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Partners pull together to protect our communities

From the outset, food and community resilience were recognised as priorities. The lockdown, brought a number of complex issues that had to be tackled quickly and effectively. From the food...

East Ayrshire Registrars with communities every step of the way

Covid-19 has highlighted the essential role that East Ayrshire Registrars fill in our communities. Since lockdown began the team, led by Senior Registrar Cathy Dunlop, have been working seven days...

Suspension of 1140 hours early learning and childcare plans

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, legislation was laid in the Scottish Parliament on 30 March 2020 to remove the statutory duty on education authorities to make 1140 hours...


HAS teams hit 5000th emergency job

Electrician Garry Todd came to the rescue of a New Cumnock resident in her 80s who is self-isolating. Councillor Elena Whitham praised Garry’s actions, “We’re so proud of our Housing...

Vital services continue to protect communities

Key workers and frontline services have been most affected by government guidance and are very visible in our communities right now, but behind the scenes, other services have been making...

Alcohol will not prevent or cure COVID-19

As we enter week seven of the COVID-19 lockdown, Pamela Milliken, Head of Primary Care at East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, offers some timely advice on the risks...