East Ayrshire Council

Council set outs extensive housing plans for East Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Council has agreed three interlocking plans which it said will ensure that everyone in the region can afford access to a quality affordable home that meets their needs and aspirations.

Published 29 November 2018

CCG completes new affordable homes in Dalrymple

Eleven new build affordable homes specially designed for elderly and disabled people have been completed by CCG.

Published 29 November 2018

Funding secured for empty home loans in East Ayrshire

Interest free loans are now available to homeowners with a property that has been empty for more than six months, East Ayrshire Council has announced.

Published 20 November 2018

Arc-Tech commence works on East Ayrshire assisted living development

Glasgow-based Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has commenced the installation of mechanical and electrical services on a new assisted living development in East Ayrshire.

Published 14 November 2018

Fourth annual private landlord conference announced in Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Council has announced the fourth annual private landlord conference to be held on Saturday, 10 November at St Joseph's Academy in Kilmarnock.

Published 25 October 2018

Tenant rights and targeted advice placed centre stage at conference

People from across Ayrshire descended on Prestwick to find out more about the hot topics facing the private rented sector.

Published 12 October 2018

East Ayrshire Council and CCG (Scotland) Ltd double winners at awards

East Ayrshire Council and strategic partners CCG (Scotland) Ltd were double winners at the inaugural Scottish Procurement Alliance awards.

Published 10 October 2018

Work starts on new East Ayrshire supported living development

The ground has been officially broken at Cessnock Road in Hurlford, where East Ayrshire Council’s strategic partner CCG (Scotland) Ltd is building a new assisted living development.

Published 28 August 2018

East Ayrshire to adopt Council Tax changes to reduce empty buildings

New rules are to be introduced by East Ayrshire Council which will make it more expensive for owners to leave their properties unoccupied.

Published 25 July 2018

East Ayrshire Council maintains ‘strong performance’ but faces ‘major financial challenge’

The local authority watchdog has reported that East Ayrshire Council is continuing to improve against a backdrop of financial, social and economic challenges.

Published 29 May 2018

East Ayrshire Council housing development underway in Dalrymple

Work is now well underway on a new council housing development at Barbieston Road in Dalrymple with five homes already taking shape.

Published 5 April 2018

First phase of HALO Kilmarnock submitted for detailed planning

The first phase of the HALO regeneration plan in Kilmarnock has now been submitted to East Ayrshire Council for detailed planning permission following the recent approval of planning permission in principle for the development masterplan.

Published 9 February 2018

HALO regeneration plan in Kilmarnock receives planning permission in principle

A £65 million urban regeneration on the site of the former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock’s reached a significant milestone last week when it received the green light from East Ayrshire Council.

Published 29 January 2018

Landlords invited to Pan-Ayrshire housing event

Landlords from across Ayrshire are being invited to a special event to discuss forthcoming changes in housing legislation.

Published 31 October 2017

Kilmarnock’s HALO regeneration project secures £5.3m of government funding

The Scottish Government is to invest £5.3 million to turn a former Kilmarnock bottling plant into a low carbon development which will include hundreds of affordable homes.

Published 31 August 2017