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Jailed for buying a stun gun online

30 Jun 2015 12:30Court Reporter

A Dalry man has been jailed after admitting the possession of a stun gun that he bought on the internet.

It's a miracle no one was hurt by bus 'rampage'

30 Jun 2015 09:00

AN EYEWITNESS has told of his horror as he watched a bus “rampage” through Kilwinning before smashing into a funeral director’s after the driver apparently ‘took unwell’.

Family win rights to sell Ayrshire tatties at major chain

29 Jun 2015 15:40Douglas Coulter

AN ARDROSSAN farm has just launched its 2015 season of Ayrshire New Potatoes – to be sold exclusively by Tesco’s Scottish stores.

A knockout success for Marion's charity

29 Jun 2015 15:15Staff Reporter

More than 100 fun lovers took part in an It's A Knockout event to raise funds for local charity Marion's Still Smiling last week.

Club is left under threat by a weed

29 Jun 2015 09:30Paul Fisher

AN ARDROSSAN club which will soon celebrate it’s 175th anniversary could be at risk – because of the threat of the much- feared Japanese Knotweed plant.

'Destructive' dredging banned

29 Jun 2015 09:30Douglas Coulter

AN AWARD-WINNING conservation project has welcomed Scottish Government proposals to ban a destructive fishing method in Lamlash Bay – but say more could be done to protect the marine life there.

Pop-up shop bid for Kilwinning high street rejected

27 Jun 2015 16:00Ciaran Shanks

Saltcoats bank to close for good

27 Jun 2015 07:00Paul Fisher

Body found in search for missing Arran walker

27 Jun 2015 06:30Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan Ebola nurse takes the high road for British Red Cross

26 Jun 2015 19:00Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan woman barking mad about her new pet

26 Jun 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

VIDEO Arran ferry strikebound as union escalates action to 24-hour walk out

26 Jun 2015 14:30Douglas Coulter

Future of West Kilbride digital project under threat

26 Jun 2015 13:00Douglas Coulter

North Ayrshire Council to call for inquiry into construction worker blacklisting

26 Jun 2015 10:00Ciaran Shanks

Saltcoats Scout honoured for long service and dedication

26 Jun 2015 07:00Douglas Coulter

Stevenston swimmer is a record breaker

25 Jun 2015 19:00

North Ayrshire Council slow to get to grips with technology upgrades

25 Jun 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

Funbox brings Pirates and Princesses to town!

25 Jun 2015 13:30

Clothing theft lands Stevenston women in jail

25 Jun 2015 13:00Court Reporter

Elderly Saltcoats woman attacked and robbed in her own home

25 Jun 2015 11:30Douglas Coulter

Restoration award for Ardrossan's medical centre

25 Jun 2015 10:00Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan family's pride at Darryl's army success

25 Jun 2015 07:00Paul Fisher

Councillor says promises broken on regeneration of Saltcoats

24 Jun 2015 12:00Douglas Coulter

Frozen in the sun for West Kilbride gala

22 Jun 2015 19:00

Stevenston BB close the season with a fine display

22 Jun 2015 19:00Paul Fisher

RMT ferry strike to go ahead after talks break down

22 Jun 2015 16:30Douglas Coulter


Buffs aim to cash in

28 Jun 2015 09:30

LEGENDARY striker Ian Cashmore looks poised for a third spell at Kilwinning Rangers as he has some unfinished business at his hometown club.

The Write Hook By Ciaran Shanks

27 Jun 2015 09:30Stewart McConnell

LOVE him or hate him, every boxing fan has an opinion on Adrien Broner.

Springside keep up pressure

26 Jun 2015 09:30

SPRINGSIDE kept up the pressure on Irvine District Bowls League leaders Irvine Park with a 10-4 home victory against Blacklands.

'Ford are the driving force in final

25 Jun 2015 09:30

DORMER Ayr United striker Stewart Kean was on target as clinical ‘Ford toppled the newly-crowned Scottish Junior Cup winners to land the showpiece trophy last Wednesday.

Arran challenge for Ron's Runners

24 Jun 2015 09:30

FOUR members of Rons Runners crossed to Arran to run in the Arran Marathon which consists of a four- lap course around Lamlash.

Castle seek new boss

24 Jun 2015 09:30

Easy win for Irvine Park

20 Jun 2015 09:30

World number one set for top event

19 Jun 2015 09:30

Narrow loss for Irvine

19 Jun 2015 09:30

Team ambition inspires Tobin

17 Jun 2015 09:30

Testing conditions for Ron's Runners

17 Jun 2015 09:30

Greenwood lose out in cup final

15 Jun 2015 09:30

Scottish successes at Ayr

14 Jun 2015 09:30

The Write Hook by Ciaran Shanks

13 Jun 2015 09:30

Irvine runners in great form

12 Jun 2015 09:30

Wheelers head south on Monday run

11 Jun 2015 09:30

Narrow loss for Ayrshire North

10 Jun 2015 09:30

Packed programme for Ron's Runners

18 May 2015 09:30

Killie face survival battle

17 May 2015 09:30


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 13:00Paul 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

"The dogs are not to blame"

24 Feb 2011 09:30

During the icy underfoot conditions at the end of December, I and many others were obliged to walk on the roadway as a result of the pavements being untreated. I'm still obliged to walk on the roadway, but for a different reason - dog fouling!

Back from Egyptian turmoil to cuts in North Ayrshire

17 Feb 2011 09:30Anna Blyth


17 Feb 2011 09:30

Hunterston secure waste

17 Feb 2011 09:30

Exams performance not most encouraging news

6 Jan 2011 09:30


28 May 2009 11:33

The man whose head expanded

16 Apr 2009 10:00Captains Blog

Don't worry, be happy

14 Apr 2009 09:30Captains Blog

10 Apr 2009 09:30Captains Blog

Taking the grump

7 Apr 2009 09:30Captains Blog

A bit of entouragement

2 Apr 2009 12:30Captains Blog

What's On

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.

Hotel movie's a grand show

22 Apr 2014 13:00Paul Fisher

Opera in the bay

11 Mar 2014 12:00

Review: Walking with dinosaurs

24 Jan 2014 15:00Paul Fisher

Guests of honour at the Royal Concert Hall

24 Jan 2014 07:30Douglas Coulter

Review: The Railway Man

23 Jan 2014 07:30Paul Fisher

Marie Claire is enchanting vixen

27 Jan 2011 09:30Anna Blyth

Farmers Market this Sunday

21 Jul 2010 08:30

World class jazz coming to Largs

Updated: 18 Aug 2009 14:16

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