A TROON women's group who provide invaluable support to organisations throughout the community are staging a fundraising event with a difference next month.

Troon Ladies Circle are delighted to be hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Saturday, September 16 in Barassie Railway and Transport Workers Club, from 7.30pm until midnight.

Complete with cupcakes Troon Ladies Circle invite men and women to join them for a night of entertainment from the very talented Kenny James who has kindly agreed to give up his free time for this worthwhile cause.

Tickets are £5 with all money raised going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

As well as helping with the medical needs of people affected by cancer, Macmillan also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have, and campaigns for better cancer care. Macmillan Cancer Support's goal is to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer in the UK.

Tickets are available, priced just £5 at the Railway Club, through Ladies Circle members or via the Troon Ladies Circle Facebook page.

The group are also gearing up for their top annual event, which is moving to a bigger venue in the autumn.

The Brave Hearts Ball, scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at Enterkine House, Annbank is a ladies only night of fun, laughter with a great party atmosphere.

The chosen charity is South Ayrshire Women’s Aid whose primary role is to provide a confidential service that gives information, support and temporary accommodation to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Tickets for this years' event are priced at £30 per person and return group transport can be booked for £5 per person.

There will be only one pick up point - Troon and full details of transport will be sent closer to the event.

Bookings can be made for tables of 12.

Single and multiple ticket options will also be available to purchase.The maximum number of tickets available in any one purchase is 12). The group will try to accommodate any seating requests where possible.