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New Access Steps Officially Open on River Ayr

South Ayrshire Council's Thriving Communities team held an event to mark the occasion, in partnership with Scottish Rowing, Kyle Kayak Club and The Outdoor Partnership. 21 March 2024.

Provost and Depute attend Belmont Academy Young Musicians competition

South Ayrshire Provost Iain Campbell and Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick attended the Belmont Academy Young Musicians competition. 21 March 2024.

South Ayrshire young people celebrated at Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Over 360 young people from South Ayrshire received their Duke of Edinburgh Awards at a prizegiving ceremony on Wednesday 6 March. 19 March 2024.

Ayr Town Centre Framework given green light

The Ayr Town Centre Framework, which aims to transform the heart of the town over the next 10 years, has been backed by South Ayrshire Councillors. 19 March 2023.

Future of MVF Watchful confirmed

At Tuesday's Cabinet meeting (12 March 2024), South Ayrshire Councillors approved proposals for the removal of the former fishing vessel, MVF Watchful, from the dry dock at South Harbour Street, Ayr. 15 March 2024.

£417k boost for Ayr Town Centre

Early win projects to help with the regeneration of Ayr Town Centre. 15 March 2024.

Diamond Wedding Celebrations for Victor and Elizabeth

Victor and Elizabeth Sproat recently celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

South Ayrshire Achieves Top Results for Positive School Leaver Destinations

The recent School Leaver Destination Report (SLDR) recorded an outstanding 98.1% of pupils across South Ayrshire progressing from school to a positive destination, with the national average at 95.9%. 12 March 2024.

Council asks for your views on its Sport and Leisure facilities

South Ayrshire Council would like to hear what people think about its Sport and Leisure facilities. 12 March 2023.

Provost raises flag for Commonwealth Day

South Ayrshire Provost Iain Campbell raised the Commonwealth flag outside of County Buildings, Ayr this morning (11 March) to mark Commonwealth Day 2024.