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Cllrs Reid, Stewart and Cowan with Eddie Fraser, Kevin Wells, reps from Aberlour and Alba from Willowbank

Summer programme has been a whole lot of fun!

Visitors from the Council and Aberlour dropped into Willowbank School recently to find out more about the ASN holiday support programme, which is being delivered by Aberlour, Scotland’s Children’s Charity.

Gable End of World Robert Burns Federation, Kilmarnock

New Robert Burns mural to adorn Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock Business Association, in partnership with East Ayrshire Leisure, East Ayrshire Council, and the Robert Burns World Federation, has selected acclaimed artist Michael Corr to design and install a new mural paying tribute to our national bard on a prominent gable end in Kilmarnock Town Centre.

Our School Crossing Patrollers

70th anniversary of the School Crossing Service celebrated at special event

School Crossing Patrollers from across East Ayrshire gathered at Council HQ recently for a special event to mark the platinum jubilee of the School Crossing Patrol Service.

Cllr Ingram with PS Paul Tomkinson and Craig Marshall from Police Scotland, David Doran and Janie McKie from Health and Safety, Cathy Dunlop (Registration Services), Nick Kelly (Bereavement Services) and Kevin Wells

Wellbeing z-cards created to support bereaved people in Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Council’s Health and Safety team has been working closely with Police Scotland to develop a new Bereavement Support z-card that can be distributed to local people who have experienced a sudden bereavement, which can also be made available in other formats.

EAC Senior Games

Care home residents go for gold at senior games

Local care home residents became sporting heroes for the day at the East Ayrshire Senior Care Home Games, taking part in everything from archery and football to cycling and volleyball!

Stuart Guffie from Sonappa, Julie Carrie, Music Service Manager, Martyn Hay, Gargieston Primary with Noah, Alice, Alex and front row Sam, Charlie, Katie and Zoe

‘We Make Music’ digital schools award

Five primary schools from across East Ayrshire – Hillhead Primary, Galston Primary, Gargieston Primary, Lochnorris Primary and New Cumnock Primary have recently earned their Music Education Partnership Group (MEPG) We Make Music digital school award.

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Global significance of Scotland’s first UNESCO Biosphere recognised with renewed designated status and boundary extension in 10th anniversary year

Just over ten years since Galloway & Southern Ayrshire (GSA) was designated Scotland’s first UNESCO Biosphere, a global delegation of UN officials today (4 July) announced the renewal of the site’s UNESCO status for a further ten years, in recognition of its pioneering achievements in sustainable development and supporting global climate change goals. The revalidation reflects southwest Scotland’s world class natural heritage and the leading role the Biosphere plays in building a secure and greener economic future for Scotland and the UK.

Ayrshire Business Awards

Ayrshire Business Awards applications deadline extended to 7 July

Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the application deadline for the 2023 Ayrshire Business Awards has been extended until 5.00pm on 7 July.

East Ayrshire Council

Provost and Leader appointed at meeting of East Ayrshire Council

East Ayrshire elected members gathered for the final Council meeting before the summer recess today, and as part of the formal proceedings, the appointments for Provost and Leader were confirmed for the year ahead.

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Helping people into work - the latest from East Ayrshire

Big changes in the way that employability services are funded and run throughout Scotland and the UK were outlined at Cabinet, as East Ayrshire Council reported on how it has tailored its way of working to help people of all ages and skills into sustainable training and secure jobs.

East Ayrshire Council

Letter to parent/carers about subsidised school transport

Dear Parent/Carer,

Following on from the above noted paper and recommendations that were presented at Cabinet this morning, Wednesday 28 June 2023, I write to advise you that Cabinet has agreed to the continuation of the subsidised school transport service in its present form until the concerns and issues that have been raised around the paper have been addressed in full.

East Ayrshire Council

New puffin crossing for Kilmaurs

A new puffin pedestrian crossing in Kilmaurs has been given the go-ahead by the Council at this week’s Cabinet meeting.