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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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Work begins on Monday.

A77 road closure goes ahead

A full road closure on the A77 in Carrick is to go ahead this weekend despite the protests of councillors.

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Three injured in A713 crash

Three injured in A713 crash

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following a serious road crash on the A713 Ayr to Patna Road in the early hours of Sunday 22 January 2017.

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The A75 has designated Euro route status.

UK Government snub to A75 Euro route status

Local MP Richard Arkless has spoken of his outrage following a recent exchange in the House of Commons between himself and the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling.

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Maybole High Street.

£3.3 million for Maybole by pass

Funding of over £3 million has been included in the Scottish Government’s draft budget for this year.

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Cyclists outside the new travel hub.

Hub to transform way we travel

Commuters are now greeted with the sight of a timber clad building outside the main entrance at Ayr Rail Station. This is the new Active Travel Hub which is set to transform the way we think about travel in and around Ayr.

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The junction of the A77 and B741 near Girvan.

Missing white lines spell danger at A77 junction

White lines have still not been painted onto a junction on the A77 following roadworks earlier this year.

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Dalrymple Street on Saturday.

Diversion on A77 south of Girvan for roadworks

Diversions were in place on Dalrymple Street, Girvan following a house fire from which two people were rescued earlier today (Saturday, November 26).

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Passengers left waiting on platform after train cancelled

Passengers left waiting on platform after train cancelled

A faulty announcement system at Maybole Station meant passengers were left waiting on the platform after a train service was cancelled.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Community could lose funds over A77 work

Community could lose funds over A77 work

A community association says it faces a stark financial loss if planned closures on the A77 go ahead.

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An Abellio train going through Norfolk in England.

Rail group says going Dutch could help and hinder area

Dutch firm Abellio have won the right to run Scotland’s rail network from April 2015 and they are promising significant benefits for passengers.

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