by Heather Ryce THERE ARE indications that badger baiting is on the rise all over Scotland, including across the different parts of Ayrshire. Scottish Badgers have been collecting data throughout the county since 2013 and by setting up volunteer groups to … Continue reading BADGER BAITING ON THE RISE IN AYRSHIRE
by Giulia Candussi Footfall in UK high streets was down by 4.2 percent between the end of 2017 and the end of 2018, according to research by Ipsos. This equals to a drop of three million high street customers. … Continue reading High street crisis: is art the solution?
By Fethi Benaissa Easter Weekend and bank holiday have attracted hundreds of people to Ayr Beach to enjoy the warm weather. According to the Met Office, Scotland has registered the warmest Easter Sunday on record. However, this has caused a … Continue reading Easter Weekend Litter Angers Ayr’s Local Beachgoers
By Dane McBeth Every year since 2009, Ayr-based charity Ayrshire Hospice has invited locals along to join them on a midnight stroll through the town. On Saturday May 18th the Land O’ Burns Starlight Walk returns for its eleventh anniversary and registration is now open … Continue reading Ayr’s Starlight Walk Returns For 11th Year Running
Callum Kerr With “Paws Against Stress” – an initiative set up by the Student Association of UWS – visiting the Ayr campus today, UWS Newsroom caught up with Therapet Accessor Linda Whitby. The initiative sees ‘Therapets’ visit the campus offering … Continue reading What Does it take to be a Therapet?
The emergency services were alerted to the fire on a hillside at Loch Doon at 18:50 on Saturday. At least five miles of hillside has been affected and the public have been asked to avoid the area. East … Continue reading Loch Doon Fire Stuns Community
Ochiltree’s new Community Hub is getting nearer to completion, and with the announcement of two new jobs, it looks set to make a real difference to the local community. Due to open in Summer 2019, the Hub will be run … Continue reading Ochiltree Community Hub