AN ECO-FRIENDLY grant is set to make life easier for cyclists.

Transport Scotland have made available £1.14million for their eBike Grant Fund for 2019/20.

The eco-friendly grant, which is set at £25,000 will help provide support to buyalternatives to car travel with eBike, eCargo bike pools and so on.

They are accepting applications from all local authorities, including East Ayrshire, public sector agencies, further and higher education institutions, active travel hubs and community groups.