5 Mar 2015 15:30 • Lisa Hodge

Tributes praise former Captain of the Carters

TRIBUTES have been paid to Irvine Carters stalwart Sandy Muir following his sudden death last week.


5 Mar 2015 13:30

Caught after DNA was left on can of juice

A ROBBER was caught after leaving behind a can of juice with his DNA on it, a court heard.


5 Mar 2015 11:30 • Lisa Hodge

Heartbroken family help others in need

THE HEARTBROKEN family of tragic Gareth Blakely have won praise from a national charity after raising money in his memory.


5 Mar 2015 09:30

Ayrshire health staff are praised for commitment

ONE of Irvine’s MSPs has hailed Ayrshire NHS staff - despite failures in patient treatment times.


4 Mar 2015 15:30

Payday loan shame of North Ayrshire

PLANS to tackle North Ayrshire’s payday loan shame have been unveiled after it was revealed 10,000 residents use services charging crippling interest rates.


4 Mar 2015 13:30 • Lisa Hodge

Accidents rise in bad weather

CHAOS reigned on Irvine’s roads this week after a freak storm hit the town - with NINE cars crashing in the space of half an hour.


4 Mar 2015 11:30

Missing slabs still no closer to returning to Irvine’s streets

IRVINE’S ‘missing’ Rabbie Burns pavement artwork could be set for a new home - two years after they were ripped up and placed into storage.


4 Mar 2015 09:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Community concerns over future of centre

“WHAT they’re planning just won’t work.” That’s the view of a group of residents angry about the proposed takeover of Irvine’s Redburn Community Centre.


3 Mar 2015 14:30

Celebrate International Women's Day with a difference

AN AYRSHIRE minority group is holding an extravaganza this week to celebrate International Women’s Day.


2 Mar 2015 13:30

Award-winning Greenwood stars

GREENWOOD Academy has been given a major award from UNICEF for their work in respecting the rights of children.


2 Mar 2015 11:30

Patients warned about hospital parking plans

THE highly criticised car parking system at Crosshouse Hospital is due to change as new NHS plans are set to be implemented.


2 Mar 2015 09:30

Teen crashed stolen car on Hogmanay

A TEENAGER has admitted drunkenly stealing and crashing a car in Irvine.


2 Mar 2015 07:30

Your guide to Fairtrade Fortnight

FAIRTRADE Fortnight is now underway – and the North Ayrshire Fairtrade Group plan to highlight how it benefits local communities.


1 Mar 2015 15:30

SPECIAL REPORT: Car break-ins crackdown

ALMOST half of all car thefts and break-ins in North Ayrshire are due to vehicles being left unlocked, the Times can reveal.


1 Mar 2015 09:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Kilwinning Cemetery left in a shocking state

COUNCIL bosses have come under fire over the state of Kilwinning Cemetery.


28 Feb 2015 15:30 • Lisa Hodge

Is NAC planning the ‘best in Scotland’?

NORTH Ayrshire Council’s planning process has been voted one of the best in Scotland.


28 Feb 2015 09:30

Costa drive-thru set for Kilwinning?

COSTA Coffee could be the latest big name company to arrive in North Ayrshire after a planning application was lodged with the council.


27 Feb 2015 11:30

Get you pet chipped this weekend in Irvine

DOG and cat owners in Irvine are being encouraged to attend a microchipping event on Saturday 28 February to Sunday 1 March, to help protect their pets from being lost or stolen.


27 Feb 2015 07:30

Bloodied swan injured at Irvine Harbour

A BLOODIED swan with an injured neck was rescued from Irvine Harbour last week.


26 Feb 2015 15:30

Fat chance for our kids!

NORTH Ayrshire is home to the fattest children in Scotland - with one in three labelled as obese.