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Waverley celebrates 40th year of preservation

21/05/2015 13:39:01

THE paddle steamer Waverley embarks on another passage through time this spring and summer as she celebrates her 40th year in preservation.

Saved from the breaker's yard in 1973, the world's last sea-going steam powered paddle vessel re-entered service two years later after being donated for one …

From shop manager to research scientist

21/05/2015 13:39:00

A shop manager in Largs celebrated the company raising £2 million for Cancer Research UK with an innovative job swap.

Fiona Moon of M&Co swapped the sales floor for a laboratory to spend the da…

Fairlie Gala needs new blood

21/05/2015 13:38:55

Over the last few years, the annual Fairlie Gala has gone from strength to strength with increasing activity and attendances.

The gala committee also contributed large sums to the new astro facilit…

Largs RNLI are the tops in fashion!

21/05/2015 13:38:55

M&Co are putting on a fashion show in aid of the RNLI in their store in Main Street, Largs on Wednesday 20 May. The Show starts at 7pm and doors…

On the march! Largs First Responders sponsored walk

21/05/2015 13:38:55

The  Bank of Scotland staff are holding a sponsored walk on Sunday 17 May which will leave from the Yacht Haven at 1pm, walking along to the…

Viking treasures stolen in Largs!

21/05/2015 13:38:55

Lesley McCormack, who plays one of the Vikings in the Vikingar! experience, has revealed that two items including a brooch and pendant have recently …

Millport Movers' move to The Proclaimers!

21/05/2015 13:38:55

Rosie is having a long lie in!

Wemyss Bay Gala promises fun day

Memories of VE Day in Largs in 1945 AUDIO

Attic Players new production

Talented pupils prepare for the phantom

Magical Millports cyclist on the sea!

Two more outboard engines stolen

Stepping out in style for RNLI

Surfer Tristan back in the TV spotlight


Largs woman's trauma after mugger strikes (1)

21/05/2015 12:55:25

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a woman was violently robbed in Largs.

Around 9pm on Wednesday 8 April, the 50-year-old woman was walk…

Kelburn windfarm boost for local projects (1)

21/05/2015 12:53:55

A windfall of £47,500 is available for various local projects this year thanks to

community funds from turbines behind Kelburn.

Local groups in L…

Largs lorry load of help for vulnerable children (1)

21/05/2015 12:53:17

Blythswood Care welcomes donations of clothing, books, bric a brac, shoes, toys and small items of furniture in good condition.

The Blythswood Car…

Largs GP backs petition

21/05/2015 12:51:55

A Largs GP is urging people to sign a petition calling on the Scottish Government to help warfarin patients self manage…

Largs woman's trauma after mugger strikes

21/05/2015 12:50:54

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a woman was violently robbed in Largs.

Around 9pm on Wednesday 8 April, …

Largs lorry load of help for vulnerable children

21/05/2015 12:50:04

TV roadtrip team in town

Anniversary cruise for Largs golden couple

New Largs housing project starts

Lifetime award for former Largs editor Drew

More parking on Largs seafront is a 'dead' idea

Dog mess is 'spoiling' Portencross

Largs rail time request hits the buffers

Top sports news

'Arnie' wants to Terminate Thistle 'unlucky' tag!

21/05/2015 13:15:23

Thistle assistant boss Stuart ‘Arnie’ Davidson wants to TERMINATE Thistle’s ‘unlucky’ tag as Largs head to Maybole on Saturday.

Living up to his nickname, the ex-Auchinleck hardman is looking to rid Largs of their weaknesses, and be ‘more ruthless’ in attack, in the 2pm kick-off at Ladywell Stadi…

Away the lads! Thistle boss wants goals

21/05/2015 13:15:22

Thistle boss Bryan Slavin said he could take few positives out of Saturday's friendly against St.Roch's - and is RELIEVED to be having an away game t…

Largs boss laid down the law in Europe!

21/05/2015 13:15:21

New Largs Thistle manager Bryan Slavin has gone one step further than the national football side - by qualifying for the later stages of a European c…

Largs AFC moving on up! - after promotion

21/05/2015 13:15:21

Largs AFC 5-0 Darvel Victoria

Largs signed off their league campaign for 2014/15 with a comprehensive 5-0 defeat of Darvel Victoria on Saturday.

Largs football star surprised by tv film role!

21/05/2015 13:15:20

Lou Macari, the famous footballer and manager from Largs, admits that he is ‘delighted and surprised’ to have his role as boss at Stoke City reprised…

Life of Bryan! Thistle sign up 3 times Scottish Cup winner as boss

21/05/2015 13:15:19

In his first interview, new Largs Thistle manager Bryan Slavin has said he is delighted to be involved at Barrfields, and is left in no doubt what hi…

Thistle hit six in Ardeer victory (2)

21/05/2015 13:15:19

Martin takes over as Largs President

Quigg rally call in Largs title charge

Muir the merrier after tough Euro test

Thistle boss eyes dream escape

Giant killing sets Thistle up for weekend party!

Thistle draw a blank in relegation battle

Who will take over Thistle hotseat?

Largs AFC promoted!

Thistle hit six in Ardeer victory

Sports Extra

Largs boxer packed a punch in 1966

21/05/2015 12:20:25

The emergence of an exciting young boxer was one of the highlights of a big boxing bout at Barrfields in February 1966.…

Ice to see you - Largs hockey fans support Clan!

Sportsmen's dinner success for Largs Thistle

The Write Hook

Going out

Wild West at Kelburn

21/05/2015 12:49:07

Yee Ha, it

A rootin

Support Largs RNLI's Soup day

Stargazing night is cancelled

Friday night is ABBA night in Fairlie!


The Nirvana factor

21/05/2015 12:45:36

I got my first guitar – a £30 half-size acoustic from Argos – on Friday 8 April, 1994, when I was on holiday down south…


The art of song and power of the voice

13/05/2015 15:28:15

The launch of the innovative new songwriting ‘circle’ by the Troubadour Collective got me thinking about the way musici…

Eclipse was like a euro trophy victory!

Superb Saturn returns in March

Cycle path requires big picture