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Wednesday September 17, 2014
08:31 GMT
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PostHeaderIcon MISSING Pensioner Found

JEAN Diffin (80) of Greenock, reported missing earlier, has been found safe and well, police confirm.

 

PostHeaderIcon GREENOCK Parkrun Report -- Week 18

IT was a misty start to the 18th Greenock parkrun beside a calm River Clyde with little scope for taking in the views o’er the water during the weekly five-kilometre run.

 

PostHeaderIcon PROJECTS Getting Help From Housing Volunteers

STAFF at housing association River Clyde Homes will be volunteering in Inverclyde neighbourhoods for the benefit of local communities.

 

PostHeaderIcon GP Practices Closing For Training

GP practices in Gourock, Greenock, Port Glasgow and Kilmacolm will be closed for staff training on the afternoon of Wednesday (17 September) from 1pm.

 

PostHeaderIcon WHINHILL Donate £1,000 From Jimmy Lang Event

 

WHINHILL Golf Club presented a cheque for £1,000 to Inverclyde Provost’s Fund.

 

PostHeaderIcon HIGH-Value Theft Of Cigarettes

POLICE are investigating theft of cigarettes worth more than £1,000 pounds from a delivery truck in Port Glasgow.

 

PostHeaderIcon TALKBACK -- Planning The Roadworks

 

PostHeaderIcon ON The Web -- New Management Team Sought For Shipbuilder Ferguson

 

PostHeaderIcon MORTON Come From Behind To Win

LOAN signing Robbie Crawford clinched the winner for Morton on his league debut.

 

PostHeaderIcon GOSPEL Hall's Mission Week

BARNARD'S Court Mission hall in  East Hamilton Street, Greenock is inviting people to join them for a series of special Gospel events next week.

 

PostHeaderIcon LABOUR Lose Control Of Council As Councillor Goes Independent

INVERCLYDE councillor Vaughan Jones has quit Labour to become an independent.

Inverclyde's Labour leader called on her to resign and fight a by-election but Councillor Jones says she will continue, stating that the only difference is her belief in Scottish independence.

 

PostHeaderIcon WORK Starting On Hospital Crossing

WORK to build a new pedestrian crossing outside Inverclyde Royal Hospital in Greenock is due to start on Monday (15 September).

 

PostHeaderIcon MAN Arrested For Alleged Robbery

A 33-YEAR-old man has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery at a house in Port Glasgow.

 

PostHeaderIcon AROUND 10,000 Have Already Voted

AROUND three-quarters of the 14,000 Inverclyde people voting by post in the independence referendum have already returned their ballot papers.

 

PostHeaderIcon CHILD Protection Course For Sports Coaches

LOCAL sports clubs can get help with their child protection measures at a course being run by Sport Inverclyde.

 

PostHeaderIcon CRIME In Brief -- Teenager Charged With Knife Possession

- GOUROCK Garage Break-In
- BOYS Start Wheely Bin Fire

 

PostHeaderIcon SCOUT Notes -- Mark Muir Challenge 2014

 

HARDY Explorer Scouts took on the Mark Muir Challenge which included climbing Ben Nevis overnight. The 6th Darroch Unit won for the second year running.

 

PostHeaderIcon PRESBYTERY Welocmes New Moderator

 

THE Rev Ritchie Gillon is the new Moderator of the Church of Scotland Presbytery of Greenock and Paisley.

 

 

PostHeaderIcon ROADWORKS Planned For Busy Roundabouts

RESURFACING work is to take place at two Greenock town centre roundabouts.

 

PostHeaderIcon PUB Outdoor Seating Refused

 

PLANNING officials have refused an application by the Cardwell Inn in Gourock for an outdoor seating area saying it would have an unacceptable impact on nearby residents.

 

PostHeaderIcon 'CONCERTED' Ice Challenge Effort By Actor

ACTOR Martin Compston endured the ice bucket challenge as he announced a major benefit concert in aid of Ardgowan Hospice.

 

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