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Established in 2005, Adventure Centre for Education (ACE) is an independent charity based in Girvan which specialises in harnessing the power and energy of adventure sports to broaden visions and aspirations.

ACE offers a variety of opportunities for people to try adventure sports through initiatives such as apprenticeship schemes, trainee placements, work experience opportunities, volunteering…

Carrick Futures invests in new leisure facility

Carrick Futures has awarded South Carrick Community Leisure £250,000 over a three year period towards the creation of a new leisure and community facility in Girvan.

In July of this year, South Ayrshire Council announced £4M of capital funding towards the overall cost of £5M. This award from Carrick Futures, which receives funds from ScottishPower Renewables’ Mark Hill and Arecleoch wind…

Carrick Futures announces new secretariat

The Board of Carrick Futures has appointed Foundation Scotland to administer funds it receives from ScottishPower Renewables’ Mark Hill and Arecleoch wind farms for the benefit of Carrick communities.

Recent beneficiaries include the primary schools in Barrhill, Ballantrae, Girvan and Colmonell, for outdoor education activity, and the Stepping Stones for Families Money Advice Service.

Since…