North Ayrshire


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North Ayrshire

a council area of W central Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde: comprises the N part of the historical county of Ayrshire, including the Isle of Arran; formerly part of Strathclyde Region (1975--96): chiefly agricultural, with fishing and tourism. Administrative centre: Irvine. Pop.: 136 030 (2003 est.). Area: 884 sq. km (341 sq. miles)
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He lost the former to Stirlingshire's finalist Stewart Crawford, a former international player, and, with partner John Hannah (Ed/Dundee), the latter to winners Chris Main (North Ayrshire) and Gerry Campbell (Stirlingshire).
The scheme in North Ayrshire is believed to be the first time a local authority will use them to help tackle litter.
"I'm looking forward to promoting North Ayrshire in any way I can.
North Ayrshire Council has received a planning application from the company for a 600ft long, 45ft high building as an interim holding facility.
"One of North Ayrshire Council's key priorities is to raise educational attainment in local schools and any proposals to alter the current education service would require to be fully investigated and discussed by elected members before any decision would be reached."
He could end up representing two agencies in competition to bring the same firms to their areas, as well as North Ayrshire and Arran.
It's just a shame North Ayrshire don't have a similar centre and showed us no concern.
# Morag Gemmell, from North Ayrshire, said: 'This was a day to have fun, but not only that.
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THE opening of the pounds 10 million purpose-built North Ayrshire Campus at Kilwinning in August gives James Watt College its fourth campus.

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