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Saltcoats baby's name is out of this world

4 Oct 2015 07:00

AFTER we revealed last week what the top baby names in North Ayrshire were, this week we focus on one Saltcoats tot who has one of the most unique names in the area. 

West Kilbride man fined for smashing car windscreen with his hand

3 Oct 2015 19:00Court Reporter

A WEST KILBRIDE man has been fined after he admitted smashing a car windscreen with his hand. 

Crime author to visit Saltcoats

3 Oct 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

CRIME fiction lovers will have a rare opportunity to hear one of the genre’s most renowned authors Ian Rankin in conversation with a forensics expert about the how the science is portrayed in literature.

North Ayrshire libraries saved from closure but opening hours could be cut

3 Oct 2015 07:00Thomas Blane

ALL 17 libraries in North Ayrshire will remain open – but their hours could be slashed after a £360,000 budget cut.

Arran bar boss banned for drink driving

2 Oct 2015 19:00Court Reporter

AN ARRAN bar manager has been banned from driving after he was found more than twice the drink drive limit with his car stuck in a hedge. 

Speed bumps ripped up at Ardrossan primaries

2 Oct 2015 16:00Paul Fisher

SPEED bumps near two Ardrossan primary schools have been removed and will not be returning. 

Ardrossan to Arran kayak bid

2 Oct 2015 13:00

Ardrossan Accies bid to build at Memorial Field to go ahead

2 Oct 2015 10:00Paul Fisher

Biker airlifted from Kilbirnie crash

2 Oct 2015 07:00Douglas Coulter

Ayrshire LGBT group nominated for top award

2 Oct 2015 07:00

Musicians and community band together for North Ayrshire Foodbank

1 Oct 2015 19:00Douglas Coulter

Firefighters tackle burning digger in Kilwinning

1 Oct 2015 16:00

Stevenston singer looking for a bridge to stardom

1 Oct 2015 13:00Paul Fisher

Ardrossan War Memorial commemorates tragic loss of three brothers

1 Oct 2015 10:00

Ardrossan Garden of Remembrance work on target for this year's ceremonies

1 Oct 2015 07:00Douglas Coulter

Police target Three Towns in major operation

30 Sep 2015 12:00Douglas Coulter

Conversation on the station

29 Sep 2015 10:00

COMPETITION: Win a wedding photography package worth £795

29 Sep 2015 07:00

Ex-MP Brian Donohoe on life after Westminster

28 Sep 2015 19:00Ciaran Shanks

Sheriff brands man a 'danger on the road'

28 Sep 2015 13:00Ciaran Shanks

Triathlon queens!

28 Sep 2015 10:00Paul Fisher

Missing Kilbirnie huskie reunited with her delighted family

28 Sep 2015 09:30Douglas Coulter

The Scottish Conservatives select their Cunninghame South candidate

28 Sep 2015 07:00Thomas Blane

Can you help create the next top puppy heroes?

27 Sep 2015 19:00Paul Fisher

Parking wardens set for hospital car park

27 Sep 2015 16:00

A sad reality for foster kids in North Ayrshire

27 Sep 2015 07:00Ciaran Shanks


Winton boss salutes team after win

4 Oct 2015 09:30

RELIEVED Ardrossan Winton Rovers boss Chris Strain Snr hopes Saturday’s Scottish Junior Cup success can help spark a revival in their league form.

Kilbirnie sweep aside Fifers

4 Oct 2015 07:30

LADESIDE made it comfortably into the second round of the top competition after making the journey up to Fife to take on Newburgh at Eastshore Park.

Ardeer earn replay after stunning comeback

3 Oct 2015 09:30

A STUNNING comeback from Thistle saw them blast back from three goals down to stay alive in the top competition.

Buffs through after late Boylan goal

1 Oct 2015 16:30

A LATE goal from striker Bryan Boylan sealed Buffs’ progress in the national competition as they overcame a much-improved Dalry Thistle side

Winton put Whitburn to the sword

30 Sep 2015 15:30

NEW signing Ian Reid was on target as Winton blasted two late goals to put the top East Coast side to the sword.

Ardrossan Accies edge to victory

27 Sep 2015 09:30

Mixed Fortunes for Ardrossan Hockey teams

26 Sep 2015 09:30

Friends reunited as Dalry face Buffs

25 Sep 2015 09:30

Favourite had the winning touch at Ayr

24 Sep 2015 09:30

Buffs lose out in five-goal thriller

24 Sep 2015 09:30

Ladeside lose out

24 Sep 2015 09:30

Friends reunited as Dalry face Buffs

24 Sep 2015 09:30

Killie crash out of cup

24 Sep 2015 09:30

The Write Hook by Ciaran Shanks

20 Sep 2015 09:30

Beith Juniors 2000's update

19 Sep 2015 09:30

Winton crash to last gasp defeat

18 Sep 2015 09:30

Ardrossan Ladies Hockey update

17 Sep 2015 09:30

Thistle gain revenge over Buffs

16 Sep 2015 09:30

Saltcoats blast back to make point

14 Sep 2015 09:30


Column: Fisher's Net

18 Jul 2015 09:30Paul 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 13:00Paul 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

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

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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