A CARE home has received a national award for its excellent catering services and top levels of hygiene.

Hillcrest Care Home in Girvan was commended for its services with an Eat Safe Award for going above the standard requirements.

Councillor Ian Cochrane, South Ayrshire Council’s Portfolio Holder for Environment said: “With excellent care enjoyed by all the residents at Hillcrest it comes as no surprise that first-class food is also a factor.”