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Celebrating Care Experienced Week

East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership has been celebrating National Care Experienced Week 2021 with some super spooky events.

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Provost re-opens lunch club

Provost Barry Douglas officially re-opened the lunch club at Take a Bow in Kilmarnock this week.

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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.

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.

New stickers for the green bins

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.

Cllr McMahon with Linda McAulay Griffiths, Head Teacher Jemma Donnelly, Evie and Lucy, Robin Patterson and Ian Boyd from Kier

Ground breaking at new school

The ground has been officially broken at the site of the new Netherthird Primary School.

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Young people are the voice of change

Young people from across East Ayrshire joined the second Children and Young People’s Climate Conference – ‘Caring for our Climate’ to voice their concerns about the climate emergency and help shape the future of Council policy.

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East Ayrshire Council signs up to UK100 NetZero pledge

East Ayrshire Council has joined 88 other councils across the UK in an ambitious pledge to beat UK Government climate change targets by becoming a Net Zero Council by 2030 – 15 years ahead of the deadline set for the UK as a whole.

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James and Fay Boyle celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Councillor Neil McGhee visited James and Fay Boyle from Logan recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.

Roon the Toon Jim Buchanan memorial trophy presentation

Roon the Toon Jim Buchanan memorial trophies presented to fastest employees!

The Roon the Toon Jim Buchanan Memorial trophy has been presented to the fastest East Ayrshire Council and East Ayrshire Leisure female and male employees at a special presentation.

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Local gambling businesses visited by Council and Gambling Commission

Gambling business in East Ayrshire were visited last week by staff from East Ayrshire Council and the Gambling Commission to check that they are complying with the terms of their gambling licences.

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Celebrate safely this firework season

As firework season approaches, East Ayrshire’s community safety arrangements are being strengthened as partnership agencies join forces to encourage communities to celebrate safely.