North Ayrshire & Arran MP, Patricia Gibson has voiced her support for Citizens Advice Scotland’s call to halt to the roll-out of the UK Government’s flagship Universal Credit (UC). The new benefit was intended to simplify the system by combining six benefits into one payment. Instead, in areas where it has been introduced in Scotland, […]
North Ayrshire Foodbanks is looking to develop donating partnerships with local businesses. North Ayrshire Foodbanks has been assisting on average 5,000 persons since 2012. One third of those assisted are children under the age of 18. In addition, the food bank spearheaded the summer activity club programme offering free meals to those facing holiday time […]
North Ayrshire Council and Peel Ports have welcomed the publication of the Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance (STAG) report which supports the view that the Arran Ferry service should remain at Ardrossan. After a hard-fought campaign, the report has set out the case for the retention of the Brodick and Campbeltown ferry routes from Ardrossan. Although […]
Speaking after a public meeting in Brodick to discuss the prospect of CalMac’s Arran ferry service moving to Troon, Executive Director of Arran’s tourism marketing body Visit Arran, Sheila Gilmore says Ardrossan is the best option for convenient transport links and low carbon impact.
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