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by Hughie
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Computing & Forum related Issues
Topic: Latest BMD - Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Latest BMD - Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald

To view the the latest BMD from the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald, click the link below or in the signature of any of my other posts.
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by Hughie
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Michaels Kilwinning 1965 photo
Replies: 13
Views: 6396

Re: St Michaels Kilwinning 1965 photo

Hi Joanne,

Welcome! Check your email account. I've sent you the original photo that I received all those years ago. I think you'll find that much better for gaining a hard copy. I'll also update the first post in this topic with a better copy.
by Hughie
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Shell Long Service Awards
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Shell Long Service Awards

... no, just remembered Ella and Lizzie’s maiden name was black I think, Elsie’s grannie lived in Loanhead Road I think, and she was called Grannie Black. Yes, Grannie black lived in the three storied tenement at the bottom of Kirkhall Drive, that's now gone, and she did move down to Loanhead road....
by Hughie
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Shell Long Service Awards
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Shell Long Service Awards

Yes I did notice your dad's name there, Meg. Also, I believe the Miss E. Black (I knew as Ella) mentioned in the over 10 years section could be the sister of your former neighbour, Lizzie (Black) Townsley. She was married to a tanker driver named Tommy ? he's in this photo second front row, first on...
by Hughie
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Shell Long Service Awards
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Shell Long Service Awards

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette April 18, 1952 Shell Long Service Awards On Monday, 7th April, at the Eglinton Hotel, Ardrossan, long service emblems were presented by Mr E. LeQ. Herbert, General Manager of the "Shell" Refining and Marketing Company, London, to members of Ardrossan Refinery ...
by Hughie
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 117
Views: 44661

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

PRINCE Charles finally came face to face with three artists who work in murals in Stevenston.
Mark Pickering, Gordon McInnes and John Smith
I believe that should be Gavin McInnes.
by Hughie
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 117
Views: 44661

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on March 5, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on March 6, 1908 ON Saturday last the Ardrossan Co-operative Society started a Penny Savings Bank in Ardrossan and Saltcoats, there being 80 depositors in the former place and 20 in the latter. A FORMER p...
by Hughie
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Princes Street Air Raid Shelters
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Princes Street Air Raid Shelters

Thanks for that, Meekan, didn't know there where air-raid shelters there. Thanks also to Penny, those images seem to indicate the Eglinton Hotel had one of the earliest air-raid shelters, just as Meg mentioned. I remember playing in one as a lad at the harbour. If I recall properly it was a massive ...
by Hughie
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 53
Replies: 10
Views: 175

Re: Trivia Quiz - 53

brian f wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:38 pm
4 for me. Q-4 confused me... But that's easily done.
Brian, how would you have gone with Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston and Kilwinning using the same question? :?
by Hughie
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Gerv
Replies: 5
Views: 35

Happy birthday - Gerv

Happy birthday, Jerry. Enjoy your special day. :)

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by Hughie
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Princes Street Air Raid Shelters
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Princes Street Air Raid Shelters

Kilmarnock Herald
July 11, 1941


First I've heard of these - anyone know exactly where they were?
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by Hughie
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 53
Replies: 10
Views: 175

Trivia Quiz - 53

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. China celebrates each year by naming it "The year of the ?" what is 2021 named after? The year of the Ox. 2. What is the official currency of India? Rupee 3. In a hospital what does a radiographer do? Takes x-rays and images of humans. 4. Which Nor...