East Ayrshire


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East Ayrshire

a council area of SW Scotland, comprising the E part of the historical county of Ayrshire: part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Kilmarnock. Pop.: 119 530 (2003 est.). Area: 1252 sq. km (483 sq. miles)
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Invest East Ayrshire is a collaboration of business-focussed agencies and organisations, led by East Ayrshire Council and Scottish Enterprise, with a shared vision of encouraging businesses to start up, expand or relocate in East Ayrshire.
What has happened in East Ayrshire is nothing short of a disgrace.
An East Ayrshire Council report following the collapse of Scottish Coal and Aardvark TMC Ltd reports there is not enough money to pay for work to restore the mining sites.
But East Ayrshire Council said that Mr McRailt had been offered care but he turned it down.
We get fantastic support in East Ayrshire from members of the public, local authorities and other local businesses - everyone really sticks together.
MISERY IS GROWING Clackmannanshire 720 480 Dundee 2118 1028 Renfrewshire 1825 859 North Lanarkshire 5503 2515 South Lanarkshire 4034 1809 Edinburgh 3566 1592 East Ayrshire 2421 1069 East Renfrewshire 337 140 North Ayrshire 2421 869 South Ayrshire 1227 440 Aberdeenshire 866 305 Falkirk 2638 844 Shetland 129 41 Moray 453 136 Aberdeen 1803 524 Perth & Kinross 383 109 Fife 6261 1576 West Dunbrtshre 1733 423 Stirling 1121 146 East Dunbrtshre 398 n/a Highland 1847 n/a The first number in the list shows how many people are affected by the bedroom tax, and the second shows how many of those are in arrears.
Potential The statement published yesterday was signed by Douglas Reid, SNP leader of East Ayrshire Council, Maureen McKay, leader of the Labour group, and Tom Cook of the Conservatives.
East Ayrshire is also set to get jobs boosts from a new prison at Bowhouse and a training centre for the National Autistic Society of Scotland.
Alan Neish, East Ayrshire Council's head of economic development, said: "The Diageo announcement acted as a catalyst within the community.
The statement was signed by Douglas Reid, SNP leader of East Ayrshire Council, Maureen McKay, leader of the Labour group, and Tom Cook of the Tories.
I live in a village in East Ayrshire and our local council haven't even attempted to grit the roads.
Jimmy Kelly was on the East Ayrshire Council planning committee which gave the green light to expand Scottish Coal's open cast mining in Cumnock - despite objections by green campaigners.

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