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A happy hundred for Helen

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Bob cherry, partner and head of residential sales at CKD Galbraith in Ayr.

38 per cent increase in sales in Ayrshire

Business

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

News

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

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Call for Westminster candidates to end age discrimination

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UNISON urge council staff to vote in landmark industrial ballot

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Brits jet off on holiday knowing only eight words of the country’s language

News

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

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Pictured left to right are Girvan Independent councillor Alec Clark; Council Leader, Cllr Douglas Campbell; Depute leader, Cllr Brian McGinley, Maybole Independent councillor Brian Connolly

SNP take control in South Ayrshire

Politics
Children are being urged to get the home safety message across through a new competition.

Competition delivers home safety message

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CCTV cameras for stations on Ayr to Stranraer line

Transport
The launch of the Barr to Girvan bus service.

Community transport group stride ahead with Barr-Girvan bus launch

Transport
Motorists will be faced with road closures and contraflows on the A90 near Blackdog next month.

Roadworks to close A77 in Girvan next week

Transport

Moves to stamp on doorstep crime

Crime

Warning as scammers divert calls and texts to empty bank accounts

Crime
Some of the scam mail received by the victim.

Ayrshire man loses £25k in mail scam

Crime
Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Road safety message for young drivers

Education
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

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NASA space school.

Fundraising feast for space school duo

Education
St Cuthberts pupils on the Wild Scotland bus.

Pupils get on the bus to learn about conservation

Education

38 per cent increase in sales in Ayrshire

Business
Over 300 new CCTV cameras have been installed across the ScotRail Alliances network of stations.

CCTV cameras for stations on Ayr to Stranraer line

Transport
Reserve champion, Kevin Watret's British Blue, shown by Ali Jackson, oeft, and supreme overall champion was the Jersey from the Fleming family, shown by Michael Yates.

Jersey takes all at Ayr County Show

Business
Andrew McCornick.

Scottish agriculture must get a good deal

Business

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

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Pictured left to right are Girvan Independent councillor Alec Clark; Council Leader, Cllr Douglas Campbell; Depute leader, Cllr Brian McGinley, Maybole Independent councillor Brian Connolly

SNP take control in South Ayrshire

Politics
Andrew McCornick.

Scottish agriculture must get a good deal

Business
Labour candidate Carol Mochan.

Labour candidate challenges SNP’s Corri Wilson

Politics
Corri Wilson with supporters outside County Buildings.

SNP’s Corri Wilson launches election campaign

Politics

Homeowners warned to expect a plague of bugs this summer

Environment
This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

Environment
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

News

Two Ayrshire GP practices affected by cyber attack

Health
Pictured Left to right: Astrud Gibson, Sexual Health Nurse; Carolyn McAdam, Senior Charge Nurse, Sexual Health; Dr Anja Katharina Guttinger, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health; Deva MacGinty, Policy and Participation Officer, LGBT Youth Scotland; Ann McGinn, Sexual Health & Cervical Cytology Project Manager; Julie McCamily, Associate Specialist; Nicola Cheney, Sexual Health Nurse; and Elaine Savory, Equality and Diversity Adviser.

Award for Ayrshire’s sexual health team

Health
New cigarette laws come into force this month

What smokers need to know about the new cigarette laws

Health

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Health
Hazel Hamilton from Lockerbie and Kelvin Frew, originally from the Stewartry, now based in Dumfries.

First Queen’s Nurses in 50 years

Health