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Greenock Telegraph
Pilot scheme proves popular with Inverclyde firmson the autistic spectrum. This was funded by the Scottish Government, to work
Pilot scheme proves popular with Inverclyde firms
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
on the autistic spectrum. This was funded by the Scottish Government, to work in the Inverclyde area in partnership with Inverclyde Council, The Trust, West College Scotland and Skills Development Scotland. West Coast Cinemas took on apprentice... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gang of teenagers wage campaign of terror on Greenock streetsbehaviour reported to us in the Broomhill area over the last couple of months.
Gang of teenagers wage campaign of terror on Greenock streets
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
behaviour reported to us in the Broomhill area over the last couple of months. “We are working with River Clyde Homes and Inverclyde Council social protection team including the community wardens to identify those involved and take every step to... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Gang of teenagers terrorise part of Greenockbehaviour reported to us in the Broomhill area over the last couple of months.
Gang of teenagers terrorise part of Greenock
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
behaviour reported to us in the Broomhill area over the last couple of months. “We are working with River Clyde Homes and Inverclyde Council social protection team including the community wardens to identify those involved and take every step to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Second council asks parents to prove their children are Catholicwill have to prove their children are baptised Catholics in future if they want
Second council asks parents to prove their children are Catholic
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
will have to prove their children are baptised Catholics in future if they want to attend a popular denominational school. Inverclyde Council is considering a shake-up of the rules on school entry to protect places for Catholic families who want to... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
£45,000 spend to create new councillor rolesat the end of this month – in plenty of time for next year’s council elections.
£45,000 spend to create new councillor roles
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
at the end of this month – in plenty of time for next year’s council elections. It comes despite strong opposition from Inverclyde Council and the majority of councillors. Much of the resistance is due to the added financial burden on the local... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Talented Port pupil selected to train with Team GB skiing coacheswith them in the British Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham tomorrow. Mich
Talented Port pupil selected to train with Team GB skiing coaches
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
with them in the British Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham tomorrow. Michelle, an administrative assistant with Inverclyde Council, said: “He enjoys both his music and sport, it’s a great position to be in. “We’re very proud of him,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Talented Port pupil selected by GB skiing coacheswith them in the British Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham tomorrow. Mich
Talented Port pupil selected by GB skiing coaches
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
with them in the British Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham tomorrow. Michelle, an administrative assistant with Inverclyde Council, said: “He enjoys both his music and sport, it’s a great position to be in. “We’re very proud of him,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde pupils facing cut in free transportqualify for free school transport across Inverclyde if new cost-saving rules co
Inverclyde pupils facing cut in free transport
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
qualify for free school transport across Inverclyde if new cost-saving rules come into force. Under new proposals from Inverclyde Council, only pupils who live two and half miles or further from their secondary school would qualify for free... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
A step in the right direction for Inverclyde street tourthe Oak Walking Musical Tour was dreamed up by both the Beacon and the Invercly
A step in the right direction for Inverclyde street tour
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
the Oak Walking Musical Tour was dreamed up by both the Beacon and the Inverclyde Place Partnership and funded by Inverclyde Council. The Inverclyde Million Miles Challenge is keen to get involved in more local community events, so please... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock carpet firm rises from the ashes with new £450k unitof pallets of laminate flooring, underlay and solid hard wood flooring inside i
Greenock carpet firm rises from the ashes with new £450k unit
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
of pallets of laminate flooring, underlay and solid hard wood flooring inside it. An application has been lodged with Inverclyde Council seeking permission for 486 square metre warehouse at a cost of £300k. But John, pictured, who lives in... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
VIDEO: Dempster Street recycling point has turned into 'eyesore'the bins to be removed and for householders to get blue and brown wheelie bins
VIDEO: Dempster Street recycling point has turned into 'eyesore'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
the bins to be removed and for householders to get blue and brown wheelie bins for paper and garden waste. A spokesman at Inverclyde Council says they are aware of the issue and are dealing with it. He said: “It is an area of ongoing... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Event will mark Inverkip centre openingis nearing completion just off the A78, and is due to be unveiled to the public
Event will mark Inverkip centre opening
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
is nearing completion just off the A78, and is due to be unveiled to the public on October 8. It is being provided by Inverclyde Council, and will be run by Inverkip Community Initiative, whose chairperson, Bill Stewart, says it will be a hive... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Staff shortage in Inverclyde Council sees criminals ‘avoid orders’on criminals who have been convicted at Greenock Sheriff Court are not being ca
Staff shortage in Inverclyde Council sees criminals ‘avoid orders’
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
on criminals who have been convicted at Greenock Sheriff Court are not being carried out due to staff shortages within Inverclyde Council, the Telegraph can reveal. Backlogs for unpaid work directives handed down to lawbreakers are several... Read more
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Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin: Inverclyde regeneration efforts a warningcoincided with a 91-page judgment from Sheriff Derek Hamilton at Greenock Sheri
Martyn McLaughlin: Inverclyde regeneration efforts a warning
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
coincided with a 91-page judgment from Sheriff Derek Hamilton at Greenock Sheriff Court. It was fiercely critical of Inverclyde Council’s attempts to redevelop Clune Park’s dilapidated streets by issuing demolition orders for hundreds of... Read more
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Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin: Deprivation a scourge that defies solutionscoincided with a 91-page judgment from Sheriff Derek Hamilton at Greenock Sheri
Martyn McLaughlin: Deprivation a scourge that defies solutions
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
coincided with a 91-page judgment from Sheriff Derek Hamilton at Greenock Sheriff Court. It was fiercely critical of Inverclyde Council’s attempts to redevelop Clune Park’s dilapidated streets by issuing demolition orders for hundreds of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Syrian refugees rebuilding their lives in InverclydeSahl says they have been made to feel at home as they rebuild their lives. The
Syrian refugees rebuilding their lives in Inverclyde
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Sahl says they have been made to feel at home as they rebuild their lives. They are one of six Syrian families rehoused by Inverclyde Council, with another due later this month and three more arriving by the end of the year. A further 12 families... Read more
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Scotsman
Tommy Sheppard: SNP depute contest is decidedly dignified– any of whom could make a decent fist of the job. Least known is Chris McElen
Tommy Sheppard: SNP depute contest is decidedly dignified
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
– any of whom could make a decent fist of the job. Least known is Chris McEleny the youthful leader of the SNP group on Inverclyde Council. A passionate republican, he is articulate and makes the not unreasonable point that – given the SNP’s... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Powerboat event on way back to Greenock next yearportion of which went on accommodation, hospitality and events operations in th
Powerboat event on way back to Greenock next year
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
portion of which went on accommodation, hospitality and events operations in the area. To host next year’s event, both Inverclyde Council and Riverside Inverclyde plan to each invest £100,000. The council has proposed using £50,000 from the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Bid to demolish Clune Park is slammed by sheriffA DAMNING report has concluded that Inverclyde Council’s costly bid to bulldoze
Bid to demolish Clune Park is slammed by sheriff
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
A DAMNING report has concluded that Inverclyde Council’s costly bid to bulldoze the rundown Clune Park housing estate was based on ‘flawed’, ‘inadequate’ and ‘tainted’ assumptions. A ruling has gone in favour of property owners and landlords at the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde Council calls Clune Park decision a ‘disappointment’INVERCLYDE Council today described Sheriff Hamilton’s ruling as ‘a disappointme
Inverclyde Council calls Clune Park decision a ‘disappointment’
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
INVERCLYDE Council today described Sheriff Hamilton’s ruling as ‘a disappointment’ and said it will be studied closely before they decide what to do next. A spokesman said: “This decision applies to six appeals and the sheriff has rightly pointed... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
£5m Gourock town centre project shortlisted for top awarda concentration on town centres.” Riverside Inverclyde, who undertook the £5.7
£5m Gourock town centre project shortlisted for top award
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
a concentration on town centres.” Riverside Inverclyde, who undertook the £5.7 million Gourock redevelopment on behalf of Inverclyde Council, are up against both Aberdeenshire and Perth and Kinross councils for the award. The Gourock work... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
New Inverclyde Council chief is namedINVERCLYDE Council has appointed Aubrey Fawcett as its new chief executive. Th
New Inverclyde Council chief is named
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
INVERCLYDE Council has appointed Aubrey Fawcett as its new chief executive. The local authority’s current director of environment, regeneration and resources will take over the top job from John Mundell when he retires next month after a decade in... Read more
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Daily Record
Firefighter hospitalised after tackling suspicious fire at former social clubsocial club. It is understood a planning application to turn the club into a r
Firefighter hospitalised after tackling suspicious fire at former social club
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
social club. It is understood a planning application to turn the club into a restaurant was turned down last month by Inverclyde Council. Read More A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “The fire had broken through the roof of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Firefighter seriously injured after wall collapse during former Greenock social club blazenumber of convenience stores in Greenock. They planned to re-open the club as
Firefighter seriously injured after wall collapse during former Greenock social club blaze
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
number of convenience stores in Greenock. They planned to re-open the club as a family restaurant and spend up to £25,000 refurbishing the property. But the proposals were rejected by Inverclyde Council planning officers last month. Promoted stor... Read more
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