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Saturday Jul 26 | 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

Saturday Jul 26 | 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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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Carrick Today

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Carrick Today

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.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Whitehaven News

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Carrick Today

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.

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

Carrick Today

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.

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

Carrick Today

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.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Carrick Today

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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Carrick Today

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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Carrick Today

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.

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

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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

BBC News

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sunday Herald

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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