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A little bit of Guns ‘N’ Roses comes to Kilmarnock!

Provost Jim Todd was very excited to attend Patchwork Recovery Community in Kilmarnock recently where he got the chance to don a top hat donated by none other than Slash...

Remembering Knockshinnoch

A public service of remembrance was held this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Knockshinnoch mining disaster and rescue. The 1950 tragedy took place in New Cumnock when...

Council celebrates Merchant Navy Day

Provost Jim Todd hoisted the Red Ensign, or ‘Red Duster’, to mark Merchant Navy Day and raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers. The Council was...


***Revised version***Celebrating VE Day 75 from home

Friday 8 May is the 75th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe and East Ayrshire Council is hoping that people will join them in marking the day...

Celebrating Commonwealth Day

From Jamaica to East Ayrshire, local authorities, community groups and charities have marked Commonwealth Day by taking part in the largest ever, single raising of the Commonwealth flag. This is...

Mr & Mrs Lambie Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Provost Jim Todd and Councillor Iain Linton visited Kilmarnock couple John and Sarah Lambie recently to congratulate them on 60 years of marriage. The couple was presented with a basket...