The Accounts Commission have published their Best Value Assurance Report on North Ayrshire Council. This is relevant to Community and Locality Planning as it covers how we work in partnership. The report is very positive and is a testament to the commitment of partners working together to make a real difference locally. It highlights the successes [...]
Six projects aiming to reduce the number of drug-related deaths in North Ayrshire have been awarded funding grants of between £8k and £10k in an initiative run by North Ayrshire Drug and Alcohol Partnership. A number of community groups and organisations submitted applications for funding after the launch of ‘The Substance of our Communities’ participatory budgeting [...]
The Scottish Government has launched £2 million of new funding to help support the recovery of local communities as coronavirus (COVID-19) measures are gradually and carefully eased. The funding will be administered by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, the national body for towns. For more information and to apply please click here.
A new business support helpline has been launched by the three Ayrshire councils to help local businesses navigate the extensive support strands and funding opportunities available to them. In the wake of COVID-19, the local economic landscape has changed significantly, with many more businesses in need of support and assistance as they try to ride the [...]
Shut Out Scammers week is a joint initiative between Local Authorities and Police Scotland. The link below provides our communities with key tips and advice on how to spot any rogue traders and bogus callers if they call at your door. Shut Out Scammers
Ever wondered about a publicly owned building or piece of land that you think could be used to achieve something special for your community? Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) Advisors David Henderson and Lynn Molleson will deliver two free webinars for groups in North Ayrshire over the next few weeks to help you decide whether your community really [...]
We would love to know 'what matters to you when maintaining your health and wellbeing during the current pandemic?' So that we can improve the support we provide to people across North Ayrshire - especially during these uncertain times. For more details please click here.
Shielding is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19). Shielding is a measure to protect those people from coming into contact with COVID-19, by minimising all interaction between them and others. In Scotland, those people at very high risk (or the person who cares for them) have [...]
Projects that could help to aid recovery from substance misuse disorders and prevent drug-related deaths could soon receive up to £10k in funding as part of North Ayrshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership’s participatory budgeting event – and it’s now up to the public to decide where they’d like to see the cash being allocated. A number [...]