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Molly's Mars Mission

Girvan Academy pupil, Molly Beckett, will help plan the next manned mission to Mars. 26 May 2022.

Register now for Ayr Golf Week!

The prestigious competition will be held on Belleisle and Seafield Golf Courses from Monday 6 until Sunday 12 June, and will provide golfers with the opportunity to play for generous prizes and historic trophies. 25 May 2022.

Marr pupils proud to 'Say It Out Loud'

Congratulations to Marr College in Troon for achieving the Say It Out LOUD Charter. 24 May 2022.

Maybole Town Hall set for transformation

Work will start this month on the refurbishment of Maybole Town Hall. 20 May 2022.

South Ayrshire Council Announces New Provost, Leader and Portfolio Holders

South Ayrshire Council met today, 19 May, to elect the new administration's Provost, Leader and Portfolio Holders following the Local Government Election of Thursday 5 May. 19 May 2022

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.