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by down south
Sat May 19, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1561
Views: 150710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

19th MAY 1972 AT THE CINEMAS COUNTESS Tonight and Saturday Steptoe and Son ( A ) continuous from 5.45 Saturday Matinee 2pm : children's films MONDAY 22nd MAY ALL WEEK Sean Connery in Diamonds Are Forever (A) Main film showing at 5.45 and 8.00 After a five year absence Sean Connery steps back into th...
by down south
Sat May 19, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3165
Views: 292765

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

19th MAY 1972 ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS HERALD HARBOUR ARRIVALS Ardrossan Harbour report 34 arrivals this week of which two were tankers. From Invergordon came a cargo of oil in the Oulica while the Amastra carried a load of spirit. On Thursday a Polish vessel Gevobulk arrived with a cargo of sulphur....
by down south
Sat May 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1561
Views: 150710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

19th MAY 1972 ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS HERALD SALTCOATS TOWN COUNCIL Saltcoats Town Council are making use of government grants to improve a number of council houses in the town. A report submitted by the housing factor says that there are 796 pre-war houses in the town , 386 of which do not have a w...
by down south
Fri May 18, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3165
Views: 292765

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

18th MAY 1973 SCHOLARSHIP WIN FOR ARDROSSAN STUDENT A former pupil of Ardrossan Academy, Miss Elise Millar, has gained the distinction of winning the Sandford Scholarship in Greek at Glasgow University. The Sandford Scholarship, founded by subscription in 1862 in memory of Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford,...
by down south
Tue May 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1561
Views: 150710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

15th MAY 1972 FOOTBALLER IN CAR CRASH Celtic footballer Bobby Lennox ,who lives in Saltcoats, was slightly injured when his car was involved in a collision with another vehicle on the Irvine-Barrhead Road near Burnhouse on Monday afternoon ( 15th May ). The other driver, Mr John Stewart, a retired f...
by down south
Sat May 12, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1561
Views: 150710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

FRIDAY 12th MAY 1972 SALTCOATS WIN LAST HOME GAME IN FINE STYLE SALTCOATS VICS 3 DALRY THISTLE 1 Saltcoats won their last game at Campbell Park this season in fine style while Dalry were only a pale shadow of the forceful side that got to the final of the league cup. In the opening minutes Auld gave...
by down south
Thu May 10, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1119
Views: 120300

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

10th MAY 1972 MINISTER'S NEW CHARGE Rev Gordon Ferguson May 1972.jpg The Rev Gordon Ferguson who belongs to Stevenston where he worked in the laboratory of ICI Ardeer factory before being ordained in the ministry, was inducted on Wednesday of last week ( 10th May 1972 )to his first charge, the Kirk ...
by down south
Sun May 06, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Michael's v Celtic Boys June 1970
Replies: 0
Views: 198

St Michael's v Celtic Boys June 1970

Match report : ST MICHAEL'S HOLD YOUNG CELTS ST MICHAEL'S ACADEMY 2 CELTIC BOYS' CLUB 2 St Michael's went to Meadow Park on Saturday hoping to continue their recent run of success against a Celtic side which was playing its last match before leaving for a tour of Canada. The first chance came after ...
by down south
Wed May 02, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: New nurses May 1972
Replies: 0
Views: 257

New nurses May 1972

The qualification of some nurses from the Three Towns : New nurses May 1972.jpg Three Ayrshire nurses have been presented with their certificates, qualifying them as registered general nurses. The presentation took place in City Chambers, Glasgow, last Tuesday. The nurses are ( from left ) Kathleen ...
by down south
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Michael's win ARCOS Cup, June 1974
Replies: 1
Views: 183

St Michael's win ARCOS Cup, June 1974

I don't know what the ARCOS Cup signifies, but I suspect it may well be a new name for the Ayrshire Schools Cup which I featured in my last post in this forum, being competed for at the same time of the season. This was the under-16 event, and saw St Michael's beating a Kilmarnock Academy side. In t...
by down south
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Auchenharvie Academy win Ayrshire Schools Cup June 1973
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Auchenharvie Academy win Ayrshire Schools Cup June 1973

Auchenharvie Academy under-14 team won the Ayrshire Schools Cup in June 1973, beating Ravenspark Academy in the final. Here is the match report : ANOTHER AYRSHIRE SCHOOLS CUP FOR AUCHENHARVIE AUCHENHARVIE ACADEMY 3 RAVENSPARK ACADEMY 0 Auchenharvie Academy under-14 team last week got revenge for the...
by down south
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1561
Views: 150710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

18th APRIL 1975 AT THE CINEMAS THIS WEEK REGAL, SALTCOATS Monday, 21st April ALL WEEK Showing at 7.40 Chinatown ( X ) Faye Dunaway and Jack Nicholson star in " Chinatown " , a detective story set in Los Angeles in 1937, which revolves round a matrimonial investigator, J J Gittes, who is well known f...