This week we take a look back at the North Ayrshire stories and photos from February 2014.

Recognise any faces from these Herald pics from 10 years ago?

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Stanley

Stanley Primary’s Bethany Campbell was the overall winner of the school’s Scots Verse Competition in 2014.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Kirkum

Extreme athlete Michael Kirkum, right, took a step closer to his challenge of a lifetime – the 2014 Grand To Grand Ultra – thanks to a state-of-the-art backpack donated by Taylor’s of Kilwinning. The Grand To Grand was an ultra-marathon of 170 miles run over six stages round the perimeter of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Rev

Reverend Arthur Sherratt was inducted as the 106th minister of St Cuthbert’s Church in 2014 – moving from Kilbarchan. The congregation had been without a full time minister for three years but has been ably served during the vacancy by Reverend Dr Johnston McKay and Reverend Andrew McCance as locums.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Art

Members and guests of New Cunninghame Art Club were thoroughly entertained by the highly talented artist Michael Durning in February 2014. Michael, who hails from Stevenston but now lived in West Kilbride, was currently the President of the highly prestigious Paisley Art Institute.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Moorpark

Moorpark Primary pupils held a Burns lunch – complete with a piper, speeches, singing and dancing in 2014.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald: Mayfield Primary pupils showed off their recitation skills in 2014

Budding bards at Mayfield Primary School in Saltcoats had a chance to show off their recitation skills in a competition to mark the anniversary of Robert Burns’ birthday in 2014.