Caine Looking Able

If every week involves the reporting of a local winner of the National Lottery, then a trial editorship in Greenock is bound to be deemed a success.

For the last week, Anne Caine – the deputy editor at evening newspaper, the Greenock Telegraph – has been acting editor, while editor, Tom McConigley, takes on a more overall editorial responsibility for the paper, plus local weekly titles, the Clydebank Post, the Paisley Gazette, the Dumbarton Reporter, the Barrhead News and the Helensburgh Advertiser. The Greenock Telegraph, like the weeklies, is owned by Clyde & Forth Press.

Caine is to be acting editor for three months, with a view to her being made editor on a more permanent basis. And her first week in charge has coincided with a local, Port Glasgow woman scooping