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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.

Ashleigh (Scotland) Limited confirmed as key sponsor for Council's 2024 air show

South Ayrshire Council is delighted to welcome back Ashleigh (Scotland) Limited as a key sponsor for this year's International Ayr Show - Festival of Flight. 08 March 2024.

Council take decision on future of remaining Riverside Place tower block in Ayr

At today's meeting of South Ayrshire Council, Councillors decided to demolish the remaining tower block at Riverside Place, Ayr and build new housing on the site. 6 March 2024.

South Ayrshire Council Supports Galloway Nomination for New National Park Status

At a recent Cabinet meeting, South Ayrshire Council approved in principle a nomination by the Galloway National Park Association (GNPA) for a new national park in the Galloway area. 6 March 2024.