North Ayrshire Council

Accounts Commission highlights decade of improvements at North Ayrshire Council

North Ayrshire Council is delivering value-for-money services to its local communities and has demonstrated a culture of continuous improvement since 2011, according to the public spending watchdog for local government.

Published 30 June 2020

Partnership marks record-breaking decade of bringing empty homes back into use

Scottish councils have been urged to make empty homes work a cornerstone of post-pandemic recovery after a record number of privately-owned vacant properties were brought back into use last year.

Published 29 June 2020

Partnership to identify opportunities for regeneration and investment on North Ayrshire coast

A major new partnership between North Ayrshire Council and Crown Estate Scotland aims to unleash the economic potential of North Ayrshire’s stunning coastline has been launched. 

Published 19 June 2020

50 new council homes planned at former Irvine school site

North Ayrshire Council’s plans to build the next generation of council homes has continued with an application for 50 homes at the former Towerlands Primary School site in Irvine.

Published 18 June 2020

North Ayrshire Council details Isle of Cumbrae housing plans

North Ayrshire Council has submitted its plans to deliver 18 new homes on the Isle of Cumbrae.

Published 17 June 2020

Isle of Arran earmarked for 34 new council homes

North Ayrshire Council has continued its social housing push with plans on the Isle of Arran.

Published 16 June 2020

Plans lodged for large sheltered housing complex in Largs

Mast Architects and Ashleigh Scotland have submitted plans to build 28 sheltered accommodation flats in Largs.

Published 12 June 2020

Scottish public sector partners report on feasibility of basic income pilot

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of a Citizens Basic Income (CBI) pilot in Scotland have concluded that a CBI pilot is desirable but involves “significant challenges”.

Published 11 June 2020

North Ayrshire Council takes ‘radical’ economic approach with Community Wealth Building strategy

A local authority has become the first in Scotland to adopt a “radical” economic model to plot a way forward now and post COVID-19.

Published 15 May 2020

North Ayrshire Council buys Irvine hotel to provide city centre housing

North Ayrshire Council has bought Irvine’s King’s Arms Hotel with the aim of breathing new life into the building.

Published 13 May 2020

North Ayrshire Council sets 2020/21 budget

North Ayrshire Council will increase its council tax by 4.84% from April as part of its 2020/21 budget.

Published 6 March 2020

North Ayrshire Council calls for action on post-Brexit funding

North Ayrshire Council has called for the UK Government to target post-Brexit funding to regions that need it most.

Published 21 February 2020

Work starts on new Irvine sheltered housing development

Construction work is under way to create the next generation of housing in Irvine.

Published 20 February 2020

Contractor in place to deliver 116 new council homes in North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire Council’s ambitious plans to build the next generation of council homes moved forward this week after a £19 million agreement was signed with partners hub South West Scotland.

Published 6 February 2020

North Ayrshire Council sets ten-year carbon neutral goal

North Ayrshire Council has revealed its plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions within a decade after confirming ambitious plans to tackle the climate crisis.

Published 23 January 2020