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Local male life expectancy is a year less than the average.

THE average life expectancy of a man in North Ayrshire now stands at 75.9 years – almost a year less than the average Scot.

23 Oct 2014 10:00

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Galloway's stalker freed

23 Oct 2014 07:00

THE man accused of stalking local author Janice Galloway walked free from court this week on a technicality – sparking a storm of protest.

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Corinne 'Happy to be alive'

22 Oct 2014 19:00

Corinne Hutton woke in a hospital bed to discover both hands and feet had been amputated in an operation which saved her life

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Over a third of Saltcoats and Stevenston kids living in poverty

22 Oct 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

A SHOCKING 35.16 per cent of children in Saltcoats and Stevenston are living in poverty, it was revealed this week.

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Mum popped into Asda and won £70k

22 Oct 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

A LUCKY Saltcoats baking fan who scooped £70,000 on a National Lottery Scratchcard will soon be whipping up culinary creations in her dream kitchen.

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Ardrossan man denies assault rap

21 Oct 2014 19:00 • Court Reporter

AN ARDROSSAN man is set to face trial after he was accused of assaulting a man in Largs at the start of the year.

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Mixed fortunes for Ayrshire sides in weekend competition

ARDROSSAN’s Gents side scored an emphatic 41 shot victory when they faced Falkirk on Saturday.

23 Oct 2014 09:30

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Troon hopes go West

22 Oct 2014 09:30

LAST season’s runners up fell at the first hurdle, losing out in a penalty shootout to the lower league visitors.

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Meadow caution over cup tie

22 Oct 2014 09:30

CAUTIOUS IRVINE MEADOW assistant boss Murdie MacKinnon is warning his team not to underestimate Scottish Junior Cup opponents Benburb as the Glasgow side visit for a Scottish Junior Cup second round tie on Saturday.

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Great display by youth rugby teams

18 Oct 2014 09:30

A DRY but dull day at Ardrossan things brightened up with some great performances by Irvine’s junior players.

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Third defeat for Vics

12 Oct 2014 09:30

A HAT-trick from new boy Ryan Craig condemned Vics to their third defeat of the season.

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Meadow weather pressure to win

11 Oct 2014 09:30 • Stewart McConnell

A RAINBOW came into focus over Meadow Park on a day when we saw all four seasons.

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