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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 08:00 • David Goodwin

Lout hit out at Gourock pub workers

A VIOLENT lout sparked a ‘panic button’ alert in a Gourock pub after persistently pestering three women and making them ‘feel uncomfortable’.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 08:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Port yard’s ferry order decision delayed until after election

FERGUSON’S in Port Glasgow will have to sweat it out until after May’s general election to see if it has secured a multi-million pound Arran ferry order.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 08:30 • Paul John Coulter

Labour candidate confirms he will be at Greenock Town Hall debate

PRESSURE is mounting on Inverclyde’s SNP general election candidate to take part in a public debate after Labour’s challenger threw his hat in the ring.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 08:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Plans to improve access at Greenock visitor spots shelved

A LOCAL charity says it is ‘disappointing’ that plans to improve disabled access at two popular visitor attractions have been shelved.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 10:30

Mini programmers impress at Port school

BUDDING computer software engineers are being put through their paces at a Port Glasgow primary school.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 10:00

Moorfoot pupils are top of the crops

THESE green-fingered Gourock children are digging deep in their school garden.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 10:00

MP backs Port Glasgow youth employment project

A YOUTH employment project in Port Glasgow has received the backing of Inverclyde’s MP.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 09:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Inverkip minister writes lyrics for global musical

AN INVERKIP minister is set for global stardom after producing lyrics for a massive international musical.

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Subscribers Only 28 Mar 2015 09:00

Alan's mohawk hairdo raises £2,500 for Ardgowan Hospice

AN oil worker sported a mohawk hairdo for a year, raising smiles and £2,500 for the hospice.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 15:00 • Paul John Coulter

Richard Wilson's Beacon theatre hopes

TV legend Richard Wilson has enjoyed a glittering career on screen and on stage but still has one burning desire — to watch a show back home in Greenock.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 14:00

Port pedal pushers back bicycling

A GROUP of Port schoolgirls are using pedal power to push for a greener society.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 14:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Pirate fighter’s marathon aim for Ardgowan Hospice

A MARINE who played a key role in thwarting pirates is now gearing up for a challenge on land — running the London Marathon.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 13:30

Rush hour car crash in Greenock's west end

POLICE were called to an accident in Greenock’s west end yesterday morning.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde youngsters learn lesson in football

MORTON manager Jim Duffy went back to school to cast his eye over the next generation of football stars as he kicked off the club’s Easter coaching camps for youngsters.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 13:00

Plans to secure Port shipyard’s future

THE UK Government is being lobbied to send orders to Ferguson’s shipyard in Port Glasgow.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 13:00 • Eric Baxter

Funding row over Inverclyde schools

TWO local SNP politicians were accused today of ‘scoring an own goal’ for criticising the way the huge redevelopment programme of Inverclyde’s schools has been funded.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 12:30 • Lorraine Tinney

£375k coastal walk by Inverclyde landmarks is unveiled

A PIONEERING £375,000 coastal walk to promote Inverclyde’s heritage has been officially opened.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Eric Baxter

Russia thanks Greenock war hero

A GREENOCK veteran of wartime Arctic Convoys has received another prestigious award for helping to save Russia from the Nazis.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 11:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Woman detained after disturbance in Greenock street

A LARGE police presence swept into a Greenock street last night as a two hour disturbance unfolded.

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Subscribers Only 27 Mar 2015 11:00 • David Goodwin

Crash driver who caused his friend’s death weeps in court

THE distraught young man who caused the tragic death of crash victim Alexander Campbell openly wept yesterday as he and his friend’s grief-stricken family had to relive the catastrophic event in a packed courtroom.

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