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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 11:00 • Paul John Coulter

86 votes decide 'No' result in Inverclyde

INVERCLYDE dramatically voted against Scottish independence by a wafer thin margin — with only 86 votes in it.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 11:30

Yes support ‘can be proud’

YES campaigners say the vote shows the people of Inverclyde want change and told the Tele that campaign members could be extremely proud of their efforts.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 11:30

No win was ‘exhilarating’

JUBILANT Better Together campaigners celebrated their local victory but emphasised the importance of both sides now uniting for the greater good of Inverclyde.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 11:30 • Russell Steele

Scotland votes No to independence

SCOTLAND will remain in the United Kingdom after voters rejected independence in last night’s historic referendum.

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19 Sep 2014 06:23 • Russell Steele

REFERENDUM 2014 LIVE: Scotland votes No

SCOTLAND has voted to stay in the United Kingdom - with Inverclyde narrowly voting against independence by a wafer-thin margin. Here is our timeline of how an historic night unfolded here and across the country.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 13:30 • Paul John Coulter

Port Glasgow Juniors return to Parklea ground

PORT Glasgow Juniors are back home after a peace deal was finally struck with Inverclyde Council to end a five-month turf war.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Inverclyde pupils’ poll position

PINT-SIZED voters took to the polls yesterday as they marked Scotland’s big day in their own way.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Gourock youngsters in fencing lessons

MINI musketeers rattled a few sabres as they tried out a new activity — but it was all in the name of good old-fashioned sportsmanship.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 13:00 • David Goodwin

St John's £2.6m makeover is 'top priority' for Inverclyde Council

A PLANNED £2.6m refurbishment of a Port school must be treated as a ‘top priority’ in order to avoid the type of lengthy delays experienced elsewhere, council chiefs have been told.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 12:30 • Matt Meade

Woman jailed for head stamp over busker money row

A WOMAN who stamped on a man’s head after he allegedly stole money from her busker boyfriend has been jailed.

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Subscribers Only 19 Sep 2014 12:00

Grosvenor club father and son triumph on the green

BRILLIANT bowlers showed off their skills at a prestigious competition.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 15:00

Lyle Kirk members hold referendum tea party for charity

A SPECIAL referendum tea party was held by Lyle Kirk church members to raise money for charity.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 15:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Port Glasgow actor Ross McCall fights against whale-culling

A PORT Glasgow-born Hollywood star has showed his green credentials by joining the fight against whale culling in the Faroes.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock street to return to two-way traffic for first time in years

A BUSY Greenock street will return to two-way traffic for the first time in years.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 13:00

Mearns Centre demolition into final stages

THE site of the former Mearns Centre in Greenock will soon be completely cleared for future redevelopment.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 12:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Radio safety scheme launched for Inverclyde pubs

TOWN centre pubs are hitting the airwaves at the launch of a radio link safety scheme which starts on Friday.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 12:00 • Matt Meade

Musical show tunes hit right notes at Greenock Town Hall

CLASSIC show tunes filled Greenock Town Hall on Saturday night to help raise funds for a children’s charity.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 12:00 • David Goodwin

Anti-social behaviour in Inverclyde drops by 62 per cent in four years

ANTI-SOCIAL behaviour in Inverclyde has plummeted by nearly 62 per cent in the last four years following a series of targeted initiatives.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 12:00

Rare bird wings it to Port Glasgow

A RARE white bird believed to be a member of the egret family takes flight from the water off Port Glasgow.

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Subscribers Only 18 Sep 2014 11:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Startling rise in Inverclyde cases of deadly hepatitis C

NEW figures show a dramatic rise in the number of people in Inverclyde being diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease.

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