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.

Meeting papers

Any business or activity that takes place in our Locality Partnership will be published here so that you an keep up to date with what is happening and get involved when you want to. Even if it is just now and again when you feel something is particularly relevant to you.

All of our meetings are open to the public. If you want to contribute, all you have to do to speak to your Community Representative. If you are unsure who that is please contact us and we can put you in touch.

Our terms of reference and our standing orders will give you all of the legalities and many of the practicalities of how we work.

2023 Garnock Valley Locality Partnership Meetings:
22 March 2023
15 June 2023 – Community Room, Lochshore Hub, Glengarnock, KA14 3BE
20 September 2023 – Garnock Campus, Glengarnock
7 December 2023 – Bridgend Community Centre, Kilbirnie
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