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by Hughie
Wed Jun 12, 2024 11:34 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 3156
Views: 734462

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette June 13, 1952 23 Candidates for Stevenston Town Council Stevenston electors, having obtained burgh status, are faced with the selection of 9 members to constitute their first town council from 23 candidates, To hold the names of the aspirants for civic honours...
by Hughie
Sat Jun 08, 2024 12:51 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 352
Views: 335653

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on November 16, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on November, 1861 The smack "Mary." Ardrossan, dragged her anchor and sank off Carradale Pier. Within minutes she was a total loss, but the crew were saved. She was sold for £12. At a me...
by Hughie
Sat Jun 01, 2024 12:55 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 92
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Re: Trivia Quiz - 92

Sucked you right in, Brian :gamer1: :roll:
by Hughie
Sat Jun 01, 2024 2:24 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 352
Views: 335653

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on November 9, 2011 150 YEARS AGO November 1861 At the examination of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, Mr Robert Wallace, son of Doctor Wallace, Ardrossan, was successful in obtaining a diploma. Scarlet fever, this ...
by Hughie
Fri May 31, 2024 11:42 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 92
Replies: 8
Views: 518

Trivia Quiz - 92

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. Who was the British Prime Minister during the Falklands War? Margaret Thatcher 2. The UK won the 1967 Eurovision song contest with Puppet on a String. Who was the singer? Sandie Shaw 3. What is the local name given by locals to the Scottish island ...
by Hughie
Thu May 30, 2024 8:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8329
Views: 1537104

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette May 30, 1952 Not All Pleasure On The Pleasure Yacht The visit of the pleasure yacht Torlendy to Ardrossan harbour last week-end did not pass without incident. The Vessel, a trim, well-appointed craft converted from an Irrawaddy gun-boat is owned by a Mr Robb, ...
by Hughie
Tue May 28, 2024 10:29 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday Netta
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Happy birthday Netta

Ha ha! Your ears will be burning when Bobby and I get to work in our men's kitchen today. So we'll probably make a special dish for him to take back home for your birthday. Have a great day! 🎂
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by Hughie
Sun May 26, 2024 12:48 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: In the Shadow of the Dynamite
Replies: 13
Views: 6057

Re: In the Shadow of the Dynamite

Can anyone update me regarding this book, "In the Shadow of the Dynamite", is it still available - had a few inquires lately. :puter
by Hughie
Sat May 25, 2024 2:02 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 352
Views: 335653

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on November 2, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on November, 1861 Mr John Millar, Blacklands, Kilwinning lifted a tumip from his land which was eight feet in circumference and weighed 15 and a half pounds. Mr Kennedy, artist, Ardrossan has execu...
by Hughie
Thu May 23, 2024 11:29 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8329
Views: 1537104

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette May 23, 1941 Use Of Dungeon. It is surprising the number of Ardrossan people who favour using the dungeon on the Castle Hill as an air raid shelter and many are of the opinion that this dungeon leads to Montfode Tower. In the first place there is no secret pas...
by Hughie
Mon May 20, 2024 6:21 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 450
Views: 218348

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette May 20, 1949 Basking Sharks During a patrol along the Clyde coast, the fishery cruiser s.s. Brenda observed basking sharks. The vessel immediately put into Irvine Harbour to issue a warning of the presence of the sharks in the Firth of Clyde, and a warning abo...
by Hughie
Fri May 17, 2024 11:40 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 352
Views: 335653

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on October 26, 2011 100 YEARS AGO on March 3, 1911 THE office-bearers of Dalry Bowling Club were appointed at the annual general meeting on Monday evening Mr William Moore KC, member of Parliament for Armagh, and Captain Campbell D...