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New quad bikes to help tackle rural crime

South Ayrshire Council has teamed up with Police Scotland and bought two new quad bikes to help tackle rural crime! 06 July 2021.

Have your say - £1.9m Active Travel scheme for Maybole

Residents of Maybole are invited to have their say on plans to spend £1.9m transforming their high street. 05 July 2021.

Work set to start on new athletics facility in Ayr

The Council has just appointed a contractor to build the new athletics facility at Craigie in Ayr. 02 July 2021.

New signage celebrates Biosphere

New signs are going up in towns and villages across Southern Ayrshire to promote the UNESCO Biosphere. 02 July 2021.

Asymptomatic Testing Site to be available in Troon next week

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing will be available in Troon for people without symptoms from Monday 5 July. 01 July 2021.

Diamond wedding celebrations for Charles and Anna

Charles and Anna Gillies celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary recently. 29 June 2021.

The future's bright - festive lights funding now open for bids

It may be the height of summer, but it's also time for community groups across South Ayrshire to start thinking festive! Bidding for funds to procure festive lighting from approved suppliers is now open. 25 June 2021.

Say It Out LOUD! Charter success at Cairn Primary & Prestwick Academy

The charter was created by the South Ayrshire Youth Forum to ensure children and young people have a say on mental health and wellbeing actions within their school. 25 June 2021.

Get into Summer in South Ayrshire

Thanks to funding from the Scottish Government and sportscotland, we have a fantastic range of fun, free activities available over the summer holidays that will help to improve health and wellbeing. 24 June 2021.

South Ayrshire farmers meet with Council officials

South Ayrshire farmers have met with local authority officials to show the positive response of the industry to climate change and its ability to supply fresh, tasty, sustainable, local food. 24 June 2021.