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17 Sep 2014 12:00 • Douglas Coulter

Saltcoats baker fulfills dying man's last wish

AWARD-winning bakery The Kandy Bar has come to the rescue to fulfill a terminally ill Saltcoats man’s dying wish.

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16 Sep 2014 19:00

Fundraiser for 'oor Daniel'

A fundraising dinner dance in memory of Daniel Gilmour will be held at the Park Hotel, Rugby Park, Kilmarnock on Saturday, October 4, from 7pm to 1am.

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16 Sep 2014 16:00 • Court Reporter

Saltcoats man on drink drive charge

A SALTCOATS man will face trial after he denied drink driving last month in Ardrossan.

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16 Sep 2014 13:00

News from Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Centre

I suppose you could say that tawny owls are slow learners.

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16 Sep 2014 10:00

Dalry flower show a great success

ANOTHER successful flower show was held by Dalry Horticultural Society last week.

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16 Sep 2014 07:00

News from your local radio station 3TFM

Hello from everyone at 3TFM – we hope this week’s 3TFM column finds you all well.

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15 Sep 2014 19:00

Ardrossan pupils want a litter and dog fouling crackdown

On Tuesday (September 9) 20 pupils from Ardrossan’s Winton Primary School joined with representatives from Police Scotland, North Ayrshire Council and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to discuss what they like and don’t like about living in the area. The issues identified included dog fouling, speeding vehicles and graffiti.

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15 Sep 2014 16:00 • Court Reporter

Ardrosssan man accused of assaulting ex

AN ARDROSSAN man will face trial after he was accused of assaulting his ex-partner.

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15 Sep 2014 13:00 • Douglas Coulter

Dalry locals urged to be wary after reservoir fence theft

SCOTTISH Water is warning people to be particularly cautious at a reservoir near Dalry following the theft of safety fencing.

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15 Sep 2014 10:00 • Paul Fisher

Two-year-olds begin attending Winton Primary

AN EARLY years class has been opened at Winton Primary School in Ardrossan, allowing children as young as two to attend.

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15 Sep 2014 10:00

An ice little grant for North Ayrshire skaters

A GROUP of more than 40 young ice skaters enjoyed a summer skating camp at the Auchenharvie Leisure Centre in Saltcoats thanks to a donation from EDF Energy’s Hunterston power station.

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15 Sep 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Lochwinnoch's 'Bionic Mum' nominated for Woman of the Year

BRAVE ‘Bionic Mum’ Corinne Hutton has been nominated for the Woman of the Year Award.

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14 Sep 2014 16:00 • Paul Fisher

Three Towns men heroes of Saltcoats blaze

TWO LOCAL men were firefighters for the day when they rescued a man in Saltcoats last Wednesday morning.

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14 Sep 2014 07:00

Arran rescue team stretch a point in fundraiser

ARRAN Mountain Rescue Team completed a stretcher push around the island to raise funds and celebrate their 50th anniversary recently.

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13 Sep 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Historic Kilbirnie factory jobs secure after takeover

THE fibre and carpet yarn processing division of historic Kilbirnie company W & J Knox has been acquired by Italian company The Aquafil Group.

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13 Sep 2014 07:00 • Paul Fisher

Well connected North Ayrshire cop nominated for award

A local community officer has been nominated for a prestigious international social media award from “Connected COPS” which aims to recognise law officers’ ability to succeed with social media tools in the course of their duty.

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12 Sep 2014 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

Local Clutha victims added to police memorial

THE names of Lamlash-born PC Tony Collins and pilot David Traill from Lochwinnoch who tragically died in the Clutha Vaults accident have been be added to the Scottish Police Memorial.

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12 Sep 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Trolley good show from Saltcoats man

SUPERMARKETS come and go but Jim ‘Wee Jimmy’ McLaughlin has been a more permanent fixture in Hamilton Street in Saltcoats.

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12 Sep 2014 13:00 • Paul Fisher

Saltcoats traders say 'we are open for business'

TRADERS in Saltcoats’ Countess Street have urged locals that it is business as usual as the regeneration of the Town Hall gathers pace.

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12 Sep 2014 10:00 • Paul Fisher

Ardrossan primary kids turn the speed guns on motorists

Youngsters from an Ardrossan primary school this week joined forces with Police Scotland to target speeding motorists.

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