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Auchenharvie's fancy dress walk

6 Oct 2015 16:00

THE whole school took part in Auchenharvie Academy’s annual sponsored walk recently – many of them in fancy dress.

Protecting women and men across the country

6 Oct 2015 10:00

DOMESTIC abusers now have no place to hide. Action in Scotland to prevent domestic abuse will take a major step forward with the national roll out of the Disclosure Scheme.

A future for Ayrshire's airport, says Conservative candidate

6 Oct 2015 07:00

THE Conservative candidate for Cunninghame North in next year’s Holyrood elections says a North Ayrshire Council colleague’s view that Prestwick Airport should be closed is ‘entirely a personal one’.

Ferry tickets for multi journeys to be discontinued

5 Oct 2015 19:00

With Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) being rolled out across the CalMac ferry network the company is discontinuing multi journey tickets to simplify fares.

Pupils meet a tech superstar

5 Oct 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

A group of tech savvy North Ayrshire pupils were left inspired after attending the BBC Scotland studios for a masterclass with Minecraft developer, Chris van der Kuyl.

Conductor called police on passenger

5 Oct 2015 13:00Court Reporter

A SALTCOATS man has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register after leaving a female conductor terrified on a train.

Special Constables: On giving up their free time

5 Oct 2015 10:00Paul Fisher

Top up of Common Good cash

5 Oct 2015 07:00Paul Fisher

Skatepark's 10th birthday party

4 Oct 2015 16:00

Find out how much your MSPs claimed

4 Oct 2015 16:00Paul Fisher

Saltcoats baby's name is out of this world

4 Oct 2015 07:00

West Kilbride man fined for smashing car windscreen with his hand

3 Oct 2015 19:00Court Reporter

Crime author to visit Saltcoats

3 Oct 2015 16:00Douglas Coulter

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

3 Oct 2015 07:00Thomas Blane

Arran bar boss banned for drink driving

2 Oct 2015 19:00Court Reporter

Speed bumps ripped up at Ardrossan primaries

2 Oct 2015 16:00Paul Fisher

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



6 Oct 2015 09:30

HAVING played most games without any substitutes at all this season, Beith showed off a bit at the weekend home game against PFD United by having the luxury of three substitutes.

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

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


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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