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28 Aug 2015 08:30

Largs yachtsman Robert passes away at just 42

Robert Donaldson crewed many of the world's largest yachts, and worked for Cal Mac for several years.
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27 Aug 2015 10:00

Cumbrae solar farm boost

The new 5MW solar farm set for Millport will host a tearoom, visitor centre, and become an attraction in its own right, showcasing the diversity of wildlife and biodiversity in the area.
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27 Aug 2015 09:30

Top marks! Largs Academy pupils 'outstanding' year

Exams success for Largs Academy as pupils make the grade in style
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25 Aug 2015 08:30

Scottish Country Dance on Millport

Scottish Country Dancing is alive and kicking on the Isle of Cumbrae this summer
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22 Aug 2015 07:30

Tales of plunder at Wee Cumbrae castle

In this week’s “Know Your News” we dig out an article from our archives which gives some incredible historical information about the looting of the castle of Wee Cumbrae in 1599.
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21 Aug 2015 15:30

Yee-hah! New events for Millport country and western

Jive classes, and SambaYaBamba drum band set to provided added excitement at revamped Wild West spectacular, along with all the old favourites.
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21 Aug 2015 09:30

Drone films Millport Raft Race

There was a new modern way of filming a community event in action during Millport Raft Race on Sunday.
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20 Aug 2015 05:30

Millport kittens' best friend is a dalmation! VIDEO

A group of cute kittens, which were born inside a wall behind a boiler unit, have proved to be a popular attraction on Millport.
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18 Aug 2015 16:30

Disruption at Largs ferry slip on Sunday

There was disruption on Sunday afternoon to the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry after a coach got stuck on the MV Loch Riddon ramp at Largs ferry slip.
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18 Aug 2015 16:30

New Millport cemetery is 'disgraceful mess'

A letter writer to the Largs and Millport News has voiced their upset at the state of Millport new cemetery.
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14 Aug 2015 09:30

Wee Cumbrae gets the seal of approval

What sits across from us every day, yet still remains a mystery, and hardly anyone locally has ever set foot on it? I wrote earlier this year about the wonders of Wee Cumbrae, writes Calum Corral, and my only visit during its official launch as a yoga retreat and meditation centre in September 2009, and all the fanfare that went with it.
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11 Aug 2015 06:30

Fielding a good offer for Millport marine research

A £300,000 award from the Magnox - owners of Hunterston ‘A’ power station - has helped secure the long term future of UK’s oldest marine research centre at Millport.
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10 Aug 2015 06:30

Fun and flowers on Millport this Saturday

The Millport community flower show will be held this year on Saturday 15 August in Millport Town Hall and combines this with a fun day for all the family
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10 Aug 2015 06:30

700 up! Cumbrae bio-blitz success

The Field Studies Council have declared their first island bio-blitz a success after more than 700 records were compiled detailing different species on the island.
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9 Aug 2015 06:30

Cumbrae cathedral welcomes Christopher Guild

Scottish pianist Christopher Guild is performing some of Ronald Stevenson's best works at the Cathedral of the Isles today.
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8 Aug 2015 09:30

Ice cream trail leads to Largs and Millport

Largs and Millport are official hotspots (or rather cool spots) on the new Scottish Ice Cream Trail
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7 Aug 2015 09:00

Advanced nurses success on Cumbrae

The introduction of advanced nurse practitioners on the Isle of Cumbrae to solve Millport’s out of hours NHS crisis has been hailed as a success.
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6 Aug 2015 07:00

New £11m holiday village and solar farm for Cumbrae

An ambitious £11m holiday village, hotel and spa, coupled with a groundbreaking and innovative 5MW solar farm development has been unveiled for the Isle of Cumbrae.
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28 Jul 2015 14:15

Millport and West Kilbride apprentices sign up at Hunterston

Hunterston B power station’s newest intake of EDF Energy apprentices include young recruits from Millport and West Kilbride.
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27 Jul 2015 09:30

The Great Cumbrae Kayak Race

The sportscotland watersports centre is hosting The Great Cumbrae Kayak Race on Sunday 16 Augus
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25 Jul 2015 06:30

Millport's Wild West festival to be revamped

Preparations are under way for the revamped Country and Western Festival in Millport, including exciting new events and bands.
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22 Jul 2015 18:00

CalMac ferry strike is over

Resolution reached after Wednesday talks
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22 Jul 2015 08:30

Breaking: Industrial action cannot be ruled out over Cumbrae ferry

Further disruption could be on the cards for the Cumbrae ferry service
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21 Jul 2015 09:30

Could Cumbrae ferry set sail in world of Lego?

A Lego model of the Cumbrae ferry could be part of the successful toy range after it was highlighted on an official Lego website
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21 Jul 2015 09:30

One of the 'world's finest pianists' set for Cumbrae concert

An international pianist, Angela Brownridge, described as ‘one of the world’s finest pianists’ by the New York Times, is coming to the Cathedral of the Isles on Sunday.
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