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Council makes two Chief Officer appointments

Following a recruitment and selection process, Councillors appointed Wendy Wesson as Chief HR Officer and Kevin Anderson as Assistant Director - Corporate Policy Strategy and Performance. 26 April 2024.

Depute Provost commemorates International Workers' Memorial Day

South Ayrshire Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick unveiled a memorial bench at Rozelle Park in Ayr to mark International Workers' Memorial Day. 26 April 2024.

Road Improvement Plan agreed for 2024-2026

Just under £4.3 million to be invested on road improvements in 2024/26. 25 April 2024

Progress on redevelopment of Hourstons building as phase one is announced

Phase one of the project will see detailed designs drawn up. 25 April 2024.

Temporary gym to open in Girvan Community Centre

SCCL has been granted permission by the Council to set up the temporary gym. 25 April 2024.

Communities Fun Day Returns for 2024

The award-winning free event will take place on Saturday 11 May 2024 at both the Riverside Sports Arena and Ayr Academy in Ayr. 25 April 2024.

Three South Ayrshire Schools Receive Glowing Inspection Reports

A team of inspectors visited Girvan Academy, Muirhead Primary School and Early Years Centre, and Sacred Heart Primary School and Early Years Centre between November 2023 and January 2024. 25 April 2024.

100-year-old time capsule discovered during Carrick Academy demolition works

The capsule, which dates back to 1925 - the year the school was constructed, was transferred to our Ayrshire Archives centre in Ayr for opening and inspection by our expert staff. 25 April 2024.

Depute Provost celebrates VASA Saltire Awards

Depute Provost Mary Kilpatrick attended the Voluntary Action South Ayrshire (VASA) Saltire Awards at Ayr Town Hall to present the prestigious Summit Award. 24 April 2024.

International Workers' Memorial Day 26 April - memorial bench unveiling at Rozelle

South Ayrshire Council will mark International Workers' Memorial Day on 26 April by unveiling a memorial bench at Rozelle Park in Ayr. 23 April 2024.