THROUGHOUT the coronavirus pandemic, there has been one group of people who have gone above and beyond for others – our wonderful key workers.

And now, Ayrshire Weekly Press are teaming up with Cunninghame Housing Association to recognise those key workers in Ayrshire who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Key workers come from all walks of life and do a huge variety of essential jobs that keep our communities moving during this most difficult and challenging time.

Do you know a nurse who has made sacrifices?

Is your partner a care worker?

Do you have a relative who delivers the post or is your friend on the supermarket front line?

We want to hear from you, we want their stories, their background and we want to know why they deserve to be recognised.

Over the coming weeks, we will be shining a spotlight on the best and brightest from throughout North, South and East Ayrshire.

This would not be possible without the support of Cunninghame Housing Association, who know the value of key workers and wanted to get involved in ensuring these people are widely known and their individual work is appreciated.

Frank Sweeney, Chief Executive of Cunninghame Housing Association, said: “Key workers have been absolutely critical throughout the coronavirus pandemic and we have been working hard to ensure that they are given the recognition they deserve.

“We teamed up with Ayrshire Weekly Press to deliver copies of the paper to those most in need, in care homes and those in receipt of food parcels.

“We are delighted to support this campaign and we would encourage readers to get in touch with the names and details of the people they want to see highlighted.”

To get involved, visit and fill in your details.

If you are a tenant of Cunninghame Housing Association, you can access free advice and support from their Financial Inclusion Officers.

You can contact Cunninghame Housing Association’s Financial Inclusion Team by phone on 01294 606007 or 01294 607591 or send an email to: or


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