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Ochiltree becomes East Ayrshire’s first ‘Biosphere Community’

The historic conservation village of Ochiltree has become a ‘Biosphere Community’, the fifth to be designated within Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, and the first in East Ayrshire.

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Cabinet approves development of Ayrshire Energy Masterplan

At a time when climate change is at the forefront of all our minds, East Ayrshire has strengthened its commitment to achieving ambitious UK100 Net Zero targets with the approval of a share in the funding of a new pan Ayrshire Energy Masterplan.

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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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Global leader in financial services finds sustainable home at The HALO Kilmarnock

The HALO Urban Regeneration has announced PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in the nonperforming loan industry, as the anchor tenant of Kilmarnock’s HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre (HEIC), bringing career opportunities and a 15-year commitment to the town.

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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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UK Minister visits CoRE climate change project

Tackling climate change, by creating a thriving low carbon economy for East Ayrshire and beyond, took a step closer to reality with the visit of Iain Stewart MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Scotland, to the site of *CoRE, (Community Renewable Energy) an exciting new project which will lead the way in transforming Cumnock and surrounding areas in years to come.

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Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership has been launched!

The Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership (CCLP) with £2.2million support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and backed by East Ayrshire Council, are delivering 22 projects over the next four and half years. The focus of the partnership is to connect communities with the landscape and heritage of the former coalfield area bringing “Life to the Landscape”.

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Funding boost secures next steps for St Marnock Square

The creation of a brand new green breathing space in the centre of Kilmarnock is progressing fast, thanks to a recent decision at East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet.

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Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership to celebrate with Launch Day on 9 July

The Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership is celebrating its work with a Launch Day on Friday 9 July with an exciting series of free events.

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Former church climbing high as work starts on new Above Adventure building

As one building falls in Kilmarnock this month, another will be reaching new heights, marking a new start in the regeneration of the Town Centre for the New Year.

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Regeneration of Mauchline moves forward with appointment of Conservation Architect

Mauchline’s much anticipated Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a dedicated Conservation Accredited Architect to help with the project.