29 Jul 2014 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

Forestry Commission buys up Kilwinning farm

KILWINNING locals will be asked to get involved in shaping proposals for a piece of land recently acquired by Forestry Commission Scotland.


29 Jul 2014 16:00

Proud Connor carries the baton in Kilbirnie

Fifteen-year-old Beith boy Connor Smith hands over the Commonwealth baton to Bill Haining (also of Beith) in Kilbirnie’s Main Street.


29 Jul 2014 13:00

Kilbirnie woman drove four times over the limit

A KILBIRNIE woman has admitted driving a car when she was over four times the limit.

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29 Jul 2014 10:00

Another seal pup arrives at rescue centre

We didn’t expect another seal pup so soon.


29 Jul 2014 07:00

Queens baton comes to Kilbirnie

Well, did you see our own Bill Haining on his famous dauner along Main Street, Kilbirnie, with the Commonwealth baton on Tuesday July 15?, writes Donald L Reid.

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28 Jul 2014 19:00

Fire service issues warning for holidays

WITH the school holidays upon us the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is appealing for parents, carers and young people to join Scotland’s Fight Against Fire.

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28 Jul 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Dalry fitness fanatics in cardio challenge

THE gym rats at MRC Fitness in Dalry don’t do things by halves.

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28 Jul 2014 13:00

Warning from water company after conmen target Dalry woman

SCOTTISH Water has issued a warning to customers in Dalry after bogus callers tried to con a local woman at the weekend.

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28 Jul 2014 11:00

Paddle Steamer Waverley to sail from Ardrossan for first time in six years

PADDLE Steamer Waverley – the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world – is scheduled to sail from Ardrossan Harbour for the first time in six years on Friday, August 8.


28 Jul 2014 10:00

Down the garden path

WITH the dry spell of weather and warm sunshine, some rose bushes will start to drop their leaves.

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28 Jul 2014 07:00

Update from local radio station 3TFM

WELL, if your week has been anything like mine I’m sure you’ll rate it as MANIC and I don’t think next week is going to be any different and I love it!


27 Jul 2014 16:00 • Paul Fisher

Dalry fire was deliberate

SCOTTISH Fire and Rescue Service crews in North Ayrshire extinguished a deliberate fire at a derelict factory in Dalry on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 15.

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27 Jul 2014 07:00

West Kilbride Gala more lucky second time around

THE first run was a wash-out but it was second time lucky for the annual West Kilbride Gala.

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26 Jul 2014 19:01 • Douglas Coulter

Saltcoats bowler wins silver in near miss with South Africa

SALTCOATS bowler Irene Edgar has won silver in her encounter with South Africa in the para-sport mixed pairs final at Kelvingrove.

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26 Jul 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Ardrossan Academy former pupil is new North Ayrshire Council education chief

NORTH Ayrshire Council has appointed a former Ardrossan Academy pupil as its new Director of Education and Youth Employment.

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26 Jul 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Kilwinning sheltered housing residents want their bus stop back

A GROUP of elderly Kilwinning residents are furious after their bus stop was axed from the newly relaunched 320 service.

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25 Jul 2014 19:00

Fire officers free child locked in car in West Kilbride

FIRE and Rescue Officers were called to Ritchie Street in West Kilbride around 1pm on Saturday when a child became locked in a car.

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25 Jul 2014 16:00

Gunslingers ride into Stevenston

THE successful live music events at the ‘Glenny’ in Stevenston continue tomorrow (Saturday, July 26) with an appearance by Glasgow blues combo Dirty Diamond and The Gunslinger.

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25 Jul 2014 13:00

Saltcoats Sea Queen Festival brushes off weather warning

THE Saltcoats Sea Queen Festival defied the weathermen’s gloomy predictions at the weekend with the fun putting smiles on everyone’s faces.

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25 Jul 2014 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Beith's Lucky Beggars are going to the Games

EIGHT lucky members of Barrmill’s Jolly Beggars Burns Club will be going to the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games – thanks to the Big Lottery.

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