The Ayrshire Post is a weekly Scottish local newspaper serving the communities of South Ayrshire and East Ayrshire with local news, issues and sports coverage. The Ayrshire Post was founded in 1880 as a voice of Liberalism, in direct competition to existing Tory rival the Ayr Advertiser and the now defunct Ayr Observer and the more radical Ayrshire Express.
The title was judged Scottish Weekly Newspaper of the Year in 2014 at the Scottish Press Awards. It was the first time an Ayrshire newspaper has won the award.
There are separate editions for the Carrick area and for Troon. The paper is owned by the Trinity Mirror Group and is the biggest selling weekly title within the Media Scotland stable. As of 2012, it had a circulation of 20,000, approximately the same as in 1939 and a 10% decline from 2011's circulation of 23,493.