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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.

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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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Review of housing developments and the school estate

Cabinet has approved a review of new housing developments within East Ayrshire and the measures in place to assess their impact on school estate capacity.

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David and Ellen Brown celebrate Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Provost Barry Douglas and Councillor Jon Herd visited Kilmarnock couple David and Ellen Brown recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage.

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East Ayrshire to boost young peoples' career opportunities with Young Person's Guarantee

East Ayrshire Council’s commitment to developing the talents and career prospects of its young people was mapped out at this week’s Cabinet meeting, when councillors approved plans to expand activities and resources in line with the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee scheme for the year ahead.

  

Cllr Jim McMahon with Ayrshire Roads Alliance Road Safety, Head of Campus Peter Gilchrist and our community planning partners

Young drivers put through their paces in safety workshops

Over 100 young people from S6 at The Robert Burns Academy have been put through their paces at a special driver safety event organised by the Ayrshire Roads Alliance Road Safety team.

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100 days of practice is music to charity’s ears

Over 40 music students from across East Ayrshire took part in the ‘100 Days of Practice’ initiative earlier this year, raising an incredible £720 for The Kris Boyd charity in the process.

Challenge Poverty Week

Challenge Poverty Week

A series of open days have been held across East Ayrshire this week in support of Challenge Poverty Week, a campaign that’s run every year by the Poverty Alliance.

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Rugby Park match day parking consultation launches

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance has launched a match day parking consultation, which will run until Saturday 30 October, for residents who live in the vicinity of Rugby Park, Kilmarnock.

Community COVID-19 testing at Rose Reilly Sports Centre

Community testing moving to Stewarton

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for all residents in East Ayrshire is moving to Rose Reilly Sports Centre in Stewarton from 4-8 October for people without symptoms.