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East Ayrshire aims for a zero carbon future with new Climate Change Strategy

In the year when recovery from the global pandemic and the upcoming UN COP26 climate change conference are uppermost in the minds of many, East Ayrshire Council has taken a bold step towards a cleaner, greener future with the launch of a new Climate Change Strategy to tackle the challenges of global warming by reducing carbon emissions.

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Joint patrols see Youth Action team hit the streets

The Youth Action team, a partnership project between the Council and Police Scotland, has been patrolling key areas throughout East Ayrshire engaging positively with young people and encouraging positive behaviour.

Cllr Cogley, HT Derek Forsyth, Cllr Campbell, Teacher Cleo Roy, Ivan Craig, Cllr McMahon and Bob McCulloch, Interim Head of Housing and Communities with Khali, Owen and Ellie

Fun hedgehog cartoon has serious message about litter

Three little hedgehogs, Spike, Prickles and Haggis, are going to help children across East Ayrshire learn about the environment and the importance of not littering, thanks to a fun cartoon with a very serious message.

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Fly-tipping to be reported online in East Ayrshire

An innovative online reporting system, which will help our communities pinpoint fly-tipping, has launched this week.

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Council and communities support Summer Clean 2021

Towns and villages across East Ayrshire are cleaner, greener and more vibrant after the Council and communities joined forces to support the Keep Scotland Beautiful summer clean 2021 campaign.

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New recycling centre for Cumnock

A new public recycling centre is to be built at Caponacre in Cumnock following planning permission being granted for the new facility.  The recycling centre will provide safe, easy access to recycling facilities for the local community.

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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.

Fly tipping winner Taylor Gilmour

Knockentiber – A great place to live

The community of Knockentiber has been working hard to tackle littering in their village, helping to restore a sense of community spirit.

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Council pleas for help tackling environmental crime

In communities across East Ayrshire, people are out collecting litter, are reporting fly tipping and dog fouling and supporting the efforts of our teams from across the Council.


Tenancy film project bags top award


East Ayrshire Federation of Tenants and Residents and East Ayrshire Council scooped the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland Working in Partnership Award for their Tenancy Agreement Video at the annual housing awards ceremony, which took place online earlier this month.

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Council invests £154m in housing over the next five years

Since 2016, communities within East Ayrshire have been transformed thanks to significant investment in new affordable homes and an extensive programme that has improved our existing housing stock.