This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
Bright note for LED street lights The council has spent almost £5.5m overhauling some 12,000 lanterns and 1,200 columns in the last five years to improve lighting for residents and dramatically reduce energy consumption.
Partner press release: Inverclyde’s heritage receives £0.25million recovery support from The National Lottery The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced that it is investing £250,000 in Inverclyde to help the recovery of the region’s heritage sector.
Importance of power of attorney Families across Inverclyde are being encouraged to arrange power of attorney on behalf of their loved ones.
Eliminating violence against women The council is supporting the annual '16 days of Activism' campaign from 25 November-10 December to help eliminate violence against women.
£¼m to voluntary groups and sports clubs Nearly 60 organisations have been awarded a share of just under £230,000 from two Inverclyde Council funds.
Holiday free school meals until Easter for 4,000 pupils Free school meals for nearly 4,000 Inverclyde children during the school holidays will continue until Easter thanks to a £300,000 support package.
£130k winter warmers for older people The council’s policy and resources committee unanimously agreed to spend £130k to help some 3,000 elderly residents this winter.
Praise for outgoing Inverclyde police chief Chief Inspector Debbie Reilly was praised at the local police and fire scrutiny committee after it was announced that she will be leaving the role of Inverclyde area commander.
Top author Alex Gray writes for Inverclyde Scottish writer Alex Gray writes has written exclusively for the people of Inverclyde to mark Book Week Scotland 2020.
£6m plan to create 200 jobs AN ambitious £6 million plan by Inverclyde Council to create over 200 fresh jobs has been approved.