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Ayrshire

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Ayr,

former county, SW Scotland. Ayrshire became part of the Strathclyde region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Strathclyde was dissolved and the council areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire were created in part from the former territory of Ayrshire.

Ayrshire

1. a historical county of SW Scotland, formerly part of Strathclyde region (1975--96), now divided into the council areas of North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, and East Ayrshire
2. any one of a hardy breed of brown-and-white dairy cattle
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ESCAPEE: Andrew Farndon and Cowan were arrested along with Karen Legge, 44, Alan Hornall, 33, both from New Cumnock, and a 16-year-old boy by officers from Strathclyde Police in Ayrshire, Scotland.
The lucky winner, who is not being named, is in his 20s and lives in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Yesterday's inquest heard that Sgt Bradshaw, from Torridge, Tamworth, died with Royal Navy officer James Adam, aged 28 and from Ayrshire, Scotland, during the Manx Grand Prix's junior race.
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James Glen, 38 year-old, who was born in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, was told
Initially police arrested and charged Andrew Renshaw, 19, from Ayrshire, Scotland, with wounding with intent.
Of the six search and rescue stations operated by the RAF, one, RAF Valley in Anglesey, North Wales - in association with the Royal Naval air station at Prestwick in Ayrshire, Scotland - regularly covers Northern Ireland.
Smith, 26, was jailed yesterday for a minimum of 32 years for the horrific attacks he carried out in Ayrshire, Scotland, last year.
Many of the ponies have been dispersed in small groups or as companion animals to as far afield as Ayrshire, Scotland.
Robert Burns was born on January 25, 1759 in Alloway, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
Meanwhile, another Irish meat processor, Dawn Meats Group, said it planned to close its Sandyford Foods site in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Mr Harper, who has retired to Ayrshire, Scotland, said that victims would give statements and his team would put together a file, but then they would run into "inexplicable delays".