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Coronavirus

The NHS and government are well-prepared to deal with coronavirus (COVID-19). There are some simple steps you can take to slow the spread of almost any germs, including coronavirus: ️always carry tissues, bin used tissues, wash your hands thoroughly. Find...

National road worker training programme launched in East Ayrshire

The launch of a national road worker training programme took place yesterday at East Ayrshire Council, marking a whole new approach to the training process and helping councils to reduce costs. The Scottish Roads Training Programme aims to benefit roads authorities...

Gritter Tracking gets an upgrade!

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance, Gritter Tracking system has undergone an upgrade. The system which allows our communities to track the position of gritters operating within East and South Ayrshire, in real time, was launched in 2018 Following feedback from last...

Kilmarnock Viaduct light upgrade

Kilmarnock’s B-listed Viaduct is set to be upgraded with a new lighting system that will cast the historic structure in beautiful new light. Built in the heart of Kilmarnock town centre in the 1840’s, the viaduct was an incredible feat...

Active Travel Survey

We are launching an Active Travel Survey focusing on regular journeys around western Kilmarnock specifically the areas around Moorfield Park, Moorfield North Industrial Park, and the Annandale residential areas. The survey is online, and only takes a few minutes to...

Major road resurfacing projects are underway

East Ayrshire’s £7m ambitious road and bridge improvement programme is now well underway. The roads infrastructure is one of the Council’s most valuable assets and is vital to the area’s economic well-being, contributing significantly to the local economy and regeneration....

A70 Coalhall resurfacing works – weekend closures

The A70 Cumnock to Ayr Road will be closed over three weekends to allow for the resurfacing of the stretch from Coalhall Rail Bridge to the substation near West Tarelgin Farm. The works will take place on: Saturday 29 June...

Ayrshire Roads Alliance career open day

The Ayrshire Roads Alliance threw open its doors recently welcoming young people from across East and South Ayrshire to learn more about the many careers available within the service. Brian Gibson, Contracts Manager and Ailie Law from the Improvement Service’s...

P6 pupils turn Danger Detectives for the day

Over 1300 Primary 6 pupils from East Ayrshire became danger detectives at a special learning event that ran over eight days and focused on personal safety. The young people learned how to react to dangerous situations, the role of the...

Frost Bite visits Holmston Primary School

Our Roads and Design representatives visited Holmston Primary School, Ayr this week to share the work Ayrshire Roads Alliance do with pupils as part of their "Travel and Tourism" fortnight.         Contracts Manager, Brian Gibson shared information on...

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