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Past picture: Barr Gala

Pictured above in June 1992 is Barr Gala Queen Lindsey McCleary holding her carriage horse Nugget.

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Some of the dancers at Girvan Primary's fete.

Annual fete at Girvan Primary

Girvan Primary’s parent Council held the annual summer fete at the school last week.

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QUIZ: Harry Potter at 20 - 20 questions to test your knowledge

QUIZ: Harry Potter at 20 - 20 questions to test your knowledge

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Some of the fabulously drressed guests. Picture: David Gilbert Photography

Spectacular Hospice summer ball raises over £68,000

Winners of Britian’s Got Talent “Collabro” give a surprise guest performance at Ayrshire Hospice Summer Ball.

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Was your best man the best?

Hunt is on for Britain’s best best man

Stag and hen experts Red7 are scouring the country in search of Britain’s best best man.

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Donald and Alice McIntosh were joined by South Ayrshire Depute Provost, William Grant to celebrate their Diamond Wedding anniversary.

Donald and Alice are a diamond couple

Donald and Alice McIntosh from Kirkmichael recently celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary.

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Everybody needs good neighbours ..?

Half of Brits don’t know their neighbours’ names, according to poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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Something to Think About

Something to Think About

I wonder how many of you enjoy going on a picnic. I remember when I was very young how happy I would be if it was decided that the weather was so good that instead of having a meal inside the family would have it in the garden instead.

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Past picture: Girvan Academy musical 1992

Past picture: Girvan Academy musical 1992

The pupils of Girvan Academy set off on a regal journey in far off Bangkok with their production of The King and I in June 1992.

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Girvan Academy were the winners of the 2017 Provost's Footprint Challenge

Girvan Academy celebrate after winning the 2017 Footprint Challenge

A team of dedicated young people from Girvan Academy have been unveiled as the winners of an environmental award designed to make their schools more environmentally friendly. The winners of the Provost’s Footprint Challenge were announced at a special ceremony at County Buildings in Ayr.

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The cost of attending a wedding is going up

Attending a wedding can set you back £800

Couples face an average bill of £800 each time they attend a wedding, according to a survey on the wider costs associated with tying the knot.

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Crawick Multiverse

Arts projects share £27k from council

Seven regional arts projects are set to share just under £27,500 from the second round of the 2017/18 Regional Arts Fund.

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Ewan and Emily Carmichael.

Donate your old £1 coins

Brother and sister, Ewan and Emily Carmichael, have joined forces to encourage the Ayrshire community to donate their old round £1 coins to the Ayrshire Hospice, before the old-style coins lose their legal tender status on 15 October 2017. For more information contact the fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.

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Some of the Girvan OIR members who enjoyed the bus trip.

Girvan group enjoy Bannockburn bus trip

Girvan OIR line dancing, keep fit and friends enjoyed a bus trip on Tuesday 13th June to Stirling and then to McQ’s in Bannockburn, pictured, where they had a nice meal and entertainment. It was a day enjoyed by members and friends.

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Kirstie Martin, Kayleigh Robertson, Lewis Martin & Alana Clark - Fun Day princess & attendants

Busy week of fun in Colmonell

Colmonell held another busy fun week with activities including a bingo night, circus skills evening and sandart activity.

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Something to Think About with Rev. Ian McLachlan

Something to Think About with Rev. Ian McLachlan

This Sunday will be a special day for an important group of people in our society. It is Father’s Day. This means that hopefully fathers up and down the country will receive some appreciation for all the work that they do for their children – whatever age they may be. Fathers might receive a present or a card in recognition of the important part that they have played and that they will continue to play, in their children’s lives.

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Billy McLeod of Ayr Action for Mental Health, Margaret Murdoch of Girvan and two Rotarians John Barr and Findlay Mills.

Club hear from mental health action group

At last week’s Rotary Club of Girvan meeting the club had the pleasure of a talk by Billy McLeod a former nurse at Ayr Hospital.

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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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