North Ayrshire / Garnock Valley

Community Planning Partnership Locality

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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 2020 Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday 15 September 2020 – On-line via Microsoft Teams
  • Thursday 10 December 2020 – On-line via Microsoft Teams

All meetings will be held from 7 to 9pm. Meeting papers can be viewed here.

Community News

Connecting Scotland Phase 2

Connecting Scotland phase 2, round 2 is now open! If you are an organisation that already works with the target groups for Connecting Scotland, you can apply for devices to distribute to Households with children, [...]

November 26th, 2020|

Join Garnock Valley Locality Partnership

Are you interested in making a difference in the Garnock Valley? We are looking for a community  representative to join the Garnock Valley Locality Partnership. This involves working alongside other community representatives and Elected Members, as [...]

November 16th, 2020|

Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2019 Results

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 [...]

November 6th, 2020|

Scottish Child Payment

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 [...]

November 6th, 2020|

Locality Members

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