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Murder hunt in Greenock after young dad is killed

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 11:00 • Russell Steele

POLICE have launched a murder inquiry after a young dad of two was killed in Greenock at the weekend.

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Crowds gather to marvel at Commonwealth Games Flotilla

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 13:00 • Russell Steele

ALMOST 2,000 sailors aboard 250 boats produced a spectacular display as they gathered together and headed up to Glasgow in the River Clyde Commonwealth Games Flotilla on Saturday.

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Detectives probe 3am town centre assault

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 12:00

A MAN was seriously assaulted in Greenock town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Island sports stars given a warm welcome by Provost Moran

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 15:00

ATHLETES from the Commonwealth islands of Mauritius, Niue and Dominica have been welcomed to Scotland — by Inverclyde’s Provost.

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Greenock care home physiotherapist treats athletes at Games

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 15:00 • Eric Baxter

A GREENOCK physiotherapist is keeping top athletes in shape at the Commonwealth Games, the Tele can reveal.

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Duffy set to step up striker search

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 11:30 • Jonathan Mitchell

MORTON manager Jim Duffy was already on the lookout for new strikers as a priority but is set to ramp up his search after Saturday’s victory over Spartans left him depleted in that department.

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Shock start for Morton goal hero Cammy

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 12:00 • Jonathan Mitchell

MORTON matchwinner Cammy O’Neil revealed he was shocked just to start Saturday’s Petrofac Training cup tie — never mind mark his top-team bow by scoring the goal that sunk Spartans.

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Whinhill club members weren’t weather beaten

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 13:00

WHINHILL’S top golfers battled it out over 36 holes to try and grasp one of the 16 qualifying spaces for the knock-out stages of the club championship competition.

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REPORT Morton 1 Spartans 0

Subscribers Only 28 Jul 2014 12:00 • Jonathan Mitchell

THERE were 11 rather than 300 but Spartans channelled the spirit of the Greek warriors they were named after to hold Morton to a narrow 1-0 victory at Cappielow on Saturday.

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Holyrood message by Duncan McNeil MSP

28 Jul 2014 13:00

THE great health divide is one of the biggest challenges we face as a society.

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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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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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Band in Greenock charity concert

Subscribers Only 26 Jul 2014 13:00

THE famous Royal Regiment of Scotland Band have been confirmed to play a special charity concert in Greenock later this year.

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