National Report Recognises Strength of Partnership Working in North Ayrshire

2020-06-30T11:58:00+01:00June 30th, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Reports, Three Towns|

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 [...]

Funding Boost for Projects to Reduce Drug Related Deaths

2020-06-29T14:54:30+01:00June 29th, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Health and Social Care Partnership, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Participatory Budgeting, Three Towns|

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 [...]

Towns and BIDs Resilience and Recovery Fund

2020-06-19T09:20:49+01:00June 19th, 2020|Arran, COVID19, Garnock Valley, Irvine, North Coast, Three Towns|

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.

New helpline launched for Ayrshire business support

2020-06-17T11:31:39+01:00June 17th, 2020|Arran, COVID19, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns|

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 [...]

Online Webinar

2020-07-14T12:43:55+01:00June 10th, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns, Training|

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 [...]

What Matters To You?

2020-06-08T15:49:15+01:00June 8th, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns|

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.

Public Health Scotland – COVID-19 – Shielding Impact and Experience Survey – Scotland

2020-06-05T08:53:29+01:00June 5th, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns|

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 [...]

Communities decide how funds to prevent drug deaths is allocated

2020-06-01T12:12:30+01:00June 1st, 2020|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Participatory Budgeting, Three Towns|

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 [...]