News Roundup

Name needed for Ardrossan's new Personal Safety Centre

24/05/2015 18:15:11

THE new owners of Barony St John Church in Ardrossan are looking for suggestions for a name for their community activities centre.

The church and its halls are now the premises of the charity the Scottish Centre for Personal Safety who have plans to turn the hall into a venue offering personal s…

Kilwinning man guilty of growing cannabis

24/05/2015 18:06:32

A KILWINNING man will be sentenced next month after he was found with over £2,500 worth of cannabis plants in his home.

Matthew Ferguson, 36, of Montgomerie Terrace, appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff…

Great achievement by West Kilbride Naideen

24/05/2015 18:00:39

WEST Kilbride schoolgirl Naideen Dailly completed the Race For Life 5k at Eglinton Country Park on Sunday.

Naideen decided at the start of the year that she wanted to do something for charity and …

Councillor blasts decision to close Kilwinning bank

23/05/2015 18:00:13

A KILWINNING councillor has voiced his outrage after one of the town's banks announced plans to close.

Last week, Clydesdale Bank revealed that it…

Stevenston Quarry benches ripped out for good

23/05/2015 15:00:02

BENCHES at Stevenston Quarry will not be replaced after vandals damaged them each time they were placed there by North Ayrshire Council.

The popul…

500 North Ayrshire Council workers on zero hours contracts

23/05/2015 06:00:16

NORTH AYRSHIRE Council has employed more than 500 people on zero-hour contracts in the last year, the Herald can exclusively reveal this week.


Saltcoats family support charity for people 'Touched By Suicide'

Plea to find relatives of Stevenston airman

Awards for eco-friendly North Ayrshire teams

Get ready for Winton Rovers Fun Day!

North Ayrshire residents should prepare for bank holiday GP closures

Arran care home facing closure claims Labour MSP

'Whirlwind' of a first week for new MP Patricia Gibson

Apprentices get to work saving Saltcoats historic Town Hall

Summer strike threat to Arran ferry

Three Towns tennis star wins US scholarship

The Three Towns

Ayrshire husband and wife parliamentary team

14/05/2015 17:00:43

NORTH Ayrshire and Arran has a new Member of Parliament as Patricia Gibson stormed to victory in a result which now sees both her and her husband Ken…

Police in Saltcoats parking crackdown

14/05/2015 10:11:32

LOCAL police are warning drivers to be more courteous about the way they park in Saltcoats – or risk being hit with a fine.

Police Scotland has ob…

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Rotarians hit the trail

14/05/2015 09:32:58

THE Rotary Club of Ardrossan and Saltcoats have been helping to mark the completion of the Firth of Clyde Rotary Trail – a long distance footpath fro…

Public donations boost plans for Ardrossan Memorial Gardens

Ardrossan girl skates to glory

'Angel' who saved a man from a massive heart attack in a Stevenston car park comes forward

Ardrossan man's 10 hour A&E nightmare

Award for Stevenston charity worker

Three Towns pool ace in nailbiting final

Saltcoats organist and choir mistress celebrates three decades

Saltcoats charity cyclist's sorrow over Nepal quake

Ardrossan marathon man hits the target

£100k boost for Ardrossan Scouts' clubhouse hopes


Beith coast to cup tie win

14/05/2015 10:53:12

BEITH recovered from their defeat by Hurlford on the Monday night in their last league game to keep their cup interest alive on Wednesday with a comfortable win over neighbours Dalry.

The home side were able to field a stronger side and after a slow start they kept up the pressure into the secon…

King of the Castle as Rovers take trophy

14/05/2015 10:53:12

CLINICAL Castle won the James Scott Trophy for the first time in 27 years at Ardeer Stadium on Friday night.

After two previous league defeats agai…

Locke hopeful of Killie revival

14/05/2015 10:53:12

DEFIANT Kilnarnock manager Gary Locke insisted his team have what it takes to beat the drop, despite suffering a sixth successive defeat.

The Rugby…

Talbot topple Meadow again

14/05/2015 10:53:12

Stagecoach Super League Premier Division



RUTHLESS Talbot heaped more misery on the hosts by completing a ha…

Tough test for Meadow

14/05/2015 10:53:12

IRVINE Meadow face a quarter-final tie away to Auchinleck Talbot or Ardrossan Winton Rovers in the New Coin Holdings West of Scotland Cup, if Stevie …

Clinical Buffs hammer Lugar

14/05/2015 10:53:12

WITH promotion already secured, Buffs needed to win at Rosebank and hope Winton Rovers would slip up at Darvel if the District League championship wa…

Vital win for Vics

14/05/2015 10:53:12

Clark Drive girls roundup

Relegation battle looms for Killie

Beith take two and secure status

Ladeside lose two goal lead

Winton go fourth

Keeper the hero in shootout drama (2)

Clark Drive Girls reports

The Write Hook with Ciaran Shanks

Far from Peasy as Beith lose out

What's on


Column: Cooking up a storm in a kitchen

14/04/2015 10:52:11

WELCOME to my latest cooking column and a huge thanks to everyone who commented on my tomato and red pepper soup.




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