BARRHILL NEWS March 2024
Skips and Bins
Hazardous Type Waste
The following waste types should Never be placed in a skip (new limitations in bold type):
• Materials Container Persistent Organic Polluntants (POPs) :
Sofas, Sofa Beds, Armchairs, Kitchen and Dining Room Chairs, Stools and Foot Stools, Home Officer Chairs, Futons, Bean Bags, Floor and Sofa Cushions, Electrical Recliner Chairs.
• Garden chemicals
• Industrial chemicals
• Dead animals
• Clinical waste e.g. needles
Please note that this list is not exhaustive. If you are unsure of any household waste that you want to deposit in a skip, please contact a member of our waste and recycling team through 0300 123 0900 for advice.
Please note that if any of the above items are found in the Barrhill
skip it will lead to the cancellation of skips to the village.
2024 Community Skips
The additional skips provided by BCC/BDT have still to have dates confirmed. They are planned for the middle Friday of the months not covered in the above table.
The schedule for bin collections for the year 2023/24 is now available.
It can be found on the dates menu or by clicking here.
ESSENTIAL STRUCTURE WATERPROOFING ON THE A77 AT BURNFOOT COMMENCES THURSDAY 29TH FEBRUARY 2024
Friday 1st March 2024 a full weekend closure that will be in place from 11:30pm until 6am on Monday 4th March 2024.
During the full weekend closure a signed diversion will be in operation:
A77 Southbound traffic will take the second exit off Shallochpark roundabout, Girvan onto the A714 to North Barnkirk, Newton Stewart. At North Barnkirk turn right onto the unclassified road to South Barnkirk to rejoin the A75. Traffic for Stranraer/Cairnryan will turn right onto the A75 and head west.
A75 westbound traffic heading to Stena or the A77 north of Cairnryan will leave the A75 at Barnkirk, Newton Stewart travel along the unclassified road to north Barnkirk and turn left onto the A714. Traffic will then travel northwest to Girvan and take the first exit onto the A77 at Shallochpark roundabout, Girvan.
New Rail Timetable from December 10, 2023
Due to the fire at Ayr station there are alterations to the timetable and replacement coaches being used for part of the journeys. These are between Girvan and Ayr and between Ayr and Prestwick Town or alternatively Girvan to Troon. Disruption is expected until at least the end of February. From Monday 4th December, ScotRail will operate a half-hourly service between Ayr and Prestwick Town - then connecting with existing services to Glasgow Central. Please check online as train times keep changing.
Note that departure times from Glasgow are also affected.
To see the new Barrhill timetable use the Rail Timetable link on the menu or click here.
For the full new Glasgow - Ayr - Stranraer timetable click here.
Always check the service online as industrial action can cause changes.
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Out & About Club
March, April and May 2024
Day and Half Day Minibus Trips November
- Rouken Glen Garden Centre
- The Coylton Arms, Low Coylton
- Livingston Designer Outlet
- Langholm Tearoom & Farm Shop
- McKinnon Mills, Coatbridge
- Wildings Restaurant, Maidens
- Glasgow Fort Shopping Centre
- Largs/ Cardwell Bay Garden Centre
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery
- Rosebank Garden Centre, Carluke
- The Bothy Café, Auchencruive
- Scottish Football Museum, Hampden
- The People’s Palace, Glasgow Green,
- The Mill House, Stewarton
- Castle Douglas
Click here for the details
Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm
All ages and abilities welcome.