North Ayrshire Council

Walk & Talk at Scalpsie Farm, Bute

Farmstrong are holding a Farm Walk & Talk this coming Wednesday, June 12th,  thanks to Ian Dickson who runs Scalpsie Farm on Bute.

Starting with lunch at the Kingarth Hotel at noon, the farm tour will follow, and finish up with a talk from Michael Blanche.

An optional extra, is to bring your togs and a towel for a touch of wild swimming at Scalpsie Beach!

Improved Transport - Minibus for Rugby Club
Name of organisation/business: 
Carrick Rugby Football Club
£6111.12 - Community Led local Development - Ayrshire Rural and Islands Ambition (ARIA) – Small Capital Fund (2022/23)

Ayrshire RSABI Farm Resilience Programme Introduction Meeting

Farmers in Ayrshire are being invited to attend a free Welcome and Introduction evening at the Volunteer Rooms, Parterre, Irvine KA12 0BA on November 15, starting at 6.30pm. 

Attendees are invited for a sandwich supper followed by the opportunity to hear about the free business support, worth around £2000 per family, which will be on offer via the 2023/24 Farm Resilience Programme, which will run through the winter months and up to lambing time. 

Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition Community Workshop - Brodick, Arran

Please join us in a community workshop and help us shape and inform our approach to the Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition. This in-person event will be held on Monday, 28th August, 2023 at Brodick Hall Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8DL. The workshop aims to bring together community members who are passionate about or involved in our Land and or Agriculture as we seek to draw upon your lived experiences and knowledge as Scotland looks to transition to a more sustainable and equitable future.

Agriculture Bill Consultation - Ayrshire

The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposals outlined in the consultation, “Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill”.

Small Landholdings Modernisation Consultation

Scotland’s farmers, crofters, land-managers, small holders and small landholders are vital to our ambition to make our nation fairer and greener, and small landholders are part of this farming ambition. This event will provide you with the opportunity to share your views on the consultation. Please encourage everyone you know to take part in this consultation as well.

Democracy Matters - Irvine

The Local Governance Review Team are inviting you to have your say on the themes and issues that have arisen from Democracy Matters conversations that have been happening across the country.

Find out more about the Local Governance Review & Democracy Matters Conversations, meet the team and discuss your views and ideas about how we can bring decision making to a community level. This is a free informal workshop style event.

Join them in Irvine for the latest in their programme of events across the country

Timings, you can choose from the two following options

Ayrshire Region New Generation Farm Walk and Get Together

Join us on Thursday 14 September 2017 at 7pm to enjoy a farm walk of the Logan family’s Holehouse Farm, Kilbirnie, KA25 7LA.
Holehouse has been in the Logan family for five generations with pedigree Ayrshires since at least the 1930s.
It extends to some 4,000 acres of hill land, 250 acres upland and 750 arable at 370’ to 1,670’ above sea level with an annual rainfall at the steading of 80 inches. As well as the 250 milking cows, there are 350 dairy young stock, 180 mainly Limousin cross suckler cows and 1,750 Scottish Blackface ewes.

Irvine Valley Walking Festival

Irvine Valley Regeneration Partnership are holding their 15th Annual Walking Festival on the weekend of 12-14 May 2017.

Along with walks of varying lengths and difficulty level, there are lots of activities taking place including a Twilight Bat Walk, an Introduction to Map Reading and Taster Ski Sessions at Newmiln Snow and Sports Centre.

All walks and events are free.

Contact Details: Phone 01560 322966/email