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11 JanuaryMan Charged After Police Officer Injured At Langbank | The Gazette

7 JanuaryLatest Completion Date For Long-Delayed CalMac Ferry Is ‘Challenging’ | The Scotsman

7 JanuaryEasdales Consider Suing Council Over IBM Site Planning Application | The National

18 DecemberPensioners With Combined Age Of 175 Set To Marry | STV

7 December BP Bosses Visit Ferguson Marine Yard, Port Glasgow, Over Potential Wind Farm Ships | Energy Voice

24 NovemberProbe After £10,000 Pandemic Grant Given To Campaigning Group Yes Inverclyde | Scottish Sun

23 NovemberGreenock Pub Boss Found Dead | Scottish Sun

5 NovemberTeenager To Stand Trial Accused Of Killing Young Dancer By Supplying Drug | Daily Record

7 OctoberInverclyde Councillor Allegedly Charged After Disturbance | The National

20 SeptemberM8 Crash Victims Named Locally | Daily Record

19 SeptemberOrange Lodge Release Statement After Port Glasgow Member Dies During City Procession | Daily Record

9 SeptemberGreenock Delivery Driver Had £32,000 Drug Haul Stashed In Garden | Daily Record

8 SeptemberTributes Following Death Of Lawyer | Daily Record

1 September Greenock Author Catherine MacPhail Dies l HeraldScotland

27 AugustClosing Date Set For Mariners’ Home Sale | Project Scotland

6 August Ambulance Battles Through A8 Greenock Flash Flood | BBC

29 JulyGovernment ‘Faces Stark Choices’ Over Greenock Prison | BBC

24 July Greenock Actor Is Scotland’s Justin Bieber’ Says Co-Star | BBC

21 July Easdale Brothers Invest More Than £10Million In Their Latest Bus Company Acquisition I Dundee Evening Telegraph

5 JulyPort Glasgow Delivery Driver Made Up Armed Robbery Story | Glasgow Live

29 JuneMorton Unveil New Kit And Announce New Sponsors |

28 June‘Detailed Case’ To Be Presented For Sugar Sheds Slavery Museum | Sunday Post

25 June Catamaran Designs Considered For New Dunoon And Kilcreggan Ferries | Lochside Press

8 JuneMassive Cruise Ship’s Greenock Visit Cancelled Because Of Scotland’s Covid Restrictions | BBC

1 JuneTributes To 23-Year-Old Who Fell 50ft To His Death In Glasgow | Glasgow Live

25 May — Ferry’s Return To Service Delayed Again | BBC

23 MayClyde Flotilla In Aid Of Lifeboats | Sunday Post

20 MaySpate Of Deaths In Inverclyde May Be Linked To Drug Use | BBC

18 MayHawaii Officials Seek Bids To Dispose Of Historic Port Glasgow-Built Ship | Honolulu Star Advertiser

13 MayArchitect Appeals Over Refusal For Garden Room He’d Already Built | Daily Mail

1 MayFerguson Shipyard, Port Glasgow, Made £100Million Loss After Being Nationalised | BBC

30 April Jobs Saved As Law Firm Rescued From Administration | BBC

28 AprilGreenock Man In Police ‘Boat Chase’ On Clyde | Glasgow Times

31 MarchFerries Delayed Again Amid Recruitment Struggles | BBC

13 MarchTribute Following Death Of Former BBC Football Commentator Alastair Alexander | BBC

11 MarchCovid Shutdowns Add £4.3Million To Over-Budget Ferry Costs | BBC

2 MarchCruise Ships Marco Polo And Magellan Sent For Scrap | BBC

(Marco Polo, below, and Magellan, above, both called at Greenock Ocean Terminal in recent years)

17 February Greenock’s Easdale Brothers: The Scrapyard School Dropouts With A Business Empire Worth £750Million | This Is

12 February Wemyss Bay Post Office Closure ‘Put On Hold’ | Better Retailing

27 JanuaryDavid Hopkin On ‘Final Straw’ At Morton | BBC

25 January — Man Raped Teenage Girl At Station Days After Prison Release | STV

9 JanuaryStaff At Greenock Tesco Devastated After Covid Deaths Of Two Colleagues | BBC

30 DecemberGreenock Bar Linked To Coronavirus Cases | Scottish Sun

9 December‘Catastrophic’ Failings Over Ferguson Ferry ‘Fiasco’ | BBC

3 DecemberGreenock Morton v Hearts: The 33-Year Wait | Edinburgh Evening News

2 DecemberResearch Vessel’s Crew Taken To Shore After Clyde WW2 Mine Find | BBC

25 November Man Jailed For Repeatedly Stabbing Teenager In Port Glasgow Town Centre | STV

21 NovemberCaledonian Maritime Assets Ltd Aiming For 19 New Ferries Over Next Decade | The Scotsman

13 NovemberInverclyde ‘Not Part Of Level Four Lockdown Talks’ | BBC

19 OctoberStill Game Star Working As Support Teacher At Inverclyde Additional Needs School | Sunday Post

16 OctoberGourock Landlord Fined For Keeping Tenant’s Deposit In Tin At Mother’s House | Scottish Housing News

12 OctoberNew Clydeport Boss Says “We Are Looking At Building ‘Proper Boats’ At Inchgreen” | HeraldScotland

1 OctoberClyde Whale Herding Attempt Prompted By Navy Exercise | BBC

24 September Bridges Or Tunnels Across Clyde Among Bypass Options For Rest And Be Thankful Landslip Hotspot | The Scotsman

18 September Creditors Learn How Much They Will Lose In Port Glasgow Shipyard Failure |

7 September Current Levels Of Coronavirus Infection “Significantly Lower” In Inverclyde | BBC

31 August Should Greenock’s ‘Sugar Shed’ Become Scotland’s Museum Of Slavery? | BBC

25 August Pandemic Adds £3.3Million To Cost Of Ferries | BBC

| Previous story about the ferries on Inverclyde Now

17 AugustThe Industrial Giant That Became Scotland’s Covid Capital | BBC

29 JulyCoronavirus Cluster Linked To Inverclyde Pharmacy | BBC

29 JulyAmazon, Gourock, Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus | Glasgow Live

27 JulyMan Who Stabbed Greenock Housing Worker Given Life Sentence | Radio Clyde

20 July Inverclyde Designer Works On New Brand And Typeface For Rangers Football Club | Creative Inverclyde

16 July‘Unexplained’ Death Of 14-Year-old Port Glasgow Dance Student | The Scotsman

14 July Morton Chairman On ‘New Chapter’ For The Club |

12 July MSP Says Firms Linked To Slavery Should Help Pay For A Human Rights Museum In Greenock | Sunday Post

4 JulyMorton Winger Signs For Gloucestershire League Two Side | BBC

24 JunePort Glasgow Man Convicted Of Killing Woman Wins Appeal | BBC

10 June Investigation Over ‘Lockdown Office Parties’ At Greenock Job Centre | STV

5 JuneMorton Expect October Championship Start And Streamed Games | BBC

2 June Pilot Of Motorised Paraglider Killed In Crash On Inverclyde Hillside I BBC

27 May Former Greenockian Marks 100th Birthday In Locked-down Care Home | Milton Keynes Citizen

24 May Death Of Former Morton Chairman |

13 May — Dad-Of-Three Deliberately Hit Man With Van In Greenock Attack | Radio Clyde

11 May Torpedoed Wreck Of Port Glasgow-Built Ship Found Off Australian Coast | Great Lakes Advocate

8 May Date Confirmed For Takeover Of Gourock/Kilcreggan Ferry By CalMac | Lochside Press

7 MayInverclyde Community Rallies Round In Face Of Pandemic | The Guardian

4 MayGourock Neighbours Stage ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ Umbrella Flash Mob In Street | STV

28 April — Socially-Distancing Mourners Line Streets To Pay Tribute To Notre Dame Teacher | Scottish Sun

22 AprilLondon-based Doctor From Greenock ‘Just Happy To Get Back To Work’ After Coronavirus | BBC

14 April Pupils Find Safe Way To Honour Inverclyde Teacher | BBC

8 AprilDistrict Nurse From Inverclyde Is First NHS Worker In Scotland To Die From Coronavirus | STV

3 April — Coronavirus — Brother Of Greenock Man Who Died Tells Of ‘Family’s Nightmare’ | BBC

26 March — Greenock Grandfather Dies After Contracting Coronavirus |

11 MarchFerguson Marine Shipyard Was ‘Master Of Its Own Demise’, MSPs Told | BBC

25 FebruaryJune Date For CalMac To Take Over Kilcreggan Ferry | Lochside Press

6 February Man Who Attempted To Murder Woman In Greenock Street Attack Is Jailed For 11 Years | BBC

5 FebruaryCaledonian MacBrayne ‘Did Not Want Troubled Ferry Design’ | BBC

1 FebruaryPort Glasgow Man Admits City Centre Attack With Golf Club | Radio Clyde

31 JanuaryBusinessman And Former Morton Chairman Douglas Rae Leaves Fortune In His Will | The Scotsman

28 January Greenock Man Jailed For Life For Killing Best Friend With Dumbbell | BBC

9 January Independent Inquiry Into Life Of Murder Victim Margaret Fleming | BBC

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