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by down south
Tue May 04, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 6658
Views: 973527

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

And in case you're wondering what making avizandum is :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avizandum

Susan
by down south
Tue May 04, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

1971 IN RETROSPECT JANUARY 1971 The Clyde Port Authority announced a ten-year plan to improve Ardrossan Harbour which included filling in the old harbour and dry-dock. Several local appeals were launched to raise money for the Ibrox Disaster Fund , which happened on Saturday January 2nd. Vandals se...
by down south
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Del 80 and Mitchy
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: Happy birthday - Del 80 and Mitchy

A very happy birthday to you both.

Susan
by down south
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

NOVEMBER 1970 Ardrossan Town Council decided not to contribute to the swimming pool to be built by Saltcoats and Stevenston councils at Auchenharvie. Councillor Hamish Fraser's plea for a public inquiry into the rents situation in Saltcoats was rejected by the town council. MP for Central Ayrshire,...
by down south
Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - McGrattan
Replies: 10
Views: 234

Re: Happy birthday - McGrattan

Have a very happy birthday, Tom.

Susan
by down south
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

SEPTEMBER 1970 Saltcoats angler Mr Robin McPherson broke the world common skate record , catching a 226 1/2 lb monster. Bailie Edward Norwood was elected treasurer of Kilwinning Town Council. Two men died on the West Kilbride- Dalry road on the way to work when their car and a bus collided. Rates r...
by down south
Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - MANBEAR
Replies: 10
Views: 217

Re: Happy birthday - MANBEAR

Have a very happy birthday, Ian.

Susan
by down south
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

JULY 1970 County council rates went up by 1/10d in the £. The Rev John Kyle was inducted to Saltcoats EU Congregational Church. Mr Eric Russell was co-opted to Saltcoats Town Council. A native of Beith, Mr Will Mearns, was appointed Ayrshire's first Reporter of Children's Panels by Ayr County Counc...
by down south
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

MAY 1970 Labour made a clean sweep in Ardrossan and Kilwinning in the vmunicipal elections. Labour candidates also had convincing majorities in Saltcoats and in Stevenston. Mr Joseph McManus was unanimously appointed Provost of Ardrossan. Production in the detonator department at Ardeer Factory was...
by down south
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: In This Year

MARCH 1970 A wave of strikes hit North Ayrshire involving bus crews, railway guards, teachers and workers i an Ardrossan firm. Strike of bus crews continued throughout the month. Plans proposed at Hunterston inquiry to make Ardrossan a " superport " of the Clyde. Pennyburn Tenants' Association form...
by down south
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Ralph
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: Happy birthday - Ralph

Belated happy birthday wishes, Ralph.

Susan
by down south
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday Sarah
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Happy birthday Sarah

Have a very happy birthday, Sarah.

Susan