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A77 action group takes their case to Scottish Parliament

The A77 Action Group and South Scotland MSP Brian Whittle took their message - that it’s time to get serious about upgrading the road network in south west Scotland - to the Scottish Parliament last week.

News
The Loch Ryan Port in Cairnryan.

Port concern at road closures

Ferry operator Stena Line say ongoing roadworks and disruption on the A77 and A75 trunk roads is now ‘debilitating’ to its port operations.

Transport
13/08/07, TSPL, SCOTSMAN, WILD LIFE, CAPREOLUS CAPREOLUS, DEER, ROE DEER BENEATH A ROWAN TREE NEAR NEWBURGH FIFE.PICTURE  IAN RUTHERFORD.

Deer strikes go up during the rutting season

Drivers across Ayrshire are being advised to look out for deer on trunk roads and motorways, particularly as the evenings draw in.

Environment
Stena have slammed investment in Galloway's trunk roads.

Stena slam lack of road investment

Bosses at Stena Line have slammed the lack of investment in the roads to and from Cairnryan.

Transport
30 year old Ian Clark and Shannan Rafferty, aged 22, tragically died in the accident.

Police seek witnesses after tragic road accident

Police are appealing for witnesses to a tragic car accident in which two people from Girvan died.

Transport
One of the new community transport buses .

Rural shopper special for North Carrick residents

To welcome their new North Carrick-based buses, South Ayrshire Community Transport is offering a great deal to shoppers.

Transport
The committee is to write to transport minister Hamza Yousaf

Maybole bypass committee reforms

Maybole bypass committee has been reformed to act as a conduit for communication between the Scottish Government and the public.

Transport
Girvan railway station

Fast chargers for Girvan station

Free fast-charging facilities for electric cars are being installed at railway stations across Scotland including Girvan.

Transport
Kathryn MacKay, Cycling Manager ScotRail (holding leaflets) celebrates with Councillors and Sustrans members.

Bike&Go launches at Ayr rail station

ScotRail’s latest Bike&Go cycle hire scheme was launched at Ayr Railway Station.

Transport
Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

A77 roadworks at Cairnryan finished one day early

Roadworks on the A77 at Cairnryan have been completed a day early.

Transport
the launch nevent for the new minibuses

Two new buses for Carrick

Two new minibuses are now available in the North Carrick area.

Transport
A77 closures for resurfacing

A77 closures for resurfacing

Resurfacing work will take place on the A77 north of Cairnryan next month meaning a full weekend closure and overnight closures of the road.

Transport
Portpatrick lifeboat

Busy summer continues for Portpatrick crew

The summer period has continued to be busy for the volunteer crew of the RNLB John Buchannan Barr, with several launches over the past few days.

Transport
Girvan Lifeboat, the Silvia Burrell.

Safety first say crew after yacht rescue

Girvan lifeboat has emphasised safety at sea after coming to the aid of a yacht bound for the Caribbean with only basic equipment on board.

Transport
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

Transport
An aerial view of Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire.

Bus services 
to Culzean given reprieve

Bus bosses have put plans to scrap services to Culzean on hold.

Transport
Gazette readers happy to see village speed issues raised

Gazette readers happy to see village speed issues raised

We asked our readers on our Facebook page last week if they thought it was a good idea to implement a 20mph zone in villages in the Carrick area.

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Transport
20mph plan for villages

20mph plan for villages

All villages in Carrick could have 20mph speed limits introduced under a plan being considered by South Ayrshire councillors.

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