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29 Sep 2014 12:25

CS spray used after disturbance at Greenock school

POLICE had to use CS spray on two children allegedly armed with weapons at a Greenock school for pupils with additional learning needs.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 15:00 • Susan Lochrie

US adventure was inspiration for Greenock teacher to start business

A GLOBETROTTING teacher is putting down roots to help children in her home town get a head start in life.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 14:30 • Susan Lochrie

Popular website names Inverkip nursery top of the class

AN INVERKIP nursery has been voted one of the best in Scotland by the hugely influential Netmums website.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 13:30 • David Goodwin

Commonwealth relay event cost Inverclyde nearly £26k

INVERCLYDE Council spent nearly £27,000 on the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay event in the district.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Nostalgic dance hall event at Port Town Hall is huge success

FANCY footwork was on display at Port Glasgow Town Hall as senior citizens enjoyed a nostalgic tea dance.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 13:00 • David Goodwin

Thief claimed to have paid for goods at Greenock store before checkout

A THIEF who stole goods from an Inverclyde store twice in the same day claimed she handed money to a staff member BEFORE reaching a checkout.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 12:00 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde is one of the happiest places in Scotland

A NEW study has named Inverclyde as one of the happiest places in Scotland — with its people and scenery voted as the reasons why.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 11:30

Three serious assaults during weekend of violence in Inverclyde

DETECTIVES are still probing two serious assaults following a weekend of violence in Inverclyde.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 11:30 • Russell Steele

Ferguson's wins £12m ordered for third CalMac ferry

FERGUSON’S has landed its first new contract since being saved from closure.

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Subscribers Only 29 Sep 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

No action taken on man suspected of Pets' Corner 'killing spree'

A POLICE probe into a savage killing spree at a popular Inverclyde petting zoo resulted in the arrest of a suspect more than a year ago — but prosecutors have not brought the case to court.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 12:30

Art experts join forces with Greenock charity for exhibition

ART experts from a Greenock charity teamed up with budding young painters to put on a colourful exhibition in Greenock.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 12:30

Skelmorlie Golf Club members are in the pink

A SEA of pink lit up Skelmorlie Golf Club as people donned fetching wigs, feather boas and fluffy hats to help cancer sufferers.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Greenock mum wins Face of Inverclyde competition

A FIRST time model from Greenock is walking tall after being named the Face of Inverclyde 2014 – on her industry debut.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 11:00

Salon's fundraising for Gourock BB group was a cut above

KIND staff and customers at a Gourock hairdressers have raised money for the 2nd Gourock Boys’ Brigade.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 10:00 • Paul John Coulter

Politicians welcome news of 500 new positions in Gourock

SENIOR political figures in Inverclyde have hailed the announcement of 500 new full-time jobs in Gourock.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 10:00 • David Goodwin

Clune Park tenants could be re-housed 'anywhere'

RESIDENTS of crime and drug-blighted Clune Park could be re-housed ‘anywhere’ in Inverclyde, the Tele can reveal.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 09:00 • David Goodwin

Clydeport convicted twice prior to Phantom tragedy

HARBOUR authority Clydeport was twice convicted in court for serious safety failures prior to the Flying Phantom tragedy, it’s emerged.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 08:30 • Matt Meade

Thug's spitting attack nearly crashed PC's car

A POLICE car almost crashed after the driver was spat at by a man handcuffed in the back seat.

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Subscribers Only 27 Sep 2014 08:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Greenock dad pays tribute to brave son Cody

A DEVASTATED dad has paid tribute to his beloved son on the first anniversary of the eight-year-old’s tragic death.

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Subscribers Only 26 Sep 2014 15:00 • Eric Baxter

Inverclyde entrepreneur presents tartan bunnet to Alex Salmond

THE Ryder Cup swings into action today at Gleneagles — and Greenock’s ‘tartan bunnet’ maker celebrated by presenting one of his hats to First Minister Alex Salmond.

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