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Council strengthens COVID support for communities over festive break

In response to the rapidly emerging developments with the Omicron strain of COVID-19, here at East Ayrshire Council we are prioritising services and resources to protect and support our local communities and to reduce pressure on local health and care services.

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New MSYPs elected

The newest Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament were recently elected for the East Ayrshire Council constituencies of Cumnock and Doon Valley and Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley.

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St Marnock Square project moves a step nearer completion

With climate change and the environment high on everyone’s agenda just now, Kilmarnock’s Town Centre Regeneration team is making big progress with their plans to make the area more attractive and easily accessible for pedestrians, improve connections with the centre, and open up “green space” for everyone to enjoy.

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East Ayrshire Gift Card scoops Scotland's Towns Partnership Award

East Ayrshire Council and Kilmarnock Business Association (KBA) scooped a special judges award at the first ever Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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Spirit of Shankly present Liverpool shirts to Muirkirk Primary

Bill Shankly’s niece, Barbara Alexander, has visited Muirkirk Primary School on behalf of Liverpool FC supporters’ union The Spirit of Shankly to present the children with a full Liverpool strip.

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Art Project Hits the Streets in Kilmarnock

An art project in East Ayrshire has brought a splash of colour to town, promoting diversity and supporting wellbeing for young people. The art installation, featuring dragons, flying fish and computer game inspired characters, has transformed a busy walkway in Kilmarnock town centre into a unique gallery experience. 

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A Celebration of Sport!

Over 150 children and young people and two very special guests, Kris Boyd and Rose Reilly, enjoyed a Celebration of Sport at Ayrshire College recently.

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Celebrating one year in the life of the KBA

It’s just over a year since local business owner, Peter Telfer took over as chair of Kilmarnock Business Association (KBA), and in that time the group has worked very closely with East Ayrshire Council’s Town Centre Regeneration Team and Celebrate Kilmarnock on a programme of initiatives to fuel economic growth through community regeneration.

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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.