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Caution urged as invasive weed takes hold

Environment
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

Business

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education

20mph plan for villages

Crime
Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Crime
Poll calls to protect places like the hill Quinag in the Scottish Highlands. Pic: Kevin Lelland.

Poll calls for Scotland’s wild lands to be protected

Environment

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport

20mph plan for villages

Crime
The resurfacing improvements will address defects in the road and create a smoother and safer journey for motorists.

Series of roadworks for A77 at Lendalfoot

Transport
The yacht was dangerously close to the breakwater.

First shout of 2017 for Girvan lifeboat crew

Transport
Scottish transport minister Humza Yousaf.

Transport minister to hear A77 concerns

Transport

20mph plan for villages

Crime
Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Crime

Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

Crime
Pictured back row left to right; Andrew Hamilton, Carolyn Smillie, James Holland (Front L to R) Linda Challis, Provost Helen Moonie, Gillian Haswell

Long service is recognised

Crime

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Peyton Bell and Liam Grant, both P7 at Gardenrose Primary with Provost Helen Moonie

Confucius hub opens at Gardenrose

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

Crime

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

Business

20mph plan for villages

Crime

20mph plan for Carrick villages

Politics
Councillor Alec Clark

Gala day funding restored to communities

Politics
The working agreement is signed by Douglas Campbell, Brian McGinley, Brian Connolly and Alec Clark.

New ruling group to ‘combat austerity’

Politics
The pilot will provide healthy packed lunches for children taking part in a range of summer activities.

Children to get free lunches during summer holidays

Politics

Caution urged as invasive weed takes hold

Environment
Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment
Poll calls to protect places like the hill Quinag in the Scottish Highlands. Pic: Kevin Lelland.

Poll calls for Scotland’s wild lands to be protected

Environment
The yellow-legged tortoiseshell. Picture: SWNS

Sir David Attenborough warning of butterfly decline - and how you can help

Environment

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health
Girvan Community Hospital.

Shortage of carers in South Ayrshire

Health
Ayr Hospital

Ayrshire NHS hits four hour A&E target

Health

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Health