Community led regeneration - how it's working for East Ayrshire
Since 2014 the Scottish Government and COSLA’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund has been supporting locally developed regeneration projects to help tackle inequalities and deliver inclusive growth in deprived, disadvantaged and fragile remote communities across Scotland.
Ayrshire’s first indoor climbing centre set to open!
Get ready to climb to new heights! Following the extensive regeneration of a Victorian church, Above Adventure, Ayrshire’s first ever indoor climbing centre, is set to open to the public on Saturday 20 May 2023.
Seizure success for East Ayrshire Trading Standards
Officers from the Trading Standards Service helped tackle counterfeit crime with the recent seizure of a large quantity of tobacco and vaping products from an East Ayrshire shop.
Getting back to work – the Growth Deal project helping hundreds rediscover work
A pan-Ayrshire project that is helping people back into employment has set itself an ambitious target for the coming months.
Ayrshire Growth Deal delivering as second annual report released
The team behind the £251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal say the difficult economic climate won’t derail their transformational plans for the region. Their second annual report – which plots the progress over 12 months – recognises the challenges of recent times but stresses ‘great progress has been made’.
Council says thank you to volunteers
East Ayrshire Council hosted a tea dance at Dumfries House this week for over 170 volunteers to thank them for the time and commitment they give to their communities.
John Whitmill celebrates 100th birthday
John Whitmill has been celebrating his centenary in Kilmarnock.
William and Catherine Peebles celebrate Diamond Wedding Anniversary
Depute Provost Claire Leitch and Councillor Alyson Simmons visited Mauchline couple William and Catherine Peebles recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage.