In this week's delve into the archives, we head back to the summer of 1975 and the presentation of the Brisbane Queen ceremony in all its pomp.

The spectacular week long event, which celebrated Largs born Sir Thomas Brisbane's links to Australia, was a grand occasion in the town as the crowning ceremony of Marie Anne Lundy shows.

George Jackson is pictured with the microphone, while the maids of honour are pictured in beautiful tartan dresses for the occasion.

Largs and Millport Weekly News:

Largs and Millport Weekly News: Kicking back: Skelmorlie Primary team in 1975Kicking back: Skelmorlie Primary team in 1975 (Image: Newsquest)Skelmorlie Primary pupils, no doubt inspired by North Ayrshire football star Lou Macari from Largs, were pictured in their football outfits in the district schools league. Pictured: Back row: M Wilson, K.Aitchison. A.Gairns. S.Thane, P.Jarvie. R.Steel, A.MacAnespie, front row - S.Robertson, K.McKenzie, G.Lee, M.McConnachie, T.Baxter, and G.Ross (kneeing).

Largs and Millport Weekly News: Learning how to stop, look and listen and cross the road safely with the help of a squirrel called Tufty are this bright eyed bunch of youngsters who make up the Fairlie Tufty Club who met up in the Fairlieburne Hotel.

And staying in the village, Fairlie Tennis Club champions and officials were pictured below.

Largs and Millport Weekly News: Back row. D.McDonald, J.McLaughlin, H.Avison, K.Burns, R.Bradshaw. C.Fairburn. C.Newton. G.Hall and P.G Procter, front D.Fleming. M.McLaughlin, M.Houston and B.Richmond.