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25 Oct 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Glengarnock centre in SQA awards final

A GLENGARNOCK centre for young people who often come from challenging and disadvantaged backgrounds has been shortlisted for an award.

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24 Oct 2014 19:00 • Court Reporter

Three Towns pupil convicted for sex with 13-year-old girls

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Three Towns school pupil has admitted having sex with two 13-year-old girls.

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24 Oct 2014 16:00 • Paul Fisher

Arran brews for USA

ARRAN Brewery is going across the pond, opening up a company in the south of the United States.

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24 Oct 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

New Arran ferry on way for 2018

ARRAN is to get a brand new ferry by 2018, Transport Minister Keith Brown announced last week.

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24 Oct 2014 10:00

24-hour hospice triathlon

A 24-HOUR triathlon will see over 100 people work back-to-back to raise as much money as possible for the Ayrshire Hospice.

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24 Oct 2014 07:00

Kids' free lunches during break

THREE local schools were open during the October break - but only to offer kids a free school lunch.

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23 Oct 2014 19:00

Police probe attack on beagle

POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a brutal dog attack in Kilwinning saw a Beagle savaged by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

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23 Oct 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Council rents set to rise - but with a twist

RENT increases are on the way in North Ayrshire.

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23 Oct 2014 13:00 • Paul Fisher

Shock as Ayrshire tops table for young drinkers

NHS AYRSHIRE and Arran had more children and teenagers treated for alcohol abuse than any other part of Scotland, it was revealed this week.

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23 Oct 2014 12:00

Kenny loves to wear it pink...

CUNNINGHAME North MSP Kenneth Gibson has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, Wear It Pink day.

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23 Oct 2014 10:00

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.

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23 Oct 2014 07:00

Galloway's stalker freed

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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22 Oct 2014 19:00

Corinne 'Happy to be alive'

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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22 Oct 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Over a third of Saltcoats and Stevenston kids living in poverty

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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22 Oct 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

Mum popped into Asda and won £70k

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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21 Oct 2014 19:00 • Court Reporter

Ardrossan man denies assault rap

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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21 Oct 2014 16:00 • Court Reporter

Man jailed for Ardrossan Academy break-in bid

A MAN has been jailed after he was found trying to break into Ardrossan Academy.

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21 Oct 2014 13:00

New Cunninghame Art Club news

The New Cunninghame Art Club is pleased to welcome Ayrshire artist, Jody Kelly on Thursday, October 16.

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21 Oct 2014 10:00

News from your favourite community radio station

Whilst doing my Lewis Hamilton impression down the aisles of a well-known supermarket on one of their scooter machines – fabulous machines when if like me your pins are by their best – I couldn’t help but notice a particular stand which is selling fireworks.

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21 Oct 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Saltcoats tenor debuts with 'posh boy band'

LOCAL tenor Roger Paterson has made his debut appearance with the ‘posh boy band’ Scozzesi.

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