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Provost Moonie (centre) with Andrew Kerr, Chairman of Ayrshire Ice Sports Ltd and President of the Ayrshire Province Royal Caledonian Curling Club (left) and Bruno Schellberger, To

South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie welcomed a touring team of Swiss curlers to Ayr ice rink when they took part in the established Scottish and Swiss curling teams challenge. Strong ties have been established between the Scottish and Swiss curlers as teams from their countries have alternating five year visits between their countries to challenge each other on the ice.  

Wednesday, 19 November 2014


Ae Spark o' Nature's fire promises to be a scorcher!

With winter here and the long darks nights becoming colder, there's a bright spark of inspiration on the horizon, and it promises to be a scorcher!

Wednesday, 19 November 2014


l-r David Cumming, Independent Chair, Chief Inspector Gillian MacDonald, Eileen Howat, Chief Executive, South Ayrshire Council and John Burns, Chief Executive NHS Ayrshire & Arran.

We must work together to protect children across Ayrshire and keep them safe from harm and abuse. This is a key message in South Ayrshire Child Protection Committee's Annual Report 2013 and Improvement Plan 2013-16. 

Wednesday, 19 November 2014


David Burns (left) and Mark Baker (right) are our new Heads of Service

South Ayrshire Council has now filled all posts within its revised corporate management team structure following the appointment of two new Heads of Service – one for Housing and Facilities and one for Policy and Performance.

Thursday, 13 November 2014


Volunteers, Ashley Brant and Amy Stewart - Tourism Champions.

Ayrshire's newest Tourism Champions have been hard at work in recent weeks, offering a warm and friendly welcome to visitors at Prestwick Airport.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014


The Ayrshire Roads Alliance,formed by East and South Ayrshire Councils in April 2014, is ready for its first winter!

The winter service plans are in place, salt has been stock piled, the gritter drivers have carried out their dry runs and the Ayrshire Roads Alliance is officially ready for the onslaught of winter.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014


New parking proposals agreed for Ayr and Prestwick

A series of changes for parking in Prestwick and Ayr, based on extensive public consultation, is set to be introduced by South Ayrshire Council.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014


The theme for the sixth annual South Ayrshire Youth Conference was digital media.

South Ayrshire Council has hosted the sixth annual Youth Conference and this year's theme was digital media.

Monday, 10 November 2014


Recruitment open days to highlight employment opportunities

Jobs for cleaners, janitors, school crossing patrollers and catering staff across South Ayrshire will be on offer at a series of recruitment open days next week organised by South Ayrshire Council.

Monday, 10 November 2014


Diamond couple, Dan and Anna Park, pictured with Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick.

Ayr couple Dan and Anna Park have celebrated their Diamond wedding anniversary – and were visited by South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick, who presented them with a basket of flowers and a commemorative card to mark the occasion.

Thursday, 06 November 2014