Family win rights to sell Ayrshire tatties at major chain
29 Jun 2015 15:40 • Douglas 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 15:15 • Staff 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 09:30 • Paul 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 09:30 • Douglas 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 16:00 • Ciaran Shanks
POP-UP shops won’t be hitting Kilwinning any time soon – despite pleas from of one of the town’s councillors.
Saltcoats bank to close for good
27 Jun 2015 07:00 • Paul Fisher
A SALTCOATS bank is closing later this year – leaving customers facing a trip to Kilmarnock to visit their closest branch.
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 09:30 • Stewart 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.
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
"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!
17 Feb 2011 09:30
10 Apr 2009 09:30 • Captains Blog
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