What If.. Girvan case studies

Connor Watt and David Phee use their social enterprise Carrick Sports to develop more sporting opportunities for all ages in Girvan.

September 21, 2018

Chris Saunders

Chris’ idea combines his experience in social enterprise, as manager of the local Adventure Centre for Education (ACE), and his interest in Mind Body Spirit subjects.

September 21, 2018

Ann Berry

Ann is a keen cyclist and wants to encourage more people to get on their bikes 

June 27, 2018

Rod Ekern

Rod is an engineer and has joined the What if…Girvan programme to develop and pilot his idea, using tidal flow into and out of an estuary to generate electrical power.

June 27, 2018

Alice Blocksidge

Alice recently joined the What if…Girvan programme looking to develop a holistic therapy service in South Ayrshire.

Pearl McGibbon has been in business all her life and following retirement, aged 70, she was looking for a new adventure. With help from What If...Girvan, Pearl has organised a weekly indoor community market, based in the Town House, Girvan.

Lindsay Guidi recently joined the What if…Girvan programme, looking to develop her social enterprise Home Cook School in the Girvan area.

There are a number of successful social enterprises already running in South Ayrshire. You may use these services already and not even realise they are a social enterprise! They all started with an idea...

Chelsea, a trained artist, runs Pastel Fox Studio in Girvan. Chelsea has spent the past year developing her small creative business as part of the What if… Girvan programme.


Andrew Sinclair joined What if... Girvan in October 2016 and over the past year has been building his social enterprise, Wecafé.

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