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Sheriff refers to Pistorius trial in Greenock couple's domestic dispute hearing

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 08:00 • Matt Meade

A SHERIFF shocked a courtroom by referring to the Oscar Pistorius trial upon hearing about a Greenock couple’s domestic dispute.

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Iconic Port tenement row will finally be demolished

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 10:30 • Paul John Coulter

A ROW of iconic Port Glasgow tenement buildings will finally be torn down next month, it has been announced.

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Inverclyde MP’s controversial claim over independence polls

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 10:00 • David Goodwin

INVERCLYDE’S MP has dismissed reports suggesting that Yes Scotland is gaining ground on the pro-union Better Together referendum campaign.

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OAP claims pothole-ridden car park ruins Lunderston Bay scenery

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:30 • Matt Meade

A GOUROCK pensioner says a popular Inverclyde visitor spot is being spoiled by a pothole ridden car park and an overall lack of maintenance.

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Gourock girl's generous Easter gift to needy families

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:30 • Matt Meade

CHILDREN from needy families will get a seasonal chocolate treat — after a kind-hearted school pupil hatched a plan for an Easter-egg giveaway.

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Ton dent Dundee title hopes with shock home win

MORTON dented Dundee’s title hopes with a shock 1-0 over the Championship challengers in a top versus bottom clash at Cappielow this afternoon.

19 Apr 2014 12:00 • Jonathan Mitchell

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Mark relishing role in the Morton defence

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 08:30 • Jonathan Mitchell

MARK Russell never thought for a second that he would make his professional football breakthrough as a defender – as he hadn’t played anywhere besides up front until two years ago.

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Tele man Eric Baxter takes on Manchester Marathon challenge

19 Apr 2014 10:00 • Eric Baxter

I CELEBRATED my 40th marathon by taking to the streets of Manchester — but didn’t get a pint at Coronation Street’s Rovers Return!

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Ex-Greenock striker makes Player of the Year shortlist

Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:00 • Jonathan Mitchell

FORMER Greenock Juniors striker Kenny MacKay has been announced as one of four nominees for the Cheque Centre PFA Scotland League Two Player of the Year.

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Dan Gowar on Friday

Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00

THERE are umpteen ways to tell that one is getting older.

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Westminster message by Iain McKenzie MP

Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00

THE Labour Party is the party of devolution. Our founder, Scotsman Keir Hardie, promoted Home Rule in the early 1900s, Labour participated in the Constitutional Convention in the 1980s and in 1999 we delivered the Scottish Parliament.

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Vet’s View

Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00

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

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The Big Local Debate

Subscribers Only 17 Apr 2014 13:00

WITH the historic independence referendum now just months 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 topic of welfare. 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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Greenock band impress crowds and catch attention of music mogul

Subscribers Only 17 Apr 2014 14:00 • Paul John Coulter

ROCKERS The Beat Movement (TBM) are going in the right direction after impressing music industry big-wigs and raising the roof off venues across the UK, including in Manchester and Liverpool.

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Blues bands are set to rock Gourock

Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 12:00

A DOUBLE dose of American-inspired rock music will entertain music fans in Gourock next week.

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Easter night of house music

Subscribers Only 17 Apr 2014 16:00

A GOUROCK nightspot will be home to the very best house music tomorrow night as part of the Easter weekend festivities.

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