THIS week we are taking a look back at the big pictures and headlines from across North Ayrshire during the 2008 festive season.

Do these photos bring back any memories?

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Dykesmains

These little angels were among the stars of the Dykesmains Primary School 2008 Christmas show Hosanna Rock.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: WK

West Kilbride Primary youngsters donned their best party outfits in 2008 for their annual Christmas party.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Gleng

Glengarnock Primary School held a 2008 Christmas Fayre at the school and one of the main attractions were the chocolate fountains which were run by P7 pupils Sarah Louise Ward and Jenifer Wales and Joanne Peritt and Josephine Caney, both members of the PTA.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: St Johns p6/7

St John’s Primary held some fantastic Christmas party celebrations before the start of the school holidays in December 2008. 

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: ATC

Ardrossan’s Ayr Training Corps received an early Christmas present in 2008 when they were presented with a cheque for the super sum of £500 for ongoing activities by Cunninghame Housing Association.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Corse

Young Regan Christie of Corsehill Primary School in Kilwinning met Santa in December 2008. The man in the red suit was there to hand out gifts and listen to all the boys and girls at their Christmas party.