Road closures and restrictions will be in place to accommodate for the hugely-popular Mauchline Holy Fair later this month.

With around 14,000 people expected to be in and around Mauchline centre on the day, plans are in place to deal with any potential traffic issues.

To facilitate the Holy Fair on Saturday, May 27, Ayrshire Roads Alliance, on behalf of East Ayrshire Council, will close a number of streets in Mauchline, as well as imposing parking restrictions for the day.

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Castle Street, Cowgate and the Loudoun Street car park will all be closed from midnight on May 27 until 11.59pm on May 27.

Waiting restrictions will be in place in the following locations: 

High Street from the A76 to the Mansefield Road junction (both sides);

Loudoun Street from the A76 junction to 20 metres south of Barskimming Road; 

Cowgate - full length, both sides;

Castle Street - full length, both sides;

Loudoun Street - car park.

These restrictions, too, will be in place from midnight until 11.59pm on May 27/

Emergency services access will not be affected and access for residents, deliveries and pedestrians’ out-with the working zone will be maintained.

The opening ceremony for this year's even starts at 11am at the main stage area behind the Fairburn Hotel.

More information about the day, and how you can get involved, is available on the Mauchline Holy Fair Facebook page.