― RJG (RJG), Tuesday, 14 March 2006 11:03 (fourteen years ago) link, ― the kit! The remaining space was handed over to Greenock Corporation in 1914 as a public park. Graham (evoking his childhood) and Douglas Dunn. It was a lot more like Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch. , The Clyde Torpedo Factory opened in 1910, with 700 workers transferred from the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. 240 staff of the former Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service were transferred to Serco Denholm under a 15-year £1bn PFI contract awarded in December 2007. The majority of routes are run by McGill's Bus Services. In the 1850s, the council started buying up all the property on the projected Municipal Building site, but the council did not anticipate it would run into problems when attempting to negotiate with a certain Robert Cowan, one of the owners of the firm of Cowan & Lawrie that operated a shop on a corner site in Cathcart Square. A large building housing a drapery business constructed on Cowan's property at the corner of the Municipal Buildings was badly damaged and was demolished, leaving the blank brick corner area still known as "Cowan's Corner". In 1992 it was covered and enclosed as an 85-unit centre by Covell Matthews for then-clients Ossory Road Estates as The Oak Mall (in administration as of 21 November 2013). Greenock and Inverclyde remains a Scottish Parliament constituency. “Not HIV but full blown AIDS!” ~ I always wonder why in 2019 - the century of 4k 200hz Video - all 'mystery' videos seem to be taken with a Sony Ericsson k800i. Fort Matilda was completed in 1818 and was sporadically modified over the century. Greenock's most significant transportation connection is the Container Terminal (see above). Ship repair work continues at the Garvel Drydock in Greenock's Great Harbour. "Hoax" or not, that does appear to be a real human being putting a real-ass dead rat in their mouth. He has no idea of the proper way for cats to behave. Greenock has featured as the backdrop to several films: the television films Just a Boys' Game (1979), Down Where The Buffalo Go (1988) and Down Among the Big Boys (1993) and the cinema films Sweet Sixteen (2002), Dear Frankie (2004) and Badla (2019).  - Mick. Karen and Georgia recount hometown tales including Sonoma's Ramon Salcido, Mexican wrestler La Dama del Silencio, The Catman Of Greenock, and more! The thumbs up kind of gives it away. Fort Matilda was adapted for various purposes, eventually becoming the Navy Buildings which housed a main Her Majesty's Coastguard centre until it closed in December 2012, as well as a Royal Naval Reserve establishment, HMS Dalriada. Fraslet 17:53, 5 June 2007 (UTC), It's back again, and it's absolutely terrible. Greenock is located at the end of the A8 road/M8 motorway which begins in Edinburgh. A ninth station, located at the former IBM complex, is currently mothballed pending redevelopment of the site. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section. If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with, If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with, This page was last edited on 19 May 2020, at 15:29. Press J to jump to the feed. In the early 17th century, the first pier was built in Greenock. He said: "Like everyone else in Greenock I'd heard all about Catman. damn i couldnt get the strikethrough line on leave. I'm 33 now, he would surely be dead. In the digital footage - shot in day-time on barren wasteland - the filthy figure of Catman is shown on the floor as a youth tells him: "I've nae food for ya. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Submissions should outline a mystery and provide a link to a more detailed review of the case such as a Wiki article or news report. They held the first Burns Supper on what they thought was his birthday on 29 January 1802, but in 1803 discovered from the Ayr parish records that the correct date was 25 January 1759.. Sanmina, another electronics company, took over much of the IBM installation but moved 370 jobs to Hungary in 2006. A bucolic fishing town just 25 miles west of Glasgow, Scotland, Greenock is known as a comfortable and beautiful place to visit. This is got to be fake. The name is also recalled in a local song (The Green Oak Tree). He has been taken in by social services before for mental illness but he was deemed uncurable and was released. The Finnart Campus of the local college was until 2014 known as the James Watt College. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 23:39, 21 May 2014 (UTC), No mention of the roman road or ruins behind the town near Loch Thom? I gather from the editing and edit summaries of @Dave souza that he is unhappy diminishing the opinion of R. M. Smith, on the basis that he produced a history of Greenock in the 1920s. Spango Valley is located to the west of the town. Arran View, Bogston, Bow Farm, Braeside, Branchton, Bridgend, Broomhill, Cartsburn, Cornhaddock, Fancy Farm, Fort Matilda, Gibshill, Greenock West, Grieve Hill, Hole Farm, Larkfield, Lyle Hill, Lynedoch, Overton, Pennyfern, Strone, Strone Farm and Whinhill. The Greenock Social Work department even took notice of the video, telling the local papers that they’d sent one of their case workers out searching for him, though they wound up empty handed. ― Affectian (Affectian), Wednesday, 22 March 2006 17:40 (fourteen years ago) link, http://www.yams.34sp.com/gallery_files/bob_crisp_bag2.jpg, ― Rumpie (lil drummer girl parumpumpumpu), Wednesday, 22 March 2006 18:20 (fourteen years ago) link, ― RJG (RJG), Wednesday, 22 March 2006 18:23 (fourteen years ago) link. From 1774 the dredging of the River Clyde increasingly allowed ships to take merchandise directly to Glasgow, but merchants continued to use Greenock harbour.  The railway bought Wester Greenock castle and its extension, the Mansion House, and demolished them before constructing the tunnel immediately west of Greenock Central station, running under the castle grounds which now form Well Park..