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Tributes paid to Sir Alex

The words “gentleman” and “friendly” were the most common to be found in the many tributes paid to veteran politician Sir Alex Fergusson, who died on Monday, aged 69.

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South Ayrshire Council's first ever Children's Services Plan Annual Report is about to be submitted to the Scottish Government.

Priority plan for all children

South Ayrshire Council and community planning partners are finalising their first Children’s Services Plan Annual Report which will be submitted to Scottish Government.

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Colin Smyth - Labour - South Scotland

Cuts to council funding

Scottish Government cuts in funding to council budget is equivalent to £81 per head in South Ayrshire, according to analysis commissioned by Scottish Labour.

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Prime Minister Theresa May visited the Alex Begg factory last week during a day-long Brexit tour of the UK.

PM’s whistle-stop visit to Ayrshire

During a visit to Ayr last week Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the UK Government will formally begin talks with local partners for a new Growth Deal for Ayrshire.

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Brian Whittle MSP.

Ayrshire Growth Deal on the table

Delivery of a growth deal for Ayrshire was at the centre of discussions when Ayrshire MSPs and councillors met Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, MP.

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