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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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Young people are the voice of change

Young people from across East Ayrshire joined the second Children and Young People’s Climate Conference – ‘Caring for our Climate’ to voice their concerns about the climate emergency and help shape the future of Council policy.

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East Ayrshire Council signs up to UK100 NetZero pledge

East Ayrshire Council has joined 88 other councils across the UK in an ambitious pledge to beat UK Government climate change targets by becoming a Net Zero Council by 2030 – 15 years ahead of the deadline set for the UK as a whole.

Loanhead Primary School

Review of housing developments and the school estate

Cabinet has approved a review of new housing developments within East Ayrshire and the measures in place to assess their impact on school estate capacity.

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Free school meals rolled out to P4 pupils

Free school meals are now on the menu for all P1 to P4 pupils throughout East Ayrshire, thanks to the Scottish Government’s universal free school meals initiative.

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Pipers’ Cafe at The Barony Campus officially opens

Pipers’ Cafe at The Barony Campus in Cumnock opened its doors this week providing a warm welcome, delicious food and drinks to the local community.

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New production kitchen is underway

East Ayrshire Council is building a new central production kitchen at Rowallan Business Park in Kilmarnock.

School meals

Food for Life is golden

55 East Ayrshire Council premises have retained the Soil Association Scotland’s Food for Life Served Here Gold award following their annual inspection.

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Loanhead Primary School reopens

A new, very exciting chapter for Loanhead Primary School opened this morning with the return of children and young people.

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St Sophia’s refurbishment to use innovative building practices

St Sophia’s primary school in Galston is set to become the UK’s first refurbishment of a school building to a EnerPHit (Passivhaus) standard, with detailed design work now well underway.