11 Council sites to be sold off in South Ayrshire property purge

South Ayrshire council have listed 11 new properties for sale as it took the decision to make another purge of excess assets. Authority holdings across Ayr and Girvan have been made available to bidders over the last month with former shops, industrial sites and disused land being hived off. The sale is driven by referrals from the Council’s Asset team that put forward properties to the council that are surplus to requirements. If Councillors are unable to find a use across any departments for the property is then sold off. The sale of council land and holdings is in part … Continue reading 11 Council sites to be sold off in South Ayrshire property purge

Could “Unfair” Working Conditions Put Students Off Careers In Care?

A report into working conditions of social care staff has called for reform within the sector, urging the Scottish Government to introduce a new watchdog and establish minimum standards. The 18-month study was led by the chief executive of Alzheimer … Continue reading Could “Unfair” Working Conditions Put Students Off Careers In Care?