28 Jul 2014 15:00

Council's multi-million pounds scheme for new LED street lights

STREET LIGHTS across Irvine and Kilwinning are to be fitted with new, low energy bulbs, at a cost of several million pounds.


28 Jul 2014 07:30 • Lisa Hodge

Irvine nursery branded 'weak' by Inspectors hopes to turn things around

AN IRVINE nursery under scrutiny after two inspection reports branded it 'weak’ and 'unsatisfactory’ is hoping to transform its fortunes.


27 Jul 2014 13:30 • John McNee

Irvine man fined for growing cannabis

AN IRVINE man has been fined for growing cannabis.


27 Jul 2014 09:30

'Vision for Irvine' is hard to see!

COUNCIL chiefs have given their backing to a new 'Vision for Irvine’ - despite some struggling to see it.


26 Jul 2014 12:30 • John McNee

Kilwinning man fined for kicking police officer

A KILWINNING man who kicked a police sergeant in the head has walked out of court with a fine.


26 Jul 2014 09:30

Lotto cash boost for two Irvine groups

TWO Irvine groups have been given a boost after receiving cash from the Big Lottery.


25 Jul 2014 17:00

Four-day music festival planned for Stewarton

PLANS are afoot to establish a four-day music festival in Stewarton.


25 Jul 2014 16:00 • John McNee

Irvine dog MUST remain muzzled

A STAFFORDSHIRE bull terrier named Tyson will have to wear a muzzle whenever out in Irvine, by order of the courts.


25 Jul 2014 15:30 • Lisa Hodge

Marymass Queens and Maries Homecoming Reunion

MARYMASS Queens and Maries from past and present are being called upon to make this year’s annual festival the best ever.


25 Jul 2014 15:00

Empty homes strategy is 'a damp squib', council bosses admit

A £200,000 scheme to make empty homes available to renters in Irvine and Kilwinning has been “a damp squib”, the council has admitted.


25 Jul 2014 12:30

Work to get underway on new £1.3m pit at Shewalton

WORK will soon begin to open up a new pit at Shewalton Landfill Site, at a cost of £1.3 million.


25 Jul 2014 09:30 • Lisa Hodge

Water warning on anniversary of tragic Reece's death

TWO years to the day tragic Kilwinning teenager Reece Sweeney was swept to his death at sea, youngsters are being warned to play safe around water.


23 Jul 2014 17:30

Top amateur event at Kilwinning Sports Club

KILWINNING Sports Club plays host to the highly prestigious KSC Community Shield next week, as amateur teams and players fine tune their games ahead of the new season kick-off.


23 Jul 2014 11:30

New jobs on way as North Ayrshire's school meals increase

WORK is continuing to increase the number of children eating school meals in Irvine and Kilwinning.


23 Jul 2014 09:30

Poor marks see Irvine nursery close its doors

AN IRVINE nursery which received a damning report from care inspectors has closed its doors after it was revealed it could be putting children’s safety at risk.


20 Jul 2014 15:30

Gymnastics club's royal high!

IRVINE Bay Gymnastics Club have vaulted over their competitors to win a prestigious prize during a visit to St James’s Palace in London.


20 Jul 2014 09:30

Kilwinning boosted by £10k in grant funding

A KILWINNING charity has received over £10,000 in funding as part of a new award scheme.


19 Jul 2014 15:30

Teen in the dock after drugs find

AN IRVINE youth has been warned about using drugs after being caught in the street with cocaine.


19 Jul 2014 09:30

Plea to catch fire starters

WITH fire crews set to be stretched during the Commonwealth Games, a local fire chief has urged Irvine and Dreghorn residents to help them catch deliberate fire starters.


18 Jul 2014 15:30

Kilwinning's great green land grab

NEW woodland, orchards, allotments or wildlife habitats could be on their way to Kilwinning in the next few years, following a recent land deal worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.