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Tickets now on sale for Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink

The award-winning Ballantrae Festival of Food and Drink is back the weekend of 11 - 12 June. 12 May 2022.

The Holy Fair is set to return in June!

The hugely popular family fun day has not run since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however this year, with support from EventScotland, it's set to be better than ever with a jam-packed two-day programme of events that everyone can enjoy. 5 May 2022.

Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association awards funding to UNESCO Biosphere's wool project

The funding will help raise awareness that sheep farming is integral to the heritage and economy of Scotland's southwest. 27 April 2022.

Campervan parking scheme expanded for 2022!

The dedicated campervan parking bays in Ayr and Girvan have officially reopened, with three other sites set to open this week! 25 April 2022.

Travellers site at Cockhill Farm - have your say!

We've launched a public consultation on a proposed transit site for Gypsy/Travellers at Cockhill Farm, Ayr. 20 April 2022.

Celebrating the Art That Made Us!

South Ayrshire Council and the Maclaurin Art Gallery are taking part in a landmark arts programme developed by the BBC. 12 April 2022.

Gym at Prestwick Swimming Pool set for expansion

Around £300k will be spent upgrading the gym at Prestwick Swimming Pool. 08 April 2022.

Free Easter activities for children across South Ayrshire

Children will be able to take part in lots of free, fun activities including golf; canoeing; football; gardening; and even treasure hunts! 01 April 2022.

South Ayrshire Council partners with Shout to provide free mental health text service for residents

Anyone in South Ayrshire can text the word 'SAC' to 85258 to be connected to a trained volunteer who can help with issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, loneliness, bullying, money worries or relationship problems. 01 April 2022.

Are you SA Club Ready?

SA Club Ready helps clubs, outdoor activity providers and sporting organisations achieve their ambitions. 31 March 2022.