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Stewarton Woodlands Action Trust

MJD donates life-saving community defibrillator

Stewarton Woodlands Action Trust recently received life-saving equipment donated by MJD Scaffolding Ltd.  Martin Boyle, a member of the community has kindly agreed to host the defibrillator and provide the electricity from his own home.

East Ayrshire Council

Electric vehicle charging tariffs to be introduced in East Ayrshire from 1 April

In response to recent increases in energy costs and the need to expand the charging network, East Ayrshire Council will be introducing tariffs and overstay charges for the use of public electric vehicle (EV) charging points in East Ayrshire from 1 April.  

East Ayrshire Council

Fowlds Street car park update

With the great news that The Designer Rooms is moving to Fowlds Street in Kilmarnock, the Ayrshire Roads Alliance wants to let local people and visitors to Kilmarnock know that the car park outside the existing Poundstretchers store will still be open for public use until 1 March.

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Inspirational young people are the future of politics

Councillor Elaine Cowan, in her role as the Council’s Spokesperson for Education, and Children and Young People hosted a meeting recently with four young people who are committed to representing and improving the lives of their peers.

East Ayrshire Council

Community Asset Transfer update

The Council’s Cabinet agreed this week to approve the lease of two areas of land and the sale of two properties in East Ayrshire under the Community Asset Transfer framework.

East Ayrshire Council

ARA to introduce new roadworker training programme

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance (ARA) is set to introduce a new training programme for roadworkers which aims to address challenges including an ageing workforce and recruitment difficulties.

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Councillors back bid for new Galloway National Park

East Ayrshire Cabinet confirmed support for the creation of a new Galloway National Park this week, as they agreed to reaffirm their backing for the Galloway National Park Association (GNPA) submission to the Scottish Government as it considers bids for the designation of  new National Parks in Scotland

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Fly tippers caught and prosecuted thanks to public vigilance

Corporate Enforcement Officers from East Ayrshire Council are encouraging the public to keep reporting fly tipping, after recent success in bringing a prosecution to Court.  And they’re warning anyone fly tipping or using non-registered waste carriers to remove waste that they can be at risk of a fixed penalty of £500 if it’s found fly-tipped.

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Adult Support and Protection Day 2024

Some adults in East Ayrshire are more at risk of experiencing harm. This could be due to illness, trauma or a physical or mental health condition.

Witch Road Housing

We are seeking your views on future housing needs!

A survey about the housing needs and future aspirations of local households has been launched by the Council in partnership with professional market research company, Research Resource.

East Ayrshire Council

Future of Auchinleck Leisure Centre is settled

After extensive public consultation, the future of Auchinleck Leisure Centre was settled at a meeting of East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday 14 February 2024, with cross party agreement reached on the final outcome.

Judo Club

IPS Group donates life-saving community defibrillator

Cluarankwai Judo Club recently received life-saving equipment donated by IPS Group.