-old supermodel Daphne Selfe. If aliens visited the UK to take notes on humans, they’d be forgiven for making the assumption that as the female of the species ages, her hair automatically coils up into tight white curls and she develops a…