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24 Jul 2014 16:00 • Court Reporter

Kilwinning man admits kicking policeman

A KILWINNING man has been fined after he admitted kicking a police sergeant on the head.

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24 Jul 2014 14:30

Mother and child reunion in Ardrossan baton relay

Ardrossan had an extra special relay handover in the shape of mother and daughter duo Suzanne and Jordan Fernando.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00

Ardrossan family to join Commonwealth flotilla

AN ARDROSSAN family will join hundreds of others when they set sail for a Commonwealth celebration this week.

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24 Jul 2014 09:30 • Douglas Coulter

Baby porpoise washed up on Ardrossan shore could not be saved

POLICE, Scottish SPCA and paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service all tried to assist this baby porpoise that was found by a member of the public beached on Ardrossan North Shore on Sunday morning.

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24 Jul 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Kilwinning riding for the disabled get cash boost from Santander

A KILWINNING Riding for Disabled group has had a boost from Saltcoats branch of Santander Bank.

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23 Jul 2014 19:00 • Paul Fisher

North Ayrshire lags in jobs recovery

THE GMB union claims North Ayrshire is one of three areas that have missed out on an employment recovery.

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23 Jul 2014 17:30

Top amateur event at Kilwinning Sports Club

KILWINNING Sports Club plays host to the highly prestigious KSC Community Shield next week, as amateur teams and players fine tune their games ahead of the new season kick-off.

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23 Jul 2014 17:00

Ardrossan Herald man is the voice of Commonwealth bowls

TODAY sees the 20th Commonwealth Games get underway with the opening ceremony taking place at Celtic Park.

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23 Jul 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Labour councillor demands answers over shelved Three Towns supercampus

LABOUR councillor for Saltcoats and Stevenston Alan Munro is demanding answers from North Ayrshire Council over the withdrawn Three Towns supercampus project.

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23 Jul 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

Garnock supercampus gets the green light

THE controversial £40million Garnock supercampus has been given the green light by North Ayrshire Council’s Planning Committee.

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22 Jul 2014 19:00

Hunterston daredevils take a dive for charity

TWO local daredevil Hunterston B apprentices have taken part in a sky dive with a group of their colleagues to raise money for EDF Energy’s charity partner, Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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22 Jul 2014 16:00

Kilwinning skater wins gold

A KILWINNING figure skater has won gold at the Young Adult British Open at the Ice Sheffield rink.

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22 Jul 2014 13:00

Garnock Valley dentists not closing

CONTRARY to rumours circulating in the Garnock Valley, dental practices in Beith, Dalry and Kilbirnie are NOT closing.

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22 Jul 2014 10:00

Award for North Ayrshire film makers

FIVE young women from the local Young Voices For Change Group have won an astonishing accolade from the Scottish Women’s Convention.

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22 Jul 2014 07:00

Polish binman from Kilwinning admits racial taunts

A POLISH binman from Kilwinning has admitted racially abusing two police officers as well as assaulting another last month.

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21 Jul 2014 18:00 • Paul Fisher

Ayrshire man in highest busker attempt

IN MAY, Eddy Gemmell attempted to set a new record for the highest busking session in the world.

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21 Jul 2014 16:00 • Paul Fisher

North Ayrshire Council has new strategy to maintain green spaces

NORTH AYRSHIRE Council has this week revealed that they will introduce a new strategy for dealing with overgrowth and maintenance in the local parks and other green areas.

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21 Jul 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan rugby team goes topless for club funds

ARDROSSAN Accies Rugby Club held a very popular car wash with a difference last week.

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21 Jul 2014 10:00

Nicola Benedetti hits the top 20

NICOLA Benedetti has become the first Scottish classical musician to break into the official UK Top 20 with her latest album.

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21 Jul 2014 07:00

£3000 boost for North Ayrshire Foodbank

CUNNINGHAME Housing Association has made a £3,000 donation to North Ayrshire Foodbank.

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