News Roundup

Dads amazing climb after his wife suffers mysterious loss of sight

25/05/2015 18:00:01

ARDROSSAN charity walker Tom Brookes has completed his epic West Highland Way hike and Ben Nevis climb

Tom was raising money for the RNIB Ayrshire Vision Appeal spurred on by the help the charity has given to his wife Racheal.

Racheal, 35, woke up …

Licensing bosses agree to North Ayrshire's first micro-brewery

25/05/2015 15:00:09

ARRAN BREWERY this week got the green light to bring

The venture, which will transform the desolate building into a family…

Countdown to the Ardrossan Music Experience

25/05/2015 13:00:00

THERE IS less than a month to go until the Ardrossan Music Experience returns to the town with a wealth of talent from all around the world converging on the Civic Centre for a weekend of live music.…

Meet Ayrshire's Pink Army

25/05/2015 12:44:32

HUNDREDS of women descended on Eglinton Park this weekend to Race for Life.

Despite the torrential rain and quagmire track, the park was awash wit…

Young apprentices on site at new Garnock supercampus

25/05/2015 07:00:31

IT’S the new school campus that will shape education in the Garnock Valley for future generations.

So it’s perhaps fitting that a group of young a…

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 …

Kilwinning man guilty of growing cannabis

Great achievement by West Kilbride Naideen

Councillor blasts decision to close Kilwinning bank

Stevenston Quarry benches ripped out for good

500 North Ayrshire Council workers on zero hours contracts

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

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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