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Subscribers Only 19 Dec 2014 10:00 • Paul John Coulter

MP 'laughed during foodbank debate' claim

INVERCLYDE’S MP has been branded a laughing stock after being caught giggling with a colleague in parliament during a debate about foodbanks.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 16:00 • Paul John Coulter

Readers dig deep to help children at Christmas

KIND Tele readers have been praised for digging deep to help underprivileged children across Inverclyde have a happier Christmas.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 15:00 • David Goodwin

Sheriff said 'yes' so accused could wed sweetheart

A GREENOCK man charged with assaulting his partner has married her — with the blessing of a sheriff.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 13:00 • Eric Baxter

First Minister to mark historic day at Ferguson's

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon will visit Ferguson’s in Port Glasgow tomorrow to cut the first steel on the shipyard’s first order since being rescued earlier this year.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 12:45 • Paul John Coulter

Local lads are panto stars

TWO Inverclyde actors are taking centre stage in a major local production of panto favourite Cinderella.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 12:10 • Paul John Coulter

Beacon 'begs' for £1m bail out

BRAZEN Beacon bosses left councillors astonished by begging for a £1 million rescue package while outlining no plans on how to run the venue, the Tele has learned.

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Subscribers Only 18 Dec 2014 12:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Mum and daughter teaming up

A SPORTY mum and her daughter are proving they’re on the ball as they ‘try out’ for the same rugby team.

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

Councillor backed for MP race

A FRONTRUNNER in the race to become Inverclyde’s SNP candidate at next year’s general election has cleared a major hurdle after gaining the backing of local party members.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 13:10 • Eric Baxter

Air Cadet will work on £125m fighter jet

A MEMBER of Greenock’s Air Cadets is flying high after landing an apprenticeship which will see him work on a £125m military jet.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 12:10 • Rosemary Lowne

Photo Special: Medical Aid Ball is huge success

EFFORTLESSLY elegant guests gathered at Greenock Town Hall for a glittering charity cabaret dinner.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 12:05

Aulds make world pie finals

THE pie’s the limit for a Greenock bakery firm after it was shortlisted for a top global award.

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17 Dec 2014 11:38 • Rosemary Lowne

Two in hospital after accident in Greenock

TWO people were knocked down by a taxi in Greenock this morning.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 11:15 • David Goodwin

Firestarter boasted to homeowners about blaze

A BOASTFUL firestarter set a blaze in a Greenock tenement close causing it to fill with choking black smoke — then asked a resident to ‘come have a look’.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

Russian VIPs deliver war medal to OAP's home

A NINETY-SIX-YEAR-OLD Royal Navy war hero told today how he struggled to keep on an even keel after a fleet of diplomatic cars rolled up outside his home with an extra special delivery.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 10:17

Tesco evacuated

HUNDREDS of shoppers were evacuated from Tesco’s Greenock store yesterday after the fire alarm went off at 1pm.

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Subscribers Only 17 Dec 2014 10:00 • Eric Baxter

Some councillors 'prepared to let Beacon go bust'

SOME Inverclyde councillors are prepared to let the crisis-hit Beacon Arts Centre go bust, it has emerged.

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Subscribers Only 16 Dec 2014 14:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Brave woman escapes mugger

A YOUNG Greenock woman who nearly lost her life after battling a gruelling illness has bravely spoken out about her ‘terrifying’ ordeal at the hands of a masked mugger.

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Subscribers Only 16 Dec 2014 13:00 • Eric Baxter

Beacon 'on the brink' over £1.5m cash crisis

INVERCLYDE’S flagship Beacon Arts Centre is facing a £1.5m cash crisis just as it gets into the Christmas panto spirit.

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Subscribers Only 16 Dec 2014 12:00

Firefighters use flats to train

FIREFIGHTERS are using a derelict block of high flats in Greenock to carry out a series of training exercises.

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Subscribers Only 16 Dec 2014 11:10 • Susan Lochrie

Police officer given award for community work

A POLICE officer who has built up a special rapport with young people in Inverclyde has won an award for her impressive work.

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