Marathon man Ian Young’s prayers have been answered - he has run himself into the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s fastest monk.
Courage, commitment, inspiration and hands-on humanitarian efforts are being sought as nominations open for a globally-respected accolade - the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA).
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Brothers took part in the The Great Scottish Run
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Lifeboat crews from Troon and Girvan have received bravery awards for carrying out a rescue in extreme conditions.
Around 50 runners aged between four and 65 wearing their brightest gear took part in the Ayr parkrun.
Eleanor Pugsley from Dundonald is one of 83 full-time students who has been accepted to Scotland’s only independent music school.
Campaigners raise £760 during Sunday walk.
MSP welcomes the funding for Girvan Youth Trust.