South Ayrshire Council

South Ayrshire children benefit from summer break activities

Hundreds of children in Ayr North and Girvan have benefited from more than 7,000 healthy lunches served up at activities taking place during the summer break.

Published 15 August 2017

Voting starts at Ayrshire Housing for new Board members

There is stiff competition for places on Ayrshire Housing’s Board as members get prepared to vote.

Published 14 August 2017

Scottish councils step up tower block inspections

Local authorities across Scotland have carried out urgent assessments of their properties in the wake of the catastrophic incident at Grenfell Tower last week.

Published 20 June 2017

South Ayrshire Council outlines plans for additional homes funding

Hundreds of new affordable homes are set to be built across South Ayrshire thanks to increased funding from the Scottish Government.

Published 20 June 2017

Fresh drive to bring long-term empty homes back into use in South Ayrshire

Owners of unoccupied homes in South Ayrshire are being urged to consider selling them on to help free-up properties for people struggling to find accommodation.

Published 9 May 2017

Online mutual homes exchange service launched in South Ayrshire

Ayrshire Housing and South Ayrshire Council have launched an innovative online mutual exchange service.

Published 2 May 2017

New affordable homes for rent launched in Ayrshire village

The Provost of South Ayrshire, Councillor Helen Moonie, has launched Ayrshire Housing’s latest development in the village of Dailly.

Published 24 April 2017

South Ayrshire Council announces £79m housing investment

South Ayrshire Council has announced that it will be investing £79 million in housing over the next five years.

Published 14 March 2017

Council unveils purpose built bungalows in Ayr

South Ayrshire Council has announced completion of 13 fully accessible bungalows at Elba Gardens in Ayr.

Published 13 March 2017

South Ayrshire agrees Council Tax increase as last local authority sets budget

South Ayrshire Council has become the last local authority in Scotland to agree its budget for the year ahead and the 21st to approve a three per cent rise in Council Tax.

Published 3 March 2017

Changes to Discretionary Housing Payments in South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Council is set to make changes to Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) awards in order to bring the council into line with other Scottish local authorities.

Published 2 March 2017

Council helps ensure Ayrshire private landlords know their obligations

Experts from South Ayrshire Council were on hand to guide more than 80 private landlords through a number of information workshops recently.

Published 19 January 2017

South Ayrshire homes set for major energy efficiency facelift

South Ayrshire Council is taking forward a programme of works designed to tackle fuel poverty by driving down the cost of annual bills for more than 300 homes.

Published 16 January 2017

New Gypsy/Traveller site set for Girvan

South Ayrshire Council has committed to investing in a replacement travelling persons site in Girvan following severe storm damage to the original site at Houdston late last year.

Published 12 December 2016

Hundreds of new affordable homes to be built in South Ayrshire by 2022

Ambitious targets to build a new generation of affordable homes to help meet existing needs have been agreed by South Ayrshire Council.

Published 5 December 2016