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A714 resurfacing thanks to timber cash

Nearly a quarter of a million pounds is to be spent resurfacing two roads in South Ayrshire.

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Jeane Freeman MSP

Carrick MSP to meet Stagecoach

Carrick’s MSP is urging users of local bus services to get in touch about cuts and timetable changes proposed by operator Stagecoach.

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The incident happened on a train between Perth and Edinburgh. Picture; stock image

New rail partnership launched in south west

A new Community Rail Partnership has been launched to encourage sustainable travel, rural tourism and local economies through greater use of the rail network across Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

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Figures show increase in road deaths

Figures show increase in road deaths

There were more deaths on the roads in South Ayrshire in 2016 than the previous year as statistics for Scotland as a whole also showed an increase.

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Stagecoach has been seeking feedback from passengers on the proposed timetable changes

Council voice concern at bus route cuts

South Ayrshire Council has expressed concern at a bus company’s plans to reduce services in the area.

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There is new funding to support timber extraction.

Cash for Ayrshire Roads Alliance projects

Fifty timber transport projects that benefit communities and the environment across Scotland are set to share £7.05 million of funding, Rural Affairs Secretary Fergus Ewing announced.

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Ayrshire train services cancelled or delayed

Ayrshire train services cancelled or delayed

Train services between Ayrshire and Glasgow have been cancelled or delayed after overhead lines were damaged near Cardonald.

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Part of Upperkirkgate is to be shut from 6am on June 7 until 12am onJune 23

Five sets of roadworks on A77

There are no less than five sets of temporary traffic lights on the A77 between Ayr and Ballantrae this week.

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Stagecoach has been seeking feedback from passengers on the proposed timetable changes

Stagecoach to axe Culzean stop

Due to low passenger demand between Maybole and Kirkoswald it is proposed that Culzean will no longer be served on the Stagecoach bus routes.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Timber lorries are a common sight on roads in the south west.

Cash to reduce impact of timber lorries on roads

The scheme to minimise the impacts on communities and on the environment caused by timber lorries on the rural road network is to benefit from a £5m boost from the Scottish Government.

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Weekend closure of A77 for roadworks

Weekend closure of A77 for roadworks

The A77 will be closed between Turnberry and Alloway for resurfacing work with diversions in place from 8pm tonight (Friday, February 17) until 6am on Monday (February 20).

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