Auchencairn History
LOCAL HISTORY BOOK LAUNCHED. PDF Print E-mail

 ANSWERING THE CALL: AUCHENCAIRN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

A hardback book with jacket sleeve, 256 pages, over 100 photographs (b&w and colour):
costing £15.00 (plus postage and packing)

The main focus of the book is the lives and fate of those who died; the eighteen men named on the village memorial and seventeen men with links to Auchencairn who are commemorated on memorials elsewhere.

'Sons of Galloway' is written and published by Stuart Wilson of Auchencairn, Kirkcudbrightshire. Stuart is a member of Auchencairn History Society which is supporting his project.

This book is a 'must' purchase for anyone with an interest in local history but particularly those who had relatives involved in the conflict.

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Easter Eggs Found at Torr Farm PDF Print E-mail
The recent Easter 2009 Egg Hunt at Torr Farm organised by Ross and Lee Paton was very successful and drew in a good number of 'hunters' who trailed the area to bag their booty. Here are a few photos sent in by Ross giving memories of the day.
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RASCARRELL MOSS FOREST NEWS PDF Print E-mail
George Brockbank, Forest Project Leader and a Director of Auchencairn Initiative has announced that the application to be considered to purchase the Rascarrell Moss Forest from the Forestry Commission as a community asset has gained the approval of the Forestry Commisions Evaluation Panel. It now passes for final consideration by the Director of Forestry.
 
WALKING STICK RAFFLE RESULT PDF Print E-mail
The raffle with the prize of a hand made walking stick to raise funds for the Thursday Club and held on 21st March 09 at Auchencairn Country Market was won by Simon Brookes of Auchencairn.
 
Ploughing Match at Torr Farm PDF Print E-mail

Thanks to Ross Paton for a series of photographs recording the St Marys Isle Ploughing Match held at Torr Farm, Auchencairn on 28th February 2009.
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LOCAL SCENIC VIDEO RELEASED IN MARCH 09. PDF Print E-mail
Keith Kerrison has released this montage of local photographs on 'U Tube' as an additional means to show the world our lovely area and perhaps make them feel like a visit. Click on the following link to view: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZO42UJl_Aw
 
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