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by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:39 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Scotland Football Team.
Replies: 406
Views: 181932

Re: Scotland Football Team.

I can't understand the reason for friendly games if players are frightened of injury. In Scotland's case - Revenue for the SFA, comprising hard earned cash from the fans' pockets; programme sales, trackside advertising, hospitality packages, and television fees; and an opportunity for the manager t...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 11:24 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Scotland Football Team.
Replies: 406
Views: 181932

Re: Scotland Football Team.

I don't disagree with you Meekan. There is no way I would pay a penny to attend any kind of 'friendly', especially a 'pre-season friendly', or a League match after the championship had been decided. Neither have I any great expectations for 'Germany' but I'll be immensely proud if the lads play for ...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:14 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8329
Views: 1537096

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GASGOW HERALD 12 JUNE 1911 HOLIDAY RESORT – ARDROSSAN Holidaymakers continue to increase in numbers, and the beaches present a brilliant spectacle. The steamer traffic is also fairly heavy. On Saturday several trips arrived in Ardrossan from Glasgow and elsewhere, the town being thronged. The visito...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 12 JUNE 1913 RESULT OF SALTCOATS PLEBISCITE At a meeting of Saltcoats Town Council the continued motion by Mr McNaughton to divide the burgh into wards was considered. The members had before them the result of the plebiscite of the ratepayers, showing a majority of 275 votes against t...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 12 JUNE 1912 SALTCOATS TOWN COUNCIL MEETING At a meeting of Saltcoats Town Council – Provost Millar presiding – Mr Fulton suggested that as there would likely be a number of war vessels in the vicinity the Town Councils of Ardrossan and Saltcoats should approach the Admiralty to obtai...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
12 JUNE 1912

DEATH - MATHER

At 54 Ardrossan Road, Saltcoats, on 11th instant, Catherine Alston, beloved wife of William Mather.
by Penny Tray
Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 3156
Views: 734459

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 12 JUNE 1913 THE STRIKE AT NOBEL’S WORKS Yesterday afternoon a meeting of strikers in connection with Nobel’s Works, Ardeer, was held in the Victoria Park, Saltcoats, where there was an attendance of over 800. Mr Gilbert Lewis, in addressing the meeting, said they had brought pressure...
by Penny Tray
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:22 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8329
Views: 1537096

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 JUNE 1913 HOLIDAY RESORT – ARDROSSAN Fully 1000 trippers visited the town on Saturday last, the South Beach Green being thronged all day. The boisterous weather since the beginning of the week has kept people indoors to a great extent, and comparatively few have been travelling by ...
by Penny Tray
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:21 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8329
Views: 1537096

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
11 JUNE 1910

DEATH - HUNTER

At Chapelhill, Ardrossan, on 10th instant, Jessie Hunter, last survivor of the family of the late Robert Hunter.
by Penny Tray
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:21 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 JUNE 1914 BOWLING – SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL TEAM At a meeting of the Council of the Scottish Bowling Association, held in Dowell’s Rooms, Edinburgh, yesterday, the following was among those selected to represent Scotland in the international contests to be held in Ireland on July 9,...
by Penny Tray
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:20 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERAD 11 JUNE 1913 HOLIDAY RESORT – SALTCOATS There has been a disagreeable change in the weather since Saturday. High winds have been prevalent, with a considerable rainfall and lower temperature. Visitors in consequence have not been able to get out of doors to any great extent. There are ...
by Penny Tray
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:20 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4542
Views: 986021

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
11 JUNE 1912

ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS GOLF CLUB

Ladies Chrystie Medal – Miss M. H. Stitt, (13) 79; Miss M. M. Keys, (14) 83; Miss Jeanie Watt, (12) 87; and Miss M. McE. Chrystie, (5) 88.