SCOTLAND'S Blood Transfusion Service is increasing the number of donating sessions it holds in Greenock and Gourock. | Click for details
POLICE were called to a report of a stand-up fight involving two men in Cathcart Square, Greenock just after midnight. A 43-year-old man suffered cuts to his head and needed hospital treatment. A 26-year-old man was arrested for alleged serious assault.
JAX Snax have applied to operate a mobile hot and cold food unit at James Watt Dock Marina, Greenock, at the east side near the entry road, between 8am to 8pm, Mondays to Sundays.
A FREE family fun day during the school holidays is being held at Wellpark Mid Kirk, Cathcart Square, Greenock on Wednesday 5 April from 2 to 4.30pm. Attractions will include games, arts and crafts, face-painting and a popcorn machine.
INVERCLYDE Academy pupils enjoyed residential weekends of study together with their subject teachers at Benmore Outdoor Centre, near Dunoon. | Click for more
INVERCLYDE'S countryside is again set to double for the scenery of the UK's northernmost islands as filming for a new series of the BBC drama Shetland gets underway. | Click for more
A TAIZE-style service is being held in Westburn Church, Nelson Street, Greenock later this month. | Click for details
NEIGHBOURS of what was Greenock's controversial Yellow House have appealed against a decisions ordering them to repaint part of their property that had a £1,230 cream and green makeover. | Click for more
A HIGH-value Volkswagen car was stolen overnight from a property in Port Glasgow. | Click for more
A ROUND-UP of news from local Scout groups | Click for more
GREENOCK Philharmonic Society hold their spring concert on Saturday 25 March. | Click for details
A LARGE amount of camping and climbing gear -- including knives and machetes -- has been stolen from a garden shed that was broken into two nights in a row. | Click for more
SIXTEEN members of Port Glasgow Otters Swim Team travelled to Wishaw to take part in the Clyde Valley Beavers annual gala. | Click for more
THE three 2006 teams from St Andrew's BC were in action at the weekend. | Click for match reports
DEMOLITION of the former Firth Hotel, Gourock is due to take place early next month, paving the way for a residential development. | Click for more
GOUROCK Golf Club have applied for permission to build an indoor training facility with two golf practice bays . The proposal is pending assessment by Inverclyde Council planning officials.
THE Bowling Section of the Ardgowan Club are holding their annual coffee morning on Saturday (18 March) in the clubhouse, Ardgowan Square, Greenock from 10am. Tickets cost £2 and can be purchased at the door.
INVERCLYDE residents are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in the council elections on 4 May. | Click for details
THE Parish Players of Old Gourock and Ashton Church present Musical Maestros, an evening of comedy drama and musical review, each night from Tuesday 28 March till Thursday 30 March in the church hall, Binnie Street, Gourock. Tickets are available by phoning 01475 713406.
HITTING the 50-parkrun landmark at Greenock on Saturday was Eileen Stevenson, crossing the finish line full of smiles. | Click for report
MATCH report from Port Glasgow Boys'' Club 2008s who were up against a Morton Community side. | Click for more