PROVOST Ian Clarkson joined local veterans at their weekly breakfast club recently.

Ayrshire Veteran Breakfast Club meets every Monday in the Melbourne Café in Saltcoats.

The provost, who is North Ayrshire Veteran’s Champion, has been interested in what has been achieved at the weekly meetings andhow positive local veterans feel as a result of attending.

Councillor Jim Montgomerie also attended and plans to promote Ayrshire Veterans Breakfast Club on his upcoming Everest trip by wearing the group’s logo.

Photographer John Keachie was there to capture the visit.