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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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde landlord trial is adjournedand cheque fraud which are said to total more than £25,000. Lawyer Mr Jackson
Inverclyde landlord trial is adjourned
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
and cheque fraud which are said to total more than £25,000. Lawyer Mr Jackson has requested further documentation from Inverclyde Council, in addition to some 20,000 pages of evidence which have been disclosed by the Crown. An attempt by... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Council is urged to light up Newark Castlelocal authority bosses scrapped a new LED lighting system for the 15th Century
Council is urged to light up Newark Castle
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
local authority bosses scrapped a new LED lighting system for the 15th Century landmark. The Tele revealed last week how Inverclyde Council chiefs have ditched the idea because of ‘archaeological issues’ at the site, despite the proposals being... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Disabled people in Inverclyde ‘set to lose £9m benefits’growing concern that people have to travel all the way to Glasgow. Welfare rig
Disabled people in Inverclyde ‘set to lose £9m benefits’
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
growing concern that people have to travel all the way to Glasgow. Welfare rights officers working for the council, the Inverclyde Council on Disability and Financial Fitness are all supporting appeals. Councillor MacLeod again called for... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
New Gourock hotel plans unveilednow been erected on the land to gauge what appetite there is for the project fr
New Gourock hotel plans unveiled
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
now been erected on the land to gauge what appetite there is for the project from potential developers. A spokesman for Inverclyde Council said: “The new sign has been placed as part of marketing the site of the former Bay Hotel. “It’s being... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock Fire Festival returns this weekendof the Scottish Fire and Rescue Heritage Trust, who run the Greenock Fire Museu
Greenock Fire Festival returns this weekend
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Heritage Trust, who run the Greenock Fire Museum at Wallace Place, and is supported by Inverclyde Council. Provost Robert Moran, who attended the event 12 months ago, is looking forward to another busy day of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Shared services to save millions for Inverclyde Councilleaders on arrangements for establishing it, and the proposed initial scope of
Shared services to save millions for Inverclyde Council
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
leaders on arrangements for establishing it, and the proposed initial scope of the services to come within its remit. Inverclyde Council leader, Councillor Stephen McCabe said: “Good progress is being made, and we are on track for a further... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock support group’s charity statussupport.” Members of the group say they are grateful to Alan Deans, the Commun
Greenock support group’s charity status
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
support.” Members of the group say they are grateful to Alan Deans, the Community Learning and Development Worker from Inverclyde Council and Bill Stewart from CVS Inverclyde, who supported their application to become a charity. GRASP meets... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
15 sets of twins, one region, all starting school togetherjoin 11 other pairs starting school together. Photo / Wattie Cheung/ Camera Pre
15 sets of twins, one region, all starting school together
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
join 11 other pairs starting school together. Photo / Wattie Cheung/ Camera Press Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, told the Daily Mail: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Chief executive has had '10 great years at Inverclyde Council’A NEW era is about to dawn at Inverclyde Council as chief executive John Mundel
Chief executive has had '10 great years at Inverclyde Council’
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
A NEW era is about to dawn at Inverclyde Council as chief executive John Mundell prepares to step down after a decade in the post. He was brought in to shake up the local authority in March 2006 after it was criticised by financial watchdog Audit... Read more
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Times of Malta
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Daily Mirror
15 sets of twins start primary school this week in just 1 local authority area(left) and Niamh Keen ahead of their first day at school. Read More Terry Lou
15 sets of twins start primary school this week in just 1 local authority area
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
(left) and Niamh Keen ahead of their first day at school. Read More Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school , although it has scaled back... Read more
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Scotsman
Number of twins in Inverclyde schools hits 80in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Number of twins in Inverclyde schools hits 80
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: “We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock history group's search for new membershistory to life and visitors are welcome to come along to join us each month.”
Greenock history group's search for new members
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
history to life and visitors are welcome to come along to join us each month.” The society say they are grateful to Inverclyde Council for financial support that has helped them to buy a projector and go on outings, including to Stirling... Read more
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heraldscotland
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Northern Echo
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Bury Times
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Gazette
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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guardian-series
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Harrow Times
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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This is West Country
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Gazette News
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Bolton News
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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heraldscotland
Invervclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Invervclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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express
Double trouble! 15 sets of twins to start school in one local areaan airport It's so interesting to see all the different personalities here tod
Double trouble! 15 sets of twins to start school in one local area
express / Posted 15 days ago
an airport It's so interesting to see all the different personalities here today Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: “We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as 15 sets of twins start school
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as fifteen sets of twins start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Inverclyde teachers seeing double as fifteen sets of twins start school
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Daily Record
Teachers set to see double as 15 sets of twins from Inverclyde start schoolin their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on.
Teachers set to see double as 15 sets of twins from Inverclyde start school
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
in their uniforms in Clyde Square, Greenock, as their proud parents looked on. Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Flats plan for former Port children’s homeinto supported living flats for people with severe learning disabilities. Turn
Flats plan for former Port children’s home
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
into supported living flats for people with severe learning disabilities. Turning Point Scotland, in partnership with Inverclyde Council, plans to take over the old Redholm unit in Alderwood Road. Residents in the proposed complex would... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde fitness group's app is a global hitHealth and Social Care Partnership and Awards for All, and managed by CVS Inver
Inverclyde fitness group's app is a global hit
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Health and Social Care Partnership and Awards for All, and managed by CVS Inverclyde. It is also being supported by Inverclyde Council and Inverclyde Leisure. Million Miles Challenge co-ordinator Sarah Jane Gregson said: “The project, which... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock support group could be a real lifesaverinvolved and look forward to their continued support.” The group would like to
Greenock support group could be a real lifesaver
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
involved and look forward to their continued support.” The group would like to give special thanks to Alan Deans, of Inverclyde Council Community Learning and Development, as well as Elspeth Crawford, a service co-ordinator with the British... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Warning over Inverclyde Council budgetOUTGOING Inverclyde Council chief executive John Mundell has warned it will be
Warning over Inverclyde Council budget
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
OUTGOING Inverclyde Council chief executive John Mundell has warned it will be harder to protect local services from cuts in future. The Municipal Buildings boss pulled no punches as he told councillors that times will be very tough in the years... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde roads ‘some of the worst in Scotland’acceptable condition, one of the worst in Scotland.” But the study also reveal
Inverclyde roads ‘some of the worst in Scotland’
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
acceptable condition, one of the worst in Scotland.” But the study also revealed that the level of investment in roads by Inverclyde Council is the third highest of all 32 local authorities – just behind East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
£5.8m budget underspend by Inverclyde Council bossesCASH strapped Inverclyde Council underspent its budget last year by almost £6 m
£5.8m budget underspend by Inverclyde Council bosses
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
CASH strapped Inverclyde Council underspent its budget last year by almost £6 million. The figure was revealed in a report to councillors – but no decision has yet been made on what to do with the surplus cash. In the 12 months up to March this... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
MEP vying to be Nicola Sturgeon's deputy backs post-independence referendum on monarchythe party’s Westminster leader, Tommy Sheppard, the Edinburgh East MP, and Chri
MEP vying to be Nicola Sturgeon's deputy backs post-independence referendum on monarchy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
the party’s Westminster leader, Tommy Sheppard, the Edinburgh East MP, and Christopher McEleny, leader of the SNP group on Inverclyde Council. Jackson Carlaw, Scottish Conservative deputy leader, said: "This is typical of SNP rhetoric aimed at... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Popular Inverclyde takeaway's longer hours bidA POPULAR takeaway wants to keep delivering pizzas until two in the morning in
Popular Inverclyde takeaway's longer hours bid
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
A POPULAR takeaway wants to keep delivering pizzas until two in the morning in Inverclyde. Domino’s has asked Inverclyde Council to extend its licence until the early hours at the weekends. But the requested hours falls out with current local... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Calls for Oak Mall M&S meetingan urgent meeting with the Oak Mall managers to see what is being done to encou
Calls for Oak Mall M&S meeting
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
an urgent meeting with the Oak Mall managers to see what is being done to encourage business into the town centre.” Inverclyde Council leader Stephen McCabe says the M&S move was ‘bad news for Greenock but good news for Port Glasgow’. He... Read more
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