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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.

Kincaidston Explosion Update - 3.50pm Friday 29 October 2021

Although the investigation is still ongoing, Police Scotland have advised that there will be a reduced police presence at the site in Kincaidston from today (Friday 29 October). 29 October 2021.

Council launch Strategic Change Programme

We have just launched our South Ayrshire Way Strategic Change Programme, bringing together 19 initial change projects under six overarching transformational themes. 29 October 2021.

Kincaidston Explosion - Update 4.30pm Tuesday 26 October

The investigation into the cause of the explosion in Kincaidston is still ongoing and the site is still under the control of Police Scotland. 26 October 2021.

South Ayrshire Council to consult with public to shape future spending plans

Today South Ayrshire Council's Leadership Panel considered the Council's long-term financial outlook, agreeing a medium-term plan to ensure the continued financial sustainability of the Council. 26 October 2021.

Kincaidston Explosion - Update 3.15pm Monday 25 October

Over the weekend Officers from Property Maintenance carried out initial essential maintenance on the exterior of the homes between the inner and outer cordon. 25 October 2021.

Kincaidston Explosion - Update 3.00pm Friday 22 October

There are 38 properties which are still within the cordoned off area and are not yet safe to return. We intend to call each of those householders today to advise them of next steps. 22 October 2021.

Land Energy loves local in pursuit of sustainability goals

Girvan-based biomass company Land Energy hosted staff and members of Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere's Partnership Board this week. 22 October 2021.

Kincaidston Explosion - Update 3.30pm Thursday 21 October

As at 3.30pm today, 386 homes in Kincaidston have been inspected and are now deemed safe. We are continuing to contact the residents of these properties directly to advise them. 21 October 2021.