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Council face 275 court cases over Clune Park demolition plans

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 08:00 • David Goodwin

EMBATTLED council chiefs are today facing the prospect of fighting nearly 300 court cases over their controversial plans to flatten Clune Park, the Telegraph can reveal.

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Boats arrive in Greenock ahead of historic Commonwealth flotilla

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 08:30 • Russell Steele

BOATS began assembling in Greenock yesterday ahead of this morning’s historic Commonwealth Games Flotilla to Glasgow.

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Driver keeps licence despite tailgating car for two miles

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 09:00 • David Goodwin

A FOOLISH motorist who tailgated a car to within three feet of its rear bumper for two miles at 70mph has been allowed to keep his licence — after prosecutors agreed not to pursue him for dangerous driving.

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Sad day for town as 160-year-old Greenock jeweller’s closes its doors

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 09:00 • Lorraine Tinney

A FAMILY-RUN Greenock jeweller’s that has traded in the town for almost 160 years is to close.

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Brave Gourock woman raises £6k for MS charity after diagnosis

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 10:00 • Rosemary Lowne

EXTREME fatigue and painful muscle aches have not stopped a brave Gourock woman from raising thousands of pounds for a multiple sclerosis charity.

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Caraux determined to be Morton's No 1 keeper

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 08:30 • Jonathan Mitchell

GOALKEEPER Nicolas Caraux hopes his performance against St Mirren last week was enough to see him start the season as Jim Duffy’s No 1.

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Morton complete Scullion deal

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 09:00 • Jonathan Mitchell

MORTON have completed the signing of former St Mirren forward Jon Scullion on a short-term deal until January.

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Inverclyde youngsters keep on track

Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 13:30

AN average of 40 youngsters each week took up the challenge to participate in the Startrack Athletics Camps run at Inverclyde Academy/Ravenscraig Stadium by Inverclyde Schools’ Athletics.

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PREVIEW Morton v Spartans

Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 13:00 • Russell Steele

MORTON take a step into the unknown tomorrow when they face Lowland League champions Spartans as they kick off the competitive season at Cappielow.

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Vet’s View

Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 13:00

NEIL McIntosh of Abbey Veterinary Group writes for the Greenock Telegraph.

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The Big Local Debate

Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 13:00

WITH the historic independence referendum now just weeks away, local Yes Scotland and Better Together activists are stepping up their campaigns to convince the people of Inverclyde to back them. The Tele will be giving a regular platform to both sides of the debate and today we bring you the latest of our fortnightly columns from both camps, which this week focus on the cost of starting up a new country. But we want to hear YOUR views too — email us at editorial@greenocktelegraph.co.uk or write to Postbag, Greenock Telegraph, Crawfurd Street, Greenock PA15 1LH.

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One girl’s view

24 Jul 2014 13:00

LOCAL charity volunteer and school pupil Amy Shearer gives a teenager’s take on Inverclyde.

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The way I see it...by Eric Baxter

23 Jul 2014 13:00

AYE, aye me hearties, there will be no shortage of matelots on the River Clyde at Greenock this week!

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Travel review: Stobo Castle

26 Jul 2014 11:00 • Russell Steele

IT’S around this time of the year I’d normally join the rush to jet off in search of warmer climes for a short break away from the newsroom, a chance to recharge the batteries, rest and enjoy the sunshine.

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Inverclyde folk festival set to return

Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 12:00

ORGANISERS of the inaugural and hugely successful Inverclyde Scottish Folk and Roots Festival have announced the event will return later this year.

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Blow Up returns with mix of tunes

Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 18:00

AN ECLECTIC mix of tunes from genres including northern soul and Motown will ring out of a Greenock venue this weekend.

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