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23 hrs ago | Carrick Today

Children's panel recruitment drive in Ayrshire

Do you have what it takes to make decisions which will help the lives of children and young people who are in trouble or at risk? North, South and East Ayrshire Councils are supporting the Children's Hearing System in their search for new Children's Panel members.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Paddock Talk

GWF Merrick Stages Rally/September 6th

Competitors on next month's GWF Energy Merrick Stages Rally are being promised an "entertaining but testing" route comprising seven classic stages centred on the Galloway Forest Park.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Care choice plan 'could fail' as councils stick to EU rules

CHARITIES have warned policies designed to let older people choose their own care will fail if councils insist on following European rules on tendering.

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Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Carrick Today

Ambition for South Ayrshire town centres

The retail trade in South Ayrshire's town centres is set to benefit from a new package of support thanks to South Ayrshire Council's flagship 1.5 million AMBITION programme.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Carrick Today

Call for public inquiry over windfarm plan

Members of a community council in Carrick are calling for a public inquiry into a decision to grant a windfarm application near Straiton.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

The Daily Record

Navy to the rescue as walkers left stranded in Highlands after night...

THE group had been walking in the north-west Highlands on Monday when they found their route blocked by a river which had burst its banks and "become a raging torrent", the Navy said.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Weather

Carrick Today

1100 protest at day care cuts

Elderly residents now travel by bus to Girvan. Petition organiser Wilma Milligan said the fact there was no longer day care in Maybole was a 'disgrace' as she handed the document to the town's councillors.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Carrick Today

Provost welcomes children from Chernobyl

Provost Helen Moonie has welcomed 10 young girls from Chernobyl to South Ayrshire Council headquarters during their visit to the area, organised by the Ayrshire Link of the Chernobyl Children's Lifeline.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Carrick Today

Girls dance to leadership qualification

Over 80 teenage girls from South Ayrshire are training for an Award in Dance Leadership with YDance this week.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Carrick Today

Carrick Gazette editorial- Great work is going on in Carrick villages

As the Gazette reports this week, the conservation village of Barr is all set to get a new 'Super Playpark' come September.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Opinion

Carrick Today

Policing update from Ayrshire divisional commander

Summer has arrived and after months of detailed planning locally with our partners, Ayrshire Division is proud to have played its part in welcoming the Queen's Baton Relay into South and East Ayrshire on Friday 20th and Saturday 21 June 2014.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Carrick Today

Good news on the employment front for South Ayrshire's youth

There's some encouraging news for young people in South Ayrshire, as figures show the number of young people aged 16-19 and not in Education, Employment or Training decreased by the biggest amount compared to the rest of Scotland, with a total fall of 3.1%.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Games opening ceremony: what audience at Celtic Park thought

Crowds leaving the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games have described it as a "fantastic" spectacle with an "electric atmosphere".

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Wind farm extension plans approved

An extension of the Clyde wind farm in South Lanarkshire, and the Dersalloch wind farm in South Ayrshire have been approved.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Carrick Today

South Ayrshire people to mark World War One

More than 100 people from South Ayrshire will represent the area at a major event marking the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of World War One in Edinburgh next month.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Lothian County, Scotland, World News

Evening Times

Concerts back after revamp

Young people from the South Ayrshire Council's Skills Towards Employment Project worked up designs and the bandstand has now been transformed with murals.

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