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Local Development Plan for South Ayrshire (LDP2) - Main Issue Report Call for Sites

South Ayrshire Council is currently working on the preparation of a Main Issues Report, as part of the process of preparing the next Local Development Plan for South Ayrshire (LDP2) and is now seeking submissions from any interested party who wishes to promote a potential development site for possible inclusion in the Local Development Plan. This could involve changing a site’s land use to, for example, housing, employment, retail or other uses.

Play Strategy for Early Learning and Childcare across South Ayrshire

We welcome your comments to help shape a Play Strategy for Early Learning and Childcare across South Ayrshire.

Community feedback sought to help shape South Ayrshire's future priorities

People across South Ayrshire are being given the chance to help shape the way their communities will change in the coming decade. The Council is holding a series of joint events with the Community Planning Partnership to engage with local people on a broad range of issues, including local planning, quality of life, and community justice.

Views sought on South Ayrshire Council’s new procurement strategy

A consultation has been launched to help inform the new Procurement Strategy which is due to be put before the Council for approval by the end of the year.

2018 Review of UK Parliament constituencies in Scotland

The Boundary Commission for Scotland has published its initial proposals for a new map of UK Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland.

Review of South Ayrshire Council residential care homes

Families, staff, and the wider public are being given the chance to feedback on plans looking at local authority provision of residential care for older people.

The South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership – which brings together a wide range of health and social work services – is currently considering a range of options for Hillcrest in Girvan and South Lodge in Ayr.

Feedback from the consultation will help inform decisions about both the way people live now and are supported in future at Hillcrest and South Lodge.

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New conservation area designations

The Council agreed to designate new Conservation Areas in Tarbolton and Prestwick at its Leadership Panel on 1st November 2016. Public exhibition/drop in sessions will be held on the following dates to illustrate the boundaries of and help the public understand the implications of these new Conservation Areas:-

  • Tarbolton Community Centre, Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton, 18th January 2017, 5-7pm
  • Prestwick Academy, Newdykes Road, Prestwick, 19th January 2017, 5-8pm

For more information on conservation areas please visit

Participation and Engagement strategy

The Participation and Engagement strategy sets out how South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership will work together for the best possible health and wellbeing of communities across South Ayrshire by encouraging community participation.

South Ayrshire 1000 Citizens’ Panel – 2016 Quality of Life Survey

The 2016 Quality of Life survey is underway. SA1000 Panel members will be receiving a copy of the questionnaire by email or in the post shortly. We are still looking for more people aged between 16 and 34 living in South Ayrshire to become members of the South Ayrshire 1000 Citizens’ Panel. We also need more members who live in private rented or social rented accommodation. If this is you, and you are interested in making your voice heard on a wide range of issues that affect your community, please apply to join by completing the online recruitment form

Landlord survey

South Ayrshire Landlord Registration invite you to take part in this survey. Your feedback is important to us and will be used to help shape the services we provide to landlords over the coming years.

Local housing strategy – Have your say

Housing plays a vital part in all our lives. Having somewhere to stay that is safe and warm is one of the most basic needs we have. Without good housing, improvements in other important aspects of life, such as health, education and community are more difficult if not impossible to achieve. South Ayrshire Council is committed to ensuring as far as possible that people are able to access good quality, affordable housing that meets their needs and their circumstances. We want your views on housing in South Ayrshire.

South Ayrshire Libraries Feedback Survey

Library user? Can you spare two minutes to tell us what you think about our library services?

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