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It’s all swings and roundabouts in East Ayrshire’s play parks

Play parks and outdoor play facilities dominated much of East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet Agenda today as councillors and officers debated the merits of proposals set out in a report detailing plans for upgrades and renewals over the coming months. 

P3/4, with Alyssa and Daniel from P7, receive their new bins

Recycling is child’s play at Netherthird Primary

P3/4 at Netherthird Primary have taken delivery of new recycling bins for their playground, which will make recycling even easier for the whole school.

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Police Scotland - message to communities

Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie has issued the following message for reassurance:

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Rapid rehousing finds solutions to homelessness

In 2018, authorities across Scotland transformed Housing services and adopted a Housing First and Rapid Rehousing approach to help find solutions to eradicate homelessness.

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Special meeting of Cabinet agrees multimillion-pound investment in housing

In the last ten years, the Council has completed 477 new affordable or reconfigured homes across East Ayrshire and improved thousands of our existing homes. At a special meeting of Cabinet, investment of £182.7m was agreed, which will help ensure that our communities have access to a range of good quality affordable homes.

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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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Tenant Grant Fund for tenants in social housing and the private sector

The Scottish Government has set up a Tenant Grant Fund to provide financial help to tenants in social housing and in the private sector who are at risk of becoming homeless because they fallen have behind with rent payments during the pandemic.

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Annual performance report to tenants

The Annual Performance Report to Tenants, which sets out the performance of the Council’s Housing Service, has been published on the Council’s website.

Cllr Jacqui Todd at the site of the new housing on Witch Road with Cllr Douglas Reid and local member Councillor Tom Cook

Ground breaking at site of new housing at Witch Road

The ground has been officially broken at a new housing development at Witch Road/Witchhill Place in Kilmarnock that will see 43 new Council homes being built for older ambulant disabled residents by the Council’s strategic partner CCG (Scotland) Ltd.

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Don’t bin your food waste

Hot on the heels of the Climate Change Strategy launch, new stickers will start to be applied to all household green bins this week reminding residents to recycle their food waste.

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Garden competition is blooming marvellous!

East Ayrshire Council’s annual garden competition has recognised amateur gardeners from across East Ayrshire who have brought colour and beauty to their communities.