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Cheese facility plans for Crosshill church hall

Business
Tthe Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland confirms that 99.91 per cent of samples pass stringent water quality tests, but has highlighted that where failures do occur, many are a result of the hygienic condition of kitchen taps.

Scottish homeowners should take no chances with household plumbing

News
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health

Brits waste £2bn a year ‘getting rid’ of currency on last day of holiday

News

More action needed on air pollution

Transport

BSE risk status announced

News

Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

News

Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

News
Robert McLean, who was killed in a road crash at Lendalfoot.

Tributes paid to young father killed in crash

News

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
An aerial view of Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire.

Bus services 
to Culzean given reprieve

Transport

Gazette readers happy to see village speed issues raised

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
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

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime

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

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

Cheese facility plans for Crosshill church hall

Business
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
An aerial view of Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire.

Bus services 
to Culzean given reprieve

Transport

Gazette readers happy to see village speed issues raised

Transport

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
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Giant hogweed

Caution urged as invasive weed takes hold

Environment

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

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

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