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East Ayrshire Gift Card scoops Scotland's Towns Partnership Award

East Ayrshire Council and Kilmarnock Business Association (KBA) scooped a special judges award at the first ever Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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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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East Ayrshire to boost young peoples' career opportunities with Young Person's Guarantee

East Ayrshire Council’s commitment to developing the talents and career prospects of its young people was mapped out at this week’s Cabinet meeting, when councillors approved plans to expand activities and resources in line with the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee scheme for the year ahead.

  

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Moorfield Business Park welcomes new tenant as part of expansion plans

Moorfield Park in Kilmarnock continues to be the location of choice for local companies looking to expand their operations locally and earlier this week Council officials met with Scotia Double Glazing to learn more about their expansion plans at the business park.

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Celebrating one year in the life of the KBA

It’s just over a year since local business owner, Peter Telfer took over as chair of Kilmarnock Business Association (KBA), and in that time the group has worked very closely with East Ayrshire Council’s Town Centre Regeneration Team and Celebrate Kilmarnock on a programme of initiatives to fuel economic growth through community regeneration.

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Mauchline pupils re-create famous Burns Poem in CARS project

Mauchline’s proud history -  as the place where Rabbie Burns, working behind in the fields at nearby  Mossgiel Farm, found inspiration to write “Tae a Mouse”  - is being celebrated by Mauchline Primary’s P6 pupils as part of the Mauchline Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS)

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Infrastructure will ensure Kilmarnock’s Cultural Quarter thrives

Plans to develop the road infrastructure and create parking within Kilmarnock’s Cultural Quarter will now go ahead after a decision was taken at the recent meeting of East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet.

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East Ayrshire young people to benefit from £740k+ employability funding boost

School leavers in East Ayrshire will benefit from a raft of new opportunities thanks to a £30m, Scotland wide initiative funded by the Scottish Government’s Young Person Guarantee (YPG)