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Robert and Jessie Gibson have recently celebrated sixty years of marriage and Depute Provost mary Kilpatrick paid a special visit.

 Sparkling Symington couple Robert and Jessie Gibson have recently celebrated sixty years of marriage and South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick paid the dazzling duo a special visit to mark the occasion with a basket of flowers and a commemorative card.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014


George and Margaret Craig are pictured with Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick.

Ayr pair George and Margaret Craig have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and received a special visit from South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick, who presented the golden duo with a basket of flowers to mark the occasion.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014


Margaret Stobie MacFarlane Hunter is pictured with South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick.

Coylton resident Margaret Stobie MacFarlane Hunter recently celebrated her 100th birthday and received a visit from South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick, who presented her with a basket of flowers and a commemorative card to mark the special occasion 

Tuesday, 29 July 2014


Provost Moonie is pictured with Donald Hendry, President of Ayr Northfield and Jean Thomson, President of Newton Park Bowling Club

Bowling at Northfield in Ayr celebrates 100 years in 2014 and Provost Helen Moonie hosted a civic reception to commemorate the occasion, with members of Ayr Northfield and Newton Park Bowling Clubs.

Thursday, 24 July 2014


Provost Helen Moonie has welcomed students from the Lebanese Evangelical School based at Tyre in Lebanon, to South Ayrshire.

Provost Helen Moonie has welcomed students from the Lebanese Evangelical School based at Tyre in Lebanon, to South Ayrshire.

Thursday, 24 July 2014


Maybole couple Colin and Nancy Downie were visited by South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick.

The Commonwealth Games might hold the prospect of medals galore, but gold has already been awarded to one happily married couple in Carrick!

Tuesday, 22 July 2014


Some NEET news for South Ayrshire Young People!

There's some encouraging news for young people in South Ayrshire, as figures show the number of young people aged 16-19 and not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) decreased by the biggest amount compared to the rest of Scotland, with a total fall of 3.1%.

Monday, 21 July 2014


The bandstand stage is now set for a series of summer mini concerts!

Last summer, thousands of local residents and visitors to Ayr were able to enjoy much more than just sun, sea and sand as a series of hugely popular and impromptu live music 'pop-up' concerts kept people entertained on the shorefront.

Monday, 21 July 2014


Council to repeat offer of free electric blanket safety checks

It may feel a little early to start thinking about the nights starting to draw in and evenings becoming a just little bit cooler, but it's certainly not too early to start thinking about the safety of your electric blankets.

Monday, 14 July 2014


Initiative helps keep children safe in car seats

The Good Egg Safety initiative rolled into Ayr and Troon this week raising awareness of common fitting errors associated with child car seats and providing advice on how to improve in-car child safety.

Monday, 14 July 2014