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by Hughie
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Spring Cleaning - Photo discovery
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Spring Cleaning - Photo discovery

Got into a wee bit of pre-Spring cleaning (two weeks early) during this stay-at-home pandemic period. Got stopped as you do in cases like this when I came across things I hadn't seen for few years in cupboards and drawers. This was the case when I found an Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald I had stashed ...
by Hughie
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 19
Views: 1477

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette May 14, 1943 Alex McMaster Stevenston can lay claim to many players who have represented their country on the football field, and Alex. McMaster is one of them. As a left-back he was outstanding-not showy, but a real honest to goodness player who always gave o...
by Hughie
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Threetowners cycling thread
Replies: 870
Views: 225746

Re: Threetowners cycling thread

You're right, Netta. I just checked it. Must have a word to my secretary. :roll: :lol:
by Hughie
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Threetowners cycling thread
Replies: 870
Views: 225746

Re: Threetowners cycling thread

Fired up the electric bike the other day when the weather was nice. Did a short (there and back a few times) cycle path coastal run - can only exercise within five kilometres of home owing to stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions here in regional Victoria. Looking forward to some longer runs when Spring arr...
by Hughie
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 382
Views: 127283

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

Irvine Herald - 9th August, 1957 Letter to the Editor District Offices Irvine, 6th August, 1957. Blacklands Fire Disaster. No doubt an account of the fire which rendered three families homeless at Blacklands, Kilwinning, will be given elsewhere in this issue. As a sequel to this disaster may I advi...
by Hughie
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 629
Views: 127020

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Nancy's husband! Nancy with the laughing face. :wink:
by Hughie
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 69
Views: 12692

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on August 22, 2007 100 YEARS AGO on August 23, 1907 ON Monday afternoon the Countess of Eglinton entertained the members of the Irvine, Kilwinning and Saltcoats branches of the Scottish Mothers' Union at Eglinton. About 200 guests atte...
by Hughie
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2196
Views: 337772

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald August 7, 1942 Deaths at Sea Among the deaths of members of the Merchant Navy and fishing fleets due to enemy action announced by the Minister of War Transport are: John Cassidy, ordinary seaman, 101 Drumpochar Road Greenock; John Robertson Clark chief engineer, 5 Harpington Road,...
by Hughie
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 382
Views: 127283

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

Irvine Herald August 7, 1959 Houses for Glasgow's Overspill The Secretary of State for Scotland has Approved of the Irvine Town Development Scheme providing employment for the workers coming to the town. Irvine Town Council was amongst the first of the local authorities to sign an overspill agreeme...
by Hughie
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 19
Views: 1477

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette January 15, 1943 John Marshall Shortly after Saltcoats Victoria was instituted in 1911-12 a well made young man stood by every Saturday waiting to show his ability as a right back; that young man was John Marshall. After serving the Vics. for a time he went to...
by Hughie
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 19
Views: 1477

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette April 9, 1943 Willie Farrell Each town that had a football team had also their favourite footballers, and the passing of time does not blot out the names of these favourites. Stevenston for close on half a century have had their popular players and no one has ...
by Hughie
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5729
Views: 710667

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald August 3, 1906 Ardrossan Metallic Manufacturing Company The application by the Ardrossan Metallic Manufacturing Company for permission to erect new works was again before the Dean-of-Guild Court at Ardrossan on Monday, and, being supported by the necessary consents, etc...