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Fireworks

Celebrate safely this firework season

As firework season approaches, East Ayrshire’s community safety arrangements are being strengthened as partnership agencies join forces to encourage communities to celebrate safely.

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New life saving measures in place at Loch Doon

Enjoying the water at one of East Ayrshire’s best loved lochs will be even better, with new life saving measures now in place at Loch Doon, including a first for Scotland - a "Portsafe" public access system.

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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.

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Local hero wins well deserved award

Today we’re blowing the trumpet for a great unsung hero, one of East Ayrshire Council’s finest employees, who has been rightly recognised after years spent quietly making an immense difference to many lives, both at work and in the community.

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Water safety saves lives

Living in rural East Ayrshire means many of us live in or very near to scenic areas with beautiful walks along river banks, reservoirs and lochs. The prolonged warm weather has made daily exercise an absolute pleasure and it may seem tempting to take a paddle or enter the water when it’s so warm but this could prove fatal.

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Here to Listen - suicide prevention awareness for East Ayrshire

In support of this year’s Suicide Prevention Week (9 – 15 September 2019), the Council held a Here to Listen suicide prevention awareness event attended by employees and members of the local community.

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OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2019

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain will return to East and South Ayrshire this September.

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Suicide prevention awareness – East Ayrshire Council ‘Here To Listen’

“It’s ok to say that you aren’t ok” that was the message from former footballer Andy McLaren who represented the Kris Boyd Charity at East Ayrshire Council’s suicide prevention awareness event, Here To Listen.