CUMNOCK and Doon Valley residents given second chance to apply for the Ayrshire Visual Artist and Craft Makers Award.

East Ayrshire Council have now announced a new deadline for the scheme giving budding artists more time.

Bursaries are available for individual artists and craft makers living and or working in Ayrshire.

The scheme is part of several initiatives intended to support artists/makers to develop their practice, remain in the area and enhance the creative vibrancy of Ayrshire.

The deadline for applications is June 4th.