Attitudes to local food and its role in public procurement in North Ayrshire and Arran

2021-09-15T15:43:37+01:00September 15th, 2021|Arran, Consultations, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Open Consultations, Three Towns|

As part of a research project at the University of Stirling, we are seeking the opinions of Arran and North Ayrshire residents on local food and its role in public food procurement. In collaboration with Arran-based farm Woodside Arran CIC, this research project aims to add to the base of evidence for more local authorities across [...]

Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme Pre-Application Consultation for the Marine Licence Application

2021-09-08T09:30:04+01:00September 8th, 2021|Consultations, North Coast, Open Consultations|

Part of the statutory licencing process for the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme is a Marine Licence Application. Consultation with statutory organisations and the community is required before submitting the licence application.  This is referred to as pre-application consultation, and provides the opportunity for the local community, environmental groups, NGOs, regulators and other interested parties to [...]

Penumbra Vacancies

2021-09-03T10:11:42+01:00September 3rd, 2021|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns|

Penumbra Vacancies are noted below: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/penumbra/vms/e/careers/positions/atOGi7li9i2AxulXBRDWX9 Recovery Practitioner - This is a part-time position for 18.75 hours. https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/penumbra/vms/e/careers/positions/coM_WlVm9d0RiEk8dXqw9J Recovery Practitioner  - This is a full-time position for 37.5 hours. The closing date for both positions is Sunday 19th September.

Herbert Protocol Launches Across Ayrshire

2021-09-02T09:20:22+01:00September 2nd, 2021|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast, Three Towns|

The Herbert Protocol is a well-established initiative that helps support vulnerable persons who are living with dementia or memory loss. The initiative is already used in some Divisions across Police Scotland as well as the wider UK. On 1st September 2021 Ayrshire Division is launching the Herbert Protocol. The protocol encourages carers, family and friends to [...]

Alcohol-specific deaths in Scotland increase

2021-08-23T09:09:10+01:00August 23rd, 2021|Arran, Garnock Valley, Irvine, Kilwinning, North Coast|

The number of alcohol-specific deaths has increased by 17% to 1,190 in 2020, up from 1,020 in 2019 in Scotland. This is the largest number of deaths due to alcohol recorded since 2008. Other key findings show that in 2020: Probable suicide deaths decreased by 3% to 805 deaths, from 833 in 2019. There was a [...]

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