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POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING GREENOCK MAN

Members of the public are being asked to help in tracing a 44-year-old man who has been reported missing from the Greenock area.

Paul Dowds, who has not been seen since Friday, 17th August 2018, takes daily medication and it is believed that he may not have it in his possession.

Mr Dowds was traced on Spetember 4th. Police Scotland thanked members of the public who assisted in locating Mr Dowds.


 

HELENSBURGH BIKER KILLED IN ISLE OF MAN TT RACE

 Adam Lyon

First time competitor in the Isle of Man TT Races, Adam Lyon, from Helensburgh crashed at Casey's, just after the 28th milestone on the third lap of Monday (4/6/18) morning's race.

The 26-year-old had qualified in 24th place for the race with a fastest lap of 122.261mph, which he improved to 122.636mph on the opening lap of today’s race.

During Friday's practice session he had lapped at 123.44 mph.

Adam had written in a Facebook post ahead of the event: "It's all getting very real now but I cannot wait.

"Big thank you to everyone for the support and helping me achieve this dream."

 

Race organiser ACU Events Ltd has passed on its deepest sympathies to Adam's family and friends.

 


SERIOUS FIRE AT OLD PLAYDROME IN CLYDEBANK

Firefighters have been called to a large fire at the Playdrome in Clydebank.

The alarm was raised at 2.20 am this morning. (Weds 23/5/18)

Nine appliances attended the scene and two crews remain on site this morning dampening down the affected area.

Scottish Fire and Rescue said that there were no reports of any injuries and the cause of the blaze is not known yet.

The former leisure centre has been empty for about a year since the opening of the new Clydebank leisure centre on Queens Quay.


HARRY AND MEGHAN BECOME EARL AND COUNTESS OF DUMBARTON

The Queen has conferred the title of Earl of Dumbarton on Prince Harry, along with becoming the Duke of Sussex and Baron Kilkeel after oday's Royal Wedding. Meghan will become Her Royal Highness The Countess of Dumbarton.

YOUR Radio is proud to have been part of the campaign to have Prince Harry enobled as the Earl of Dumbarton after contacting Buckingham Palace in February of this year to suggest the restoration of the title which became extinct in 1749


THIEVES ROB ELDERLY CLYDEBANK WOMAN OF LIFE SAVINGS

Detectives in Clydebank are hunting for two men after an elderly woman was conned out of her life savings. 

Around midday on Wednesday (16/5/18) two men pretended to be workmen in order to gain access to the home of an 86 year old woman in Melfort Avenue

One man distracted the elderly lady with a story about what work needed to be done in her home, whilst the other man stole a four-figure sum of money.

The first suspect is described as in his 40/50s with white/grey hair brushed forward.  He  is around 6 ft. tall and of average build.  He was wearing a long blue sleeved top and spoke with a local accent. 

The second man is described as around 5 ft. 9 inches in height with medium dark length hair.  

Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and are checking CCTV footage and ask that anyone with information calls them on 101. 


 

 

 

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