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Thu 18 September, 2014

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Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 02.09.2014

North Ayrshire Citizens Advice Service (NACAS) is pleased to announce the 16th Annual General Meeting will be held at the Michael Lynch Centre...

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NACAS seeks new board members...are you ready for a challenge?

NACAS is looking for dynamic individuals to join the Board

Posted by: Nina Smith | Last Updated: 02.09.2014

Volunteers are being sought to help shape and influence the future of information and advice services across North Ayrshire.

North Ayrshire...

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New FREE Telephone Advice Line Launched by NACAS

New FREE Telephone Advice Line Launched by NACAS

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 30.04.2012

Residents of North Ayrshire will find it easier to get advice with the launch of a new telephone advice service today (Monday 30th April 2012). Advice...

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Referendum urged on gay marriage

Referendum urged on gay marriage

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

A former leader of the SNP has urged the Scottish Government to hold a referendum on the proposed introduction of same-sex marriage.


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Fewer complaints against police

Fewer complaints against police

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

The number of complaints against Scotland's police forces has dropped to a three year low, according to an independent review.


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Redundancy claims 2,000 apprentices

Redundancy claims 2,000 apprentices

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

Almost 2,000 apprentices have been made redundant in the last two years, figures have revealed. Statistics from Government agency Skills Development...

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Breaking up lifeline ferry services would be damaging warn unions

Breaking up lifeline ferry services would be damaging warn unions

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

Union chiefs are to warn a Scottish Government minister it would be a "political suicide mission" for lifeline ferry services to be broken...

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Scientists demonstrate potential new treatment for most common form of infant leukaemia

Scientists demonstrate potential new treatment for most common form of infant leukaemia

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

A team lead by Cancer Research UK scientists have shown that a potential new drug could treat mixed-lineage leukaemia (MLL), the most common form of...

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Plan for single EU online shopping law good for customers and UK retailers, says BRC

Plan for single EU online shopping law good for customers and UK retailers, says BRC

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

A new optional sales law that would apply throughout the EU is good news for customers and UK retailers, said the British Retail Consortium (BRC)


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OFT acts against debt management businesses

OFT acts against debt management businesses

Posted by: Robert Cotton | Last Updated: 11.10.2011

The OFT has taken action against a further three debt management businesses as part of its ongoing enforcement work in the sector.

The OFT has...

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Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald | News Headlines
Latest from the online edition

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:30:00 +0000
A SELF professed couch potato turned fitness-fanatic is set to become the poster-boy for the increasingly popular exercise Bokwa.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000
AN EAGLE-EYED man's quick actions helped stop a gas leak which had turned an empty house into 'a bomb', it emerged this week.

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:30:00 +0000
A DALRY man who made a series of terrifying phone calls to a woman has been jailed for eight months.

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
THE Lochwinnoch events programme for early 2013 has been revealed - and there are a number of outdoor activities on offer to chase the winter blues away.

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000
A KILWINNING college has been recognised for its business framework after collecting an Investors in People Gold Accreditation.

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
POLICE officers are appealing for information following the theft of two gates from a multi-million pound listed mansion in Beith.

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:30:00 +0000
ON CHRISTMAS day a man was charged with careless driving after his car collided with a wall at an 'accident blackspot' at Tofts in Dalry.

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 12:30:00 +0000
THOUSANDS of Kilbirnie residents will be able to surf the internet at greater speed with the introduction of faster broadband.

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:30:00 +0000
CUSTOMERS of a Saltcoats supermarket woke up to an ugly surprise on Christmas Eve when they received a parking ticket after visiting the store for their shopping.

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000
THE festive season is one of the busiest times of year for the Royal Mail staff however one postie went above and beyond to deliver an unaddressed card to well-known Stevenston man.

Irvine Herald

Irvine Times | News Headlines
Latest from the online edition

It's the final countdown ... just hours to go till polling stations close
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:00 +0100
THERE are now just hours left until the polling stations close on the Scottish Referendum.Growing delight at Eglinton
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:30:00 +0100
EGLINTON Growers were on top form recently during their open day.Irvine 'gun shot' mystery
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:30:00 +0100
BAFFLED Irvine residents are demanding answers after claims that “gun-shot” like noises are causing sleepless nights. Which charity will scoop £3k funding prize?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:30:00 +0100
VOTING is now open to give four North Ayrshire community groups the chance of gaining up to £3,000 in funding.A welcome cheque for Irvine ladies
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:00:00 +0100
KIND-HEARTED members of Irvine Incorporated Trades recently handed over a cheque of £250 to Broomlands and Bourtreehill Age Concern.High level threat of crooks targeting residents at home
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:30:00 +0100
BOGUS callers are once again targeting Irvine and Kilwinning residents.Sarah's Rainbow delight
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:30:00 +0100
A CHILDREN’S treatment centre has been given a colourful makeover thanks to a kind Kilwinning student.Police hunt for school fire starters
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:45:00 +0100
THESE are the never-before-seen pictures showing the devastating damage done to Fencedyke Primary after a fire ripped through it last week.Trading Standards visits crafts shop for alleged legal highs
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:30:00 +0100
A SHOP apparently owned by the family of an Irvine councillor has been visited by Trading Standards for allegedly selling controversial legal highs.Paul reels in salmon
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:30:00 +0100
AN angler is celebrating a major catch.
Largs and Millport Weekly News

Largs & Millport Weekly News | News Headlines
Latest from the online edition

Yee hah! CNN tourism opportunity for Largs and Millport
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
Local SNP politician Kenneth Gibson has welcomed cable news channel CNN's decision to make Scotland their number one global tourist destination for 2013

Work set to begin on coastal path
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:17:00 +0000
Improved access for cyclists and walkers in £300,000 prom development in Largs.

Road closures in Largs and West Kilbride.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000
Work costing £150,000 will begin on Tuesday January 21 to replace the sea wall north of Largs. The B871 at Stairlie Woods near West Kilbride is currently closed for five days.

Patrols stepped up after vandal spree
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:11:00 +0000
Several shops in Largs targeted and prom lights vandalised for a second time.

Water good chance to win £100 of shopping vouchers
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
Take part in a major consultation on the future of water and waste water services are in with a chance of winning shopping vouchers worth £100.

Vodafone repairs to take place on Tuesday
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000
The Vodafone reception on the Isle of Cumbrae has been down now for over seven days.

WPC's bravery award for rescue
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000
A policewoman from Largs was recognised at Strathclyde Police's Bravery Awards after helping to rescue an unconscious woman from a fire in Ayr.

Destruction of den was out of order - says resident
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
... says letter writer who is angry at neighbour who objected to children's den in neighbourhood

Marine Station axe would be a 'disaster'
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 19:30:00 +0000
A Millport Marine Station PhD student speaks to the 'News' about the Millport Marine Station and its future.

New year day call for RNLI
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 09:30:00 +0000
The first call out for Largs RNLI on 2013 was earlier than expected.. it was at 7.21pm in the evening of New Year's Day.

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