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Funniest jokes of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Meet the contestants of this year's Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off 2017: Meet the contestants

The wait for The Great British Bake Off is nearly over and now the contestants for this year’s show have been revealed and they include a scientist, an architect and a former Officer in the Royal Artillery.

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Stephanie McLaughlin, Fundraising Officer and Ron
Swanson, Assistant Fundraising Manager at the Ayrshire Hospice

Hospice plea to return old yellow collection cans

The fundraising team at the Ayrshire Hospice is appealing to any venue that has an old, yellow hospice collection can to return it to the hospice as soon as possible.

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Pictured Left to Right - Right Worshipful Master Bro. Henry McMaster, Sarah Mensdorf - ViceChair Sacred Heart Parent Council and Irene Tyson - Treasurer Living with Leisure, and other representatives.

Lodge presents cheques to local groups

On Saturday 12th August, Lodge Girvan St Johns’ held their Annual Barbeque at the Lodge premises.

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The kids are back at school.

Five things about sending the kids back to school

It’s that time of year again.

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There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

This coming Monday, a solar eclipse is expected, with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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Thought for the Week

Thought for the Week

During the time Jesus was on the earth he met many different people. As a result of these meetings, the people’s lives were changed. No one more so than Zacchaeus the tax collector.

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Past picture

Past picture

Pictured in August 1992 are children’s entertainers Dick and Betty McNamara.

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Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

According to new research by price comparison site uSwitch.com, two thirds (63%) of drivers make simple errors which can leave them out of pocket should they need to make a claim.

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Past picture: Girvan Amateurs

Past picture: Girvan Amateurs

Pictured in August 1977 are Girvan Amateurs - back row left to right - Crawford, McArthur, Buchanan, Neville, Reid, Clark.

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The St Oswalds congregation.

Maybole shown today in flowers

Last year, St Oswald’ Church held a Flower Festival for the start of the celebrations of Maybole 500 with the theme ‘Maybole’s Working History’.

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Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way.

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The young people enjoyed taking a trip on the high seas accompanied by experienced rowers Henry Anderson, Alistair McClelland, Billy Gray and Jim Flowerdew.

Trip on the high seas for youngsters

Carrick Coastal Rowing Club welcomed Carrick CAN (Create and Nurture) Group to their new Boat Shed in Maidens, recently.

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Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you’re engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC’s new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.

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The BHF can reveal one of top ten hobbies we are most likely to have given up from childhood are playing a musical instrument (39 per cent).

More than a quarter of Scots can’t remember last time they took up a new hobby

New statistics show 93 per cent of adults in Scotland have given up at least one hobby from their childhood and more than a quarter (26 per cent) can’t remember the last time they took up a new one.

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The prizewinners with Bill Tait who presented the awards.

New winners at Girvan Horticultural Craft Show

There were lots of new faces - and new winners - at the Girvan Horticultural Craft Show on Saturday held at the North Parish Church.

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Close up of motorbike at Motorcycle Live show 2015. Copyright big-ashb on Flickr.com

Do you know a biking hero?

Do you know a biker who supports their local community, is involved with charity work or always goes the extra mile?

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Meteor shower set to light up the sky this weekend

Meteor shower set to light up the sky this weekend

You won’t need a telescope to stargaze this weekend because the Perseid meteor shower is set to light up the night sky on Saturday.

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Mums spend £1,589 replacing items lost by their kids - plus two days looking for them

Mums spend £1,589 replacing items lost by their kids before the age of ten - and nearly two days in total looking for them, according to a study.

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Janette Sloan pictured with the Rev. Stephen Ogston.

Honour for Ballantrae church organist

Ballantrae resident church organist Janette Sloan was presented with a Church of Scotland long service certificate by Ballantrae Parish Church Minister, the Rev. Stephen Ogston.

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