East Ayrshire Council has launched a consultation on a new housing development proposed for Drongan. The proposed development would see 14 new homes, suitable for general and community care needs, being built on Mill O’Shield Road and Hannahston Avenue, land that had previously been cleared by
East Ayrshire Council has pledged to "constructively challenge" a ruling by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) which identified areas of ground earmarked for development throughout the region as being at risk of flooding.
Official documents for the transformational £251.5 million Ayrshire Growth Deal will be "signed in the coming weeks", the Ayrshire Regional Partnership has confirmed. The Partnership, which is made up of representatives from the three Ayrshire councils and public and private sec
To mark the day Scottish Housing Day, East Ayrshire Council has teamed up with East Ayrshire Federation of Tenants and Residents to launch a short video to help tenants understand the terms of their tenancy agreement, to ensure they are happy and safe in their home. Presented by local
Barrhead-based contractor A.C. Whyte is set to deliver a £5 million programme to upgrade more than 490 East Ayrshire homes by September 2021 following a successful tender earlier this year. East Ayrshire Council awarded the roof and render works contract to the family-owned business with a vie
Two of East Ayrshire Council’s top management team, Fiona Lees and Alex McPhee, who have 85 years of public service between them, have announced their decisions to retire. Fiona Lees, who has held the position of chief executive since April 2004, will step down in January 2021 with Alex McPhee
Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - small. The trade body has announced there will be no winners of its 2020 Awards this year, but all shortlisted candidates will be revealed to recognise the efforts of successful submissions.
The future of planning in East Ayrshire has been thrown open to the public with the launch of the council’s Local Development Plan2 consultation this week. Residents, community groups and local businesses are all being asked to contribute their views on a new Main Issues Report, which sets the
East Ayrshire Council has agreed its budget for 2020/21, agreeing a 4.84% rise in council tax and a 1.5% increase in council house rents. The council tax rise equates to £1375.35 for band D households, in line with Scottish Government recommendations. The council house rents increase equates t