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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 14:00 • David Goodwin

Police ‘carried guns in Greenock’

POLICE have routinely carried side guns whilst on duty through Inverclyde, the Telegraph can reveal today.

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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 14:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Books for African children stranded due to Ebola crisis

BOOKS collected by a retired teacher as party of a mercy mission to help children in Africa have become stranded in Greenock due to the ebola crisis.

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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde councillor: ‘Our coastguard would still be here if devolved’

GREENOCK Coastguard would have been saved had the Scottish Parliament been in charge of decision making, a senior local politician claimed today.

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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

Morton players kick off foodbank donation project

MORTON players and management have given fans food for thought after donating items to a local foodbank ahead of a major appeal at this weekend’s match.

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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 12:00 • David Goodwin

Row over Inverclyde budget talks venues

SIMMERING political tensions regarding Inverclyde Council’s proposed £10 million spending cuts appear ready to boil over — with even the choice of venues for public meetings being called into question.

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Subscribers Only 20 Nov 2014 11:30 • David Goodwin

Heroin addict flew into rage when refused drug

A BOOZY heroin addict flew into a rage and violently struggled with four police officers after being refused methadone in a Greenock chemist shop.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 15:30

Halloween outfits donated to Greenock kids

CHILDREN from a Greenock nursery will be among the scariest kids in Inverclyde — after a local supermarket donated nearly £90 of leftover Halloween outfits.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 13:30

No fear in leading Greenock Wanderers

GREENOCK Wanderers’ free weekend gave new club captain Murray MacDonald the rare opportunity for a Saturday off — but he spared some time to speak to the Greenock Telegraph about his thoughts, aspirations and hopes for the remainder of the season that lies ahead.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 13:30 • Eric Baxter

Inverclyde Council leader named in running for major award

INVERCLYDE Council leader Stephen McCabe is in the running for a national award for helping to secure a major deal which could bring more than 1,000 jobs to the area.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Greenock OAP calls for a clean-up team to prevent flooding

A GREENOCK pensioner is calling for a special taskforce of council workers to be set up in a bid to stop flood misery in the town.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 12:30

Glenpark hold onto championship

GREENOCK Glenpark Harriers were emphatic in retaining their Renfrewshire Cross Country Men’s Championship title at Shanks Park, Johnstone.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 12:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Greenock pensioner's housing 'mess' headache

A POORLY pensioner has slammed housing bosses after the botched installation of a new central heating system at her home.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde bus firm boss brands MSP ‘a buffoon’ in fare rise row

A FURIOUS bus firm boss has launched a blistering attack on a local MSP, branding him ‘a buffoon’.

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Subscribers Only 19 Nov 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

£10m budget cuts put on hold

COUNCIL leader Stephen McCabe declared yesterday that he will ‘take no lectures’ from the SNP — as political tensions simmered over £10 million worth of cuts proposals.

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Subscribers Only 18 Nov 2014 15:00 • Paul John Coulter

Scottish X Factor star joins finalist at Oak Mall festive lights party

SHOPPERS in Greenock got an X Factor double-whammy when two of the stars of this year’s show put on a special one-off performance.

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Subscribers Only 18 Nov 2014 13:30

Bowlers reach out for the Ardgowan Hospice

BOWLERS raised more than £930 in aid of Ardgowan Hospice.

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Subscribers Only 18 Nov 2014 13:00 • David Goodwin

Drunken yob’s shameful homophobic slur at man

A BOOZED-UP Port lout hurled homophobic abuse at a man over a debt of just £20.

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Subscribers Only 18 Nov 2014 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Just two remain as SNP MP candidates

THREE contenders tipped as a potential candidates for the SNP at next year’s General Election have ruled themselves out of the race.

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Subscribers Only 18 Nov 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

Greenock dog owner is barking mad over 'police lies'

A DISGUSTED motorist wrongly accused of driving with a large husky dog perched on his LAP says police told a string of ‘howlers’ in a bid to have him convicted.

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Subscribers Only 17 Nov 2014 15:00

King’s Oak pupils get stuck into books with new reading scheme

YOUNG bookworms at a Greenock primary were given their first introduction to a local library as part of a major Inverclyde Council reading drive.

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