Up to six unaccompanied child asylum seekers are to be brought to East Ayrshire as part of a resettlement deal. East Ayrshire Council's cabinet agreed the proposal after it previously been granted by East Ayrshire's Integrated Joint Board (IJB).
James Cartwright explores what the What Works Community pilot teams at East Ayrshire Council, Southend Borough Council and Pembrokeshire County Council learned about the value of data practices at the project's first residential.
Members of East Ayrshire Council’s Planning and Economic Development Service and Vibrant Communities teams were celebrating after two of their projects picked up top awards at the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning annual ceremony. Shortlisted for two of five categories, Plans and Partner
The site of the former Bellfield Primary School in Kilmarnock is once again thriving at the heart of the community with two phases of new council housing having been completed and tenants now moving into their new homes.
Glasgow-based construction company CCG(Scotland) Ltd has invested a total of £38,000 in community projects across Ayrshire since 2018. The business has also provided jobs, apprenticeships and education opportunities for local residents.
Ten new apprentices have been welcomed to East Ayrshire Council's Housing Asset Services. Councillor Elena Whitham, cabinet member for housing and communities visited the Housing Asset Services depot to meet the new recruits.
The East Ayrshire town of Mauchline is set to benefit from a multi-million-pound housing development specially designed for its older residents. The 14-unit development, which will be similar to the Lillyhill Gardens development in Kilmarnock, will ensure that older and vulnerable people can remain
Energy, services and regeneration company ENGIE has been appointed to deliver two projects in East Ayrshire that will upgrade housing stock in the area while increasing the energy efficiency of resident’s homes.