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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 11:00 • David Goodwin

Man held Port Glasgow woman captive in home in terrifying attack

A BUCKFAST-SWILLING brute held a Port woman prisoner in her own home in a terrifying 1.30am attack — splashing vehicle fuel on her as he poured the accelerant throughout the property.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 11:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Hundreds of patients moved between wards unnecessarily at IRH

NEARLY 1,000 patients have been unnecessarily moved from ward to ward in Inverclyde Royal in just over a year, the Telegraph can reveal.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 12:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Greenock physicist joins web inventor in receiving rare honour

A DISTINGUISHED Greenock professor has joined world famous scientists like physicist Brian Cox and the inventor of the world wide web in receiving a rare award.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 15:00

Inverclyde history buffs track tenement tiles

HISTORY detectives are on a case to uncover stories lurking behind closed doors.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 15:00 • Paul John Coulter

Rangers hero Hateley supports Inverclyde swimmers

RANGERS legend Mark Hateley has swapped the pitch for the pool and thrown himself in at the deep end to support young swimmers in Inverclyde.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 15:00

Inverclyde kids wild week with exotic animals

FEARLESS youngsters came face-to-face with exotic animals as part of an October activity week.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 14:30

Ardgowan Primary pupil's card design is a Christmas cracker

CHRISTMAS came early for one Greenock schoolboy after he won the hospice’s festive card competition.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 14:00

Volunteer wins cash for Ardgowan Hospice

A TIRELESS hospice volunteer has been honoured for her work — and clinched £250 for the charity she loves.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 13:00

Lunderston Bay is given a makeover

ONE of Inverclyde’s best known beauty spots has had a makeover to leave it looking nice and tidy for everyone to enjoy.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Inverkip girl's African orphan visit

A CARING student teacher is embarking on a trip to one of the poorest areas of South Africa to help orphaned children.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 12:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Major surgery success for brave Greenock woman

A BRAVE Greenock woman who faced losing her leg has successfully come through complex surgery with a new knee.

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Subscribers Only 20 Oct 2014 11:30

Councillors clash over youth group grants

COUNCILLORS have clashed over grants to youth groups after it emerged that some have received cash handouts while others have not.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 15:00 • David Goodwin

Duo's vandals spree charge

TWO men accused of carrying out a window-smashing vandalism spree in a Greenock street are set to stand trial.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

£7M spent on roads and pavements

SPENDING on Inverclyde road and pavement repairs has more than doubled in seven years — but there are claims that not enough is being done to tackle the problem.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Woman goes pink in memory of mum

A GREENOCK woman has dyed her hair bright pink in memory of her mum who sadly lost a battle against breast cancer.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 12:15 • David Goodwin

Theft trial postponed

A GREENOCK woman accused of stealing from her grandmother has had her trial postponed by two months due to a lack of CCTV evidence.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 12:00 • Paul John Coulter

EXCLUSIVE: Ferguson's set for multi-million pound ferry order

FERGUSON’S in Port Glasgow is the frontrunner to secure a major multi-million pound Arran ferry order, the Tele can reveal.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 12:00 • Matt Meade

Amputee pushed out of wheelchair near pub

A DOUBLE leg amputee fell out of his wheelchair during a cruel assault outside a Greenock town centre pub.

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Subscribers Only 18 Oct 2014 10:00 • Paul John Coulter

Chris dares to take on charity challenge

TWO Inverclyde beauty queens have successfully challenged a senior councillor to take on a five-hour charity ‘bounceathon’.

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Subscribers Only 17 Oct 2014 13:10 • Paul John Coulter

Trip back in time with exhibition

A STUNNING collection of portraits made using techniques and equipment from the 1800s has gone on display in Greenock.

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