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Dairy farm on market for just over £2m

A well-equipped and accessible dairy farm on the outskirts of Ayr is the market for offers over £2.1 million.

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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

The Ayrshire property market experienced a strong start to the year with a boost to sales and an increase in the supply of high quality housing coming to the market.

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

CCTV cameras for stations on Ayr to Stranraer line

Ayr, Girvan, and Stranraer railway stations have received new CCTV cameras to monitor the cycle parking areas.

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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

Exhibitors and spectators enjoyed a good day out for the first major agricultural show of the season at Ayr, where the Jersey champion scooped the supreme dairy title and overall champion of champions.

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Andrew McCornick.

Scottish agriculture must get a good deal

Ahead of the ‘Brexit Election’ on June 8, NFU Scotland has used its manifesto to call for the next UK Government to deliver a good deal for Scotland’s agriculture, food and drink industries from forthcoming negotiations.

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The Royal Highland Show.

RBS continue as title sponsor

The Royal Highland Show has raised almost £500,000 in sponsorship, an increase of almost £50,000 on the previous year, for its 2017 event.

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Andrew McCornick farming

Scottish agriculture must get a good deal

Ahead of the ‘Brexit Election’ on June 8, NFU Scotland has used its manifesto to call for the next UK Government to deliver a good deal for Scotland’s agriculture, food and drink industries from forthcoming negotiations.

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The launch of the Barr to Girvan bus service.

Community transport group stride ahead with Barr-Girvan bus launch

Well the sun certainly came out and shone upon the launch of the new Barr to Girvan bus service on May 1st.

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Pictured left to right are Kelly Alcroft, Harry Haymarch, Stef Edgar, Riley Higgins, Claire Dalgliesh, Fiona Dunbar and Willow Dunbar.

Rotary donate £2200 towards new Quay Zone

The members of Girvan Rotary Club were given a private visit to Girvan’s brand new attraction by the General Manager Mr Peter Linton.

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Landslips like this one have plagued the A77 south of Ballantrae.

Dual A77 say action group

A petition has been lodged at the Scottish Parliament for the A77 to be made dual carriageway from Ayr to Cairnryan.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Roadworks mean M77 closures

Police are advising motorists in Ayrshire to give themselves plenty of time if travelling to and from Glasgow as roadworks are due to close sections of the M77.

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Before and after. This house in St Leonards Road in Ayr had fallen into disrepair after the previous owner moved away, with the building empty for more than two years.

Empty houses become new homes

Owners of unoccupied homes are being urged to consider selling them on to help free-up properties for people struggling to find accommodation.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Reports have emerged that wolves may now be reintroduced ton the wild.

Rewilding of wolves plan causes concern

As reports emerge to suggest the rewilding debate is widening to include wolves, the National Sheep Association is raising serious concerns.

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The dig at Culzean Castle.

Lost garden found at Culzean Castle

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of an 18th century walled garden buried below the Fountain Court in front of Culzean Castle.

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

Roadworks to close A77 in Girvan next week

Resurfacing work will mean a full closure of a section of the A77 from Shallochpark Roundabout to Young Street in Girvan next week.

Transport
Rural Connect is being run by South Ayrshire Community Transport

Launch for new Barr bus service

After a gap of more than ten years Barr village has a scheduled bus service again.

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Ballantrae farmers' market.

Farmers’ market date at Ballantrae

Ballantrae Farmers’ Market take splace on Sunday 14 May from 11am to 3pm in Craigiemains Home and Garden Centre, Main Street, Ballantrae.

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Lot 19 in the sale is Baliffscourt Hortense.

Pedigree herds go to auction

Harrison and Hetherington have today announced they have been invited to hold dispersal sales on behalf of two renowned pedigree Ayrshire herds.

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