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Subscribers Only 31 Jan 2015 12:00 • Eric Baxter

Book tells story of First World War hero Jimmy the Donkey

INVERCLYDE schoolchildren will be delving into the history of First World War — thanks to a book about a famous donkey.

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Subscribers Only 31 Jan 2015 10:00

Heart attack death rates in Inverclyde down by 44 per cent

THE number of people dying from hearts attacks in Inverclyde is falling faster than the average across the rest of the country.

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Subscribers Only 31 Jan 2015 09:00 • Eric Baxter

Campaigner’s anger after council money is used to save the Beacon

THE leader of a campaign against bailing out the Beacon Arts Centre has reacted angrily to the council’s rescue package.

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Subscribers Only 31 Jan 2015 08:30 • Susan Lochrie

Kind Greenock girl's charity day in memory of her gran

A YOUNG Greenock girl inspired her whole school to help the hospice — in memory of her beloved gran who lost her battle with cancer.

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Subscribers Only 31 Jan 2015 08:00 • Paul John Coulter

Greenock woman speaks out about her husband’s battle with MND

A BRAVE Greenock woman has spoken of the ‘death sentence’ facing her husband after his diagnosis with debilitating motor neurone disease — but has vowed to not let it defeat them.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 14:30 • Paul John Coulter

£600k payments made to Inverclyde families in crisis

EMERGENCY payments of over £600,000 have been made to families in Inverclyde who are struggling to get by.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 14:30

Fort Matilda Bridge Club's charity donation

BIG-hearted bridge players have raised money to help dementia sufferers.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

There's snow stopping Moorfoot pupil in music festival

DISAPPOINTMENT turned into delight for little Calum Forbes — when he was allowed to perform at the music festival despite missing his competition.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 13:00 • Susan Lochrie

New look £2.3m Greenock library opens doors to public

THE new look £2.3 million library in Greenock opened its doors yesterday and is set to offer a wider world of learning to more people than ever before.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 12:30 • Paul John Coulter

The Tele joins roads team in their battle to keep area's routes clear in winter

ROADS workers in Inverclyde have proved they have plenty of grit — and not just eight tonnes of the stuff they carry in the back of their lorries.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 12:00 • David Goodwin

74ft mast installed without approval

INVERCLYDE Council officials appear to have known nothing about a near 74ft high telecoms mast which has been erected in the west end of Greenock.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 11:30 • Eric Baxter

£1.2m rescue package for the Beacon

GREENOCK’s cash-strapped Beacon Arts Centre has been pulled back from the brink by Inverclyde Council and the Scottish Government.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 11:25 • Susan Lochrie

Railway worker had drugs stash hidden in work van

A RAILWAY worker faces prison after he was caught with thousands of pounds worth of drugs stashed in his work van.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jan 2015 10:00

Circus brings out the zombies

A CIRCUS act which was on hit TV show Britain’s Got Talent will stage an eye-opening show in Greenock next weekend.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 14:00

Clydeview pupils get masterclass in making movies

BUDDING movie-makers are gearing up to make their big screen debut.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Aileymill pupils impress to win top award

GRACEFUL dancers glided to victory in the festival’s Scottish Country Dancing competition.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 13:00 • David Goodwin

Greenock man ambushed ex’s car after threatening call

A GREENOCK bully made a threatening phone call to his ex-girlfriend then ambushed her car and repeatedly banged on its windows — with two frightened children inside the vehicle at the time.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Female drug rehab unit to open in Greenock

INVERCLYDE’s first total abstinence drug rehabilitation unit for women is due to open later this year.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Susan Lochrie

Central Library goes back to original base after more than 100 years

INVERCLYDE’S flagship library goes back to the future today as it moves into its original historic home after the building had a major makeover.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jan 2015 12:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Internet campaign blasts sign idea as ‘ridiculous’

HUNDREDS of people have backed an internet campaign launched against the proposed Hollywood-style Inverclyde sign.

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