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Demolition work to pave the way for new houses in Lochside got underway earlier this year

A two per cent increase in Council house rents – fixed for the next three years – has been approved by South Ayrshire Council following a consultation exercise that was open to all 8,000 Council tenants. 

Friday, 19 December 2014


Council boosts support for older people, roads, and children and families

South Ayrshire communities are set to benefit from the biggest investment in roads in more than a decade, new and improved schools for children and young people, more monies to support older people, and funding to drive the modernisation of how South Ayrshire Council works.

Thursday, 18 December 2014


Councillor Bill McIntosh, Leader of South Ayrshire Council.

A positive attitude and clearly delivered actions sum up South Ayrshire Council's response to criticism from the Accounts Commission earlier this year. 

Thursday, 18 December 2014


SafeAyr 2014 - working together to keep the town centre safe and more attractive over the festive season.

Christmas and Hogmanay are just days away now and more people than ever are out and about in Ayr, shopping, meeting work colleagues for a night out, having a family get together or a special night out with friends.

Thursday, 18 December 2014


Murray Kerr and Mary Kirkpatrick won special awards for their outstanding contribution to the project!

For the last twelve weeks, it's been a case of back to school for parents, grandparents and carers of young people at Kyle Academy in Ayr, as pupils became the teachers in a course aimed at increasing awareness of online safety and cyber security.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014


The stunning aerial artwork will now have pride of place in the Prestwick Room at County Buildings, Ayr.

South Ayrshire Provost Helen Moonie has accepted a stunning oil painting from Professor Dugald Cameron OBE DSc DA, President Royal Aeronautical Society (Prestwick Branch).

Tuesday, 16 December 2014


Provost Moonie with judges, presents Hourstons with their winning award.

Provost Helen Moonie has presented prizes to four town centre retailers marking the annual Ayr Town Centre Shop Window Display Awards, supported and judged by the Fort, Seafield and Wallacetown Community Council, Ayr Guildry, Ayr Rotary Club and the Ayr and Prestwick Lions Club.

Monday, 15 December 2014


Play it safe and look before you book

'Tis the season to be jolly – and as Christmas approaches, many families, friends and work colleagues will be heading out for the best of festive food and drink in South Ayrshire.

Monday, 15 December 2014


Councillor Bill McIntosh, Christmas 2014

As Christmas and the New Year approach, I've been looking back at 2014 and reflecting on what a remarkable – and fast – year it has been.

Friday, 12 December 2014


Provost Helen Moonie, Christmas 2014.

I can hardly believe that another festive season has arrived. 2014 has flown by. 

Friday, 12 December 2014