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Ayr North (Braehead, Craigie, Dalmilling, Heathfield, Lochside, Newton, Northfield, Whitletts, Wallacetown)


Elected members

Leading community group

Ward 3


Cllr Laura Brennan-Whiteford

Cllr Ian Cavana

Cllr Ian Davis

Cllr Mark Dixon


Timeline of community engagement:

  • December 2021 and February 2022 - public consultation with the Heathfield and Northfield communities using the Place Standard Tool recommended by the Scottish Government.
  • July 2022 - Heathfield and Northfield engagement outcomes paper published.
  •  South Ayrshire Council worked throughout 2019 and 2020 with the local community, businesses and partner organisations to confirm the key issues that Ayr North faces. The 2021 Ayr North Place Plan Ayr North Place Plan 2021 was set with 30 actions covering 6 different themes: Streets and Moving Around; Clean and Well Kept; Sport and Recreation; Empowered and Involved Community; Healthy and Safe and Access to Jobs. In the last three months of 2023, an audit of these 30 actions from the place plan action plan. 14 of these actions were actioned, 13 actions are still on-going showing progression, with only 3 actions which weren't successful. The following diagram gives more detail of these accomplishments.


  • Online link: and paper copies can be collected from
    • The Lochside Community Centre
    • The Wallace Tower
    • Working for Wallacetown Hub
  •  The following schools: Dalmilling Primary, Newton Primary and Braehead Primary are participating strongly by filling in the children's version of the survey. To date 150 children in P4, P5, P6 and P7 have sent in their responses. Other schools are also being approached to participate in the children's version of the Place Standard Tool survey.

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