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by down south
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy Teachers
Replies: 16
Views: 1026

Re: Ardrossan Academy Teachers

I didn't know her, Boney so I'm afraid I don't know any more; only the report of her death in the 1966 school magazine, and how sorry my big sister who had known her was to hear of it. I believe she had left the school by that time.

Susan
by down south
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1822
Views: 190216

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1970 TWO ORDERED OFF IN TOUSY DRAW SALTCOATS VICTORIA 1 BEITH 1 Grit and determination overruled skill in this tense league match which, at times, seemed more like an all-important cup-tie than a beginning of the season game. Neither side gave or asked any quarter as players th...
by down south
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1269
Views: 152860

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1970 SAME AGAIN BY MEADOW IRVINE MEADOW 6 ARDEER THISTLE 0 Meadow and Ardeer Thistle both showed changes from their abandoned League Cup tie. Meadow, who were leading 6-1 when the referee stopped play in the first game, set out from the kick-off to hit a similar total. The Arde...
by down south
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3649
Views: 352715

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1970 ARDROSSAN ACCIES CUMNOCK 9 ARDROSSAN ACCIES 17 After losing their last four matches Ardrossan had a nerited win over Cumnock who are always difficult to defeat on their home ground. It was the fine kicking of scrum half B Gossman, with three penalties and a conversion to a...
by down south
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3649
Views: 352715

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER 1970 ALL-STAR THISTLE SHATTER ROVERS LARGS THISTLE 6 – ARDROSSAN WINTON ROVERS 1 Winton Rovers will want to forget their match with Largs Thistle at Barrfields on Saturday when nothing seemed to go right for them. Thistle, on the other hand, were in sparkling form and Fraser op...
by down south
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy Teachers
Replies: 16
Views: 1026

Re: Ardrossan Academy Teachers

There's a complete list of the teachers in that photo here , and you're correct that that is Miss Coombs, or Mrs McCallum as she was by then. I don't know if you knew, but she died tragically young in 1966.

Susan
by down south
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: The model-making Ward twins : picture and article
Replies: 0
Views: 205

The model-making Ward twins : picture and article

This article appeared in the Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald in September 1971. NOTHING TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM... by Lorna Campbell Ward twins and sister 1971.jpg Model-making is a popular hobby, not just with young boys but with a great many dads as well. Most boys make their models out of kits whic...
by down south
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Ardeer Merchant golfers June 1969
Replies: 15
Views: 4267

Re: Ardeer Merchant golfers June 1969

Here's another picture of the Ardeer Merchant golfers, but I don't have a date for it more accurate than the early 1970s.


Ardeer Merchant golfers prizegiving.jpg


Susan
by down south
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - wellparkno9
Replies: 14
Views: 442

Re: Happy birthday - wellparkno9

Have a very happy birthday, Sam.

Susan
by down south
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1269
Views: 152860

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

29th SEPTEMBER 1971 SCOTTISH DAILY EXPRESS 2 AM NEWS MANHUNT AFTER ARDEER RAID ALERT by Stewart McCulloch A massive manhunt was going on early today for four men who tried to break into Scotland's giant top security explosives plant at Ardeer, Ayrshire. The search, involving every available police o...
by down south
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1822
Views: 190216

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

26th SEPTEMBER 1874 ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS HERALD SALTCOATS BOWLING CLUB Saltcoats bowling green closed for the season with a friendly match. At a function later in the evening the club's prizes were presented. Some of the prize-winners were : Gold medal, Mr G Wallace; barometer, Mr Jas Shearer; ti...
by down south
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Liptons in Saltcoats
Replies: 20
Views: 764

Re: Liptons in Saltcoats

William Low's in fact replaced Wilkie's, not Lipton's. It was further up the street, just at the point where it widens.

Susan