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Picture of the week

This stunning sunset was taken on Sunday night in Girvan.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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the Gardenrose primary pupil council

World Book Day at Gardenrose

Gardenrose Primary School and Early Years Centre had great fun taking part in World Book Day 2017 as part of their participation in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.

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Something to Think About with Rev. Ian McLachlan

Something to Think About with Rev. Ian McLachlan

For some people Sunday is just another day of the week. Nowadays certain people end up having to work on a Sunday on a regular basis.

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President Yvonne Jack was delighted to introduce members, friends and many guests from surrounding Rurals to Litereight, four Ayrshire writers who were speakers for the Upper Stinchar Open Evening in Barr Village Hall.

Liter-eight enthral WI members

President Yvonne Jack was delighted to introduce members, friends and many guests from surrounding Rurals to ‘Litereight’, four Ayrshire writers who were speakers for the Upper Stinchar Open Evening in Barr Village Hall.

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Past picture: Girvan United under 13s

Past picture: Girvan United under 13s

Pictured in March 1977 are the Girvan United under 13s players holding aloft the Carrick Youth Panel Association Cup. The team beat Girvan juniors 6-1 in the final. Send your nostalgia pictures to editorial@carrickgazette.com

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Ayrshire Association of Burns Clubs Annual Schools Competition held at Irvine Royal Academy on 4/3/17
back l-r Aidan O'Donnell Sacred Heart Primary  2nd Place P4-5 Singing , Maya Mitchell Sacred Heart Primary 2nd Place P6-7 Singing ,  Eilidh Murray Girvan Academy  2nd Place S1-2 singing , Paige Alcroft Girvan Academy 3rd Place S 1-2 singing and kneeling Alexander Johnston  Sacred Heart Primary 3rd Place P6-7 Verse  ,Front seated L Niamh Rae Queen Margaret Academy 1st Place S1-2 singing and Becca Black Sacred Heart Primary 1st Place P6-7 singing: not in picture is Alicia Stevenson Girvan Primary school 3rd place P4-5 singing

Carrick’s Burns clubs winners

The Ayrshire Association of Burns Clubs Annual Schools Competition was held at Irvine Royal Academy earlier this month.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

Today’s is St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland’s patron saint’s day is commemorated around the world.

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