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Back to school for nearly 50 new teachers A total of 48 new-starts will begin their education careers when pupils return after the summer holidays on Wednesday 18 August 2021.
£2.4m nursery expansion complete Rainbow Family Centre has been transformed with the addition of a brand new wing in time for the return of staff and young people next week after the summer holidays.
Twinverclyde – 15 sets of twins starting school The area, which has become known as ‘Twinverclyde’ for its high twin count over the years, is preparing for when schools go back on Wednesday 18 August with the second highest number of similar siblings on record about to begin P1.
New chapter for Port Glasgow Library The Fore Street facility has been redeveloped as part of a project carried out by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), which is also tenant in the town centre Municipal Buildings, to expand their office space.
What a result – positive SQA grades confirmed Attainment in Inverclyde is continuing to rise with pupils posting improvements in four out of five assessment categories in their SQA results.
Job lot of good A training scheme run by Inverclyde Community Development Trust (The Trust), as part of Inverclyde Council’s ‘Future Jobs’ programme, has helped a group of young men gain valuable expertise while carrying out improvements at the flats and shops at Bridgend Road near Lady Octavia Sports Centre.
Food and drink group on the menu A regional food and drink group is on the menu for Inverclyde to help put the area’s hospitality and tourism sector on the map.
Work starting on new Greenock A8 crossing Work starts next week on a new toucan crossing along the A8 in Greenock at William Street to help improve links between the town centre and the waterfront.
All aboard new £19.2m Greenock cruise facilities Construction of a new Greenock cruise ship visitor centre is underway as part of a £19.2 million development which will welcome passengers and crew from some of the world’s largest and most luxurious vessels to Inverclyde.