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MSYPs 2021

New MSYPs elected

The newest Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament were recently elected for the East Ayrshire Council constituencies of Cumnock and Doon Valley and Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley.

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Recycling is child’s play at Netherthird Primary

P3/4 at Netherthird Primary have taken delivery of new recycling bins for their playground, which will make recycling even easier for the whole school.

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Have your say on Hurlford street designs

Plans to improve Hurlford village centre have taken a step forward with residents and local businesses being asked for views on updated proposals.

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St Marnock Square project moves a step nearer completion

With climate change and the environment high on everyone’s agenda just now, Kilmarnock’s Town Centre Regeneration team is making big progress with their plans to make the area more attractive and easily accessible for pedestrians, improve connections with the centre, and open up “green space” for everyone to enjoy.

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Keeping up momentum in the race to cut carbon emissions

East Ayrshire Council’s strong commitment to meeting carbon emission reduction targets was reinforced this week as council approved its Climate Change Public Sector Report for 2021, which has now been submitted to  the Scottish Government to support the country’s climate change action plans.

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East Ayrshire Gift Card scoops Scotland's Towns Partnership Award

East Ayrshire Council and Kilmarnock Business Association (KBA) scooped a special judges award at the first ever Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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Ochiltree becomes East Ayrshire’s first ‘Biosphere Community’

The historic conservation village of Ochiltree has become a ‘Biosphere Community’, the fifth to be designated within Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere, and the first in East Ayrshire.

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Councillor Claire Leitch wins 2021 Councillor Award

LGIU Scotland and CCLA are proud to announce that Councillor Claire Leitch of East Ayrshire Council has won a 2021 Councillor Award for Champion for Education.  The Councillor Awards are the only national awards to celebrate the vital contributions of local councillors across Scotland.

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Police Scotland - message to communities

Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie has issued the following message for reassurance:

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Katie and Jim Stevenson celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Councillor Drew Filson visited Katie and Jim Stevenson from Dalmellington recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.

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Bernard and Ruth Kelly celebrate Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary

Councillor John Knapp visited Kilmarnock couple Bernard and Ruth Kelly recently to congratulate them on 65 years of marriage.

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Ann and Iain Murray celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

Councillor Douglas Reid visited Ann and Iain Murray from Kilmarnock recently to pass on congratulations as they celebrated fifty years of marriage.