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Council buys former MoD homes in Prestwick

"A small, but important step towards reducing the number of people waiting for council housing in Prestwick."

Friday, 31 October 2014


Climate change report highlights Council successes

A superb 20% reduction in carbon emissions, more rural homes insulated, improved uptake in walk and cycle to work schemes and a network of green champions to help drive energy efficiency in the workplace.

Friday, 31 October 2014


Ray Quinn will light up Ayr town centre when he switches on the Christmas lights.

There will be free festive fun for everyone when the Christmas lights are switched on in Ayr by the Champion of Champions from Dancing on Ice, X Factor finalist and star of stage and television Ray Quinn. 

Friday, 31 October 2014


How the new facility will look at the harbour

"Incredible" and "transformational" is how the last 12 months were characterised at last night's Annual General Meeting of South Carrick Community Leisure (SCCL) – the charitable community organisation set up to raise the community funding for the new Girvan and South Carrick leisure and community facility being constructed by South Ayrshire Council.

Thursday, 30 October 2014


Representatives at the first meeting of the Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Aerospace Stakeholder

A new Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Aerospace Stakeholder Group met for the first time this week and committed to having an active and ongoing role in ensuring the airport and its aerospace cluster prosper for the benefit of the local and national economy. 

Thursday, 30 October 2014


Service of Remembrance 2014

People across South Ayrshire will pause on Sunday 9 November 2014 to pay their respects to those who laid down their lives for their country. 

Thursday, 30 October 2014


Be prepared this winter

Gale force winds, driving rain, darker nights and drops in temperature are just the start of our changing season and winter weather. Ask yourself one question are you Ready for Winter?

Monday, 27 October 2014


An example of the cabinets that will provide fibre broadband being installed.

More than 5,600 homes and business in South Ayrshire will be next to benefit from fibre broadband in the latest phase of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. 

Friday, 24 October 2014


The Robert Burns Humanitarian Award is one ot the most globally respected humanitarian accolades.

There's just two weeks left until nominations close for the 2015 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA) – so if you know of an individual, or group, consistently going over and beyond the call of duty to make a difference to humanity, make your nomination now!

Friday, 24 October 2014


The Learning Shop in Ayr has been officially re-opened by Councillor Margaret Toner, Portfolio Holder for Lifelong Learning

South Ayrshire Council's Learning Shop – an adult learning resource centre at New Bridge Street in Ayr – has been officially re-opened by Councillor Margaret Toner, Portfolio Holder for Lifelong Learning, after a comprehensive refurbishment.

Friday, 24 October 2014