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Seven jobs to go at Nestle factory

Nestlé UK is informing employees of proposals to cut seven jobs at its Girvan factory.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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the new gym at the Quay Zone

New Quay Zone - a place for all

With a full suite of cardio and resistance machines there’s not a muscle set that can’t get a thorough workout at the new Quay Zone.

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The twin slide.

Girvan’s Quay Zone opens this week

It has finally arrived! The day that everyone has been waiting for – The Quay Zone is opening to the public at 7am on Thursday 27th April.

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Glenapp Castle

Ayrshire tourism well represented at Expo

Glenapp Castle, Blairquhan Castle and Trump Turnberry are among 13 of Ayrshire’s top attractions representing the region at Scotland’s biggest travel trade event this month.

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Where the planned Knockskae wind farm would be situated.

Planning panel to decide on windfarm

A planning application for Knockskae wind farm is to come before South Ayrshire Council’s Regulatory Planning Panel today (Wednesday 19 April) in County Buildings, Ayr.

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The former bingo hall in Girvan.

No special town team meeting on bingo hall

There will be no special meeting this week of Girvan’s town team to discuss the former Bingo Hall in Dalrymple Street.

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Pearl McGibbon.

Fund your what if idea in Girvan

What if...Girvan, a social enterprise programme aiming to help local people to set up enterprises that make a positive difference in the area, has opened for its second round of applications.

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An artist's impression of how the development could look in Dailly.

Four new homes for Dailly on site of former hotel

Ayrshire Housing’s latest development in Dailly will be officially launched on Friday 21 April.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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The graduating students on the Learning for Life programme.

A taste of success for graduates

A group of 13 young people have graduated from Diageo’s Learning for Life programme and are embarking on new careers in the hospitality industry.

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Leigh-Anne McMail of the Scottish Ambulance Service, Susan Ward of Jobcentre Plus, Dermott Fullerton of A Squadron SNIY and Cherlene O' Donnell, employability and skills team, South Ayrshire Council.

Hundreds visit first jobs fair in Girvan

In the first event of its kind ever hosted in Girvan local Jobcentreplus staff held a successful jobs fair last week.

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Jeanne Freeman MSP.

Lendalfoot A77 works a good start says MSP

Jeane Freeman MSP has met with senior officials from Transport Scotland and Scotland Transerv to discuss improvement plans for the A77 in the village of Lendalfoot.

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Kenyan farmer, Mark Jurui Rongei, competes on September 5, 2014 in Saint-Jean-d'Illac, during the 61st National Ploughing Finals as part of the "Les Terres de Jim" event, one of Europe's biggest farming meeting. 62 competitors and 31 countries take part in this event. AFP PHOTO / MEDHI FEDOUACH        (Photo credit should read MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP/Getty Images)

Spring into safety on the farm

The agricultural industry is being urged to put their safety first to avoid accidents.

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MP Corri Wilson and Jan Parkes, who has owned a caravan at Turnberry Park for more than 40 years, cut a ribbon to officially open the new bar and restaurant.

MP opens new restaurant at Turnberry Holiday Park

MP Corri Wilson joined guests and team members to officially open the new bar and restaurant at Turnberry Holiday Park near Girvan following a £200,000 development at the park.

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Employment fair in Girvan

Employment fair in Girvan

Jobcentre Plus in Girvan has arranged an Employment and Opportunities Fair together and in sponsorship with South Carrick Community Learning and Development, Skills Development Scotland and Ayrshire College.

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The RBS Girvan branch.

Anger as RBS close Girvan branch

RBS has announced that its Girvan branch will close in six months time, prompting anger across Carrick.

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Dog walkers are being urged to clean up after their dogs in the countryside.

Dog poo could kill livestock

NFU Scotland is urging members of the public to clean up after their dogs when walking on or near to agricultural land.

Environment
Two cases ofSchmallenberg Virus have been diagnosed in maformed lambs from Scottish flocks.

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

The Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) infection has been diagnosed in malformed lambs in two Scottish flocks close to the Scotland/England border.

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