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Space flights could start from'Prestwick Airport in 2019, its'spaceport development director has predicted.

Prestwick spaceport project

South Ayrshire Council and partners at Glasgow Prestwick Airport have welcomed UK Space Agency (UKSA) support for plans to develop the airport into one of the UK’s three horizontal space launch sites.

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David Whitelaw, Lindores Abbey Distillery; Alison Milne, co-chair of the National Council of Rural Advisers (NCRA); Michelle Morton, Michelle Morton Art, Ceramic and Design and Cordon Farm Flowers; and Piotr Gudan, Outdoor Explore.

Join the conversation on the rural economy

One of the biggest consultations in recent years on the future of the rural economy in Scotland opened last week and everyone in South Ayrshire who has an interest in rural matters is urged to get involved.

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Councillor Douglas Campbell discussing the Growth Deal with Ayrshire Leaders, chief executives and Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell  earlier this year

A missed opportunity for Ayrshire economy

South Ayrshire Council leader, Councillor Douglas Campbell is “deeply disappointed” at the decision not to locate a new Medicines Manufacturing Innovations Centre (MMIC) in Ayrshire.

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Ayrshire students celebrate completing the six-week Diageo's  'Learning for Life' training programme.

New recruits to the hospitality industry

A group of 14 young unemployed people from Ayrshire have graduated from Diageo’s ‘Learning for Life’ training programme and are now ready to embark on careers in the hospitality industry.

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Help for RBS customers

Help for RBS customers

RBS are being asked to ensure that customers affected by the closure of their local bank understand the alternative options available to them.

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