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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 08:00 • Matt Meade

Sheriff refers to Pistorius trial in Greenock couple's domestic dispute hearing

A SHERIFF shocked a courtroom by referring to the Oscar Pistorius trial upon hearing about a Greenock couple’s domestic dispute.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 10:30 • Paul John Coulter

Iconic Port tenement row will finally be demolished

A ROW of iconic Port Glasgow tenement buildings will finally be torn down next month, it has been announced.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 10:00 • David Goodwin

Inverclyde MP’s controversial claim over independence polls

INVERCLYDE’S MP has dismissed reports suggesting that Yes Scotland is gaining ground on the pro-union Better Together referendum campaign.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:30 • Matt Meade

OAP claims pothole-ridden car park ruins Lunderston Bay scenery

A GOUROCK pensioner says a popular Inverclyde visitor spot is being spoiled by a pothole ridden car park and an overall lack of maintenance.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:30 • Matt Meade

Gourock girl's generous Easter gift to needy families

CHILDREN from needy families will get a seasonal chocolate treat — after a kind-hearted school pupil hatched a plan for an Easter-egg giveaway.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 09:00

Tributes paid to Inverclyde pharmacist

A POPULAR Inverclyde pharmacist has passed away at the age of 82 after a long illness.

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Subscribers Only 19 Apr 2014 08:30

Elaine trial hears of ‘horrible coincidence’

THE Elaine Doyle murder trial has heard of a ‘horrible coincidence’ which meant that no one noticed the tragic teenager had not come home on the night of her death.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 15:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Man triumphs in Greenock cafe's godzilla burger challenge

A GREENOCK offshore worker has conquered the famous Greenock godzilla burger — but says he felt like crying after devouring it.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 14:00

Kilmacolm volunteers use flower power

DETERMINED village volunteers are using flower power to brighten up Kilmacolm.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00

News in brief: Friday 18 April

A round-up of news from across the area...

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Green for go at Lady Alice Bowling Club

IT was green for go at Lady Alice Bowling Club as members gathered for its open day.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00 • David Goodwin

Councillor increase in Inverclyde rejected

A PROPOSAL to increase the number of Inverclyde councillors from 20 to 22 at the next local government elections has been unanimously rejected.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 13:00

Eggs-cellent hats display from Greenock nursery kids

EASTER excitement reached fever pitch at a local nursery as the little ones took part in a bonnet competition.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 12:30 • Eric Baxter

No-one is found for £75k RI role role

THE body charged with regenerating Inverclyde has failed to find a new boss to spearhead an ambitious plan which kicked off at the start of this month.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 12:00

Andy Goram special guest for Wemyss Bay charity event

A CHARITY effort at the Wemyss Bay Station Bar was in safe hands as the pub welcomed a special guest.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 11:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Jobs lost as Greenock shop closes

FOUR jobs have been lost following the closure of a Greenock town centre shop.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Travellers pitch up at Port's multi-million pound retail park

TRAVELLERS have arrived back in Port Glasgow — camped out at the town’s brand new multi-million pound retail park.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 11:30 • Paul John Coulter

Inverclyde is second worst in UK for life expectancy

LIFE expectancy figures for Inverclyde are the second-worst in the UK, bleak new government statistics have revealed.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 11:30

Prisoners evacuated after fire breaks out at Greenock jail

PRISONERS were evacuated from Greenock jail after fire broke out in a cell last night.

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Subscribers Only 18 Apr 2014 11:00

Elaine’s brother: I did not kill her

THE brother of Elaine Doyle was yesterday forced to deny courtroom suggestions that he was the person who had killed the teenager.

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