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30 Jun 2015 12:30 • Court Reporter

Jailed for buying a stun gun online

A Dalry man has been jailed after admitting the possession of a stun gun that he bought on the internet.

30 Jun 2015 09:00

It's a miracle no one was hurt by bus 'rampage'

AN EYEWITNESS has told of his horror as he watched a bus “rampage” through Kilwinning before smashing into a funeral director’s after the driver apparently ‘took unwell’.

29 Jun 2015 15:40 • Douglas Coulter

Family win rights to sell Ayrshire tatties at major chain

AN ARDROSSAN farm has just launched its 2015 season of Ayrshire New Potatoes – to be sold exclusively by Tesco’s Scottish stores.

29 Jun 2015 15:15 • Staff Reporter

A knockout success for Marion's charity

More than 100 fun lovers took part in an It's A Knockout event to raise funds for local charity Marion's Still Smiling last week.

29 Jun 2015 09:30 • Paul Fisher

Club is left under threat by a weed

AN ARDROSSAN club which will soon celebrate it’s 175th anniversary could be at risk – because of the threat of the much- feared Japanese Knotweed plant.

29 Jun 2015 09:30 • Douglas Coulter

'Destructive' dredging banned

AN AWARD-WINNING conservation project has welcomed Scottish Government proposals to ban a destructive fishing method in Lamlash Bay – but say more could be done to protect the marine life there.

27 Jun 2015 16:00 • Ciaran Shanks

Pop-up shop bid for Kilwinning high street rejected

POP-UP shops won’t be hitting Kilwinning any time soon – despite pleas from of one of the town’s councillors.
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27 Jun 2015 07:00 • Paul Fisher

Saltcoats bank to close for good

A SALTCOATS bank is closing later this year – leaving customers facing a trip to Kilmarnock to visit their closest branch. 
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27 Jun 2015 06:30 • Douglas Coulter

Body found in search for missing Arran walker

Rescue teams searching for a walker who went missing on Thursday have found the body of a man in the Cir Mhor area of Arran.
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26 Jun 2015 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan Ebola nurse takes the high road for British Red Cross

AN ARDROSSAN nurse who spent four months in Sierra Leone working in a Red Cross Ebola treatment centre set off on the West Highland Way on Monday to raise funds for the charity.
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26 Jun 2015 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan woman barking mad about her new pet

IT’S a shaggy dog tale – with a foreign twist.

26 Jun 2015 14:30 • Douglas Coulter

VIDEO Arran ferry strikebound as union escalates action to 24-hour walk out

THERE will be no sailings from Ardrossan today as the industrial action by ferry workers' union RMT was escalated to a full 24-hour walk out.
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26 Jun 2015 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

Future of West Kilbride digital project under threat

A WEST Kilbride community project is in danger of folding due to lack of support.

26 Jun 2015 10:00 • Ciaran Shanks

North Ayrshire Council to call for inquiry into construction worker blacklisting

COUNCIL bosses have backed a call for a public inquiry into the blacklisting of construction workers.
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26 Jun 2015 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Saltcoats Scout honoured for long service and dedication

FOUR leading lights from the Scout movement in North Ayrshire have been honoured in the recent Scouts Scotland Annual Awards at Paisley Abbey.
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25 Jun 2015 19:00

Stevenston swimmer is a record breaker

STEVENSTON student Danielle Joyce is on track for her first World Deaf Swimming Championships in Texas this August – after breaking her ninth world record last month.
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25 Jun 2015 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

North Ayrshire Council slow to get to grips with technology upgrades

NINE months after North Ayrshire Council opened its £1.3million refurbishment of Cunninghame House, votes are still being taken by a show of hands – while a high-tech electronic voting system lies unused.
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25 Jun 2015 13:30

Funbox brings Pirates and Princesses to town!

FORMER stars of the Singing Kettle are bringing their new show, Pirates and Princesses, to Irvine this weekend.
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25 Jun 2015 13:00 • Court Reporter

Clothing theft lands Stevenston women in jail

A STEVENSTON woman has been jailed after she admitted stealing items of clothing from a shop in Saltcoats. 
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25 Jun 2015 11:30 • Douglas Coulter

Elderly Saltcoats woman attacked and robbed in her own home

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an elderly Saltcoats woman was assaulted and robbed in her own home in the early hours of this morning.
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25 Jun 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Restoration award for Ardrossan's medical centre

ARDROSSAN Medical Centre has won a prestigious architectural award.
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25 Jun 2015 07:00 • Paul Fisher

Ardrossan family's pride at Darryl's army success

AN ARDROSSAN man has recently passed out from the Army after completing his 14-weeks basic training. 
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24 Jun 2015 12:00 • Douglas Coulter

Councillor says promises broken on regeneration of Saltcoats

THE lack of promised redevelopment in Saltcoats was slammed this week during a public meeting.
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22 Jun 2015 19:00

Frozen in the sun for West Kilbride gala

THE sun shone brightly for the 2015 West Kilbride Gala Day – even though most of the youngsters there were ‘Frozen’.

22 Jun 2015 19:00 • Paul Fisher

Stevenston BB close the season with a fine display

1ST STEVENSTON Boys’ Brigade finished off this session with a wonderful display at the Ardeer Community Centre. 

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