31 Oct 2014 10:40 • Ciaran Shanks

Finally plans for dilapidated former Ruby Tuesdays

PLANS to restore a rotting ex-pub in Irvine have moved a step closer this week.


31 Oct 2014 10:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Pregnant women quizzed on drink: 1,766 Ayrshire mums-to-be asked about their drinking

A STAGGERING 1,766 pregnant women in Ayrshire have been quizzed on their drinking habits, figures have revealed.


31 Oct 2014 10:13

Seagate group reveal their ‘Can for Gran’

MONDAY was the monthly club business meeting at Irvine Seagate Rotary.


31 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Ordered to carry out unpaid work for threatening woman over Facebook

AN Irvine man who sent abusive Facebook messages to a woman has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.


30 Oct 2014 18:30

Dark nights safety worry for Irvine and Kilwinning residents

NOW that the clocks have went back, Irvine and Kilwinning residents are being urged to be vigilant around home safety.


30 Oct 2014 15:30

Immigration officers raid two Irvine stores

A MAN is set to be deported following an immigration crackdown on two Irvine shops.


30 Oct 2014 14:30

Savage attack leaves dog with ‘puncture’ wounds

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a pet was left with puncture wounds following a dog fight in Kilwinning.


30 Oct 2014 14:21

Charity hopes to raise funds by pleading to the pumpkin hearts

A CHILDREN’S charity is calling on Irvine and Kilwinning residents to remember the vulnerable kids of Syria this Hallowe’en by ditching the scary face on your pumpkin and carving a heart instead.


30 Oct 2014 13:30

Ronnie McGhie: Column for the Irvine Times

A BIG thanks to all my fellow volunteers who took care of the Irvine Beat FM column these past few weeks.


30 Oct 2014 11:18 • Stewart McConnell

Team Scotland’s top Irvine scrum

YOUNG aspiring rugby players in Ayrshire were given a massive surprise last Wednesday when the Scotland team bus arrived in Irvine.


30 Oct 2014 07:30

Anything is possible for these Kilwinning pupils

CLUED-UP kids at a Kilwinning primary school were looking to the future recently with a special presentation.


29 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Irvine to light up at Christmas: Let the countdown begin!

IRVINE will sparkle once again when the Christmas Lights switch-on returns for 2014.


29 Oct 2014 14:30

Duo planned bid to steal from Irvine housing site

TWO men who intended to steal from an Irvine housing site have escaped jail.


29 Oct 2014 11:30

Kids lead the way in Kilwinning clean up

YOUNGSTERS from Kilwinning were out in force at the weekend and working hard to make their town spotless.


29 Oct 2014 10:30

Posters have been banned for good!

COUNCILLORS have voted to push through a ban on election posters in North Ayrshire.


29 Oct 2014 06:30

Reappeal after Ayrshire OAP’s death

POLICE are re-appealing for witnesses after a 70-year-old man died after being struck by a car in September.


29 Oct 2014 05:30

Deadline countdown: Your voice heard with the Youth Parliament

THERE are only days left for young people across North Ayrshire to stand for the Scottish Youth Parliament and raise issues that matter to them and their community.


27 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Man admits shoplifting razors and deodrant

A MAN has admitted stealing from two Irvine shops.


26 Oct 2014 12:30

Irvine Tax Office 'still valuable' says Brian Donohoe

DESPITE its impending closure, Irvine’s HMRC office can still be of value.


25 Oct 2014 12:30 • Ciaran Shanks

Woman admits throwing a brick through window

A WOMAN has admitted throwing a brick through the window of an Irvine house.