Garnock Valley

23 Apr 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

HGV stranded at notorious Dalry blackspot

THE A737 was closed in both directions on Tuesday morning after an HGV struck a railway bridge at a notorious accident blackspot in Dalry.

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16 Apr 2015 10:30 • Court Reporter

Dalry woman lands ban for drink driving

The officers had reason to follow her into a car park and decided to speak to her.

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6 Apr 2015 07:00 • Court Reporter

£1,000 fine for early morning car smash on Dalry Road

A MEMBER of the Royal Navy has narrowly avoided losing his licence after he smashed into another car trying to overtake on a North Ayrshire road.

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2 Apr 2015 16:00

Police combat doorstep crime in Ardrossan and Dalry

LAST week, police launched the Operation Monarda – a nationwide bid to beat doorstep crime across Scotland.

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30 Mar 2015 07:00 • Staff Reporter

Dalry's teen black belt master

KARATE kid Andrew Allan has won his black belt – at the age of 13.

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28 Mar 2015 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Garnock Academy is top of the class

GARNOCK Academy has received glowing praise from Education Scotland after a recent inspection.

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24 Mar 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Beith school goes low carbon

BEITH Primary School is officially the most eco-friendly in North Ayrshire – after a new heating system was installed at the school.

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23 Mar 2015 16:00 • Ciaran Shanks

Tributes to policeman killed in horror crash near Beith

HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to a police officer killed in a car crash near Beith last week.

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23 Mar 2015 07:00 • Court Reporter

Beith man admits growing cannabis at home

A BEITH man will find out his fate next month after he admitted growing cannabis in his home earlier this year.

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22 Mar 2015 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Provost cuts the first turf for Garnock supercampus

THE Provost of North Ayrshire has formally cut the first sod to get work on the new Garnock supercampus and leisure centre underway.

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17 Mar 2015 13:00

Ayrshire flood risk consultation continues

The second phase of the Ayrshire Flood Risk Consultation started on Monday and runs until Tuesday, June 2.


11 Mar 2015 19:30 • Staff Reporter

Family of Inspector John Woods issue statement

THE family of 42-year-old Police Inspector John Woods who died on Tuesday following a two-vehicle smash near Beith have issued a statement describing him as a 'highly-respected colleague' who 'will be sadly missed'.

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3 Mar 2015 16:00 • Douglas Coulter

Councillor's fears over Garnock supercampus route

INDEPENDENT Councillor Jean Highgate has expressed more safety fears over the new Garnock Campus route.

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2 Mar 2015 13:00 • Paul Fisher

Dalry teen's magical letter from JK Rowling

A TEENAGER has been left spellbound after the story of his meeting and subsequent letter exchange with Harry Potter author J. Rowling went viral.

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27 Feb 2015 10:00 • Douglas Coulter

Tributes to former Kilbirnie councillor

TRIBUTES have been paid to a prominent Kilbirnie Labour party stalwart following his death aged 84 after a long period of ill health.

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23 Feb 2015 13:00

£4.8million state-of-the art sheltered development for Kilbirnie

WORK has started on the new £4.8million Montgomery Court sheltered housing development in Kilbirnie.

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19 Feb 2015 07:00 • Douglas Coulter

Tragedy at Hunterston coal terminal

KILBIRNIE is in shock after the unexplained death of an apprentice at Clydeport’s Hunterston Coal Terminal on Sunday night.

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15 Feb 2015 19:00

New crematorium would 'offend Jews'

A number of objectors have claimed that a £2million state-of-the-art crematorium plan should be thrown out because it would offend Jewish visitors.


10 Feb 2015 13:00 • Court Reporter

Cops abused by Kilbirnie taxi drunk

A KILBIRNIE man has admitted abusing police officers who tried to help him after he fell out of a taxi on New Year’s Day.

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9 Feb 2015 16:00

Concerns remain over routes to new Garnock campus

NORTH Ayrshire Council has vowed to ‘radically improve’ the travel network between Beith and the new Garnock campus after public concerns over safety.

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