30 June 2011 16:13
"In the strongest possible place to face what lies ahead" is how the Portfolio Holder for Resource and Performance is describing South Ayrshire Council's financial position following the publication of the 2010/11 Annual Accounts.
30 June 2011 16:00
South Ayrshire Councillors praised the contribution made by the Council's Head of Community Development today (Thursday) as they approved his early retirement.
29 June 2011 09:18
Provost Winifred Sloan was delighted to visit Aileen and Percy and congratulate them on their 65th wedding anniversary.
29 June 2011 09:13
Provost Winifred Sloan presented Alice and her husband Bill with a basket of flowers and congratulated them on their very special wedding anniversary.
29 June 2011 09:08
David Beattie and Mary, who both originate from Symington married in the local Symington church. The couple still live in the village, they have two daughters and two grandchildren.
29 June 2011 09:00
Provost Winifred Sloan visited Margaret in her care home to congratulate her on her birthday and present her with a gift to mark the occasion.
28 June 2011 14:55
South Ayrshire Council's commitment to the Scottish Government's 'Getting it Right for Every Child' (GIRFEC) programme has received a welcome boost, thanks to funding of over £190,000.
28 June 2011 08:44
South Ayrshire Council's St Ninian's Primary School and Nursery Class in Prestwick is working towards a brighter future as outlined in a report published by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) today (Tuesday).
27 June 2011 12:01
People turned out in force in Ayr yesterday (Sunday) to celebrate Armed Forces Day 2011 and show their support for Armed Forces personnel past and present.
27 June 2011 11:00
Pinwherry Primary School had a busy week celebrating the history of the school with an open day and a prize giving ceremony, before the school is officially closed at the end of term and pupils move to Colmonell Primary School.
27 June 2011 10:17
Youngsters at Braehead Primary school in Ayr are set to safely saddle up for summer, thanks to the arrival of ten new bicycles and twenty helmets, to help them learn road skills and become better cyclists.
27 June 2011 09:54
South Ayrshire Adult Protection Committee, which works to promote and improve the protection of adults at risk in our communities, has launched the first report on its work over the last two years.
27 June 2011 09:28
Tributes were paid to Audrey Williams, the South Ayrshire Council lollipop lady who died in January while on duty, at a memorial ceremony at Forehill Primary School in Ayr.
24 June 2011 14:33
South Ayrshire Provost Winifred Sloan recently opened the 22nd Scottish Classic Motorcycle show at Ayr Racecourse, then promptly got on her bike to promote a unique charity mission.
23 June 2011 13:57
South Ayrshire Provost Winifred Sloan has hosted a civic reception to mark the silver anniversary of the Ayr Concert Series, an annual celebration of classical music showcasing the finest talents in their profession.
23 June 2011 11:37
A forward thinking initiative, aimed at helping vulnerable young people back into education or work is to be adopted by South Ayrshire Council, supported by a £93,000 cash grant from the Scottish Government.
23 June 2011 09:13
Veterans First Point Ayrshire, a new support network for veterans across Ayrshire, was launched with military precision by South Ayrshire's Veterans Champion, Provost Winifred Sloan
23 June 2011 09:06
A group of 25 S2 pupils from Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr performed to the world today as they took part in the National Theatre of Scotland Five Minute Theatre project.
21 June 2011 13:23
Eight additional teachers, who will work with children in special nurture groups in selected primary schools, will be appointed to South Ayrshire Council, making a real difference to the lives of young people.
21 June 2011 11:16
Rummaging around for change for the machine or rushing back to top up your parking time will soon be a thing of the past for many drivers.
20 June 2011 16:03
A handy new map packed with cycling information and details of the diverse network of cycle paths in South Ayrshire has been launched by South Ayrshire Council as part of Bike Week 2011.
20 June 2011 10:30
The Council is supporting LOCOG's (London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) call for inspirational people who should be one of the 8,000 London 2012 Torchbearers who will carry the Olympic Flame across the UK.
20 June 2011 10:27
The talented members of South Ayrshire Youth Voices choir filled the air with song when they performed at the prestigious St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh recently.
17 June 2011 16:47
The planned autumn reopening of the cafe/bar at the iconic Gaiety Theatre in Ayr continues on track this week.
17 June 2011 15:23
It seems it wasn't just Jason and the Argonauts who found the Golden Fleece!
17 June 2011 15:20
With the school holidays just looming at the end of the month, many families will already be planning what to do and where to go to over the summer.
17 June 2011 15:11
South Ayrshire Provost Winifred Sloan has hosted the annual meeting of the Scottish Provosts' Association, the umbrella group for all 32 Provosts across Scotland.
14 June 2011 16:01
South Ayrshire Provost Winifred Sloan visited Jean and Morton to congratulate them on their very special anniversary and to present them with a basket of flowers to mark the occasion.
13 June 2011 15:07
Pupils from Damellington Primary School in East Ayrshire and Doonfoot Primary School in South Ayrshire sat 'doon' beside the river for a special celebration tea party today (Monday) to celebrate the saving of the River Doon.
13 June 2011 09:55
Green fingered youngsters from Annbank primary school have transformed the Toll area of Mossblown into a floral centrepiece, by planting a host of eye catching flowers, plants and variety of shrubs.
13 June 2011 09:28
A golf event, marking 23 years of years of town twinning between Girvan and Torcy in France was recently held at Girvan golf course, with honours being split between the visitors and hosts.
13 June 2011 09:19
East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils, together with Ayrshire Rivers Trust, Save the Doon.
10 June 2011 13:26
"A gracious and well-deserved winner and a prime example of the talented young people we have here in South Ayrshire"
10 June 2011 13:18
With 364 days to go until the Olympic Flame makes its way to Scotland, South Ayrshire Council is encouraging nominations for shining lights to take part in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.
10 June 2011 12:39
'Britain's Got Talent' was the theme for South Ayrshire Council's third Junior Road Safety celebration event held at Ayr Town Hall this week.
10 June 2011 10:45
Malcolm Sargent House in Prestwick is £700 better off thanks to the outstanding efforts of a group of young people taking part in South Ayrshire Council's Skills Towards Employment Project (STEP).
10 June 2011 10:38
A new support network for veterans across Ayrshire will be officially launched by South Ayrshire's Veterans Champion, Provost Winifred Sloan next week.
10 June 2011 10:28
South Ayrshire Council will be flying the flag for HM Armed Forces personnel past and present on Sunday 26 June, in celebration of Armed Forces Day 2011.
10 June 2011 09:18
A new, ambitious and far-reaching Local Housing Strategy (LHS) has been approved by South Ayrshire Council and it has important implications for anyone living in, or moving to the area.
10 June 2011 08:53
Leader of South Ayrshire Council, Councillor Bill McIntosh, tonight (Thursday) welcomed the news that Scottish Power will not implement any reductions to the compensation flow on the River Doon
06 June 2011 16:56
Minnie Mice, superheroes and two Staffordshire bull terriers were among the 150-plus runners who took part in the very first Rabbie's Run in Ayr yesterday (Sunday 5 June), organised by South Ayrshire Council and CLIC Sargent.
06 June 2011 16:15
Five South Ayrshire Council employees have been dismissed following a detailed investigation into breaches of Council policies and procedures and internal disciplinary hearings.
03 June 2011 15:14
Ayrshire was alive with the sound of arts, music and culture at the end of the month courtesy of the burns an' a' that! Festival, which celebrated its tenth anniversary this year.
03 June 2011 15:03
South Ayrshire's Licensing Forum has three new members, Elaine Caldow, Mary McFadyean and Robert Campbell.
01 June 2011 15:10
Golfers and visitors to Belleisle Estate can now enjoy a welcome break in South Ayrshire Council's Belleisle Cafe.