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Girl jumped to death from Lanark roof after nun ‘battering’

A former children’s home resident has told an abuse inquiry that a girl jumped from a building to her death after getting “battered” by a nun.

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Man dies after jumping into quarry in Ayrshire

Man dies after jumping into quarry in Ayrshire

A man has died after jumping into water at a quarry.

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'Limbs in the Loch' killer in court battle over prison laptop

'Limbs in the Loch' killer in court battle over prison laptop

A notorious murder is challenging prison authorities in court after they refused to buy him a laptop.

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Police have made an arrest. Picture: John Devlin

Man arrested in connection with death of woman in Kilmarnock

A woman who died after being found seriously injured in East Ayrshire has been named by police.

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Police said the woman was found seriously injured. Picture: John Devlin

Man arrested and charged over woman’s death in Kilmarnock

A man is due in court in connection with the death of a woman in East Ayrshire.

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The heartwarming moment was captured by a passenger. Pic: Facebook/Chris Hendry

Bus driver praised for helping disabled woman cross busy road

A bus driver has been praised for going to the extra mile to help a disabled woman cross a busy road in miserable weather.

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Amy Collins has paid tribute to her "handsome boy". Pic: @amycollinsxo/Twitter

Heartbroken girlfriend’s tribute after man’s body found

The girlfriend of an East Ayrshire man found dead has said she will “love him forever”.

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Donald Keir White was last seen at around 6am on Good Friday. Pic: Police Scotland

Urgent appeal to trace missing Kilmarnock man

Police have appealed for a man from East Ayrshire to “let us know he is safe”, more than two days after he went missing.

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The 80-year-old man was asleep at his home in Raithburn Avenue, Kilmarnock. Picture: Google

OAP left shaken after break-in at house in Kilmarnock

A pensioner has been left “extremely shaken” after waking to find a robber in his home.

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Three men from a gypsy family have been convicted at the High Court in Glasgow. Picture: TSPL

Scot jailed for 23 years for killing his mother by setting her alight

A son was today was jailed for a minimum of 23 years for murdering his 71-year-old mother by dousing her in petrol and setting her on fire.

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A 39-year-old East Ayrshire man has appeared in court charged with attempting to murder a village shopkeeper.

East Ayrshire man charged with attempting to murder village shopkeeper

A man has appeared in court charged with trying to murder an East Ayrshire shopkeeper.

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Picture: Mike Scott

Illuminight light show transforms Kilmarnock woods

If you go down to Dean Castle Country Park woods in Kilmarnock over the next few weeks you are sure to get a big surprise.

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The cat hithced a ride on the back of a van and has been named Laurie by the SSPCA

Cat ‘hitches a ride’ from Liverpool to Kilmarnock

The Scottish SPCA are appealing for the owner of a cat that hitched a ride from Liverpool to Kilmarnock

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Halo's Marie Macklin with economy secretary Keith Brown. Picture: Guy Hinks

Halo innovation centre to transform former Johnnie Walker Kilmarnock plant

The Scottish Government is investing £5.3 million in a project to transform the former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock into a site with hundreds of new homes and an enterprise and innovation hub.

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Video: teen piper banned from practising at home takes to Kilmarnock streets

A young piper has taken to the streets of East Ayrshire to practice after he was forced to play outside by complaints from neighbours.

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The men broke down the door of the flat in Witch Road, Kilmarnock. Picture: Google

Kilmarnock family threatened in own home by balaclava clad men

TWO balaclava-clad men subjected a family to a “terrifying ordeal” when they broke into their home and threatened them with a weapon.

Kilmarnock
An artist's impression of the Halo development. Picture: Contributed

Cyber-crime hub planned for Kilmarnock’s Halo project

Efforts to create a future workforce of cyber-crime fighters in Kilmarnock have been unveiled as part of the town’s Halo regeneration project.

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Marilyn Scott from Kilmarnock only bought the winning scratchcard to get change for parking. Picture: SWNS

Kilmarnock woman turns £10 note into £250,000

A Kilmarnock woman is celebrating today after walking into a shop to get change to pay for parking - and walking out £250,000 richer.

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Singing policeman raises awareness for Alzheimer Scotland

A SINGING policeman has touched thousands of people with his phenomenal voice after his arresting rendition of a musical classic was shared online.

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Marie Macklin and Professor Ehsan Mesbahi sign the agreement aimed at creating an innovation hub in Kilmarnock. Picture: Contributed

UWS plans enterprise hub at former Johnnie Walker site

Plans have been unveiled to create an enterprise and innovation hub as part of the regeneration of Diageo’s former bottling plant site in Kilmarnock.

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