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Four local projects receive major funding boost

Four East Ayrshire projects have received almost £1.3 million of funding from the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund which will help people into work; provide skills, training and support; improve leisure and cultural provision in rural communities and help the environment too.

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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.

 

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Cabinet approves proposals for community led-regeneration

Economic renewal, community wealth building and community led regeneration in East Ayrshire took another step forward as the Council’s Cabinet approved a suite of reports aimed at bringing together teams and resources to build on close connections with communities and a strong track record in attracting funding for regeneration projects.

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Successful joint Council and Community Planning Partnership event highlights importance of partnership working

The seventh annual Joint Engagement event, which involved the Council and the Community Planning Partnership (CPP) Board, was held virtually this week.

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Mariella's litter pick has her jumping for joy

Eight year old Mariella Niven is all set for a bumper local spending spree after becoming the first ever winner of a brand new £50.00 East Ayrshire Gift Card, thanks to her efforts organising litter picks in her local community during lockdown.

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Kilmarnock town centre comes together with Vow to Wow

Ayrshire College’s Kilmarnock Campus was buzzing last night as East Ayrshire Council’s Kilmarnock Town Centre Regeneration Team launched their “Vow to Wow” initiative – just one aspect of a raft of measures aimed at bringing business, community and individuals together to revitalise life and trade in the town centre.

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East Ayrshire takes on period poverty with all-inclusive campaign

Most women agree that having periods is a pain. They bring with them many unpleasant side effects and can interfere with the most organised of lives. Most would agree that at the very least, periods are an inconvenient and unwelcome interruption every month.

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Sheila strikes Gold at the Galleon

Sheila Tidy was celebrating this week as she kicked off a new “me time” and fitness regime thanks to Kilmarnock’s Galleon Centre.

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Kilmarnock - the future’s bright!

“Everybody has a role to play in Kilmarnock’s regeneration” That was the clear message as a much anticipated, bold vision for the future of Kilmarnock Town Centre was unveiled at East Ayrshire Council’s final Cabinet meeting before the summer recess.