All of our meetings are open to the public and all you have to do to contribute is speak to your local Community Representative about what you want to put forward. If you don’t know who your local Representative is please contact us and we will put you in touch with them. Arran [...]
The results from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2019 covering the amount of say young people should have in decisions that affect their lives have been published. The majority of adults felt that young people aged 16 to 18 should have ‘a great deal’ or ‘quite a lot’ of say in decisions that affect their lives. [...]
The new Scottish Child Payment is to open early for applications from Monday 9 November. Social Security Scotland will be taking applications ahead of its introduction on Monday 15 February 2021 to help manage the expected demand. The new benefit, which will give eligible families on low incomes with children under 16 an extra £10 per [...]
The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland has begun public consultation on proposals for councillor numbers and ward boundaries in North Ayrshire council area. The consultation will run until Tuesday 26 January 2020. The Commission wants members of the public and local communities to give their comments on the proposals so local views can be considered [...]
The way the public access urgent care is changing. This is to ensure people get the right care in the right place and to keep people and the NHS safe this winter. From 3 November, if people in Ayrshire and Arran think they need to visit accident and emergency (A&E) but it is not life-threatening, there [...]
Sixteen health charities in Scotland have formed a new coalition to promote the benefits of people moving more in daily life – including improving health, preventing the deterioration of conditions, and helping us all to lead happier, healthier lives. For more information click here.
Trading Standards Scotland have published their latest Scam Share briefing. The briefing gives examples of scams recently reported by consumers as well as advice.