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Interlinked Smoke Alarms - Use a Trusted Trader

There are fewer than 10 weeks to go until the law on fire alarms changes and every home in Scotland is required to have interlinked smoke / heat alarms. 3 December 2021.

Council make further progress with new Ayr leisure centre project

South Ayrshire Council are set to get more people, more active, more often as the new Ayr leisure centre project took another step forward this week. 03 December 2021.

Young people celebrate history of Wallacetown with short film

'Home: A Bright City Story' celebrates the history and artistic talent in Wallacetown while drawing on young people's experience of living in the area. 02 December 2021.

South Ayrshire Council Employee Awarded Royal Lifesaving Society Long Service Medal

We are delighted to announce that a member of our Sport and Leisure team has been awarded the Royal Lifesaving Society UK (RLSS) Long Service Medal. 30 November 2021.

Tenant Covid Hardship Fund Launched in South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council has received around £190k from the Scottish Government to help tenants at risk of becoming homeless due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 26 November 2021.

Free parking in Ayr this December

Free parking in all on-street pay and display parking bays and three car parks. 22 November 2021.

Council launches new website to promote South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council has just launched a new dedicated website to help boost tourism in the area. 19 November 2021.

Council Progress Gaelic Language and British Sign Language Local Plans

South Ayrshire Council has made progress on the objectives of the Gaelic Language Plan (GLP) and British Sign Language (BSL) Local Plan. 18 November 2021.

Council tackles illegal vape sales in South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council is helping to tackle the latest worrying trend of illegal vaping devices in circulation throughout Scotland. 17 November 2021.

Council to recruit new Director of Education

Following the resignation of Douglas Hutchison earlier this month, a Special Meeting of South Ayrshire Council took place today to agree arrangements for filling the vacant post. 15 November 2021.