Guide Dogs Scotland – North Ayrshire Volunteer Appeal

Cheryl from Guide Dogs Scotland
Volunteers In North Ayrshire Needed There are many ways to get involved with the Guide Dogs charity. Some of which don't involve dogs at all. On Thursday (1st Aug 2019) Cheryl Rist from the Hamilton branch of Guide Dogs Scotland joined us in the studio to tell us about the My Guide service. About "My Guide" My Guide is a service and project run by the Guide Do...
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GP Practices In Ayrshire & Arran Are Changing

NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Public Notice GP services across Scotland are changing to make sure you get to see the right person, at the right time in the right place. The aim is to provide safe, effective, person-centred, sustainable health care services at the heart of communities for the people of Ayrshire & Arran. As part of the programme of change, there will be the implementation of th...
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Glasgow Taxi Outing To Troon 2019

Event Date & Time The 74th annual Glasgow taxi outing to Troon will be on Wednesday 19th June 2019. The taxis arrive in Troon just before 1pm and queue along the North Shore, entering the town at 1pm. Route Through Troon The route will be in via Barassie Street, along Portland Street, onto Ayr Street, then parking on the South Beach promenade. Abou...
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Hope Project in Stevenston, North Ayrshire

Hope Project North Ayrshire
What Is The Hope Project? Hope Project (Helping Older People Evolve) is a charity organisation based in North Ayrshire that is managed by CLASPS. They work with over 50's who live in North Ayrshire. Their aim is to stop people becoming isolated by running different activities throughout North Ayrshire. The charity has been running for 11 years. The Hope Pro...
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Couch to 5K – Irvine Running Club

Irvine Running Club - Couch to 5K
Ever thought about joining a running club, but been afraid as they will all be at a far more advanced level than you? New Beginners Couch to 5K Program This new program is for beginners. Organised by the long established "Irvine Running Club", this program will give you all the motivation and training that you need to get into running. Jog leaders are all fully qu...
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Chemists Open During Easter 2019 In Ayrshire

Easter Chemists Ayrshire 2019
Here are the opening times for pharmacies around Ayrshire over the Easter holidays 2019. Jump to: North Ayrshire | South Ayrshire | East Ayrshire | Additional Info North Ayrshire Good Friday – 19 April 2019 Most pharmacies will be open as normal, except: Gallacher Healthcare, 41 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan – closedGallagher Healthcare, 6 Central Avenu...
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Social Prescribing – Community link workers

Social Prescribing North Ayrshire
Chris Houston was joined by Ainsley and Amanda who are both community link workers from North Ayrshire Council. Based in GP Practices Community link workers are based in GP practices across North Ayrshire and their role is put people in touch with resources, groups and activities in the local community. This is with a view to improving people’s well beings and cover...
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Anti-Social Behaviour – The Neighbours!

Antisocial Behaviour - Dealing With Noisy Neighbours - Scotland
  By Barry Reilly Lunchtime Presenter - Irvine Beat FM In this article we look at Anti-Social Behaviour. This is an incredibly wide and varied topic so today we cover ant-social behaviour within communities. What to do if you have a conflict with a neighbour. North Ayrshire's Crime Prevention & Interventions Officer, PC Johnson joined us on Wednesday (13/03/1...
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Livestock Worrying – Advice For Dog Owners

Sheep Worrying
Livestock Worrying Explained By Barry Reilly Irvine Beat FM (Lunchtime Presenter) Why Is This Campaign Is Being Launched In Spring As we head into Spring, there is an "improving picture" in our weather as expected. With this, many of us are spending more time outdoors. Dog owners are particularly pleased to be able to get out with our dogs for longer walks at this time ...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro For The Ayrshire Hospice

Climbing Kilimanjaro for Ayrshire Hospice
Climbing Kilimanjaro For Charity - My Diary By Steve Hyde Irvine Beat FM Presenter The Challenge In the year of my big Five-Ohhhhhhh! I decided to take some time off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Ayrshire Hospice. Mount Kilimanjaro ‘The Roof of Africa’ is the world’s highest free standing mountain, standing at 5896m (19,340ft). The challenge took me...
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Stroll With It – Walking Group In Irvine

Trinity Active Travel Hub - Irvine, North Ayrshire
  Trinity- Active Travel Hub Organised by the new Trinity- Active Travel Hub, "Stroll With It" is a weekly group that meet for walks around various locations in Irvine. On Thursday (28-02-19) we invited Kate Cuthbert, North Ayrshire's Active Travel Hub Officer along with Jessica Gillespie along to the Irvine Beat FM studios to tell us more about the group. Ka...
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Walking Football – Being Over 50 Doesn’t Stop You Kicking A Ball

Walking Football Club - Ayrshire
  As part of our February Fitness & Well-being features, on Thursday (21-02-19), we learned all about Walking Football. Becoming Hugely Popular Walking Football is growing in popularity across the country at a remarkable rate. There are Walking Football clubs running all over Scotland. The numbers are growing. Walking Football In Irvine Here in North Ayrshir...
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Irvine Sea Cadets – Volunteers / Helpers Required

Irvine Sea Cadets - North Ayrshire
  On Tuesday (5/02/2019) , Robert Duncan, the Executive Officer of Irvine Sea Cadets joined us live in the studio on Irvine Beat FM's lunchtime programme to tell us all about the Irvine Sea Cadets. Here's What We Found Out The Sea Cadets are the UK's largest uniformed youth organisation. They are committed to providing their cadets with the best possible head star...
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Worried About Overloading Sockets? – Try This Calculator

Spotlight Safety Feature - Irvine Beat FM Q: How many appliances can you plug into one socket? A: Follow the 13 amp rule as explained in this article. Q: How do I know if I am overloading a mains socket? A: Different appliances draw different amps. Use our calculator on this page as a guide to avoid overloading. Q: How many watts can a 13 amp socket take? A:...
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Drones – Listen Again – We Discuss The Safe Use Of Drones

Talking Drones
  Spotlight Feature - The Safe Use Of Drones? On Thursday lunchtime (24/1/19) our feature article was "drones". In order to encourage and promote the safe and responsible use of drones, following the recent bad publicity that drones have had in the news. The purpose of this feature was not to denounce the use of drones, as the media has done recently, but instead to...
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Could You Volunteer to Support Erskine’s Veterans in 2019?

Erskine Veterans
  Calling on the support of Irvine Beat FM listeners in Renfrewshire. George Brabender and his Bernese Mountain dog Bailey have been volunteering with Erskine for two years. Could 2019 be the year you volunteer to support Erskine’s veterans? Spend any time with George and gentle giant Bailey and it is clear to see the difference they are making to the lives of the ...
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Christmas Hamper Winner – Well Done Elizabeth.

Well done to Elizabeth from Broomlands, the winner of this year's Christmas hamper on Irvine Beat FM. Steve Hyde from Irvine Beat FM presented Elizabeth the Irvine Beat FM Christmas hamper on Christmas Eve this year. Congratulations to Elizabeth, she was delighted with this fabulously huge hamper. A huge thanks to everyone who called or texted in to the competition and a v...
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Christmas Public Transport In Ayrshire 2018

Public Transport Timetable Changes For Christmas New Year 2018 in Ayrshire Over Christmas & New Year, as you would expect, there are changes to public transport services in and around Ayrshire. We hope you find this information useful all within one page. Let's start with the trains: Trains Trains to/from Glasgow Central The last trains on Christmas Eve are: ...
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Listen Again – Ayrshire Hospice Christmas CD

Ayrshire Hospice Christmas CD
Ayrshire Hospice Christmas CD On Thursday lunchtime 13/12/18 Mary Drummond, Assistant Fundraising Manager of Ayrshire Hospice came in to the studios of Irvine Beat FM to tell us all about the new Christmas CD to raise funds for Ayrshire Hospice. The Christmas CD is the brainchild of Maggie Holloway. Maggie, from Saltcoats has a professional singing background, came up with ...
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Christmas Food Ideas – From Willie Pike, Master Chef MBE

Willie Pike talking to us on Irvine Beat FM
  Christmas Menu Ideas Irvine Beat FM - Christmas Special: Lifestyle Feature     On Thursday Lunchtime (13/12/18), Barry Reilly  was joined in the studio by Willie Pike, Master Chef, M.B.E. to discuss creative ideas to enhance your Christmas menu this year. Willie Pike is a multi-award winning chef, highly regarded in the industry as a "Scottish culinary leg...
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Fullarton ConneXions Christmas Dinner

Fullarton ConneXions Christmas Dinner   Fullarton ConneXions will be providing a Christmas Day dinner for anyone who will be alone or vulnerable or who can’t afford a Christmas dinner on Christmas Day 1.30pm for 2pm sitting. They can also provide minibus transport from 4 pick up points: The High flats concierge building 1.15pm Corner of Sanderson Avenue and McKi...
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Bank Street Primary, Irvine – Reunion

Community News The committee for the Bank Street Primary School Reunion would like to invite all ex pupils and teachers to join us for an afternoon of reminiscing and a get together with old friends on Sunday 9th of June 2019 at 2pm Details will go out early in the New Year through various media sources, in the mean time please help to spread the word to anyone interest...
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Chemists open in Ayrshire over the Christmas holidays 2018

Duty Chemists 2018 Ayrshire - Christmas
Pharmacies Open in Ayrshire Over the Christmas Holidays Christmas 2018 / New Year 2018 into 2019.   With GP practices closing on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 December, Ayrshire residents are being urged to prepare to cope with any common health concerns.   Community pharmacists can answer questions on choosing and using the right medicine and provide eas...
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