Connect for Growth B2B Exhibition

September 12, 2017 by  

The Chamber business to business trade event continues to be the highlight of the Ayrshire business calendar and, during Business Week, offers a unique, cost effective vehicle to showcase your products and services to other business exhibitors and prospective customers. Featuring over 100 stands, The Connect for Growth trade exhibition enables you to reach out and build links, source products, network with a wide audience and win new business.

Minuteman Press Kilmarnock will have a stand at the exhibition. Drop in and visit us and find out what we can do for your business.

The exhibition will be held at the Park Hotel, Kilmarnock on the 10th October 2017 doors open at 9am.

Ayrshire Hospice Fundraising Event

August 23, 2017 by  

Award winning Colour Dash event is returning to Eglinton Park on Sunday 10th September 2017.

Guaranteed to be the most colourful, fun 5k you’ll ever do! You don’t have to run – you can walk, skip, jump, dance or even hop the distance – whatever takes your fancy. Just be prepared for a kaleidoscope of colour to rain down over you and your fellow runners, leaving you looking like a brightly- coloured rainbow. Lots of entertainment to get you warmed up beforehand and even more afterwards, when you can sit back and enjoy your well-deserved complimentary burger!

Minuteman Press Kilmarnock will be entering a team to raise funds for the Ayrshire Hospice.

Happy Mondays to ‘Step On’ to Kilmarnock at Christmas

August 15, 2017 by  

One of the biggest British bands of the 1990s, and one that still enjoys a firm following to this day, will be coming to Kilmarnock to perform a reunion gig at the end of this year.

Legendary ‘Madchester’ band the [Read more]

Kilmarnock Festival Friday 28th – Sunday 30th July

July 24, 2017 by  

Save the date! K-Fest promises a weekend of inspirational activities and events from a variety of talented local performers – come along, bring some friends and join in the fun. Support Kilmarnock and let’s change the record.

Loudoun Musical Society will launch the weekend with a great musical evening in a very unique and atmospheric setting of the New Laigh Kirk. This free performance will start sharp at 7.30pm, there’s no need to book, although arriving early is recommended.  Soundtracks and Showstoppers promises to be a memorable start to a weekend of good food, great company and fantastic entertainment.


Saturday will see Celebrate Kilmarnock return to the streets of the town centre. Bring the family and take part in a range of activities and sports provided by local groups and clubs. All our usual activities and attractions will be there for the kids to enjoy.


K-Fest promotes and celebrates a myriad of local groups and voluntary organisations, a showcase of the wonderful work these groups deliver in our communities throughout the year. Watch our town centre streets come alive with activities and entertainment, and the Cross transformed into an all singing, all dancing performance space for the day. A great family event not to be missed.


If it’s great food and refreshments you’re after, then get yourself along to one of Kilmarnock’s Pubwatch establishments. They all offer their own unique experience and collectively offer a heady mixture of good ale, fine wine, delicious food and live entertainment. Add to these a warm welcome, conversation and hospitality and you have the ingredients of an incredible experience. Each bar/restaurant will have their own individual K-Fest special offers, so be sure to check them out!

Awards success for Kilmarnock companies

July 18, 2017 by  

The business community in Kilmarnock has received a major vote of confidence after no fewer than six of the town’s small [Read more]

UFC fighter from Kilmarnock looking forward to bout

June 19, 2017 by  

An aspiring Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) competitor who lives in Kilmarnock is preparing for what will be the most important bout of her career thus far, when she fights in Print company in Glasgow printing services Glasgow next month.

Joanne Calderwood represents [Read more]

Countdown to Scottish Open 2017

June 15, 2017 by  

The countdown is on for The Scottish Open 2017 in Irvine which takes place at Dundonald Links from July 13th to 16th.

It was reported this week that superstar Rory McIlroy will be taking part in the Print company in Aberdeen printing services Aberdeen Asset Management sponsored golf event. He will take part along with a host of big names in what should be a fantastic weekend of golf which is bound to draw large numbers of spectators to Irvine in Ayrshire, hopefully to the benefit of the local business community.

Minuteman Press owner Gary McSkimming who is based in Kilmarnock in Ayrshire and services businesses in the Irvine area with Print company in printing printing services printing, promotional products and design services shares that excitement and said, “the town of Irvine has many different small to medium businesses ranging from food, restaurants, guest houses, gifts shops, retail and services and an event like this can be fantastic for the local economy. It so exciting to see this type of event coming to Ayrshire”.

Development link up for HALO Kilmarnock

May 22, 2017 by  

HALO Kilmarnock, the group responsible for driving an ambitious project designed to regenerate Kilmarnock, has announced that the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) will be coming on board.

The organisation is linking up with the university in the hope that [Read more]

Gold Medalist Louise Renicks Summer camp in Kilmarnock

May 1, 2017 by  

The Cluarankwai Judo Club will be hosting a summer camp on Monday 17th July to Friday 21st July. Commonwealth Gold medalist Louise Renicks will coach children in Fun Judo, various sports and different team activities.

Louise is confident that Judo helps children build skills, along with increasing respect and confidence.  This a sport centred around discipline which can only help our young people.

The camp will run each day from 10am to 3pm with a break for lunch.  The cost of the camp will be £50 for the full week and individual days will be £12.50.  Louise is hoping for good summer weather to allow the children to take part in activities outside.

Louise has used printed media to help promote this event including flyers and posters in the local area.

Boardroom plan for Kilmarnock supporters group

April 18, 2017 by  

A supporters group for football team Kilmarnock FC has announced an ambitious new plan that could potentially see someone elected by the fans added to the board of directors at the club.

Although its official title is [Read more]

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