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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%.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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".
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Women injured in sexual assault in South Ayrshire
Detective Inspector Alan Somerville, of Kilmarnock CID, said: "This was very distressing and upsetting for the lady who had just popped out on an errand.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Signs aiming to boost tourism in Carrick
From left Forum Chair Peter Mason, Councillors Bill Grant, Ann Galbraith, Brian Connolly and Alec Clark, forum Member Mhairi McKenna and Ailsa Horizons CEO Stuart Lindsay.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Provost presents foster awards
Provost Helen Moonie presented awards to foster carers from South Ayrshire Council's family placement and adoption services team at a recent ceremony in the Carrick Lodge Hotel.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New Beacon boss calls for support
THE new-style Beacon is a 'cracking' museum and local people can be very proud of their state-of-the-art facility.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Carrick Gazette editorial: A 4m is great news for Girvan pool
The news this week that South Ayrshire Council remain committed to providing 4m towards the new leisure and community facility for Girvan and South Carrick is to be warmly welcomed.
Girvan station set for 'smart tickets'
Ticket validating machines could soon become a reality at Girvan station if planning consent is given by South Ayrshire Council.
Proposed wind farm for near Lendalfoot
An application has been submitted by Green Power with South Ayrshire Council to build seven wind turbines at Millenderdale windfarm.
Alec Clark resigns as rural panel chair
He announced his resignation at a full meeting of South Ayrshire council on Thursday July 3 saying he would not be used as a political pawn.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Donald trumps them all at Turnberry
The one thing that hits you between the eyebrows about billionaire property developer Donald Trump is how completely at ease he is with fame, fortune, controversy and cameras.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
A 4m funding for Girvan pool is secure
The proposed plans for the new Girvan and South Carrick leisure and community facility have received a boost to the tune of 4m this week.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Daily Record
Three men airlifted to hospital after head-on crash on A77
Five people required treatment after the two-vehicle collision on the A77 near Ballantrae, South Ayrshire, at around 8.30pm last night.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Neets figure in Scotland falls
There has been a significant fall in the number of teenagers in Scotland not in employment, education or training, according to official figures.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Stark warning of a housing bubble
According to the Nationwide, UK prices increased by one per cent in June, taking the annual rate of increase to 11.8 per cent.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Plans for Dalquharran Estate are given the go-ahead
Plans which will see 60 houses built at the Dalquharran Estate in Dailly have been approved by South Ayrshire Council's regulatory panel.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Struggle to recruit more GPs
GPs are facing the biggest workforce crisis in a generation, with the NHS "bleeding GPs at both ends of their careers", a doctor from a rural area has warned.