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Darvel volunteers secure King’s Award

DART – the Darvel and Area Regeneration Team – is honoured and delighted to receive the King’s Award for Voluntary Services. Equivalent to an MBE and recognising outstanding voluntary work this is the highest award that a volunteer organisation can receive.

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Have your say as Council Management Team takes to the road

East Ayrshire Council is preparing to launch its budget consultation for 2024/25, against a backdrop of rising costs for delivering public services and a £7 million funding gap in the next year alone. Residents, businesses and communities are being invited to have their say on the Council’s budget priorities, by taking part in a series of in-person events and an online survey.

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Sweco UK donates life-saving community defibrillator to Crosshouse Community Football Club

Crosshouse Community Football Club recently received life-saving equipment donated by Sweco UK.

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Ronnie and Pat Sharpe celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

 Councillor Douglas Reid visited Ronnie and Pat Sharpe from Kilmarnock recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.

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Stewarton Academy recognised for attainment in RMPS

Staff, pupils, parents and carers connected with Stewarton Academy were delighted when Religious and Moral Education Teacher, Gillian Dunsmuir, was recognised by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) for her Practitioner Enquiry in raising attainment for learners studying Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS). 

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Iain and Catherine Murray celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

 

Councillor Maureen McKay visited Iain and Catherine Murray from Kilmarnock recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.

 

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A70 West of Ochiltree: roadworks to start Wednesday 29 November

As part of its ongoing programme to improve the condition of the road network, the Ayrshire Roads Alliance will be carrying out essential road resurfacing works on the A70 West of Ochiltree starting on Wednesday 29 November and continuing until Sunday 10 December 2023.

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Conference brings communities together

Community groups gathered at the Communities Conference in Cumnock last week to discuss topics such as funding, event planning and community led regeneration.

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Free Christmas parking in Kilmarnock town centre

Three hours of free afternoon parking within Council car parks and on-street parking bays will be available in Kilmarnock town centre throughout December to help shoppers at the busiest time of the year. With the existing arrangements across East Ayrshire, this means that free parking will be available across all our towns in the lead up to Christmas.

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Protecting the public purse: stamping out fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (12-18 November 2023) is a global effort to minimise the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education. International Fraud Awareness Week (fraudweek.com)

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Dyslexia Roadshow success

A Dyslexia Roadshow held in Kilmarnock last week provided support and information for people who live with dyslexia, or know someone who does.

Cllrs Barton and Cowan with Chris Walker, Pamela Docherty and Michelle from Catering Services and Miss McNulty with the Eco Committee

Mossgiel’s organic milk helps Council mooo-ve away from single use plastics

East Ayrshire Council has mooo-ved away from using single-use plastics in our schools thanks to a contract with the multi-award winning and local dairy farmer, Bryce Cunningham from Mossgiel Organic Farm.