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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.

Coylton Primary School win COP26 poster competition

Coylton Primary School has won a prestigious poster competition. 12 November 2021

South Ayrshire Remembers - Remembrance Day 2021

Today, 11 November 2021, we are observing Remembrance Day, a significant event in history which saw Allied Forces and Germany sign the Armistice and declaring the end of the First World War on 11 November 1918.

Scottish Youth Parliament Elections 2021

The Scottish Youth Parliament Elections 2021 will open from Monday 8 November until Sunday 21 November. 05 November 2021.

Council Shortlisted for three Learning Places Scotland Awards

South Ayrshire Council has been shortlisted in four categories for the prestigious Learning Places Scotland Awards 2021. 02 November 2021.

South Ayrshire Festive Lights Switch-on Update

Due to the ongoing high prevalence of COVID-19 cases in the area and, following both national and local NHS and Public Health Scotland advice, there will be no formal festive light switch-on events in South Ayrshire this year. 01 November 2021.