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Once Upon a Time in South Ayrshire

Once Upon a Time in South Ayrshire celebrates Robert Burns and South Ayrshire's storytelling heritage in a year-long programme of events as part of Scotland's Year of Stories 2022. 31 January 2022.

Council appoints new Director of Education

We have appointed Lyndsay McRoberts as our new Director of Education. 27 January 2022.

Indian Doctor wins Robert Burns Humanitarian Award

A doctor tackling human trafficking in north east India, has won the 2022 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award. 26 January 2022.

PayByPhone parking app coming soon

PayByPhone is coming soon to East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire. 19 January 2022.

Ballantrae becomes South Ayrshire's first Biosphere Community

The historic village of Ballantrae has become the first Biosphere Community in South Ayrshire. 18 January 2022.

Braehead praised in latest school inspection report

The latest Education Scotland inspection report for Braehead Primary School and Early Years Centre highlights positive improvement across the school community. 18 January 2022.

Free Taster Course Offers Chance to Explore Career in Aerospace

Unemployed people and those under threat of redundancy are being invited to try an introductory course in aerospace, to help decide if a future career in the industry is for them. 14 January 2022.

Community Council Elections 2022 - Nominations now open

Nominations are now open for South Ayrshire's Community Council Elections. 13 January 2022.

Robert Burns Humanitarian Award - 2022 finalists revealed

A Doctor fighting for the rights of children, a nun helping destitute women and a Zambian looking to end marginalisation, are all in the running for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA). 11 January 2022.

Council launches new strategy to promote physical activity

We're kick-starting 2022 with the launch of our brand-new Physical Activity & Sport Strategy. 10 January 2022.