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New charge for request to uplift contaminated bins or bins not put out for collection

Each year the Council collects 6.4 million wheeled bins across South Ayrshire. Unfortunately, some residents forget to put their bins out on time, or place the wrong items in bins, which means we are unable to uplift them on the scheduled collection day. 10 September 2021.

Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere is putting the 'oo' back into local wool

An exciting new project is underway across south-west Scotland as Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere launches The Wool Gathering, a group to unite farmers and flock owners with the makers and creators who use the wool they produce. 9 September 2021.

Asymptomatic Testing Site to be available in Maybole next week

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing will be available in Maybole for people without symptoms from Tuesday 7 September. 03 September 2021.

Public toilets to go cashless

From Monday 13 September 2021, you'll be able to use a bank card or smart phone at public conveniences which are the responsibility of South Ayrshire Council. 01 September 2021

Have your say! Active Travel Strategy published

The South Ayrshire Active Travel Strategy has just been published, giving the public the opportunity to review and comment on the document before it's adopted by the Council. 31 August 2021

It's Your Choice - Council opens the door to better housing

We've just launched a new lettings agency to ensure everyone can access better housing. 27 August 2021

Have your say on Place Plans in Annbank, Mossblown, Tarbolton and Dundonald

Plans are now being prepared for Annbank, Mossblown, Tarbolton and Dundonald, so if you live or work in any of these areas, we'd like to hear your views and ideas for the future.

Asymptomatic Testing Site to be available in Troon next week

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing will be available in Troon for people without symptoms from Monday 16 August. 13 August 2021.

South Ayrshire Remembers - VJ Day 2021

On Sunday 15 August 2021 we will commemorate the 76th Anniversary of Victory over Japan Day, paying tribute to the thousands of soldiers and members of the Armed Forces who fought in Asia during the Second World War. 13 August 2021.

Asymptomatic Testing Site to be available in Maybole next week

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing will be available in Maybole for people without symptoms from Monday 2 August. 30 July 2021.