High street crisis: is art the solution?

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. Also, 1 in 12 shops closed in the past five years, according to further analysis by the Guardian. Clothing retailers have seen the biggest decline … Continue reading High street crisis: is art the solution?

Easter Weekend Litter Angers Ayr’s Local Beachgoers

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 significant amount of improper litter disposal on the beach in Ayr, sparking anger among local residents. Pamela, Ayr resident, came to the beach this morning … Continue reading Easter Weekend Litter Angers Ayr’s Local Beachgoers

Ayr’s Starlight Walk Returns For 11th Year Running

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 for people looking to gear up for a night of gentle exercise and stargazing. This year, the organisers have decided to freshen things up with three new … Continue reading Ayr’s Starlight Walk Returns For 11th Year Running