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Free Christmas parking in Kilmarnock town centre

If you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet don’t worry Kilmarnock Town Centre has Christmas all wrapped up with chic independent shops, large national stores and during December, free parking.

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East Ayrshire Council seeks views on climate change

With the eyes of the world currently focused on climate change,  and with global solutions being discussed at COP26,  East Ayrshire Council is looking closer to home, with the launch of its own climate change strategy, and is asking everyone who lives and works in the area to take a look, give their comments and have a say in how we can all  work together to achieve net zero targets.

 

Cllr Jim McMahon with Ayrshire Roads Alliance Road Safety, Head of Campus Peter Gilchrist and our community planning partners

Young drivers put through their paces in safety workshops

Over 100 young people from S6 at The Robert Burns Academy have been put through their paces at a special driver safety event organised by the Ayrshire Roads Alliance Road Safety team.

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Rugby Park match day parking consultation launches

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance has launched a match day parking consultation, which will run until Saturday 30 October, for residents who live in the vicinity of Rugby Park, Kilmarnock.

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Kevin Stewart, MSP visits Kilmarnock Station Railway Heritage Trust

Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart visited Kilmarnock Station Railway Heritage Trust (KSRHT) to view the development and find out more about the joint projects being delivered within the community hub.

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Loans to Troon active travel corridor wins national award for innovation

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance has won a Highways Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry with project partner Sweco.  

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Pass Wide and Slow Ride

Horse riders, bike riders and pedestrians got together to raise awareness and educate other road users on how to safely pass riders on the road to mark national Pass Wide and Slow Day on 19 September.

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Waterhaughs footbridge officially opened

The new Waterhaughs footbridge in Darvel has been completed by the Ayrshire Roads Alliance and is once more connecting the local community.

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New pricing for two Kilmarnock town centre car parks

Back in June, East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet agreed to the demolition of the multi-storey car park in Kilmarnock. This week, Cabinet heard detailed plans for the demolition and agreed to a new pricing structure within two town centre car parks where vehicles can park for just £1.50 a day.

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Roon the Toon is back!

Kilmarnock’s 10k road race, Roon the Toon, will make a welcome return on Sunday 22 August at 10am.