This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
Party time for Rights Respecting Schools and UNCRC Local children and young people are celebrating the fact that all of the area’s schools are now UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools and celebrating the 30th birthday of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Trading Standards issue Council Tax refund scam warning A Greenock woman has seen off a scammer who was trying to con her by claiming that she was due a £4,300 refund on her council tax.
Schools score sportscotland Gold Flag hat trick Inverclyde schools have achieved a hat trick with Kilmacolm PS, Newark PS and St Michael’s PS all receiving a Gold Flag award from sportscotland.
Council calls for workers to get new rate Living Wage The council has welcomed news that the Living Wage has been raised to £9.30 an hour and is calling on employers to join the council in rolling out the increase to local workers.
Four candidates stand in Inverclyde There will be four candidates standing in the UK Parliamentary Election for the Inverclyde constituency.
Consultation set to take place on Catholic education Councillors have agreed to changes to a popular high school intake and to carry out a consultation to find out the views of the community on future needs to Catholic education in the area.
Staff get flu jab to protect front line services Health professionals and social care staff are queuing up to get their flu vaccines to make sure services for the sick, elderly and vulnerable aren't affected this winter.
More to do after pioneering 10 year anti knife campaign Marking a decade of anti-knife education and action in Scotland.
Inverclyde nurseries are ‘very good’ - official Inverclyde nursery and early learning services are among the best in Scotland, a report has revealed.
Plans to mark 16 days The 16 days of activism to eliminate violence against women runs every year across the world from the 25 November (The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day).
400 home care staff trained to spot fire danger signs Over 400 staff have received training from the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) on how to spot the danger signs when visiting elderly and vulnerable people.
£250,000 play park investment Play area pandemonium is about to break out with £250,000 being spent over the next two years on new equipment, fencing and surfaces.