By Calum Brown and Dale Eaton Local junior football club Whitletts Victoria look set to depart current home ground Dam Park, with rugby side Ayrshire Bulls about to take over the stadium. Victoria are in the process of securing an open … Continue reading Whitletts Victoria begin search for new home
By Lewis McLeod and Ben Kearney Ayr Ladies have recently hit a bit of poor form losing their last three matches to the aggregate of 211-0 with their most recent match against Watsonian RC seeing them lose 98-0 but a … Continue reading Ayr Ladies Rugby looking to bounce back after a string of defeats
By Evann Clelland The recent extension of the date for the UK leaving the EU has affected not only the people of Britain, but also their money. The Royal Mint was asked to produce a new 50 pence piece to commemorate the UK’s exit from the EU on the October 31. However, as the date has been extended to the January 31, these coins have been rendered useless. These coins that have the October date, have been recycled by being sorted and shredded before being melted down. These coins had a similar design to the coin that was meant to … Continue reading Brexit Coin Scrapped
By Layla Maguire Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo have won the Booker Prize worth $63,000 for the best novel written in English and published in the UK and Ireland. This is the first time the rule of having only one … Continue reading Booker Prize joint winners sparks question: Do Scots still read books?
Latest polls in Scotland suggest that support for Scottish independence is on the increase and the SNP’s Aberdeen Conference has stated that a 2021 independence referendum looks as close as ever. Addressing her party conference this afternoon, First Minister Nicola … Continue reading Scotland’s Path to Indy Ref 2
By Magdalena Szczepanczyk As Starbucks prepares to open its largest coffee ever in Chicago, coffee shop owners in Ayr agree that customers are becoming more discerning and demanding in terms of their coffee fixes. Customers also want to indulge themselves … Continue reading Exploring the Coffee Scene in Ayr
By Cara Houston. MSP’s are moving on legislation to ensure children are given a say in legal proceedings when families breakdown. This is part of the Children’s Bill in Scotland that was created to ensure children’s best interests are at … Continue reading Children to have their say in family court
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