24 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Man admits sex with two 13-year-old girls

AN IRVINE man has admitted having sex with two 13-year-old school girls. Patrick Hollywood, of Old Caley Road, admitted having sex with the girls at several locations in Irvine including the disused Trinity Church when he was 17.


24 Oct 2014 11:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Man who threatened police avoids jail

AN IRVINE man who threatened to shoot and stab police has escaped jail.


24 Oct 2014 09:30

Win a fish tea for two from Mamma's!

THE Irvine Times has teamed up with Irvine’s oldest chip shop, Mamma’s, to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a delicious fish tea for two.


24 Oct 2014 09:30 • Lisa Hodge

Yobs target sports club in campaign of abuse

GANGS of yobs have thrown dog faeces at kids in a campaign of abuse at a local sports club, the Times can reveal.


23 Oct 2014 16:00

Bonnie Babies - last chance to enter!

Entries are flooding in for our brilliant Bonnie Babies competition but you still have time to enter - just!


23 Oct 2014 12:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Springside baby is youngest pageant entry

A SPRINGSIDE baby has become the UK’s youngest beauty pageant entry - after entering a contest before she was born.


23 Oct 2014 11:00 • Ciaran Shanks

Couple jailed after leaving baby alone with methadone and a machete

A CALLOUS Irvine pair who left toddler alone with methadone and a machete have been jailed.


23 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Kilwinning Fireworks set to sparkle!

THERE’S now just two weeks to go until Kilwinning sparkles with another fantastic fireworks display.


22 Oct 2014 15:30

Kilwinning's Big Clean-Up this weekend!

THERE’S just days to go until Kilwinning’s Big Clean-Up gets underway for another year.


22 Oct 2014 13:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Kilwinning woman fined for smashing windows

A KILWINNING woman who broke two windows and struck a man with a mobile phone has escaped jail. Margaret-Anne Grier, of Ninians Terrace, committed the offences in Irvine’s Paterson Crescent on February 16 this year.


22 Oct 2014 11:30

Win an Android tablet worth £145 with Nationwide

TO HELP you keep all your finances in order and find the latest offers Nationwide is offering you the chance to win an LG G Pad 7.0” Android tablet in white. All you have to do is pick up a copy of this week's Irvine Times for details on how to enter.


22 Oct 2014 07:30 • Lisa Hodge

Rivergate Mall's new arcade hits the Jackpot

IRVINE’S Rivergate Mall is set get a new amusements arcade, the Times can reveal.


21 Oct 2014 09:30 • Lisa Hodge

Man in court over Irvine 'hit and run'

A MAN has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an alleged hit and run.


20 Oct 2014 10:45

Win cinema tickets!

A GROUP of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York.


20 Oct 2014 10:40

Win Kelburn season tickets!

KELBURN Country Estate has two nights of fearmongering fun, fire and food this Halloween!


19 Oct 2014 15:30

Early morning punch for taxi driver

A KILWINNING man who punched a taxi driver in Irvine is awaiting sentencing.


19 Oct 2014 09:30

Recycling urge for North Ayrshire

SHOPPERS in North Ayrshire are being urged to recycle their carrier bags and avoid being charged for new ones.


18 Oct 2014 15:30

Donohoe disappointed by ScotRail decision

IRVINE’S MP has voiced his disappointment after Dutch company Abellio was awarded the ScotRail franchise.


18 Oct 2014 09:30

Not Edam good idea

AN IRVINE man who stole a quantity of meat and cheese has been jailed.


17 Oct 2014 15:30

Tougher rules on fireworks rolled out

NEW legislation means it will be tougher than ever for people to get their hands on fireworks this month.