Dalry Bowling Club now has a brand new kitchen, thanks to a £21,500 grant from the Dalry Parish Boundary Trust.

And members of the Trust dropped by for a look at the impressive new facility last week.

The new kitchen will allow the club to cater for the community, whether it may be for funeral teas or for private family or community group functions.

This grant was the second awarded to the bowling club in the last two years.

The club had earlier received a grant of £25,000 to upgrade their toilet facilities.

Importantly, they were able to add a disabled toilet which can accommodate a mobility scooter which they believe is the only one available to the public in Dalry.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: The new kitchenThe new kitchen (Image: Dalry Parish Boundary Trust)

 Marella O’ Neil and Jim Seton were the driving forces behind both projects.

Marella said: "Personally, I would like to say the experience of applying for funding from beginning to end has been a simple process and Jim and I have felt very supported throughout.

"I hope this may encourage others who wish to access the funding."

The Dalry Parish Boundary Trust distribute funding provided by the Millour Hill Community Wind Farm.

The wind farm's owners, Community Windpower, are committed to providing an annual fund of £129,750 to be used for a variety of projects and grants that benefit the local villages in the Dalry Parish Boundary Trust area.