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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.

Prestwick Spaceport: Planning Application Notice Filed

South Ayrshire Council has started the process of submitting a formal planning application for its spaceport development in Prestwick. 06 January 2022.

Provost's Christmas Message

Wishing you all the best for the festive season and a Happy New Year. 20 December 2021.

A Christmas Message from Councillor Peter Henderson, Leader of South Ayrshire Council

I'm sure that you will all be looking forward to relaxing and spending some quality time with family and friends over the festive period. 17 December 2021.

Newly elected Chair of the Board will lead Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere into its second decade

Melanie Allen has been elected as the new Chair of Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere's Partnership Board. 10 December 2021.

South Ayrshire Council granted £90k to improve recycling facilities

South Ayrshire Council is one of the first local authorities in Scotland to be awarded funding from the Recycling Improvement Fund. 10 December 2021.