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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

Yob who went on drug-fuelled rampage with sword is jailed

A DRUG-FUELLED thug who assaulted four police officers as he brandished a Samurai sword in the street is behind bars — but will be out in just 28 weeks.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Goodwin

Thieves steal medication from ambulance in Greenock

THIEVES stole powerful medication from an ambulance parked in a heroin-blighted area of Greenock dubbed ‘Little Amsterdam’.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 12:00 • Matt Meade

Musical project against knife crime is launched

THE uncle of a Greenock teenager stabbed to death in an horrific street attack has launched a new anti-knife crime project.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 15:00 • David Goodwin

Greenock kickboxer aims for European title

A YOUNG Greenock fighter has been told to belt-up — by winning a European title in front of his hometown fans.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 14:00 • Matt Meade

Port man's fury over gift of 'gold' bracelet

A PORT man has slammed a high street jeweller who he claims left him feeling ‘robbed’ of his Christmas present.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 14:00

Greenock hockey stars receive rousing reception at Games ceremony

PROUDLY stepping out in front of the world at the spectacular Commonwealth Opening ceremony was an unforgettable moment for two Greenock hockey stars.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 13:00

Westminster message by Iain McKenzie MP

LAST week, I welcomed the news that unemployment levels across Britain and Inverclyde have fallen.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Fears someone will be killed at derelict site in Port

A COMMUNITY campaigner fears someone will be killed at a Port factory building if the derelict site is not properly secured.

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Subscribers Only 25 Jul 2014 12:00 • Eric Baxter

25 rapes are reported over the past year in Inverclyde

TWENTY-FIVE rapes were reported in Inverclyde over the past year, it has been revealed.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 15:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Late Greenock painter's work sells for £74,500

A PAINTING by a Greenock-born artist has fetched £74,500 at auction.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 14:30 • Eric Baxter

Excitement builds for River Clyde Commonwealth Games flotilla

COME out and support Saturday’s River Clyde Commonwealth Games flotilla — that’s the message going out to Inverclyde people today.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 14:00

Games celebration at Beacon for youngsters

CHILDREN put on a dazzling and energetic display at the Beacon Arts Centre to celebrate the Commonwealth Games.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 14:00 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde Council leader claims he is being ‘bullied’ online

COUNCIL leader Stephen McCabe claims he is being ‘bullied’ by online independence supporters after he faced a backlash over a controversial Twitter comment.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 13:00 • David Goodwin

Morton summer camp training days prove to be a real hit with kids

SCORES of football crazy boys and girls are having a ball at this year’s series of Morton summer camps.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Brave Port schoolgirl meets singing star Susan Boyle

A PORT schoolgirl met Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle in the hospital that saved her life.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde trio to perform at Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village

A GIRL band from Inverclyde hope to rub shoulders with Usain Bolt and other athletics stars after being picked to play at an exclusive Commonwealth concert tonight.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 11:30

Odds are against full World Cup payout for Greenock punter

A PUNTER who bet that Germany would win the World Cup is furious after a Greenock bookmaker refused to honour the odds he was given.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 11:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Dog owners cause a stink with parents at Gourock beach

FED-UP families have staged a ‘poo protest’ to urge irresponsible dog owners to clean up after their pets.

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Subscribers Only 24 Jul 2014 11:00 • Eric Baxter

Five-figure sum is stolen from safe at new Port restaurant

A POPULAR new Port Glasgow pub-restaurant has been hit by the alleged theft of a substantial amount of money.

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Subscribers Only 23 Jul 2014 15:00 • Eric Baxter

Local author’s Greenock-set book in running for top award

AN INVERCLYDE author is in the running for a prestigious national prize — and a coveted book deal.

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