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Family's plea over murder of Saltcoats OAP

2 Sep 2015 11:45

"We want to bring our dad home," is the emotional plea of Malcky Ballantyne's son this week as a £10,000 reward is offered to find the OAP's killer.

Ardrossan not-for-profit independent living advice company launches new website

31 Aug 2015 19:00Douglas Coulter

AN ARDROSSAN not-for-profit company that gives free information and advice on self-directed support has launched a new website.

Laser beam aimed at plane's cockpit from Beith

31 Aug 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

POLICE were called to Beith after a laser beam was aimed at the cockpit of a British Airways flight approaching Glasgow Airport.

Care services secured by North Ayrshire Council

31 Aug 2015 13:00

BOSSES at North and South Ayrshire Councils have stepped in to protect vital ‘care and support at home’ services for older and vulnerable people – and keep 97 people in a job – after a contracted care provider ceased trading.

Virtual tour of new £46 million Ayrshire hospital

31 Aug 2015 10:00Lisa Hodge

A FILM revealing the inside of North Ayrshire’s new £46million mental health hospital has been released.

Garnock Valley flood defence scheme confirmed

31 Aug 2015 07:00

NORTH Ayrshire Council’s ambitious £15million plans to tackle flooding in the Garnock Valley have moved a step closer.

Arran ferry train link branded a 'scandal'

30 Aug 2015 19:00Paul Fisher

Beith sex offender jailed after undercover sting

30 Aug 2015 16:00Ciaran Shanks

Local celeb joins Ardrossan out of school club's summer fun

30 Aug 2015 07:00

West Kilbride windfarm application to be knocked back?

29 Aug 2015 19:00Douglas Coulter

Pensioner tagged after OAP's tragic road death in Stevenston

29 Aug 2015 16:00Court Reporter

Golfer's amazing triumph with two holes in one

29 Aug 2015 07:00

Major overhaul to enhance moorings

28 Aug 2015 19:00Douglas Coulter

No reprieve for the last bank in town

28 Aug 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

VIDEO: Police recreate tragic moment when murdered Saltcoats OAP was found dead

28 Aug 2015 13:00Douglas Coulter

Plan's for country's first Foodbank Supermarket

28 Aug 2015 13:00Lisa Hodge

Man banned from driving for four years

28 Aug 2015 10:00Ciaran Shanks

Boxing with Ciaran Shanks

28 Aug 2015 09:30

Man jumped and attacked while walking his dog

28 Aug 2015 07:00

Embezzler gets unpaid work

27 Aug 2015 19:00Court Reporter

Silicon Valley trip is a 'dream' come true

27 Aug 2015 16:00Paul Fisher

Raging footie fan becomes a world-wide hit after rant

27 Aug 2015 13:00Douglas Coulter

Obituary: Sheena Thomson

27 Aug 2015 10:00Stewart McConnell

Taking the chop for little princesses

27 Aug 2015 07:00

SNP's 2016 candidate for Cunninghame South announced

26 Aug 2015 18:30Douglas Coulter

Police appeal over man near Saltcoats murder scene

26 Aug 2015 11:30Douglas Coulter


Rankin demands improvement

2 Sep 2015 09:30

ANGRY Irvine Meadow boss Stevie Rankin is demanding a bigger effort from his players after they rounded off a miserable week by losing their opening league encounter at home to Arthurlie.

Marymass challenge for Wheelers

31 Aug 2015 09:30

THE annual Marymass 10-mile Time Trial was held on the A78 course on 23 August 2015, hosted by local cycling club Fullarton Wheelers.

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.

Kicktalk Reboot... Ardagh Cup quarter finals AUDIO

27 Aug 2015 19:30

Midweek Junior football round-up

Meadow are Marymass masters again

27 Aug 2015 09:30

Easy win for Irvine

26 Aug 2015 09:30

Buffs seal last gasp win

26 Aug 2015 09:30

Kicktalk Reboot... Largs Thistle v Beith AUDIO

22 Aug 2015 22:30

Kicktalk Reboot .. Irvine Vics v Irvine Meadow, Kilwinning v Winton AUDIO

22 Aug 2015 16:30

Rivals square up for derby show

21 Aug 2015 09:30

Point taken by Killie

20 Aug 2015 09:30

Midweek Junior football kicktalk AUDIO

20 Aug 2015 00:23

Winton well beaten by Largs

19 Aug 2015 09:30

Island adventure for Wheelers

16 Aug 2015 09:30

Kicktalk Reboot AUDIO

16 Aug 2015 00:30

Irvine club athletes in summer action

15 Aug 2015 09:30

Irvine Vics open season with a five star show

14 Aug 2015 09:30

Killie blast back for vital point

13 Aug 2015 09:30Stewart McConnell


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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