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Carrick Futures invests in new leisure facility

Carrick Futures has awarded South Carrick Community Leisure £250,000 over a three year period towards the creation of a new leisure and community facility in Girvan. 

Tuesday, 30 September 2014


Nominations open for Robert Burns Humanitarian Awards 2015

The Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA)  – one of the most globally respected humanitarian accolades – is again open for nominations for 2015.

Monday, 29 September 2014


(left to right) Councillor Bill Grant, Jean Inness, Libraries Co-ordinator, Julie Foster Boston Networks and Michelle Jefford ICT Librarian pictured a

You can now get wired in for free at South Ayrshire Council's Carnegie Library in Ayr where for the first time free Wi-Fi connection is available to all library members. 

Friday, 26 September 2014


Enjoying the artwork (l-r) Marie McNulty, South Ayrshire Council, Councillor Alec Clark, Councillor Bill Grant, Councillor John McDowall along with Da

South Ayrshire Council is working hard to improve Girvan town centre and part of this involves funding an innovative art project to showcase the ideas of young people in the town transformed into stunning artwork.

Friday, 26 September 2014


Jungle-tastic! The hunt is on again for outstanding young people in South Ayrshire!

 The hunt is on again for outstanding young people in South Ayrshire!

Friday, 26 September 2014


Provost Moonie with Ann Moulds and guests at the civic reception

South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie has hosted a special reception to honour a truly exceptional woman – Ann Moulds – who has been world-leading in her efforts to get stalking recognised within criminal justice systems across the globe.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014


Provost Helen Moonie (left) presented flowers to Ann and George Hunter to mark the occasion of their Golden Wedding anniversary.

Ann Hunter who originates from Dalmellington and George Hunter who originates from Troon have celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. 

Tuesday, 23 September 2014


Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick (right) presented Hugh and Margo with flowers and Deputy Lord Lieutenant George Hay presented them with a card on behal

Margo who originates from Prestwick and her husband Hugh Tillson who originates from Norwich have celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014


Bert and Ann Brooks were delighted when Depute Provost MaryKilpatrick (right) presented them with flowers to mark their anniversary.

Ann and Bert Brooks who originate from Glasgow, but now live in Alloway, have celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. 

Tuesday, 23 September 2014


Mr & Mrs Martin with Provost Moonie and the Deputy Lieutenant.

Coylton couple Peter and Rena Martin have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary and were visited by South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie who presented them with a basket of flowers and a card to mark the special occasion. They also received a card from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, presented by Deputy Lieutenant George Hay.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014