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Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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The Mission Discovery teams.

Blast off for mission discovery in Ayrshire

The International Space School Educational Trust’s (ISSET) Mission Discovery Ayrshire 2017 programme began on Monday 19 June for around 150 secondary school pupils and college students.

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The whole school sang their 'Proud Song' to celebrate the big day

New Dailly Primary officially opened

The new Dailly Primary School was officially opened last week with children and families among the VIP guests.

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Hockey skills was one of the sports.

Sports day fun for pupils

Girvan pupils have had five days of fun with the annual sports day taking place during Health Week.

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Sarah Murray, Assistant Chief Robotics Engineer at NASA.

NASA touches down in Ayrshire

Mission Discovery is a week-long educational programme developed by the International Space School Educational Trust (ISSET).

Education
Brogann McCall (bridal make-up)

Students nail the art of make-up

Ayrshire College students have taken part in end-of-year make-up and nail art competitions at the Ayr Campus.

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Girvan primary pupils with tennis coach Jonny Townend

Healthy lessons for pupils

The whole of Girvan Primary School is taking part in Health Week this week from Monday 22 – Friday 26th May.

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PC Kimberley Bradford with a group of students at Ayr.

Road safety message for young drivers

Police Scotland has delivered a new driver scheme at Ayrshire College to improve road safety with young or new drivers.

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

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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NASA space school.

Fundraising feast for space school duo

Every year NASA space school in Houston, Texas give students across the world the opportunity to attend a residential two week course.

Education
St Cuthberts pupils on the Wild Scotland bus.

Pupils get on the bus to learn about conservation

Pupils from Carrick experienced a series of interactive Scottish wildlife sessions this week, thanks to a specially designed double-decker education bus touring Scotland.

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Students from Carrick Academy heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring

Holocaust survivor tells story

Students from Carrick Academy heard testimony from Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).

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Emily Gravett.

Artist brings drawing to life

One of the UK’s best loved children’s authors and illustrators, Emily Gravett, visited schools, including Girvan Primary, as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour last week.

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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
Erin Woodmansey, seen here with her mum, Laura. Also pictured are friends Charlie Curran and Madeleine Mitchell.

Erin’s early years logo is favourite

Due to the name change of Girvan Nursery School to Girvan Early Years Centre, it was thought it would be a nice idea to change the logo on the sweatshirts and polo shirts.

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Spring is the perfect time to have fun outdoors with your little ones.

Spring into action and embrace the outdoors with your wee ones

PlayTalkRead is calling for all parents and carers of young children to embrace the great outdoors and enjoy the extra hour of daylight with their wee ones.

Education
Interhouse games at St Cuthbert's

Interhouse games at St Cuthbert’s

Recently, St Cuthbert’s PS hosted an Interhouse Games competition. This involved the whole school taking part in football, handball and basketball activities and tournaments. The pupils had the chance to complete in their house teams to gain points for their house, adding them to their score every time they moved to a different sport.

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Organiser Sarah Blackie, learning for sustainability teacher, with some of the parent council and pupils during Wildlife Day at Girvan Primary.

Going wild at Girvan Primary!

Girvan Primary pupils - and parents - got the chance to go really wild this week at a special World Wildlife Day.

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Pupils bring their views on current affairs to school. Picture: John Devlin

Increase in school leavers figures

Latest figures released by the Scottish Government have shown that school leavers across Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley are going on to positive destinations in greater numbers than previously.

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Sacred Heart Primary School Girvan World Book Day Some of the P4/5 class including The Fantastic Mr Fox - Fergus Christie

Pupils join in World Book Day

Pupils at Sacred Heart Primary in Girvan celebrated World Book Day last week.

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