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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 11:00 • David Goodwin

Oak Mall bosses’ bid to block Port retail park

BOSSES at the struggling Oak Mall want a near 200,000 sq ft expansion of Port Glasgow’s retail park stopped in its tracks — claiming that it will sound the death knell for Greenock town centre.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 11:30 • Eric Baxter

Fear that floods may drive Inverclyde businesses away

MORE co-ordinated action is needed to prevent the possibility of businesses being driven away from Inverclyde by the fear of floods, it was claimed today.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Greenock man charged with abusing firefighters who saved his life

A GREENOCK man has been charged with breach of the peace after allegedly abusing emergency services who had just saved his life.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 15:00

Pressure checks at stroke awareness event

THIRTY staff at a Greenock housing association had their blood pressure checked as part of a stroke awareness initiative.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 15:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Port girl to compete for Scotland in wrestling championship

A PRETTY Port wrestler hopes to leave her opponents on the ropes this weekend during a major bout in France.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 14:30 • David Goodwin

Man bombarded with calls from her ex

AN ABUSIVE lout who bombarded his ex-partner with more than THIRTY phone calls in a single afternoon is facing a jail sentence.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 14:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Chair of review body says he likes Greenock's ‘yellow house’

THE chair of the body which ordered the owners of Greenock’s ‘yellow house’ to repaint it has revealed that he LIKES the look of the Esplanade property.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Greenock debaters' group members showcase their artwork

A CHATTY group talked their way into art lessons and showcased their work at an open day.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 12:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock student speaks out on her self-harm battle in bid to help others

A BRAVE Greenock teenager has broken her silence on her hidden self-harm battle in a brave bid to help other sufferers.

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Subscribers Only 26 Feb 2015 12:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Forty not out for Port Glasgow's Old Men’s Club

MEMBERS of the Old Men’s Club in Port Glasgow have marked its 40th anniversary — with the help of some young friends.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 15:00 • Paul John Coulter

Whinhill pupils create 3D models of Scottish landmarks

MODEL behaviour is being displayed at a Greenock school — after skilful students created superb 3D replicas of Scottish landmarks.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 14:00 • David Goodwin

Woman’s mobility car was booted by stepson

A GREENOCK lout with a conviction to match every one of his 22 years is behind bars today after booting his stepmother’s mobility car during a foul-mouthed rage.

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25 Feb 2015 13:30 • Lorraine Tinney

£3.8m Port revamp set to begin

AN ambitious £3.8 million refurbishment programme to upgrade homes in Port Glasgow is due to start in May.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 13:00 • Lorraine Tinney

Wellpark Nursery youngsters are in good health

TOTS got stuck in and ran about as part of a special week of healthy activities.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 12:30 • Paul John Coulter

Labour MP ‘amazed’ at SNP refusal to Greenock Town Hall debate

A FRESH challenge has been issued to Inverclyde’s SNP general election candidate to take part in a public debate — this time by his Labour rival.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 12:00 • Paul John Coulter

£3k tools thieves drank wine on Gourock site

BRAZEN thieves broke into a Gourock building site and stole tools worth thousands of pounds — but only after sitting down with the heaters on to enjoy a bottle of WINE first.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 11:30

Pregnant woman taken to hospital after Greenock crash

A HEAVILY pregnant woman and a taxi driver had to be taken to hospital following a crash in Greenock yesterday.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 11:00 • Paul John Coulter

Port driver ‘lucky to survive’ horror lorry smash

A LORRY driver from Port Glasgow is lucky to be alive after being involved in an horrific head-on smash.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 09:30 • Eric Baxter

Parking permits set for Greenock town centre

PARKING permits are likely to be introduced for Greenock town centre residents if councillors approve new proposals — and changes will also be made at car parks.

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Subscribers Only 25 Feb 2015 09:20

Greenock businessman James Easdale quits Ibrox board

GREENOCK businessman James Easdale has quit the board at Rangers.

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