The Country Music Bug – Featured Article

Country Music Bug - By Dawn Jamison
  The Country Music Bug By Dawn Jamison Kickin' Country Presenter - Irvine Beat FM The Long Hot Summer Of 1976 My first real experience of country music was in 1976. I remember the year clearly because this was a very long hot summer, one of the driest, warmest UK summers of the 20th century.   US Country Music - Invades The UK This was also the year US co...

Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Artist – Gordon Pattullo

Gordon Pattullo’s Ceilidh Band
Sunday Ceilidh – Featured Artist By Karyn Mac  "The Real Ceilidh" Presenter. Irvine Beat FM Hello! Karyn Mac here, from The Real Ceilidh on Sunday afternoons, from 4 - 6pm. As you may have heard, I will be introducing a few new features on the Ceilidh from Sunday 3rd March 2019 – amongst these will be a featured album or artist. Each week, right here on the we...

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...

1960 Memories – A Journey Back To 1960

Spotlight on 1960 - Music & Trivia
1960 The golden year of 1960. A brief journey through the music, entertainment, happenings, memories and some trivia of the year. By John Surgenor Irvine Beat FM - Golden Hour Presenter I'll start by introducing myself. I'm John Surgenor and I do a golden hour show on Irvinebeatfm 107.2 and the website every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 11.00 and 12.0...

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...

Calling All D-Day Veterans – Historic Voyage

D-Day 75. Denis Gregson
  D-DAY VETERANS ENCOURAGED TO FILL LAST PLACES ON HISTORIC VOYAGE Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland have asked us at Irvine Beat FM to help them on calling on communities, families and friends to help spread the message to D-Day veterans who are eligible for a fully-funded trip to this year’s 75th anniversary commemorations in the UK and Normandy.   Histori...

What Age Should I Consider Stopping Driving?

What Age Should I Consider Stopping Driving? In the UK, there is not an actual legal age that you must stop driving. As long as you are fit and healthy enough to drive, you can continue to renew your licence every three years after you turn 70.   What Changes In My Health Can Affect My Driving? Your eyesight becoming poorer Your reactions become slower ...

New Lunchtime Line-up on Irvine Beat FM

Lunchtime on Irvine Beat FM
  Good Luck, Norman! From everyone at Irvine Beat FM we wish Norman Ross who presented Friday Lunchtime all the best for the future as he departs Irvine Beat FM to take on new projects. New Lunchtime Line-Up Our weekday lunchtime programmes have gone through a line-up change! With the brilliant John Laurie now presenting the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday e...

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...

February Fitness – Irvine Beat FM Special Feature

February Fitness - North Ayrshire
  February Fitness. Throughout February 2019 on Irvine Beat FM, we will be running special spotlight features on fitness. At Irvine Beat FM we are continuing our commitment to the promotion of health & well-being in North Ayrshire.   Open Invitation / Letter To All Amateur Sports Clubs If you are involved in a sports club of any description, big or s...