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Dark Sky Observatory to rise from the ashes

Hopes to reinstate a dark sky facility in Dalmellington were further raised recently as East Ayrshire councillors approved a funding request for a feasibility study to explore options to replace the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory which was ravaged by fire in June 2021.

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Council commits over £3 million to support those hit by cost of living crisis

East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet has approved over £3 million of spending to help support individuals, families and business through the Cost of Living Crisis.