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Greenock Telegraph
£3m boost for Inverclyde schoolslunch club, which is one of the initiatives to benefit from Scottish Attainment
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
lunch club, which is one of the initiatives to benefit from Scottish Attainment Challenge funding. The classes are run by Inverclyde Council at seven early years centres across Greenock and Port Glasgow. Mr Swinney said: “During my visit to... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde teens’ gas high buzz is ‘dicing with death’Street. Local drug support worker Andrew Cameron, inset, is calling for tighte
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Street. Local drug support worker Andrew Cameron, inset, is calling for tighter regulations on the sale of solvents while Inverclyde Council say they are launching their own probe into the problem. Andrew, who works at The Haven drug and alcohol... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Final deathknell rings for Texas Instruments factorymade to secure a buyer for the plant. He said: “The Scottish Government and ou
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
made to secure a buyer for the plant. He said: “The Scottish Government and our agencies are committed to working with Inverclyde Council and other partners to support the Texas Instruments’ workforce, and to support the development of the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Concerns over condition of former Emporium Outlet buildingthe internal roof appearing to have caved in. Debris has also fallen through i
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
the internal roof appearing to have caved in. Debris has also fallen through into a doorway next to the public pavement. Inverclyde Council building standards officials say they have no ‘immediate concerns’ with the condition of the property but... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde is ‘marine leisure capital of Scotland’is on a par with last year’s event. Robert Wicks, who is the P1 managing direc
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
is on a par with last year’s event. Robert Wicks, who is the P1 managing director, said: “Our partnership with co-hosts Inverclyde Council and Riverside Inverclyde is immensely rewarding and the huge crowd of local residents and visitors were... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde youngsters go wild for Zoolab visitcomforts as they rush to the library and become bookworms. To help celebrate t
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
comforts as they rush to the library and become bookworms. To help celebrate this year’s annual summer reading challenge, Inverclyde Council brought in Zoolab to tour all their libraries. At Gourock Library primary-aged children had the chance to... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP shamed into revealing 44 Scottish schools fitted with Grenfell claddingstill being undertaken) • Dundee City Council - 1 • East Renfrewshire Council
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
still being undertaken) • Dundee City Council - 1 • East Renfrewshire Council - 6 • Glasgow City Council – 1 • Inverclyde Council - 3 • North Lanarkshire Council - 1 • Shetland Islands Council - 1 • South Ayrshire Council - 3 •... Read more
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express
Grenfell Tower: Calls for Scots schools fitted with cladding linked to tragedy to be namedregulations it should not be used on high-rise domestic properties, but can be
express / Posted 12 days ago
regulations it should not be used on high-rise domestic properties, but can be used "appropriately" on other buildings. Inverclyde Council is the only authority so far to confirm ACM is in three of its schools - Kilmacolm Primary, Lomond View... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Three Inverclyde schools have same type of cladding used on Grenfell TowerINVERCLYDE Council has confirmed that a type of cladding used on London's fire-
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
INVERCLYDE Council has confirmed that a type of cladding used on London's fire-ravaged Grenfell Tower is on three of its schools. A Scottish Government working group has been examining building and fire safety regulatory frameworks following the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Construction work starts on new Gourock schoolground was officially broken yesterday, with the new-build due for completion i
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
ground was officially broken yesterday, with the new-build due for completion in a year’s time. Councillor Jim Clocherty, Inverclyde Council’s education convener, did the honours accompanied by Alastair Wylie from main contractors CCG and Angeline... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
New road will be 'gateway to Port town centre'hall. The Scottish Government is adding £852,000 to the £1.1m being put up by
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
hall. The Scottish Government is adding £852,000 to the £1.1m being put up by Riverside Inverclyde (RI), and £500,000 from Inverclyde Council. Inverclyde's regeneration convener and vice convener, councillors Michael McCormick and Colin Jackson,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Refusal of Cafe Continental’s plan sparks owner’s angerhas hit out after being refused permission for an outside seating area. Cafe C
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
has hit out after being refused permission for an outside seating area. Cafe Continental boss Gregg McLeod slammed Inverclyde Council for blocking moves to use part of the pavement outside his Kempock Street venue. He says he only asked... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
‘Blind spot’ shrubbery to be removed from Greenock roadinventory. His reply added: “As all other shrub/flower beds on the trunk road
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
inventory. His reply added: “As all other shrub/flower beds on the trunk road network within Greenock are maintained by Inverclyde Council, it was assumed that they also undertook the maintenance of this one but this appears not to be the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde people walk a million miles for fitness challengedo something about it." Individuals and a total of 61 groups have combined to
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
do something about it." Individuals and a total of 61 groups have combined to make the one million mark. CVS Inverclyde, Inverclyde Council, Inverclyde Globetrotters, the health & social care partnership, Inverclyde Leisure and World Walking were... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Refugee fears for family’s future in Greenock as he battles MSto 23 families through the resettlement programme. The last intake arrived in
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
to 23 families through the resettlement programme. The last intake arrived in March this year. They are supported by Inverclyde Council and the health and social care partnership as they aim to learn English and find work. Millions of Syrian... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock family who were torn apart ‘want memorial’to release information. Bernard, who promised George before he died that he wo
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
to release information. Bernard, who promised George before he died that he would carry on his work, said: “George came to Inverclyde Council to ask for information on us — I spent my childhood in care here and they wouldn’t even admit I... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde Council on Disability service will close after 30 yearsyears is to close its doors. The decision comes after the charity lost key fun
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
years is to close its doors. The decision comes after the charity lost key funding. John Donnachie, chair of ICOD, said: “Inverclyde Council on Disability has been an important part of the support structure for people with disabilities in... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
View from the Chamberhas been a long and drawn out saga and has certainly created anger and frustrat
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
has been a long and drawn out saga and has certainly created anger and frustration amongst the women involved towards Inverclyde Council and their trades unions. If equality means anything to Inverclyde Council, I sincerely hope a fair and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gypsy travellers cut padlocks to camp at illegal site in Port Glasgowoffence has been committed. “It really is disgraceful behaviour.” Sergeant La
EveningTimes Online / Posted 1 months ago
offence has been committed. “It really is disgraceful behaviour.” Sergeant Laura Stewart said: “We are working with Inverclyde Council and the landowner River Clyde Homes in liaising with the group in an effort to bring this to a peaceful... Read more

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