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The Garnock Valley

Welcome to our web pages where you will be able to find out all you need to become involved in making your Locality better.

The Garnock Valley includes the towns of Beith, Dalry, and Kilbirnie, and some smaller villages such as Gateside, Barrmill, Longbar and Glengarnock. It has a combined population of around 20,000.

Historically, the area was built around the flax and weaving industries before iron and steelmaking took over in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is a rural area with lovely walks, scenery and plenty of wildlife.

Interestingly, the suburb of Kilbirnie in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is named after the Garnock Valley town. You can download our Garnock Valley Infographic here

If you live in the Garnock Valley and would like to become involved our Locality Partnership might interest you. Alternatively, you may be interested in joining your local Community Council. Please see the links on the right of this page.

Local funding may be available through Grant Applications.

Garnock Valley Locality Partnership 2021 Meeting Dates

  • 16 March 2021  – On-line via Microsoft Teams
  • 15 June  2021 – On-line via Microsoft Teams
  • 21 September 2021 – On-line via Microsoft Teams
  • 16 December 2021 – On-line via Microsoft Teams

All meetings will be held from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. Meeting papers can be viewed here.

Community News

Lets Discuss Mental Health in Primary Care

Health and Social Care Scotland and the BMA have launched a survey to gather thoughts, opinions, and experiences of mental health in primary care. Responses are anonymous and will be used to inform future key [...]

April 16th, 2021|

Penumbra Vacancies

Recovery Practitioner (Peer) - Peers 4 HOPE   Job Summary   To assist people who use the service to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community. Playing a central role in [...]

April 15th, 2021|

Penumbra Vacancies

Recovery Practitioner (Peer) – Full Time - Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Ayrshire and Arran Job Summary DBI is a two-tiered response; a Level 1 response from frontline partnership agencies and Level 2 supportive interventions delivered [...]

March 30th, 2021|

Social enterprise: action plan

Inclusive Growth Through Social Enterprise: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Action Plan 2021-24  reasserts the Scottish Government’s long-term vision of social enterprise at the forefront of a new wave of ethical and socially responsible business in Scotland.

March 26th, 2021|

Litter Free Scotland

A five year review of the national litter strategy "Towards a litter free Scotland: a strategic approach to higher quality local environments,” has been published.

March 26th, 2021|

Locality Members

Garnock Valley CPP Members CPP Member Key