A motorcyclist was clocked by police riding at 126mph in the Girvan area during a Scotland-wide initiative at the weekend.
The move to set up a new sub group to take the pool project forward has been welcomed by councillors and community leaders in Girvan.
A South Ayrshire Arts Partnership has been established to develop a range of exciting and creative arts initiatives in South Ayrshire.
The Ballantrae Gala Queen this year is Lucy Cosslett and the Gala King will be Malcolm Boag. Attendants are Erin Stevenson and Lauren Bradshaw and Page boys are Euan Shearer and Ryan McIlwraith.
Logan Botanic Garden is trying to drive more tourists to the Dumfries and Galloway area by investing in a TV advertising campaign with ITV Border.
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland’s volunteers in Ayrshire will each be awarded a commemorative royal badge of honour during National Volunteers Week (1st - 7th June) to mark the charity’s achievement of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award.
THE flat track at Ayr Racecourse has failed to recover sufficiently from drainage work in time to stage the two day June meeting scheduled for the 5th and 6th of the month.
Girvan Youth finished off a fine season with a win and a draw this week.
Girvan FC hope to sign four or five players for the new season, according to club chairman Tam McCreadie this week.
On Saturday 18th May 69 local bowlers competed in an Invitation Triples Round Robin competition sponsored by Paul McIntyre.
Ayr Roads CC/Harry Fairbairn BMW claimed their 1st win of the season last Wednesday evening through a fantastic ride by Gary Maher in the East Kilbride Road Race.
Girvan masters runner Kerry-Liam Wilson travelled over to Belfast for the city marathon and came away with a higher placing and faster time than he did at last year’s event.
This year’s opening band of Gig on the Green will be ‘Tortuga’. Tortuga is an energetic 4 Piece band from Girvan that consists of Kieran, Kris, Kev and Paul.
Scottish livestock farmers now have access to a vaccine to help protect sheep and cattle against birth defects in their young caused by the Schmallenberg Virus (SBV).
Business is booming for UK tradesmen due to Britain’s do-it-yourself attitude, according to a new survey.
Anybody who was watching the British Soap Awards last Sunday evening will have noticed that Coronation Street did extremely well – due in part to the harrowing Tyronne and Kirsty storyline.
On Saturday night from 8pm on BBC-1 there will be the annual Eurovision Song Contest – a television event which was first screened in 1956.
Well, last week we covered the history of Girvan’s Stumpy, a building worthy of note despite there being little action from South Ayrshire Council in repairing the clock.
NFU Scotland’s New Generation group is heading to Wales to see if the Welsh New Entrant/Young Farmer model could be adopted as part of Scotland’s future rural development plans.
If you have what it takes to be an advocate for adults with learning difficulties in South Ayrshire CASS wants to hear from you.
On Sunday 26th May, the congregation of St John’s Scottish Episcopal Church Girvan, will be joining with their friends from St Oswalds, Maybole and Holy Trinity, Ayr at a joint Service at Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church.
South Ayrshire businesses will be encouraged to employ more modern apprentices as the third Scottish Apprenticeship Week gets under way on Monday.
In recent months there has been quite a lot of discussion in the Press about the amount of money that Britain sends abroad in overseas aid.
Next week’s meeting to decide the way ahead for the project to replace Girvan’s swimming pool is a critical one.
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Weather for Girvan
Wednesday 22 May 2013
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