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Financial support to local businesses hiring staff A WAGE subsidy scheme which supported 55 new jobs across Inverclyde last year has reopened for employers who are able to take on extra staff.
Local women foil telephone scammers Local women seen off scammers who tried to convince them to reveal their bank details.
New measures to safely boost local businesses and protect shoppers With non-essential shops set to reopen from 29 June 2020, the council is throwing its weight behind local businesses to safely stimulate the economy.
Proud parents can now register lockdown babies From Monday 29 June, proud parents can register the birth of their baby for the first time since late March, when the service was suspended due to the Covid 19 outbreak.
Libraries launch Books on Wheels service for people stuck at home People who are housebound can get library books delivered to their front door from Monday 29 June when Inverclyde Council’s Books on Wheels service returns.
Play time for local kids as 12 play areas re-open Local kids are in for a treat on Monday 29 June, when play areas at 12 locations in Inverclyde re-open. They had been closed to help stop the spread of Covid 19.
£30,000 Sinclair Street anti-flooding and pavement works A ROAD in the east end of Greenock is set for a £30,000 major programme of works to reduce flooding and improve pedestrian safety.
Music and football stars among Inverclyde school well-wishers FAMOUS faces including legendary musician Daniel O’Donnell and former football star Malky Mackay have sent lockdown well wishes to pupils and staff at an Inverclyde school.
School visits for new starts SCHOOLS across Inverclyde have welcomed pupils for a first look of their new surroundings ahead of the start of term in August.
Enhanced free school meals provision over summer ENHANCED free school meals provision for Inverclyde school children has been agreed by the council.