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Teenager arrested over Greenock attempted murder

A teenager has been arrested and charged over an alleged attempted murder in Greenock.

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The man was stabbed while walking with two female friends in Greenock. Picture: Thomas Nugent/Geograph

Man stabbed in front of two female friends in Greenock

A man is in a serious condition in hospital in Greenock after he was stabbed while walking with two female friends.

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The victim was in Union Street, Greenock, when he was attacked with a large bladed weapon. Picture: Google

Man critical after ‘shocking’ daylight murder bid in Greenock

A man has been attacked with a weapon in a “shocking” daylight murder attempt, police said.

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HMP Greenock is one of oldest prisons in Scotland dating from 1910.  Picture: SWNS

‘Unacceptable’ damp puts 17 prison cells out of action

One of Scotland’s oldest prisons has been forced to put 17 of its cells out of use due to “unacceptable” levels of dampness within them.

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The First Minister wrote to police constables Laura Sayer, 39, and Kenny MacKenzie, 43, to thank them for their service and dedication. Picture:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

First Minister sends letter of thanks to injured police officers

Nicola Sturgeon has written to two police officers seriously injured in an alleged attack in Inverclyde.

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PC Laura Sayer, 39, was one of two officers stabbed at a house in Gateside Gardens, Greenock. Picture: Police Scotland

Two police officers named after being stabbed in Greenock

Two police officers in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Greenock have been named.

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Elderly woman injured in Greenock ‘robbery’

Elderly woman injured in Greenock ‘robbery’

A man has been arrested after an alleged robbery left an elderly woman seriously injured.

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A swan had to be put down after being pelted with rocks. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/ JP License

Swan dies after being pelted with rocks in Greenock

Police are investigating after a swan was killed after being pelted with rocks.

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Tributes have poured in for the award winning photo-journalist and underwater photographer. Picture:  JUSTIN SPITTLE

Tributes paid to talented photographer who died in tragic diving accident

Tributes have been paid to a talented underwater photographer who died following a tragic diving accident off the west coast of Scotland.

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Police seal off the scene of the incident in Greenock. Picture: SWNS

Man charged after Greenock death

A man has been charged after another man died following an alleged altercation in Greenock.

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Police have closed off the road while forensic officers investigate. Picture: John Devlin

Man dies after ‘fight’ near Tesco petrol station in Greenock

Two people have been arrested after the death of a man in Greenock.

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Cross Shore Street in Greenock. Picture; Google

Teen seriously injured outside Greenock nightclub

A teenager has been left seriously injured after an attempted murder outside a nightclub.

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Greenock Ocean Terminal expects to double the number of containers it handles by 2021. Picture: Contributed

Greenock container terminal buoyed by Liverpool launch

Scotland’s deepest container terminal expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the opening of a “sister” facility south of the Border.

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Andy with partner Clare Linning and children Hannah, 22, and Darren, 14. Picture: Contributed

Firefighters rally in support of injured colleague

A FIREFIGHTER who sustained life-changing injuries when a wall collapsed on him whilst tackling a blaze last year will be the focus of fundraising efforts by the Firefighters 100 Lottery this January.

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The Big Yellow Kettle in Gourock. Picture; Google.

What happened to Gourock’s ‘infamous’ Big Yellow Kettle?

The Glasgow Garden Festival in 1988 is remembered fondly by many with creations designed specifically for the occasion, however, in Inverclyde, there was one that divided opinion.

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McGill's saw its profits accelerate by 12.5% last year. Picture: Contributed

McGill’s Buses drives profits and turnover higher

Greenock-based McGill’s Buses has accelerated profit and turnover in its latest annual results, saying this came despite challenges including bad weather denting passenger numbers.

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Tommy the Clown is ticked off my the killer clown craze.

Charity clown Tommy Armstrong: killer clown craze a disgrace

A pensioner who dresses as a clown for charity has branded the pranksters behind the killer clown craze a “disgrace” and called for them to be “locked up”.

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Last Scottish turbine ship to be repainted as restoration gets underway

Queen Mary, the last remaining Scottish-built turbine ship, has won a re-paint sponsorship after entering dry dock in Greenock for restoration work.
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Young man dies after disturbance in Greenock. Picture: John Devlin

23-year old dies after disturbance in Greenock

A YOUNG man has died following a disturbance outside a block of flats in Greenock.

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BPI has agreed to a takeover offer from rival packaging group RPC. Picture: Chris Clark

Packaging group BPI agrees to £261m takeover

British Polythene Industries (BPI), the Greenock-based packaging firm, has agreed to a £261 million takeover offer from rival RPC.

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