Take a look at some of the best pictures taken across Ayrshire from the first week of July 2003.

Do these photos spark any memories for you?

Ayr Advertiser: Astronaut Dr Bonnie Dunbar at Glencairn Primary

A NASA astronaut touched base at Glencairn Primary School in Stevenston. Dr Bonnie Dunbar, who has orbited the earth more than 800 times and travelled more than 20 million miles, visited the school as guests of the Scottish Space Foundation.

Ayr Advertiser: Marr College prizewinners from 2003

The principal prizewinners at Troon’s Marr College in 2003 are pictured with head teacher George Bone.

Ayr Advertiser: Knockshinnoch playpark restored

Children in New Cumnock were celebrating the return of their play park - two years after it was declared unsafe and torn down. The Knockshinnoch Park was restored by a community campaign, led by the B741 Action Group, which raised £32,000.

Ayr Advertiser: Tiffany with her mosaic

An exhibition of mosaic art created by talented youngsters from the Westoaks area of Dalmilling was held in the John Pollock Centre. The Westoaks Tenants Association presented Provost Gordon McKenzie with a mosaic created by seven-year old Tiffany Hetherington for display in the County Buildings in Ayr.

Ayr Advertiser: Winton Primary's eco award

The eco committee at Winton Primary in Ardrossan were making their mark in a Euro-wide project. Headteacher Sue McKenzie is pictured with the school’s new Silver Award and Councillor Peter McNamara.

Ayr Advertiser: Queen Billie Duffy is crowned

Kelloholm’s 2003 Gala Queen Billie Duffy was crowned by Kelloholm Primary head-teacher William McLarty.