What areas are in East Ayrshire?

What areas are in East Ayrshire?

As of 2017, the council area is divided into nine multi-member wards returning 32 members, composed as follows:

  • Annick (4 seats)
  • Kilmarnock North (3 seats)
  • Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse (4 seats)
  • Kilmarnock East and Hurlford (4 seats)
  • Kilmarnock South (3 seats)
  • Irvine Valley (3 seats)
  • Ballochmyle (4 seats)

Is East Ayrshire a nice place to live?

Bustling towns, pretty villages and stunning rural settings, combined with quality housing at affordable prices and great cultural and sporting facilities, make East Ayrshire an attractive and welcoming place to live and work.

Is Arran in East Ayrshire?

Ayrshire and Arran is a lieutenancy area of Scotland. It consists of the council areas of East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire. The area of Ayrshire and Arran is also a brand for tourist attractions.

What areas cover South Ayrshire?

More services. South Ayrshire includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon. South Ayrshire is home to a population of 112,799 (2011 census) and is set in the south west of Scotland.


What is the name of East Ayrshire council area?

The district’s area was combined with that of Cumnock and Doon Valley to form the East Ayrshire council area. The name Kilmarnock and Loudoun continues to be used for a constituency of the House of Commons and covering a similar area, a Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency of the Scottish Parliament.

Who is the Chief Executive Officer of East Ayrshire?

The current chief executive officer of East Ayrshire Council is Eddie Fraser, who acts as a representative of the council and as a link between East Ayrshire Council parliamentary business and local residents of the authority.

What kind of economy does East Ayrshire have?

Historically, like many parts of Scotland, the economy of East Ayrshire was largely dependent on industries such as coal mining, textiles and general manufacturing which largely fell into decline in Scotland during the 1970s and 1980s.

Where are the early settlements in East Ayrshire?

There are many early settlements within East Ayrshire. The Burns Monument Centre and Dick Institute also hold local newspapers from 1834 to date (some have been indexed), together with a selection of maps. The Burns Monument Centre holds local photographs and postcards.