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Landlord fined for unlicensed house in multiple occupation

An Ayr landlord has been fined a total of £1,800 at Ayr Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to two charges of operating a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence – in a case brought by South Ayrshire Council.

Monday, 20 October 2014


Artist's impresion of the new exterior for Marr College in Troon. (Image courtesy of BDP Architects)

Designs and drawings for the stunning new Ayr Academy Learning Campus will be on show at the University of the West of Scotland on Tuesday 28 October 2014 (2pm - 7.30pm) and those for the fantastic refurbishment of Marr College will be shown at Troon Library on Thursday 30 October 2014 (2pm - 7.30pm).

Thursday, 16 October 2014


South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie welcomes Russian guests to the Russian artwork exhibition at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum.

South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie welcomed Russian guests to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum for the launch of 'The Literary Landscape in Russian Art' exhibition. The artwork in the exhibition was inspired by the writing of the famous Russian poet, Alexander Pushkin.

Thursday, 16 October 2014


Kenny (left) and his wife Margaret (centre) were delighted when South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie presented them with a basket of flowers to mark their Golden Wedding anniversary

Kenny Scobie, who originates from Dailly and his wife Margaret, who originates from Girvan have celebrated a big milestone in their marriage, their Golden Wedding anniversary. 

Tuesday, 14 October 2014


Barrhill Primary has been fully modernised thanks to a £1.3 million investment by South Ayrshire Council.

There's plenty to sing about in Barrhill this week as children welcomed the official opening of their primary school – just twelve months after work began to transform it into a great place to learn.

Friday, 10 October 2014


Sporting chance on offer to local coaches

South Ayrshire Council is to host a sports coaching conference on Friday 24 October at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), Riverside Campus in Ayr.

Friday, 10 October 2014


You talk we will listen

South Ayrshire Council's first ever Public Processes Panel was held this week, with members making it clear that they will listen to what people have to say and carry out their scrutiny duties for the good of the people of South Ayrshire.

Thursday, 09 October 2014


Provost Helen Moonie (left) welcomed President General Lynn Forney Young of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie welcomed President General Lynn Forney Young of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and her members to South Ayrshire when they visited the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway

Thursday, 09 October 2014


South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick (left) visited Nan (centre) and Alexander (right) to congratulate them on their very special anniversary

John Alexander, who originates from Tarbolton and his wife Nan who originates from Annbank, have celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. The couple have known each other since they were at school. John and Nan, who were married in Tarbolton Parish Church, live in Tarbolton, they have one daughter and two grandsons. 

Wednesday, 08 October 2014


Shopping charges are in the bag!

The cost of shopping is set to get a little bit higher from 20 October, if you don't start re-using carrier bags for your goods.

Monday, 06 October 2014