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31 Jan 2015 19:30

Katy is urged to defect

THERE HAVE been calls for North Ayrshire and Arran MP Katy Clark to defect from the Labour Party after she continued to rebel on votes at Westminster.

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31 Jan 2015 19:00

Katy Clark rebels in the Nuclear vote

NORTH Ayrshire & Arran MP Katy Clark has once again rebelled against her party – by voting in favour of scrapping Trident.

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31 Jan 2015 19:00 • Paul Fisher

International date for husband and wife

ARDROSSAN’S blind bowling champion Irene Edgar will be going for gold in New Zealand next month – partnered by her husband Billy.

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31 Jan 2015 16:00 • Ciaran Shanks

No jail sentence for having vulgar image

A KILWINNING pervert who admitted possessing an indecent image of a child has avoided a prison sentence.

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31 Jan 2015 07:30

Twitter in a storm over Donohoe claims

TWITTER reacted with its usual guile and tongue-in-cheek nature after Brian Donohoe’s comments in the House of Commons in regards to Trident and Russian submarines.

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31 Jan 2015 07:00 • Ciaran Shanks

MP Brian backs Trident renewal

IRVINE’S MP has defended his stance on Trident – despite becoming a figure of ridicule on social media.

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31 Jan 2015 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Dream holiday 'cancelled' over windows worry

AN ARDROSSAN woman is signed off work with stress and has cancelled a dream holiday to Mexico after the council repeatedly botched attempts to replace her windows.

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30 Jan 2015 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

North Ayrshire's young stars standing up for their areas

Fourteen young people from North Ayrshire have put their names forward to contest the area’s four seats at the Scottish Youth Parliament.

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30 Jan 2015 16:00

Ardrossan Town or Cambuslang?

‘THE train is now arriving at Ardrossan South Beach – the next stop is Cambuslang.’

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30 Jan 2015 13:00 • Paul Fisher

Business chiefs boost Saltcoats

GET SALTCOATS back to its best ... that was the message from a meeting to set up a new committee to boost the town last week.

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30 Jan 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Travel boss Margie left £12m in her will

A WOMAN who started a travel business in a small shop in Saltcoats has left nearly £12million to family in her will.

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30 Jan 2015 07:00 • Court Reporter

Dad walks free from court as he's cleared of murder

A DAD-of-three walked free from court last Wednesday after being cleared of murdering a convicted killer at a caravan park.

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29 Jan 2015 19:00 • Staff Reporter

Police warning after Arran targeted by fraudsters

POLICE have put out a strong warning after four members of the public were targeted by fraudsters last week.

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29 Jan 2015 15:00 • Douglas Coulter

Deadlock in Kilwinning college strike

THE lecturers dispute at Ayrshire College’s Kilwinning campuses is set to continue after college bosses rejected a union offer to go to arbitration.

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29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Staff Reporter

Success for Saltcoats woman's cancer charity

A CHARITY set up in memory of a Saltcoats woman who died from cancer is going from strength to strength.

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29 Jan 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

MP blasts decision to move tribunal service out of North Ayrshire

LOCAL MP Katy Clark says the decision to relocate all North Ayrshire benefit tribunals from Irvine to Ayr will have an ‘unacceptable’ impact on locals.

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29 Jan 2015 07:00 • Paul Fisher

Stevenston 'poverty porn' show binned

POVERTY Porn will not be coming to the Three Towns after Channel 5 decided to bin their idea of filming a benefits programme in Stevenston.

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28 Jan 2015 13:00 • Paul Fisher

Tragedy at Saltcoats beach

A BODY found on the shore behind Saltcoats Labour Club at the weekend has been identified as 25-year-old Ardrossan man Paul Fitzpatrick.

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24 Jan 2015 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

Lotto boost for Arran Theatre and Arts

AN ARRAN arts group has been given a major funding boost from the National Lottery.

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24 Jan 2015 09:30 • Douglas Coulter

Anger as Ardeer housing plan gets green light

A NEW housing scheme on contaminated land at the old ICI site at Ardeer has been given the green light by North Ayrshire Council – despite nearly 100 objections by local residents.

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