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A positive picture for school leavers in South Ayrshire

Our commitment to school leavers has been recognised in figures released by the Scottish Government. 23 February 2022.

Prestwick Spaceport open day to underline 'huge opportunities' the development will bring to Ayrshire

The public are invited to share views on proposed Prestwick Spaceport development. 18 February 2022.

New Head Teacher for Belmont Academy

Kevin Boyd is set to become the new head teacher at Belmont Academy in Ayr. 15 February 2022.

Biosphere invites feedback on its first ten years

The Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere has launched an online survey. 8 February 2022.

Minister for Children and Young People visits Maybole Community Campus

Clare Haughey MSP, Minister for Children and Young People recently visited the construction site of the Maybole Community Campus. 2 February 2022.

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.