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Saltire swim is 10 years old this year

5 Jul 2015 09:30

The annual Cumbrae to Largs open swim to raise funds for Gillian’s saltire Appeal is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year,

Cal Mac 'disappointment' over new strike action

4 Jul 2015 16:30

RMT members working on Caledonian MacBrayne ferries have confirmed that they are to stage a second 24-hour strike on Friday July 10.

Millport Co-op drinks licence success

4 Jul 2015 06:30

The new Co-op in Millport has been granted an off-sales licence for its new premises, sparking criticism from the campaigners protesting against the company coming to the island.

Millport heroes saved my life on the football pitch!

3 Jul 2015 10:00

‘Thank you for saving my life’ - a heart attack victim has spoken to the ‘news’ to convey his thanks to the professional people in Millport with CPR skills who rushed to his aid.

Largs Live hits the right note!

3 Jul 2015 09:30

Largs Live launched the town’s summer season in style - welcoming visitors from all over Scotland as well as international travellers with its eclectic mix of high energy and melodic music.

Largs policeman injured in incident

3 Jul 2015 09:30

A police officer was injured after attending to a call in Largs late at night last month.

Memories of a much loved lifeboat man of Largs

3 Jul 2015 09:30

Delight for festival-goers as Fairlie road closure averted

2 Jul 2015 16:30

Skelmorlie man's hawk solution to Largs gull menace

2 Jul 2015 09:30

Chopper monitors Largs 'Firearms' incident

2 Jul 2015 09:30

Penny Farthing cyclist's Largs visit

1 Jul 2015 16:30

Explore Largs tv advert has been a hit at home and abroad! (VIDEO)

1 Jul 2015 12:12

'We need to do more to promote Largs landscape and views'

1 Jul 2015 09:30

Ongoing revival of Millport Field Studies Centre

1 Jul 2015 09:30

Praise for Fairlie Great War exhibition

30 Jun 2015 09:30

RNLI long service award for David

30 Jun 2015 08:30

Scottish SPCA: Dogs die in hot cars warning

30 Jun 2015 07:25

Scottish Cup winning boss visited Largs Academy

29 Jun 2015 09:30

All that jazz in Millport this Sunday

29 Jun 2015 09:12

Largs Council support for 'Don't feed the seagulls' campaign

27 Jun 2015 07:30

Largs Live launches its fourth festival

27 Jun 2015 00:45

Fairlie Great War exhibition VIDEO

27 Jun 2015 00:30

Will 20mph limit improve Largs town centre?

26 Jun 2015 07:30

More memories of Catalina flying boats of Largs

26 Jun 2015 06:30

Cumbrae ferry service continues amid strike action

25 Jun 2015 09:30

Fairlie Great War exhibition opens on Saturday

25 Jun 2015 09:30


Life of Bryan ... Developing young talent

4 Jul 2015 09:30

Thistle boss Bryan Slavin talks about the development of young players from the grassroots of the game, and looks at how we can learn from other successful countries, and our past...

'Ace' day out for Largs head teacher at Wimbledon

2 Jul 2015 09:20

Once the last school bell rings out for summer, Largs Academy head teacher Heather Burns and her friend Kate swiftly head down to London every year to the green green grass of SW19, and the land of strawberries and cream.

Thistle fans help bring new player to club

1 Jul 2015 17:30

Club President Martin Phillips has praised the fans for their help in bringing a new player to the club

Thistle Community Cup success

29 Jun 2015 09:30

Largs Thistle FC recently hosted a successful community cup competition, and hope it will become an annual fixture on the sporting calendar.

Life of Bryan

27 Jun 2015 09:30

"Referees come in for a lot of criticism in the media and from supporters, which is sometimes justified in terms of incorrect decisions," writes Largs Thistle boss Bryan Slavin in his weekly blog.

Largs memorial match for Colin

26 Jun 2015 09:30

Thistle gearing up for the new season

25 Jun 2015 09:30

Largs Colts 1999 prizegiving

22 Jun 2015 09:30

Overcoming the fear of failure

19 Jun 2015 16:30

Largs Academy coach praises cup winners

18 Jun 2015 09:30

Life of Bryan - The Holy Grail

13 Jun 2015 09:30

Shine on... Largs Academy's stunning comeback to win cup final

11 Jun 2015 09:35

Largs Archers on target!

11 Jun 2015 09:30

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail!

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Largs hosts another top notch Pro Am

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Gents v Ladies at Largs Bowling Club!

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Goram to star in Largs charity match

8 Jun 2015 08:30

Thistle Player of the Year VIDEO

3 Jun 2015 15:51

Largs Thistle's President says future is bright

28 May 2015 09:37


Out of Doors ... Protecting the hen harrier

25 Jun 2015 09:30From the Editors chair

Major efforts are under way to protect a rare bird of prey in the hills behind Largs.

Out of Doors - with David Carnduff

12 Jun 2015 09:30

Hail the mighty primrose! The mighty what? I hear you ask.

Out of Doors - with David Carnduff

8 Jun 2015 09:30From the Editors chair

Growing up in Skelmorlie in the Fifties and Sixties, David recalls exploring the moorland and hills behind the village and became familiar with nature that was, almost literally, on our doorstep.

Traffic increase is on the cards

21 May 2015 09:33

The new Largs crematorium is on Largs’ most important commuter route and tourist access. Everyone who uses it on a daily basis knows it is already a bad road with more than its fair share of reckless drivers.

The art of song and power of the voice

13 May 2015 15:28

The launch of the innovative new songwriting ‘circle’ by the Troubadour Collective got me thinking about the way musicians approach songwriting. Songwriting often means different things to different people.

Eclipse was like a euro trophy victory!

13 May 2015 15:28

Superb Saturn returns in March

13 May 2015 15:28

Cycle path requires big picture

13 May 2015 15:28

May the Force be with you - in the past and the future

1 May 2015 09:00Calums Column

Out of the Doors - with David Carnduff

30 Apr 2015 09:30From the Editors chair

VE day will be special event in Largs

24 Apr 2015 09:30Calums Column

The art of song and power of the voice

22 Apr 2015 09:30Dyson Cleans Up

Out of Doors - on Largs beach!

22 Apr 2015 09:30Calums Column

Out of Doors - in Majorca!

17 Apr 2015 09:30Calums Column

The Nirvana factor

16 Apr 2015 09:30

What's On

Play it again, Largs!

5 Jul 2015 16:30

There are only two weeks to go to the start of the ever-popular Largs summer comedy theatre season.

Largs Family Fun extravaganza this weekend

2 Jul 2015 13:30

The seafront spectacular, hosted on the open green space at Broomfields, May Street, is a great setting for fun rides, activities, and live music on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July, 12 noon-6pm

Great music and art at Kelburn Garden Party

28 Jun 2015 19:00

Kelburn Garden Party may be well known for its great musical acts, but festival visitors will get an enhanced ‘visual and creative experience’ at the big summer music festival.

Scottish fiddle for Cumbrae Cathedral

26 Jun 2015 07:30

Cathedral will have a fresh look at the world of Scottish fiddle music on Sunday

Annual art sale at Portencross

25 Jun 2015 07:30

The annual Art Sale will take place in Portencross Castle on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, from 11am - 4pm on both days.

Phantom praise for Largs Academy spectacular (VIDEO)

24 Jun 2015 00:12

Visit Millport's secret railway this summer!

23 Jun 2015 09:30

Largs Live music extravaganza

20 Jun 2015 12:30

The Waverley returns for Largs and Cumbrae sailings

18 Jun 2015 09:50

Photo exhibition showcases Largs landscape

18 Jun 2015 09:40

Ivor Novello music tribute in Largs

18 Jun 2015 09:30

Recall the days of steam trains at Ayrshire event

18 Jun 2015 09:30

Millport is ready for summer!

8 Jun 2015 12:30

Family Fun weekend will have music stage

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Largs Live and Kicking!

4 Jun 2015 09:57

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