BARRHILL NEWS June 2018
Memorial Hall Reopens
The memorial hall is now fully open after the refurbishments.
For bookings contact Louise Ottaway on 07387 759052
Litter along the roadsides is an ongoing problem in and around the village. The Community Council has been negotiating with South Ayrshire Council about litter signs for almost 2 years now with still no end product.
In a hope of improving the litter problem the CC has purchased litter pickers, gloves and bags which are available to anyone who is motivated enough to do some litter picking.
If you need any of these items contact either:
Ann Robertson on 07766 740179 or Andrew Clegg on 01465 821456
and we will get the supplies needed to you.
Notification of Road Closure for Resurfacing
I can confirm the works dates for A714 Corwar are 02/07/18 – 18/07/18 (09:30-15:30).
The works will be carried out by Hillhouse Quarry Group.
The diversion route during the works (attached) is along the A77 then onto the A75 as per previous works in the area. We have planned to have information boards at key locations and there will be two VMS (one at Barrhill and the other at Newton Stewart) at least two weeks prior to work commencing.
We also plan some permanent patching south of Barrhill while the road closure is in place.
Kevin Braidwood BSc (Hons),LLM,MCIAT,MCIOB,ARICS,ACABE,Maps
Ayrshire Roads Alliance
Burns Statue Square
Fun Day Sunday 17th June 2pm
Fun Day Sunday 15th July 2pm
Open Pairs Saturday 4th August
Fun Day Sunday 19th August 2pm
Fun Day Sunday 16th September 2pm
Closing Day Saturday 29th September 1:30pm
We will be running 'Fun Days' on the third Sunday of the month throughout the season where we welcome anyone from beginners to experienced bowlers to come and enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon of bowling followed by refreshments.
Club days are Saturday 1:30pm start and Tuesday 7pm start until the second week in August then 6:30pm start until close of season in September.
Membership £10 adults, £5 children
Visitors £2 per session
EVERYONE IS WELCOME, we have bowls you can borrow so all you need is a pair of flat soled shoes.
No skip this month.
The next skip will be in the village from the 6th to the 9th July.
Dates for 2018 can be found here.
Note that the skip is to be situated behind the fence not on the gravelled area in front of it.
The shedule for bin collections for the year 2017/18 is now available.
It can be found on the dates menu or by clicking here.
Barrhill Badminton Continues
Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm
Memorial Hall until the end of June.
All ages and abilities welcome.
Come and enjoy a social evening with the benefit of some exercise disguised as fun.
No fees for residents of Barrhill and adjacent villages.
BCIC now have their own website at www.bcic.org.uk
Ballantrae Medical Practice
New Opening Hours
With effect from 1st April 2018
Ballantrae Medical Practice opening hours are as follows;
Monday - 8.30am - 6pm
Tuesday – Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
Dispensary – 9am - 11am & 3pm – 5pm (Monday – Friday)
Barrhill surgery opening hours remain as follows;
Monday 3.00pm – 6.00pm - Doctor
Thursday 2.30pm – 5.30pm - Doctor
Tuesday 9.15am – 1pm - Nurse
Wednesday 9.30am – 12 noon – Nurse
Ballantrae Medical Practice
Public Holiday’s 2018/2019
The Practice will be CLOSED on these dates;
Friday 21st September
Monday 24th September
Tuesday 25th December
Wednesday 26th December
Tuesday 1st January 2019
Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Road Works Schedule
The weekly scheduled roadworks for SW Scotland is available in Excel spreadsheet format here.
Note that I can only upload these when they are sent to me so occassionally a week goes missing.
Services are held on the third Sunday of every month in the Memorial Hall.
The next service will be at 3pm
on Sunday 15th May.
All are welcome.
Barrhill Community Council
The Barrhill Community Council currently has a vacancy.
Community Councils give local people a real say in matters such as local service delivery and other issues which affect daily lives.
Community Councils have a local and statutory interest in the planning process. Local Authorities are required to consult Community Councils on planning applications affecting their areas.
Liquor licensing and some other licensing matters may also be of keen interest to Community Councils and are areas on which Community Councils views might usefully be sought.
Anyone resident within the area of Barrhill Community Council who is aged 18 years or over and who is interested in becoming a Community Councillor should contact the Secretary as detailed below before 4th October 2017.
Barrhill Community Council
Tel No: 821333
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or in writing to: The Oaks, Main Street, Barrhill
Barrhill Community Interest Company
The Barrhill Community Interest Company currently has two vacancies.
If interested in one of these vacancies Email to: email@example.com
Small Grants 2018 Details
Dates and details for Small Grants applications for January, February & March 2018 is now available.
The timetable for 2018 is now available through the dates page.
DOG FOULING AND USE OF POOP BAGS
The Community Council would like to remind dog owners that "poop" bags are available free of charge from the village shop.
Please be considerate to other members of the community and clean up after your dogs misdeeds.
The use of "poop" bags has been successful in helping to keep the village clean but some people are still being inconsiderate in having very kindly bagged their dogs poop they have then just hung the bag in a nearby bush or tree. Being a generous soul I would like to think that they were put there with the intention of collecting them on the return journey of their walk rather than a deliberate act. Please dispose of "poop" bags in a hygienic and environmentaly friendly way.
You can find out whether "Superfast Broadband" will be available to you by entering your postcode in the search box on:
There is further information on the other pages of the Digital Scotland site:
Report Road Defects
The link below is to Ayrshire Roads Alliance. On the site you can enter reports on road defects - that should keep you going until next months newsletter!