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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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Pipers’ Cafe at The Barony Campus officially opens

Pipers’ Cafe at The Barony Campus in Cumnock opened its doors this week providing a warm welcome, delicious food and drinks to the local community.

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Education Maintenance Allowance available for eligible 16-19 year olds

An Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) provides financial support to eligible young people aged 16 to 19 years who choose to stay in education from August 2021.

LtoR Cllrs Young, McMahon, Crawford and Todd with Lottie Birch (RPS Ecology), Jamie Sime (Wills Bros) and Francis Musasa (Ayrshire Roads Alliance)

Phase two of New Cumnock Flood Protection Scheme well underway

Phase two of New Cumnock’s £8.2m flood protection works are now well underway with main contractor, Wills Bros Civil Engineering Ltd onsite and progressing to schedule.

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Consultation on proposed housing development within Mauchline

A public consultation is being held on a new housing development proposed for Kilmarnock Road, Mauchline.

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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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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.