This week, we're taking a look back just 10 years - to September 2013.

Who do you recognise in these pictures from the Irvine Times files?

Irvine Times: St MattsTHE top achievers of St Matthew’s Academy are pictured with their certificates following a successful exam season.

Irvine Times: GolferRavenspark golf club member Ally Berry was offered the chance to play in the Peter Alliss Masters competition. As the reigning Disabled British Open champion, Ally has been invited to compete to help raise funds or powered wheelchairs for children with special needs. Ally, 22, said:  “I was born without any fingers on either of my hands but it hasn’t stopped me from playing golf.”

Irvine Times: KirkYOUNG people from Ayrshire College, Irvine Royal Academy and Greenwood Academy enjoyed a unique opportunity to study traditional building methods as the rejuvenation of Trinity Church neared completion in September 2013. The unusual work experience opportunity was organised by Irvine Bay Regeneration Company and Historic Scotland.

Irvine Times: FireKilwinning firefighters went through Dementia Awareness training aimed at providing a greater understanding into the communities they engage with through home fire safety visits. They are pictured alongside North Ayrshire Councillor Anthea Dickson, who said: “We’re really delighted that the dementia service are raising awareness in the wider community and all other agencies as well.

Irvine Times: St Luke'sSt Luke’s Primary School in Kilwinning was filled with witches, foxes and green-haired Oompa Loompas in September 2013. No not Hallowe’en come early, but a celebration of the birthday of Roald Dahl the author of the dark but hugely popular children’s books.

Irvine Times: BloomThe 2013 Irvine Harbourside in Bloom First Prize went to David and Cathy Martin with am amazing colourful display.