• League champions in inter-club tournament at Halkshill

    Bowled over! The Club Indoor League sponsored by Thorne Travel reached an exciting conclusion. This year's league champions are West Kilbride who defended the trophy they won last year. Runners up were Fairlie with third place going to

  • Aurora forecast for Scotland on Thursday and Friday evenings

    Scotland might get another chance to see the spectacular aurora borealis this evening and Friday evening. With clearer skies than last week's forecast, resulting in Denmark and Germany getting good sightings, there are hopes that the colourful

  • Largs Thistle top trio sparks memories of Scottish Cup side

    Weekly football column with Thistle legend George Wall Friday night football, what’s not to like, just what Largs deserved. Three points on the road away to Troon. Their recent form has been the best in the league. Good to see Scott Adam back on

  • Volunteers wanted to help restart Largs Rainbows unit

    Volunteers are urgently being sought to help restart the Rainbows unit in Largs. The group would give young girls aged four to seven the chance to join the Guiding family and have some fantastic adventures. Johan Milliken, commissioner for

  • Memories of ghostly goings on at Kelburn Castle

    VOICES from beyond the grave and ghostly apparitions had staff at Kelburn Country Centre in a panic this week back in 2010. Staff said that hoovers and lights had started to switch themselves on and off, while upstairs rooms in the castle mysteriously

  • Exciting new pop-up shop coming to Largs next week

    A new pop-up shop is coming to Largs next week. Stellar and Stars, a clothing shop, will pop up in Studio 44 in Boyd Street on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8. The move follows a series of successful temporary shops at the same location

  • Tea and cake at Easter coffee afternoon in West Kilbride

    A cuppa and a chat is the order of the day at West Kilbride Village Hall’s coffee afternoon later this month. The Easter coffee afternoon takes place in the Arthur Room on Thursday, April 6 from 2pm until 4pm, with entry costing £3 per person.

  • Lottery funding available for West Kilbride organisations

    Community groups in West Kilbride are bring urged to apply for funding from the village’s community lottery. Three pots of £500 are available to support the work of community groups and their volunteers. For an application form, email informationwkb

  • Kind-hearted artist to sell off works for Ukraine

    A KIND-hearted Fairlie artist is auctioning and selling two picturesque paintings to help raise cash for charity. Fredi Newton, who moved to the village six months ago, is hosting am exhibition of her works in the Village Inn from April 3 to 16

  • Discounted holidays from Largs based holiday firm

    A MULTI-award winning travel firm is celebrating its first year in business in Largs. Thorne Travel acquired the Largs Travel Company back in April 2022, when its owner David Anton decided to step down due to ongoing health issues. The acquisition