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Greenock Telegraph
100 extra employees to be recruited by Inverclyde CouncilMORE than a hundred extra employees will be recruited by Inverclyde Council to
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
MORE than a hundred extra employees will be recruited by Inverclyde Council to deliver more early learning and childcare. Education bosses are also planning to build two new pre-five centres as part of major early years education expansion... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
‘Threat to 125 Inverclyde Council jobs’ union boss claimsMORE than a hundred jobs could be under threat because of budget cuts at Inverc
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
MORE than a hundred jobs could be under threat because of budget cuts at Inverclyde Council. Members of the union Unison are being called into meetings with council managers this week to discuss their future. Unison branch secretary, Robin Taggart,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Car enthusiasts 'won't cause trouble' on Greenock Esplanademonth. In a message posted online, they appealed to their members to ‘keep it
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
month. In a message posted online, they appealed to their members to ‘keep it legal as much as possible’. That prompted Inverclyde Council to tell them to stay away if they can’t keep the peace, while householders say they find the event ‘very... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Esplanade could be set for car ‘invasion’next month. In a message posted online, they appealed to their members to ‘kee
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
next month. In a message posted online, they appealed to their members to ‘keep it legal as much as possible’. But Inverclyde Council have told them to stay away if they can’t keep the peace, while householders say they find the event ‘very... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Road closures on key routes in Greenockby regeneration company Riverside Inverclyde. It will also include lowering ke
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
by regeneration company Riverside Inverclyde. It will also include lowering kerbs, landscaping and improving sightlines. Inverclyde Council regeneration committee vice-convener, Councillor Jim Clocherty, says the demolitions were an integral part... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
School is under ‘no threat’said: “I am taking the very unusual step of writing directly to you. “I want t
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
said: “I am taking the very unusual step of writing directly to you. “I want to confirm to you in writing on behalf of Inverclyde Council that Kilmacolm Primary School is under no threat of closure at all. “These rumours appear to be based on... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Kilmacolm school is under ‘no threat’said: “I am taking the very unusual step of writing directly to you. “I want t
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
said: “I am taking the very unusual step of writing directly to you. “I want to confirm to you in writing on behalf of Inverclyde Council that Kilmacolm Primary School is under no threat of closure at all. “These rumours appear to be based on... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Bold plans to transform Greenock town centre revealedthe terminal.” He added: “Early schematic proposals for West Blackhall Street
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
the terminal.” He added: “Early schematic proposals for West Blackhall Street have been developed by Riverside Inverclyde and Inverclyde Council. “The other areas highlighted in the masterplan are still in scope and are being reviewed regul... Read more
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express
Corbynites and Blairites as divided as ever, explosive new Labour memoir revealscorridors turning the thumbscrews". Elsewhere, Labour's General Secretary Iain
express / Posted 7 days ago
corridors turning the thumbscrews". Elsewhere, Labour's General Secretary Iain McNicol is dismissed as "Murphy's pal" and Inverclyde Council leader Stephen McCabe as a "Murphy cheerleader". Party grandee Margaret Curran is also accused of helping... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Affordable housing puts Inverclyde top of the leaguefindings are based on official earnings figures and Land Registry data for hous
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
findings are based on official earnings figures and Land Registry data for house prices in 356 local authority areas. Inverclyde Council leader Stephen McCabe says the survey highlights what a great place Inverclyde is to live. He said: “As... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Deadline for Gourock boatyard feedbackof the public have until September 29 to comment on plans for the old McLean’s
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
of the public have until September 29 to comment on plans for the old McLean’s Yard on Cove Road. The sale of the land by Inverclyde Council has caused controversy as it is designated as a ‘common good’ site for the benefit of the public, although... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
New tennis court bid for Gourocksportscotland to increase the number of people playing the sport in Scotland.
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
sportscotland to increase the number of people playing the sport in Scotland. It is understood that Inverclyde Leisure and Inverclyde Council have agreed to put up two thirds of the local funding on the basis that the other third would come from... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
£17m Inverclyde whisky distillery plans on trackwill be built – says everything is going to plan. Planning permission for the
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
will be built – says everything is going to plan. Planning permission for the lowland malt whisky facility was granted by Inverclyde Council in March and bosses expect it to be fully operational in 2019. It is expected that the development will... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Question mark over old Greenock pub siteCOUNCIL bosses say they have yet to decide what to do with the site of a former
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
COUNCIL bosses say they have yet to decide what to do with the site of a former Greenock pub. It was owned by Inverclyde Council but officials say a decision has still to be made about what to do with the cleared site. The land has been touted for... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Inverclyde head teacher recruitment issues debatedthat only one post remains unfilled at present. During the Municipal Buildings
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
that only one post remains unfilled at present. During the Municipal Buildings debate education officer Ms Binks said that Inverclyde Council had a strong track record of supporting deputes into head roles, and explained that deputes are keen to... Read more
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Daily Record
Carer of missing Margaret Fleming blocks plans to demolish run-down house– up to basic standards. Bulldozers had been due to be sent in to flatten the
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
– up to basic standards. Bulldozers had been due to be sent in to flatten the riverside property on September 18, after Inverclyde Council condemned it as unfit for human habitation.Carer Avril Jones has been allowed to move back into the house... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
£2m horticultural centre set to open in BroomhillThe building is to complement the garden. The complex has been built with fina
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The building is to complement the garden. The complex has been built with financial support from the Big Lottery Fund, Inverclyde Council and the Scottish Government and has been almost a decade in the making. A second phase is also planned to... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Swimmers call for Gourock pool season extension to be permanentin September.” David McCorkindale of Inverclyde Leisure says pool usage through
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
in September.” David McCorkindale of Inverclyde Leisure says pool usage through the month will be analysed and presented to Inverclyde Council, who own the pool and funded the trial extension. He said: “For everybody who voted for the extension,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Garden makeover for Greenock sheltered housing complexthe new patio garden went to Ian Halliday, pictured top right. Ian, 91, was in
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
the new patio garden went to Ian Halliday, pictured top right. Ian, 91, was instrumental in forging the agreement between Inverclyde Council and the society to build 28 sheltered housing flats in the grounds of Bagatelle care home. Charles added:... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Under-threat Clune Park flats are up for auctionwith compulsory demolition are being auctioned in Birmingham and Glasgow. They
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
with compulsory demolition are being auctioned in Birmingham and Glasgow. They are part of the Clune Park estate, where Inverclyde Council wants to to knock down blocks they have deemed to be beyond repair. Private landlords have blocked the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bargain hunter snaps up £7k flat at auction but finds it due to be demolished“It is a ruin. It is boarded up and adjoined to flats that have been derelict a
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
“It is a ruin. It is boarded up and adjoined to flats that have been derelict and extensively damaged by fire. I spoke to Inverclyde Council and they told me the building is subject to a demolition order. “I complained to the firm but they are... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock five-a-side pitches in £70k revampand community facilities at Inverclyde Leisure, believes the new 4G pitches wil
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
and community facilities at Inverclyde Leisure, believes the new 4G pitches will prove popular. He said: “As part of Inverclyde Council’s parks and pitches strategy, Lady Octavia Sports Centre’s two five-a-side 3G pitches are undergoing... Read more
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Daily Record
Bargain hunter snaps up flat for £7k at auction - only to find it's condemned“It is a ruin. It is boarded up and adjoined to flats that have been derelict a
Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
“It is a ruin. It is boarded up and adjoined to flats that have been derelict and extensively damaged by fire. I spoke to Inverclyde Council and they told me the building is subject to a demolition order. “I complained to the firm but they are... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Primary school sports coach is clearedbefore, began his interest in sports coaching before he left secondary school a
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
before, began his interest in sports coaching before he left secondary school and joined an apprentice-style scheme within Inverclyde Council after gaining college qualifications and eventually won a job. "He said that he understood in ‘hindsight’... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Top award for Inverclyde Council’s support of armed forcesINVERCLYDE Council has won a gold award for its support of the armed forces. T
Greenock Telegraph / Posted a month ago
INVERCLYDE Council has won a gold award for its support of the armed forces. The local authority is one of 33 employers given the top badge of honour by the Ministry of Defence through its Employer Recognition Scheme. It is open to organisations... Read more

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