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Past picture: The Ailsa Craig Hotel B darts team

The arrows were flying in February 1992 and the Ailsa Craig Hotel B darts team were right on target.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Thought for the week with Rev. Ian McLachlan

Thought for the week with Rev. Ian McLachlan

Just recently there seems to have been quite a few Awards Ceremonies. Last Sunday BAFTA’s film awards were televised as were before that the BAFTA TV awards.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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Learning to prepare food at the Carrick Centre

Local groups benefit from council trust

Groups in Maybole and Girvan have benefitted from the South Ayrshire Charitable Trust.

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The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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Titch the cockerel.

Lonely hearts ad: Ayr bird seeking love

This Valentine’s Day the Scottish SPCA is seeking a new home for Titch the cockerel who is looking for someone to love.

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Veteran Dennis Bolter during a previous trip to Normandy.

Chance for veterans to pay their respects

A national armed forces charity is looking for all surviving D-Day veterans to take part in a series of special trips funded by HM Treasury.

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Quiz: How much do you know about Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, but how much do you know about the heart-shaped holiday?

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5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

As a new parent, exercise is often the furthest thing from your mind - but in order to match the energy levels of your little ones, finding time for fitness is key.

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11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

Trying to get into a pub or club when you’re underage is a universal rite of passage. Unfortunately, more often than not said ‘passage’ is blocked by a brute of a doorman.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Big painting challenge returns to screens

Big painting challenge returns to screens

This Sunday at six o’clock BBC1 is showing a new series of The Big Painting Challenge. While this programme is returning for a second series in its old timeslot, there are some format changes this time around.

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Thought for the week with Rev. Ian McLachlan

Thought for the week with Rev. Ian McLachlan

It is said that there are many more people these days who want to be famous than there ever used to be.

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Segway time...SWI is no longer just all about jam and Jerusalem

It’s the SWI but less admin and more Facebook

Segway racing, social media and rum tasting – not the activities you would expect from the ladies of the women’s institute.

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What's your favourite topping? Pic Andy Rodgers/Flickr

Poll: National Pizza Day - what’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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Royal Mail is installing 150 new postboxes across Scotland.

Royal Mail boxing clever with expanded service

Postal coverage in Scotland is about to improve with the addition of around 150 new postboxes.

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Chairman Andrew Gillon with Burns Poetry Winner Emily Wilson from Barr Primary School.

Emily is Barr Burns competition winner

Pictured above is Emily Wilson, the overall winner of the Barr Primary School Burns Poetry competition which was sponsored by Barr Burns Club.

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Addressing the Haggis are, pictured left to right, Gordon Clark,  Chairman Andrew Gillon and Piper Liam Rodgers

Barr club celebrate the bard

Barr and District Burns Club held their 66th annual Burns Supper in the community hall on Friday.

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