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by Hughie
Fri Mar 01, 2024 10:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Oor Billy
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: Oor Billy

Brilliant, Brian, I've just watched part of the video and will view the rest tonight. I'll pass this on to our son and our grandson who has asperations of reaching an elite level in Australian Rules Football.
by Hughie
Fri Mar 01, 2024 1:28 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 89
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Trivia Quiz - 89

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. The Irish tune 'Danny Boy' is also known as what? Londonderry Air 2. What is the common name for the larva of a housefly? Maggot 3. What is the capital of Wales? Cardiff 4. What is the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury 5. What is the num...
by Hughie
Fri Mar 01, 2024 1:22 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 338
Views: 249283

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on August 3, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on August, 1861 Sir Robert Milliken Napier, Bt, has taken Bath House, Ardrossan for three months. The Right Hon. The Earl and Countess of Glasgow are residing at Kelburn House. An amateur dramatic pe...
by Hughie
Wed Feb 28, 2024 4:54 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8009
Views: 1425538

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 28, 1947 Telephone at Central R.C. School. Bailie Shore moved that the minute refusing the application by Central R.C. School, Ardrossan, for a telephone service be remitted back to the General Purposes Sub-Committee for reconsideration. His motion wa...
by Hughie
Wed Feb 28, 2024 3:27 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Peters Primary Class Photo 1965
Replies: 5
Views: 4147

Re: St Peters Primary Class Photo 1965

You are most welcome, Jenni. Nice to see the photo has been of help in your family research.
by Hughie
Sun Feb 25, 2024 12:09 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless
Replies: 0
Views: 483

Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 25, 1949 Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless Resuscitated in the region of two years ago due mainly to the initiative of District Councillor James Clements, Ardeer Thistle Football Club have so far been unsuccessful in their many attempts to secure a site f...
by Hughie
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday Meekan
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: Happy birthday Meekan

Belated happy birthday, Angus. Hope you are having a great special day. :puter 🎂

Here's four Ardrossan lads you'll remember from 1959. I think it was Netta McCubbin who sent it to me a few years ago.
Now what did I do with it? Back shortly! Found it! :gamer1:

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by Hughie
Sat Feb 24, 2024 7:08 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 338
Views: 249283

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on July 27, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on August, 1861 THE total population of Ayrshire is 198,959 96,825 males and 102,134 females. Owing to a heavy fall of rain in North Ayrshire, the Stanley Burn, Ardrossan overflowed its banks. Conside...
by Hughie
Thu Feb 22, 2024 12:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4325
Views: 880557

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 22, 1952 Letter to the Editor Kirk O' Shotts Comes Through To Saltcoats Dear Sir, Crammed into the front shop of Mr R. Harris, 20 Green St., Saltcoats, were about fifty Saltcoatsians. The attraction was a television set and thanks to Mr Harris we were...
by Hughie
Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:51 pm
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: What's the latest movie you've seen?
Replies: 321
Views: 215063

Re: What's the latest movie you've seen?

meekan wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:31 pm Older Three towners will remember her sailing from Ardrossan to Isle of Man on Glasgow fair Friday's.

Absolutely, remember it often sailing from Ardrossan in the late fifties, more so during the fair fortnight.
by Hughie
Sat Feb 17, 2024 1:41 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bonzo
Replies: 9
Views: 839

Happy birthday - Bonzo

It's your birthday, Ian. Hope you have a great day and Mrs Bonzo is good to you. :) 🎂

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by Hughie
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:01 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 338
Views: 249283

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on July 20, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on March, 1861 Sir Robert Milliken Napier, Bt., and his family have taken Bath House, Ardrossan, for three months. The Right Hon the Earl and Countess of Glasgow are residing at Kelburn House. An amat...