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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 11:00

Morton chairman's home goes up in flames

A MAJOR fire has ripped through the £500,000-plus home of Morton chairman and Greenock businessman Douglas Rae.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 11:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Port councillor branded a ‘Nazi’ on campaign trail

A PORT councillor has told how he was branded a NAZI as he handed out leaflets for the Yes Scotland campaign.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 12:00 • Matt Meade

Postman calls Inverclyde's Provost a ‘traitor’

INVERCLYDE’S Provost says he was called a ‘traitor’ by a postman while he campaigned for a No vote in Gourock.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 15:00 • Rosemary Lowne

Tele helps punter win betting battle over Germany World Cup win

A PUNTER who had blasted a Greenock bookmaker’s for not honouring his World Cup bet is now celebrating a goal-den moment — all thanks to the Tele.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 14:30 • Lorraine Tinney

Top talent on display at Beacon drama workshops

STAGE stars of the future have been honing their skills at drama workshops held at the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 14:00

Port Boys’ Brigade band hit the right note at Games

A PORT Boys’ Brigade band flew the flag for Inverclyde by performing at the Commonwealth Games.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 13:00

Grosvenor rink clinched hospice charity trophy

THE Greenock and District Bowling Association held their annual game for the hospice trophy.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 13:00 • Matt Meade

Children and adults from Inverclyde enjoy first ever folk festival

BRIGHT new talents soundtracked the sunshine at Royal Gourock Yacht Club last week.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 13:00 • Eric Baxter

Post Office denies Port branch ‘runs out of money’

PORT Glasgow’s town centre post office is at the centre of disputed claims that it runs out of money.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 12:00 • Matt Meade

Gourock man tells of panic as fire rips through top-floor flat

A GOUROCK resident has told how panic broke out in his street as a fierce fire ripped through a top-floor flat.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 12:00 • Eric Baxter

Cigna building sold in £3m deal

ONE of Greenock’s biggest office buildings has changed hands for several million pounds.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 11:30

Car crashes into Greenock shop

THIS was the scene after a car smashed into the Spar shop on South Street last night.

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Subscribers Only 30 Jul 2014 11:30

Greenock murder inquiry moves into fourth day

THE Stephen McGowan murder inquiry has moved into its fourth day.

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30 Jul 2014 10:00

Vote in our pets contest

NOW you have seen all the entrants in our fantastic Pets Factor competition it is time to start voting for your favourite.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jul 2014 15:00 • Matt Meade

Greenock swimmer to complete 1,000 pool lengths for brother-in-law

A GREENOCK swimmer will push his body to the limit for his brother-in-law in a bid to complete an incredible 1,000 pool lengths for charity.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jul 2014 14:30 • Rosemary Lowne

Aspiring actor takes centre stage at Games event

AN ASPIRING young actor took centrestage in front of 40,000 spectators and millions of TV viewers at the action-packed Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jul 2014 14:00

All Saints kids get in on act with theatre group

A LEADING Scottish theatre company hand-picked a Greenock school to star in their new promotional video at a special one-off show.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jul 2014 13:00 • Paul John Coulter

Fury over ‘dumping ground’ in Greenock estate

FRESH safety fears have been sparked as the neglected site of a former housing estate in Greenock becomes a dangerous dumping ground.

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

Greenock man to join partner on charity cycle through three countries

AN INSPIRATIONAL Greenock man who was given the last rites as a baby is gearing up for a 750-mile cycle through three countries in just nine days.

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Subscribers Only 29 Jul 2014 12:00

Aircraft carrier makes way down Clyde

A MASSIVE, 8,000 tonne section which will make up part of the second of the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers edged its way down the Clyde yesterday.

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