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Subscribers Only 23 Aug 2014 10:00 • David Goodwin

Woman stamped on man’s head

A FEMALE thug who repeatedly stamped on a man’s head as her boyfriend punched him in a brazen daylight attack has been warned she is facing prison.

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Subscribers Only 23 Aug 2014 09:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock fast food shop owner fears closure after vandal attacks

A FURIOUS Greenock businessman fears he will be forced to close his fast food joint if ‘mindless vandals’ continue to damage his property.

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Subscribers Only 23 Aug 2014 09:00 • Eric Baxter

Ferry to be brought back to route in a bid to prevent cancellations

A BIGGER ferry is to be brought back to the Gourock to Dunoon town centres route again this winter to try to prevent cancellations in bad weather.

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Subscribers Only 23 Aug 2014 08:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Disabled OAP would rather be jailed than ‘pay to park at home’

A DISABLED pensioner says he would rather go to jail than pay to park outside his home.

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22 Aug 2014 15:30 • Russell Steele

Easdales withdraw bid for Ferguson's

GREENOCK bus firm bosses Sandy and James Easdale have pulled out of a move for Ferguson's shipyard.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 14:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock pensioners welcome captain's visit for WW1 anniversary

A RETIRED army captain went on a special visit to meet Greenock pensioners as part of the First World war anniversary commemorations.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 14:00 • Russell Steele

£1b grant is great deal for Inverclyde

INVERCLYDE has officially signed up to the giant £1 billion ‘city deal’ scheme which will deliver key local projects and 1,500 jobs for the area.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Auchmountain Resource Centre plays host to family fun day with special guest

EASTENDERS enjoyed a fabulous family fun day at Auchmountain Resource Centre.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Greenock pub locked up after customers 'drink it dry'

THERE are fears that last orders have been called on a well-established Greenock pub.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 13:00 • Russell Steele

Bosses: ‘£5.5m Greenock school upgrade project is progressing well’

EDUCATION bosses say the £5.5 million project to upgrade a primary school in Greenock’s west end is progressing well.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 11:30

Docherty appeals against conviction

THE former soldier who murdered Elaine Doyle has formally lodged an appeal against his conviction.

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Subscribers Only 22 Aug 2014 11:00 • Paul John Coulter

Tycoon’s bid to save Ferguson’s shipyard

ONE of Scotland’s richest men has today emerged as a frontrunner to take over at Ferguson’s shipyard and save the jobs of 70 axed staff.

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Subscribers Only 21 Aug 2014 14:00 • Eric Baxter

Inverclyde writer didn’t need Superpowers to make shortlist

AN INVERCLYDE author has missed out on a prestigious Scottish book prize — but is now in the running for a British award for the same novel.

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Subscribers Only 21 Aug 2014 14:00

Waterloo cast gather for campaign

A HOST of star names are backing a campaign to save a Greenock high school — as the final few scenes of BBC drama Waterloo Road are filmed.

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Subscribers Only 21 Aug 2014 12:00 • David Goodwin

Ranting yob spat on job centre employee

A FOUL-MOUTHED unemployed lout spat on a traumatised Job Centre worker — then claimed it was an accident because he didn’t have his false teeth in.

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Subscribers Only 21 Aug 2014 12:00 • Brian Hossack

500,000 people visit Inverclyde attractions

ALMOST 500,000 people went along to visitor attractions in Inverclyde over the past year — a staggering 61 per cent increase on the 12 months before.

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Subscribers Only 21 Aug 2014 11:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock man says he's 'lucky to be alive' after house blaze

A GREENOCK dad told how he woke up to find his home had been set alight by firebugs.

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Subscribers Only 20 Aug 2014 14:00

Stunning cruise ship sails into Greenock

THE magnificent MSC Magenta glided into Greenock to become the latest floating pleasure palace to visit the town as part of a packed summer sailings programme.

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Subscribers Only 20 Aug 2014 14:00

Inverclyde player makes history with cap honour

AN amateur footballer has netted an award after being capped for Scotland.

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Subscribers Only 20 Aug 2014 12:00 • David Goodwin

Yob shouted homophobic abuse then 'asked for a knife'

A GREENOCK lout shouted vile homophobic abuse through the letterbox of a ‘terrified’ victim — then told his girlfriend to fetch a baseball bat and knife, the town’s sheriff court has heard.

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