North Ayrshire, Scotland Newswire

North Ayrshire, Scotland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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  1. A missed opportunity for Ayrshire economyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | Carrick Today

    Councillor Douglas Campbell discussing the Growth Deal with Ayrshire Leaders, chief executives and Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell earlier this year South Ayrshire Council leader, Councillor Douglas Campbell is "deeply disappointed" at the decision not to locate a new Medicines Manufacturing Innovations Centre in Ayrshire. The bid to bring the multi-million pound centre and hundreds of direct and indirect jobs to the i3 life sciences business park in Irvine was a key element of the Ayrshire Growth Deal which focuses on jobs and investment.


  2. 56m pharmaceuticals investment in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Sunday Herald

    Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Business, Innovation , Prof Alastair Florence Director of CMAC and Energy at the Scottish Government and Lord Duncan, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland at The University of Strathclyde, Technology A MULTI-MILLION investment to build a medical innovation centre in Renfrewshire is set to help the UK capture a bigger slice of the lucrative pharmaceutical market. Hailed as a world-first, the 56 million Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre aims to revolutionise how medicines are manufactured and give the UK a larger share of the 98 billion small molecule pharmaceuticals market.


  3. Drugs innovation centre looks to tap into A 100bn global marketRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 |

    A 56 million innovation centre that promises to revolutionise how medicines are manufactured and which has the backing of two industry giants is to be located in Renfrewshire. The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre , which is being supported by both GSK and AstraZeneca, alongside Scottish Enterprise and Innovate UK, aims to create 80 jobs by 2023, with a further 90 created or retained during design and construction.


  4. Teenage girl missing from Ayrshire found in ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Sunday Herald

    A teenage girl who went missing from Ayrshire with a 12-year-old boy has been found safe and well in Manchester. Olivia Bryson, 14, had last been seen with 12-year-old Leon Williamson at Glengarnock railway station in North Ayrshire, boarding a train to Glasgow at about 9.15am on Tuesday May 22.


  5. Schools to get A 50 million to help reduce attainment gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Sunday Herald

    Scores of schools across Scotland will share 50 million in funding as the Scottish Government continues efforts to close the educational attainment gap. Education Secretary John Swinney stressed that reducing the gap in performance between youngsters from deprived communities and their better-off counterparts was still the "defining mission" of the government.


  6. Investigation launched after drone is spotted by flight crew on aircraft heading for Glasgow AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | The Daily Record

    Police have launched an investigation after a drone was spotted in the flight path for an aircraft bound for Glasgow Airport. Officers have branded the owner of the drone as 'reckless', and say the unmanned device was being operated from Dalry, North Ayrshire at a 'considerable height' on Monday, June 4 at around 7pm.


  7. Surface issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Sunday Herald

    SUMMER is here and with it the good weather, an ideal time one would think to attack the multitude of potholes on our main roads. So to date I have been aware of only resurfacing works on one main thoroughfare and a couple of pavements in Glasgow and some utterly botch-job patching in North Ayrshire.


  8. Irish tourist, 20, 'plunges to his death' at SAME Magaluf hotel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Mail on Sunday

    First American to study in North Korea reveals what life is really like under Kim - attending a university with virtually no electricity, being followed by spies and visiting zoos full of cats and dogs EXCLUSIVE: Aunt of 'serial killer' says 'something snapped' in him and insists he wasn't violent before cops found three bodies inside his home, and a woman he 'held captive for a month' in his car Trump's tariff tirade: President says the US has been 'ripped off for years' on trade, and slams the Wall Street Journal for ignoring the 'billions' that will go into America's 'coffers' Trudeau brands it 'insulting' and 'unacceptable' that Canada is seen as threat to U.S. with Trump's new trade tariffs 'You don't send your son off to college and bring him home in a body bag': Group of parents who each lost sons to college fraternity hazing speak about their losses 'My friend's five-year-old ... (more)


  9. A 250k basic income pilot aims to reduce inequality in FifeRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 2 | Fife Now

    Fife Council is to get 250,000 to design a local pilot providing a basic income in a bid to reduced inequality and poverty, Fife, North Ayrshire, Edinburgh and Glasgow City Councils will work with NHS Health Scotland and the Improvement Service to explore the feasibility of pilot schemes Pilots have already proved successful in Netherlands and Canada, promoting fairness and providing a basic income for people who want to earn, learn, care, or set up a business. " I look forward to working with colleagues and partners over the coming months to test out what contribution this approach might make to achieving our common aim of tackling poverty in our communities."


  10. Conwoman jailed over offence at Galashiels bankRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Borders Today

    A conwoman has been jailed for 120 days at Jedburgh Sheriff Court for withdrawing 490 from someone else's bank account. Michelle Dillon, 49, had been given the card and personal identification number by a friend and withdrew cash on three occasions from the Bank of Scotland's branch in Galashiels in August 2016.


  11. Revealed: The number of anti-social behaviour incidents in Glasgow each dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Evening Times

    THE Scottish Conservatives have accused the Scottish Government of failing communities as figures showed anti-social behaviour increased 5% in a year. Statistics reveal there were more than 343,570 anti-social behaviour incidents in 2017/18, up 17,635 from the previous year.


  12. Motorcyclist critically ill after collision with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | BBC News

    The biker was travelling along Cochrane Street in Kilbirnie, North Ayrshire, when he was in collision with a black Audi A1. The 52-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley and is in a critical condition.


  13. Motorcyclist in critical condition after North Ayrshire road smashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The Daily Record

    Police are appealing for information after the bike rider who was travelling westbound along Cochrane Street collided with a black Audi A1 at the junction with Glasgow Street, Kilbirnie.


  14. Olivia Bryson (left), 14, and 12 year old Leon WilliamsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Sunday Herald

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  15. Irvine's high rises to come down, Saltcoats' to stay upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    However, after a consultation with residents it has given a reprieve to two buildings in the Clydeside town of Saltcoats. The council will, however, demolish five high rises in Fullarton, Ayrshire, rehousing 275 households either on the site or nearby by 2023.


  16. Cracks at nuclear plant will see 40 per cent cut in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    Electricity generation from the Hunterston B nuclear power station could fall by 40% this year after cracks were discovered in one of the reactors. Colin Weir, station director at the North Ayrshire power plant, said the reduction in output came after the "right and appropriate" decision was taken to put one of the reactors offline after a "slight increase" in the number of defects.


  17. Revealed: New cracks at Scots nuclear reactor raise radiation accident fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    NEW cracks have been discovered in one of Scotland 's ageing nuclear reactors, raising radiation safety fears and resulting in a prolonged shutdown, the Sunday Herald can reveal. Checks have detected fresh cracks in the graphite core of a reactor at Hunterston B in North Ayrshire.


  18. Alcohol has been banned fro trains travelling to AyrRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Sunday Herald

    Network Rail have banned alcohol from trains heading to Ayrshire as they seek to avoid scenes of disruption last year which saw dozens arrested during a large-scale party. Extra patrols have been put in place on the Ayr coastline and youngsters have been warned to "behave" while the have fun.


  19. North Ayrshire fire chief welcomes drop in deliberate blazesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | The Daily Record

    A total of 594 intentional blazes in North Ayrshire were reported to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service between April 2017 and March this year - down from 640 on the same period the year before. James Scott, Local Senior Officer for East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire, said the reduction was welcome but urged residents to be vigilant.


  20. Police continue search for girl, 14, after missing boy found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Sunday Herald

    Leon Williamson, 12, and Olivia Bryson, 14, were last seen at Glengarnock railway station in North Ayrshire, boarding a train to Glasgow at about 9.15am on Tuesday. Sergeant Allen Dodds said: "We are pleased to confirm that Leon has been traced safe and well.