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by Hughie
Wed May 05, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: three towns - Videos
Replies: 42
Views: 59026

Re: three towns - Videos

A trip down the old Caledonian Railway line, starting at Ardrossan Harbour and finishing on the outskirts of Stevenston.

by Hughie
Tue May 04, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 129
Views: 51452

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on May 07, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on May 8, 1908 ARDROSSAN and Kilwinning are the only two burghs in Ayrshire which have adopted the resolution recommended by the Motor Union, advocating the application of the money raised from the taxatio...
by Hughie
Tue May 04, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: A recollection of Ardrossan Harbour
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: A recollection of Ardrossan Harbour

In that photo, on the left was the usual berth for the lairds Isle - in the 1950s on Glasgow Fair Friday the place would be jumping. In addition to extra sailings to Belfast, on the right in the photo was where extra sailings by Isle of Man steamers started from, they too would be loading Glaswegian...
by Hughie
Mon May 03, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 389
Views: 156563

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Yes, Mrs Hughie's 2nd dose is in 12 weeks. I should get my first one around the 17th.
by Hughie
Sun May 02, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 73
Views: 22707

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette November 12, 1943 Willie Hodge Willie Hodge was a noted Kilwinning goalkeeper, and one that will go down in the records as one of the masonic town's great players. He was a fine 'keeper, full of all kinds of goalkeeper's tricks. His experience is rich as he pl...
by Hughie
Sat May 01, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 389
Views: 156563

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

Wife got her first AstraZeneca jab yesterday and complained of a slight headache this morning, but reading the literature suppled and talking to her pals put her at ease. I can't get my first dose till later as I've just had my flu jag the other day - when did we change that to jab?
by Hughie
Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 55
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Trivia Quiz - 55

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. People from which Scottish town are known as Buddies? Paisley 2. How many metres are in one kilometre? 1000 3. What is the symbol for the chemical element gold? Au 4. Curly, Larry, Moe and Shemp were members of which famous comedy team? The Three S...
by Hughie
Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Del 80 and Mitchy
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Happy birthday - Del 80 and Mitchy

Happy birthday - Del 80 and Mitchy. Hope you both have an enjoyable time on this your special day. 🎂🎂

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by Hughie
Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 129
Views: 51452

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on April 28, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on May 1, 1908 THE agency for the Isle of Man steamers that ply between Ardrossan and Douglas in the summer months, has been given to a new firm, Messrs Rennie & Watson, Glasgow, after the death of the l...
by Hughie
Tue Apr 27, 2021 3:51 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: To spread on your Toast
Replies: 1
Views: 97

To spread on your Toast

Could this be coming to a your local supermarket? :o
choice of chunky or smooth classic peanut butter.
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https://www.jobbienutbutter.com/
by Hughie
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: BeeGees in Melbourne, Australia.
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: BeeGees in Melbourne, Australia.

1989? No I didn't make it, I was living well out of Melbourne at that time. The last concert I was at in Melbourne was to see Joe Cocker - we originally deported him back in the early 1970s.
by Hughie
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 73
Views: 22707

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette September 10, 1943 Sam Elliot Irvine has had many fine goalkeepers in the past thirty years and one who ranks among the best of them is Sam Elliot, who kept goal for several Ayrshire clubs including Troon, Buffs, Irvine Vics, and Kilmarnock. Sam is a well-know...