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by Hughie
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Robert Cook
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Happy birthday - Robert Cook

It's that time of the year again, Robbie. Time to wish you a happy birthday, and may you have many more. Enjoy! 🎂

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by Hughie
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Prominent Local People
Replies: 17
Views: 1091

Re: Prominent Local People

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette January 25, 1946 Robert Park Mr Robert Park has been for many years a noted business man in the town of Stevenston. For years he took a prominent part in the old Ardeer Thistle. Bob as he is best known has always been a popular man for he has little to say and...
by Hughie
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 61
Views: 13919

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette October 26, 1945 George Higgins When Dreghorn Juniors were a power in Ayrshire football they reared many fine players. The officials didn't jump about like some officials, they just made their time and got their man. When they signed George Higgins they did a ...
by Hughie
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 99
Views: 36761

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on January 23, 2003 100 YEARS AGO on January 23, 1903 TEACHERS and scholars of Eglinton School, Ardrossan, presented Miss Agnes Stirrat, ex-pupil teacher with a gold brooch on her leaving Ardrossan for Leith. THE NEW organ in West Kilb...
by Hughie
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 24
Views: 1311

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Thanks for taking the trouble to bring this to us, Irene - presentation was spot on. I've read up to part seven so far, and enjoyed Captain Smith's way of telling his story. I'm sure his lectures would have been well attended back then. :)

This is worthy of being a sticky topic!
by Hughie
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bob Bryden
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Happy birthday - Bob Bryden

You're ahead of everyone else, (time wise in NZ) Bob, so you birthday starts sooner. Hope you have a great day on this special birthday. :) 🎂

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by Hughie
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - GordMac
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Happy birthday - GordMac

Happy birthday, Gordon. Hope you have a great time celebrating your special day. 🎂👍

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by Hughie
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: three towns - Videos
Replies: 41
Views: 53266

Re: three towns - Videos

Nice bit of film there, Bonzo. At the 1.50 min mark there is some lovely footage of the miniature railway down the Rec in 1954. //perfect
by Hughie
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5532
Views: 846327

Re: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic

Thinking! Youngest son married 21 years... Oh my God, where did the time go. :shock:

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by Hughie
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Sheenaj
Replies: 7
Views: 208

Happy birthday - Sheenaj

Hope you have a lovely day on this your birthday, Sheena. 🎂 :)

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by Hughie
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Prominent Local People
Replies: 17
Views: 1091

Re: Prominent Local People

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette April 2, 1943 Ex-Provost Gaul Mr Gaul a retired schoolmaster, had a quick rise as a public man. From the day be entered the Saltcoats Town Council it was quite evident that he would prove an asset to the burgh as his knowledge of municipal affairs gave him the...