24 Apr 2014 13:00

3TFM update from station manager Louis Ferguson

Hello and welcome to this week’s update on what’s been happening at Ayrshire’s first and original community radio station, 3TFM Community Radio for Health broadcasting to Ardrossan, Stevenston, Saltcoats and beyond on 103.1FM or to the world via our online stream by logging on to our website at

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24 Apr 2014 07:00

Arran's housing jobs to go

THE parent body of Isle of Arran Homes is offering staff redundancy terms in a bid to cut services on the island.

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23 Apr 2014 19:00

Warship saves two sailors heading for Arran

TWO sailors were rescued by a Royal Navy warship after their dinghy capsized as they headed for Arran.

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23 Apr 2014 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

'Substandard' work made Saltcoats man's home hell

HOME, they say, is where the heart is, but for one Saltcoats homeowner it’s been nothing but heartache!

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23 Apr 2014 12:00

Saltcoats ex-copper sues Chief Constable for damages following injury

A FORMER Saltcoats police officer who claims he was injured after he was instructed to attend a safety training course is now suing the Chief Constable.

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23 Apr 2014 09:30

Investigations into North Ayrshire fires continues

POLICE investigations are continuing into three fires in the North Ayrshire area in the last month, with officers unable to confirm whether two attempted murders were related or not.

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23 Apr 2014 09:30

Meadow Scottish Cup dream is shattered

THE dream is over for yet another year as Meadow once again fell at the final hurdle in their longtime quest to reclaim the Junior game’s most coveted trophy.


23 Apr 2014 09:30

Open day at Kilwinning Fire Station this Sunday

BLUE lights, fun for all the family, giveaways, police dogs and loads more – that’s what is promised at this weekend’s multi agency open day at Kilwinning Community Fire Station.


22 Apr 2014 16:00

Can you help a hedgehog

Some of you may be able to help us in the next few weeks.

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22 Apr 2014 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Top award for Arran mountain rescuers

ARRAN Mountain Rescue Team have won ‘Mountain Rescue Team of the Year’ ...

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22 Apr 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Shuttle Buses win contract to run Kilwinning service

KILWINNING bus operator Shuttle Buses has won the contract to run the local 20 service from Stagecoach.

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21 Apr 2014 19:00 • Douglas Coulter

Independence referendum workshops held in North Ayrshire schools

YOUNG people in North Ayrshire have been given an insight into the world of politics ahead of the Independence Referendum later this year.

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21 Apr 2014 16:00

Beach clean up time at Portencross

THE fourth annual clean up of Portencross Beach will be on Saturday, April 26 from 1pm to 4pm.

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21 Apr 2014 10:00

Kilwinning's ultramarathon dad

KILWINNING ultra-athlete Michael Kirkum is hoping to prove he’s the Daddy when he takes on a gruelling ultramarathon in July.

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21 Apr 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Saltcoats snooker club's close shave

THREE bearded regulars of the Nonsuch Snooker Club in Saltcoats decided to come clean for charity recently – raising a fantastic £700 for Leukaemia Research.

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20 Apr 2014 16:00

Saltcoats couple recreate mountain climb for Golden Wedding

THESE two photos of Saltcoats couple Graham and Susan Cross were taken 50 years apart almost to the day.

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20 Apr 2014 07:00 • Court Reporter

Stevenston teen facing cop biting charge

A 17 YEAR old has appeared in court accused of attempting to bite a police officer.

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19 Apr 2014 19:00 • Court Reporter

Two dodge jail for Stevenston caravan park assault

TWO men from Port Glasgow have narrowly missed out on a jail sentence after being found guilty of two assaults within Saltcoats’ Sandylands Caravan Park last year.

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19 Apr 2014 16:00

North Ayrshire's Police out to catch rogue traders

Police and Trading Standards Officers in North Ayrshire joined forces recently as part of a national enforcement and awareness initiative.

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19 Apr 2014 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Dalry residents hope to set up group to 'give Dalry a voice'

DALRY residents are hoping to set up a group that will ‘give Dalry a voice’ and help to lobby for community funding to improve the town.