Local celeb joins Ardrossan out of school club's summer fun
30 Aug 2015 07:00
SCALLYWAGS Out of School have had a great summer, with all the kids enjoying a fantastic time.
West Kilbride windfarm application to be knocked back?
29 Aug 2015 19:00 • Douglas Coulter
COUNCIL planning officers have recommended an application to build a new windfarm near West Kilbride gets the thumbs down.
Pensioner tagged after OAP's tragic road death in Stevenston
29 Aug 2015 16:00 • Court Reporter
A PENSIONER who admitted causing the death of a woman through careless driving has been given a tagging order.
Golfer's amazing triumph with two holes in one
29 Aug 2015 07:00
IT WAS doubles all round for Arran golfer Ewan McKinnon when he defied odds of 67 million to 1 to claim two holes in one – in the same round!
Major overhaul to enhance moorings
28 Aug 2015 19:00 • Douglas Coulter
An ambitious programme to improve mooring facilities on Arran is due to get underway this month, giving a boost to boating enthusiasts.
No reprieve for the last bank in town
28 Aug 2015 16:00 • Douglas Coulter
RBS bosses insist West Kilbride’s last bank is to close, despite an intervention by MP Patricia Gibson.
National challenge for North Ayrshire Athletics Club
30 Aug 2015 09:30
A STRONG contingent from North Ayrshire Athletics Club made their way to Grangemouth at the weekend to take part in the pinnacle of the Scottish Track and Field season.
Irvine seal survival
29 Aug 2015 09:30
JUBILANT Irvine skipper Stuart McCallum saluted his team as assured survival in the Western First Division with a battling performance.
Meadow are Marymass masters again
27 Aug 2015 09:30
ONE-man wrecking crew Gary McCann broke Vics’ spirit in an enthralling Marymass Derby at sun-soaked Victoria Park on Friday.
The wing wizard notched two goals and set up another one as favourites Meadow came from behind to topple their Irvine rivals and retain the customary bragging rights for another year.
Easy win for Irvine
26 Aug 2015 09:30
THE Shows were in town and the best show was at Marress last Saturday where Irvine welcomed the visit of Cambuslang.
Column: Fisher's Net
18 Jul 2015 09:30 • Paul Fisher
T In The Park and going online when out and about...
Column: Cooking up a storm in a kitchen
14 Apr 2015 10:52
WELCOME to my latest cooking column and a huge thanks to everyone who commented on my tomato and red pepper soup.
Here's Saltcoats, Canadian Style
18 Apr 2014 13:00 • Paul Fisher
IN part three of our look at towns, villages and hamlets around the world that share the name of those in North Ayrshire, we jumped across the Atlantic Ocean and once again visited Canada...
'Jim is our hero'
31 Mar 2011 09:30
We have a local hero in our town and I wish to nominate him for a reward.
"Mountain of dog poo"
24 Feb 2011 09:30
Letter from Australian visitor
17 Feb 2011 09:30
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Return to Music in West Kilbride for Latvian pianist
10 Apr 2015 19:12
MUSIC in West Kilbride will end the current season on a high note with a much anticipated solo recital by award-winning Latvian pianist Arta Arnicane – a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Bingo world record bid benefits senior citizens
4 Dec 2014 14:00
Bingo is a fun game at the best of times, but this week Gala Bingo have added a new Wow factor to the process by teaming up with a leading charity to stage a novel world record attempt.
Diving into Deep Sea adventure
5 Sep 2014 09:30
This is why we’re proud to be offering our readers a special discount for a trip to see this flagship attraction and maritime marvel, with a voucher which will either admit one child completely free (saving £7) when buying an adult ticket, or alternatively admit one adult at 20 per cent off the usual price.
Internationally acclaimed West Kilbride pianist in homecoming concert
22 Apr 2014 19:30
INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed pianist and musicologist Roy Howat from West Kilbride will perform at Overton Church on Friday, April 25 at 7.30pm.
The trumpets shall sound in Beith
22 Apr 2014 19:00
THE final Beith Arts concert of the season welcomes trumpet and piano duo ‘The Trumpet Shall Sound’ on Sunday, April 27.
Opera in the bay
11 Mar 2014 12:00