Sep 21 2012 by Lizzie Smith, Kilmarnock Standard
Boxers enjoyed a last training session at their old gym before it Is knocked down and rebuilt.
The rundown clubhouse for Northwest ABC in Kirkton Road, Onthank, is to be replaced with a new £250,000 gym.Demolition will start on Monday, October 1, with work hoped to be completed by February.
The club’s carded fighters will train at Kilmarnock College’s Townholm campus during that time.
Updates on the work will be posted on the club’s Facebook page.
Northwest has produced domestic and international champions over the years.
Funding for the rebuild came from The Criminal Justice Authority, Drug and Alcohol Partnership, The Small Lottery Fund and East Ayrshire Council.
The club want to thank their sponsors A1 Collision, Kevin Finnie, The Taj Prestwick, TOM Waste Solutions and M Torrance Motor Engineers.