20 Nov 2014 09:30

Millport Co-op gets green light from planners

The Co-op has been given the go-ahead to build a new store in Millport - despite 35 objections.

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19 Nov 2014 09:30

New festive weekend for Millport

Millport is holding a full weekend of yuletide delights before Christmas this year over Friday 12, Saturday 13, and Sunday 14 December.

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17 Nov 2014 09:30

Campus is a once in a generation opportunity

First of all, I want to flag up that I don’t have kids and recognise that my view of the Largs campus plans are not as important as parents, pupils and staff.

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14 Nov 2014 07:30

Millport welcomes permanent doctor

After a long wait for the Isle of Cumbrae, the NHS have confirmed that Dr Adnan Malik is the new permanent GP for Millport - with another set to follow. Dr Malik, who has been providing a locum service for the island’s residents for two years, now has plans to develop his practice with the appointment of a further GP.


9 Nov 2014 06:00

Millport Legion members visit Great War battlefields

Two members of the Royal British Legion Millport were treated like celebrities when they recently visited the World War 1 battlefields and cemeteries of Belgium and France


7 Nov 2014 10:30

NHS 'welcome' new Millport pharmacy approach

NHS Ayrshire & Arran have said they would welcome contact from the Cumbrae Community Development Company over a new pharmacy project.


7 Nov 2014 09:30

Double death shock stuns Millport

Tributes have been paid to a popular and well-loved Millport couple who were found dead at their home on the island on Monday morning.


7 Nov 2014 06:30

MSP praise for unsung heroes

Largs residents who do their bit for the community are to be recognised this month during Volunteer Scotland’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Kenneth Gibson MSP has welcomed the work of hundreds of often unsung heroes in the area and encouraged others to support their communities.


6 Nov 2014 09:30

Is virtual entertainment finally a reality ?

If you grew up in the eighties and early nineties and were even slightly interested in computers, then you are likely to shudder at the thought of virtual reality - particularly when headlines (like the one above) are along the lines of ‘it is finally here!’.

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3 Nov 2014 09:30

Elderly couple found dead in Millport

Police have launched an investigation after an elderly couple were found dead in a house in Millport.


31 Oct 2014 08:30

Grace secures council seat for SNP

THE SNP have maintained their two North Coast councillors and control of North Ayrshire Council after Grace McLean was elected last night. Grace, wife of the lateSNP Councillor Alex McLean, secured victory at Largs Academy just before midnight on Thursday.


31 Oct 2014 08:19

Row over new Millport pharmacy

Moves by a development group on Millport to provide a new pharmacy at the Isle of Garrison has resurrected a bitter row with a local business owner.


30 Oct 2014 09:47

Polls open for North Coast by-election

Votes will be counted overnight at Largs Academy and the result should be known in the early hours of Friday.

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23 Oct 2014 17:30

Cumbrae ferry tribute to Great War

A special and unique Remembrance is going to happen on the channel between Cumbrae and Largs on November 11 to mark this year’s centenary of the outbreak of the Great War.

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23 Oct 2014 09:30

Final week for by-election campaign

With one week to go until the important North Coast by-election, we asked have candidates to make their case to the local electorate.


22 Oct 2014 16:30

New pharmacy for Millport?

Cumbrae Community Development Company have issued a flyer to the island stating that they are looking at opening a community pharmacy in The Garrison.

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22 Oct 2014 09:30

Get involved in marine science in Millport

The Field Studies Council building in Millport is hosting a public seminar on Saturday for those interested in the Clyde and the marine environment.

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21 Oct 2014 09:30

Last Cumbrae Concert of 2014

The fine young Scots violinist Feargus Hetherington accompanied by Gavin Brady (piano) will give a performance of music by Brahms and John Ireland

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16 Oct 2014 09:30

Woodland plans revealed

AN INNOVATIVE strategy which could see over three million trees planted in the local area has been launched.


16 Oct 2014 09:30

News readers have the chance to quiz election candidates

In the run up to the important council by-election, the 'News' will be putting some of our readers' questions to each of the five candidates. Send us your questions before Friday afternoon - either via email or through our Facebook page.


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