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by down south
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Re: In This Year

JULY 1969 Mr Thomas I Roy, headmaster, and Miss H Taylor, infant teacher, of Winton Primary School, Ardrossan, both received gifts to mark their retirals, New district offices for the Transport and General Workers' Union in Vernon Street, Saltcoats, were officially opened by Mr Jack Jones, the unio...
by down south
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - wmh and Rab
Replies: 6
Views: 88

Re: Happy birthday - wmh and Rab

Many happy returns to both of you.

Susan
by down south
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Re: In This Year

MAY 1969 BBC television cameras visited St Cuthbert South Beach Church , Saltcoats, to record a series of services for later transmission. One service was also shown live throughout Scotland. The Presbytery of Ardrossan approved the call to the Rev RA Knox, MA, from the congregation of Ardeer Paris...
by down south
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bonzo
Replies: 10
Views: 159

Re: Happy birthday - Bonzo

Have a very happy birthday, Ian.

Has anyone noticed by the way that we seem to have an awful lot of birthdays at this time of year - but at some other times, weeks go by without one ?

Susan
by down south
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Re: In This Year

MARCH 1969 A new Toastmasters' Club was formed in Ardrossan and Saltcoats when over 100 people attended a demonstration meeting held by the Irvine club. Mr Charles Wilson, depute rector of Kilmarnock Academy, was appointed head teacher of Stevenston High School and rector-designate of the Auchenhar...
by down south
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 6
Views: 204

In This Year

Here we are then - the A&S Herald began at the end of 1969 publishing a summary of the local news over the past year. I have 1969-74 inclusive, and I'll make a start now with 1969. I'll post a couple of months at a time, since the whole thing is rather long . A BACKWARD LOOK AT 1969 JANUARY 1969 Alt...
by down south
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Michael McCann
Replies: 10
Views: 251

Re: Mike McCann

Very sorry to hear that, George. Condolences to his family.

Susan
by down south
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Anne
Replies: 6
Views: 83

Re: Happy birthday - Anne

Have a very happy birthday, Anne.

Susan
by down south
Fri Feb 12, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - ellenyoung31
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: Happy birthday - ellenyoung31

Hope you're able to have a very happy birthday, Ellen.

Susan
by down south
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic and other successes 1963-71
Replies: 11
Views: 3445

Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Finally - finally ! - we come to the list which appeared in the 1972 school magazine, referring mainly to awards and events in session 1970-71. NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES, HOSPITALS AND THE SERVICES SOME OMISSIONS FROM PREVIOUS ISSUES HONOURS LISTS : CB ( 1970 ) - James J S Shaw, MA ( Depu...
by down south
Thu Feb 04, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Glenshena
Replies: 10
Views: 1003

Re: Happy birthday - Glenshena

Have a very happy birthday, Jean.

Susan
by down south
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Seasider59
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Happy birthday - Seasider59

Have a very happy birthday, Seasider.

Susan