THE local authority are to carry out vital work on asbestos within a local school over the summer.

North Ayrshire Council put the job out to tender on Monday and say there will be no danger to the public.

The e-notice for potential clients issued this week states that works will involve 'encapsulation', or enclosing asbestos located where columns and beams meet in ceiling voids the same job concerning asbestos insulating board used as shuttering in ceiling voids.

For the full story see this week's Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald.