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Alcohol-free event to mark Alcohol Awareness Week

A drop-in event where people can explore alcohol-free activities will be held on Saturday 20 November to support this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week.

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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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Early learning and childcare entitlement extended further

Changes to the Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) allocation policy and the extension of entitlement to 2 year olds of parents who have experience of care was approved at the recent meeting of East Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet.

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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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Christmas Augmented Reality (AR) animals come to Kilmarnock

This Christmas, families in Kilmarnock will be able to track down 11 cute Christmas animals in AR thanks to Kilmarnock Business Association.

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Moira and Ronald McPherson celebrate Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Provost Barry Douglas and Councillor Maureen McKay visited Kilmarnock couple Moira and Ronald McPherson recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage.

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Hugh and Fiona Sloan celebrate Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Provost Barry Douglas and Councillor Jim McMahon visited Cumnock couple Hugh and Fiona Sloan recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage.

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Margaret and George Waddell celebrate Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Provost Barry Douglas and Councillor Neil McGhee visited Auchinleck couple Margaret and George Waddell recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage.

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Mary and Jim McDade celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Provost Barry Douglas visited Mary and Jim McDade from Hurlford recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.

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Tenant Grant Fund for tenants in social housing and the private sector

The Scottish Government has set up a Tenant Grant Fund to provide financial help to tenants in social housing and in the private sector who are at risk of becoming homeless because they fallen have behind with rent payments during the pandemic.

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Stamping out fraud

North and East Ayrshire Council’s Corporate Fraud Team has received over 700 fraud referrals for East Ayrshire and made financial recoveries of over £0.4 million since the two councils joined forces in 2017.