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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


Still time to nominate young people who make a difference

Do you know a young person who is dedicated to their sport? A young volunteer who helps others in your community? A young outstanding artistic talent? A performer who performs way beyond their young age? Someone who is struggling with adversity but despite being young is never defeated?

Wednesday, 22 October 2014


South Ayrshire schools take part in Bikeability travel survey

Bikeability school travel survey

Tuesday, 21 October 2014


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