East Ayrshire, Scotland Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. MacMillan and friends making Cumnock the meeting place for musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Sunday Herald

    Composer James MacMillan photographed in front of the Barony A Frame, an old mining structure in Cumnock, Ayrshire. MacMillan was brought up in Cumnock and has composed a piece of music about the Barony A Frame...15/09/14..Kirsty Anderson Herald and Times FROM a distance - perhaps 400 miles away, where they tend to be fearfully judgemental - it may have looked a little like a vanity project, and even up-close it can appear to be a one-man operation, although those in the know are clear that the role of his wife Lynne should never be underestimated.

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  2. Eton schoolboys sent down a Scottish coal mine in 1961 on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Rediscovered footage shows the remarkable moment Eton schoolboys including future Tory cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken were sent down a Scottish coal mine in 1961 This fascinating rediscovered black and white footage shows the remarkable moment Eton schoolboys including future Tory minister Jonathan Aitken ventured down a Scottish coal mine. The footage, newly released from the British Film Institute's private archives, shows a class of Eton schoolboys on an exchange to the coal mining village of Cumnock, East Ayrshire, in 1961.

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  3. East Ayrshire schools receive some help with foreign languages in special eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Daily Record

    The event at Kilmarnock Academy was hosted by East Ayrshire Council, Scotland's National Centre for Languages, and Developing the Young Workforce Ayrshire. Pupils from East Ayrshire schools have been receiving some help with their foreign languages at a special event to help promote languages for business.

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  4. Primary school teacher struck off after hiding pupil's knife to stop him getting into troubleRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Jane Callister was so keen to stop the boy getting into trouble at school that she even took the knife back to his home. A PRIMARY school teacher has been struck off after she hid a knife that was brought into school by a pupil.

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  5. Police are on the hunt for a driver caught rampaging through Newmilns streets at 70mphRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Footage from the dashcam of a van shows a powerful white Jaguar overtake on Main Street in the village, narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with a BMW coming in the opposite direction. The incident comes even closer to tragedy as a third vehicle tries to turn out of the forecourt of Newmilns Motor Company.

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  6. New legislation is launched to tackle the serious health risks...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Daily Record

    From today , it is an offence to buy or sell psychoactive substances, with those charged in relation to the offence facing up to seven years in prison. Police Scotland now have the powers to enter premises in search of the substances - new powers also allow officers to stop and search people they think are supplying them.

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  7. Nicola Benedetti to play in Ayrshire festival founded by Sir James MacMillanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    The leading Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti is to play at the Ayrshire music festival founded by composer Sir James MacMillan. MacMillan revealed the programme for the 2016 Cumnock Tryst Festival last night, a line-up which will also include the renowned opera singer Sir Willard White.

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  8. Bomb threat: East Ayrshire Council say there is no cause for concern at schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Parents of pupils at schools across the area have received texts and Tweets from the local authority reassuring them that all is well. Alan Ward, head of education for East Ayrshire Council, said: "We are in contact with all our schools in the light of the threats received elsewhere in Scotland.

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  9. Amazon delivery driver leaves parcel in father's BINRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A father was stunned to find an Amazon delivery driver had left a parcel of cooking oil and toys for his children perched on top of rotting food. Rob Davies, 48, from Wrexham in North Wales, found his package on top of bags of smelly garbage in his outside bin.

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  10. Repair works on Loudoun Academy roof could hit a whopping A 100,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Daily Record

    A large section of the Galston school's flat roof was badly damaged during storms in late January and early February. Roofers were still sweltering atop the academy in last week's spring sunshine - more than three months after repairwork began.

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  11. Jackton Boxing Club join fight for new community stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Daily Record

    IN the final week of our campaign, Vincent Keane says new arena would stop top talent leaving EK and help produce champions Jackton Amateur Boxing Club need bigger premises and would reap huge benefits from being part of a new community stadium A NEW community stadium would stop local boxers moving out of East Kilbride and help produce champions of the future. That's the view of Jackton Amateur Boxing Club's Vincent Keane, who insists there is "vast, untapped" boxing talent missing the chance to achieve their potential because the town does not have proper facilities.

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  12. Two people reported over drugs recovery in KilmarnockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Evening Times

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  13. Race on to find best businessRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Carrick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The awards, which are hosted by Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce, attract high profile industry support and this year is no different with Munro Partnership Ltd coming on board as the new principal sponsor.

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  14. East Ayrshire Council say they have 'no case to answer'...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Cultural co-ordinator Helen Duncan is director and secretary for Rock 'n' Role Models who received almost 63 per cent of council's performing arts spend. East Ayrshire Council say they have 'no case to answer' over their arts spending - despite issuing 25,000 of funds to a company fronted by a council officer.

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  15. The Diary: What the actress was asked by the minister, and what the Scottish ladies thought of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    The Diary: What the actress was asked by the minister, and what the Scottish ladies thought of their nylon nighties. WE mentioned the collection of essays about the late Scottish Labour Minister Sam Galbraith, "Remembering Sam" being published this month by Birlinn.

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  16. Remember Loudoun Castle? The derelict theme park looks very different nowRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Evening Times

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  17. Gailes Hotel set to battle it out to be named best pub in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Daily Record

    The SimpsInn venue has been named as the best pub in North Ayrshire and faces an anxious wait to see if it's named as the best in Scotland. The Gailes Hotel is one of 94 pubs from across the UK to be named as the best in North Ayrshire by competition judges.

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  18. North Ayrshire schools' burger van ban to continue despite rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Daily Record

    At present street traders selling hot food and snacks cannot operate within 50 metres of a school in North Ayrshire. However when North Lanarkshire Council decided to add an exclusion zone condition to street traders' licences it became the subject of a summary application - an appeal - to the Sheriff of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway at Hamilton.

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  19. Polling stations open for Holyrood electionRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Berwickshire News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Borders residents are heading to one of the region's 77 polling stations to vote in the Scottish Parliament elections, today, Thursday, May 5. All electors have two votes - one for their constituency MSP and one to elect a regional MSP - in this case a South of Scotland MSP.

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  20. Elderly couple killed after car collides with truckRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Sunday Herald

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