GIRVAN Ladies Curling Club celebrated 50 years in existence this month. They started their celebrations with a Bonspiel held at the North West Castle ice rink in Stranraer on Saturday, December. 1. 14 teams entered the competition which was sponsored by The McKinstry Company Law Firm.

Thanks must go to Gail Munro from North West Castle for organising the event. Also Beth Lee from Girvan Ladies and the other committee members who helped to make the event a great success. The winners were: 4th place: Threave Ladies – Margaret Locke, Jenni Parkin, Rose Shields and Hilary Austin, winning McKinstry sponsored umbrella. 3rd Place: Limekiln CC – Peter J D Wilson, Keir Thomson, John Ferguson and Beth Aitken, also winning McKinstry sponsored umbrellas. 2nd Place: St Leonards CC – Anne Kerr, Moira Drummond, Liz Goldie and Jennifer Mutter, winning a trophy & £25 each courtesy of The McKinstry Company. 1st Place – Girvan Ladies 1 – Helen Brown, Jill Bone & Beth Lee, winning a trophy and McKinstry sponsored umbrella. Pictured with the winners is Aileen Rennie from McKinstry Company.