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2023

2023/24 Budget Agreed by South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire Council have today (Wednesday 1 March) agreed a budget which balances the books and invests in key areas such as tourism and the local economy.

Council gives brand new air show the green light for take off

At today's Council meeting, Councillors approved budget that will see The International Ayr Show - Festival of Flight come to Ayr's Low Green from 8 - 10 September this year. Wednesday 1 March.

Council create additional Cabinet post for 'Developing South Ayrshire'

The purpose of this new role is to provide strategic and political leadership to council officers as they work on a range of creative plans to help develop the local area. Wednesday 1 March.

The Red Arrows are booked! Council confirms aviation favourites for upcoming air show

Widely regarded as the world's best formation aerobatic display team, The Red Arrows will take to the skies above Ayr's shoreline to perform a breath-taking aerial sequence.

Council keeps rent increase to 1.5%

The 1.5% rent increase was previously agreed following consultation with tenants. 1 March 2023.

Councillor Bob Shields named as Council's new Portfolio Holder for 'Developing South Ayrshire'

On Wednesday 1 March, South Ayrshire Councillors agreed to create the additional portfolio allocated to an Independent Member, which will have an oversight of special projects and developments that will enhance South Ayrshire.

65th Wedding Anniversary celebrations for Gerry and Margaret

Gerry and Margaret Scobie recently celebrated their Blue Sapphire wedding anniversary. 1 March 2023.

Further iconic aircraft confirmed for brand new air show

South Ayrshire Council have confirmed that the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) will take to the skies above Ayr shoreline with one of the aviation heroes of World War II - the Spitfire. Also set to stir up a storm at the event is the Royal Air Force's operational-proven multi-role fighter, the Typhoon.

Council to seek public views on expansion of early years provision in Troon

The public engagement is set to begin in mid-March and will last until June. 02 March 2023.

New Events Space for Ayr High Street

Ayr Grammar pupil Esme Noble, named the community building 'The Cutty-Sark Centre'. 03 March 2023.