The SNP Government is providing £900,000 to encourage the uptake of e-bikes across Scotland.
Local authorities, public sector agencies, community groups and further and higher education institutions can now apply for money to adopt e-bikes, adaptive bikes and e-cargo bikes as an alternative to car journeys.
Families in North Ayrshire will benefit from £877,000 of funding from the SNP Government to support the continued provision of free school meals during the summer holiday period and other food provision to help low income families.
Children in North Ayrshire eligible for free school meals will benefit from £379,000 funding from the SNP governmen...
Statistics on school leaver destinations show that the gap between young people from the most and least deprived communities entering a ‘positive destination’ in North Ayrshire has more than halved since 2009/10.
The percentage has gone from 79.6% to 88.1% for the 20% most deprived and from 83.9% to 91.7% to the 20-40% most deprived.
Care home residents across North Ayrshire and Scotland will be able to receive visitors outside from 03 July, provided the care home meets strict criteria, with infection control measures remaining in place.
The next phase of visiting will include outdoor meetings with a single nominated visitor and that face coverings must be worn for the visit’...
A new taskforce created to drive forward the recovery of Scotland’s vital tourism sector is to meet for the first time.
The Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce (STRT) is made up of more than 30 businesses with experience from across the industry. It is co-chaired by Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing MSP and Business Minister Jamie Hepburn MSP.