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 19:00 • Court 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 16:00 • Douglas 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 07:00 • Thomas 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 19:00 • Court 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 16:00 • Paul Fisher
SPEED bumps near two Ardrossan primary schools have been removed and will not be returning.
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.
Ladeside lose out
24 Sep 2015 09:30
Column: Fisher's Net
18 Jul 2015 09:30 • Paul 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 13:00 • Paul 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
17 Feb 2011 09:30
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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.
Opera in the bay
11 Mar 2014 12:00