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Ploughing on in summer While temperatures have been rising, Inverclyde Council has been ploughing on with its preparations for when the mercury falls.
Drug-related deaths Comment on the drug-related deaths figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Call for new Greenock prison timescale Inverclyde Council Leader has called on the Cabinet Secretary for Justice to provide a timescale for the building of a new prison in Greenock.
Outdoor cinema is picture perfect The council, in partnership with Inverclyde Leisure, organised a series of open-air screenings at Battery Park in Greenock over the course of Saturday and Sunday attracting almost 2,500 people.
School pupils getting ready for work The council is involved for the first time in the national Career Ready mentoring scheme, which pairs employees with senior secondary students to give them an insight into the world of work.
Call for ferry contract award for Ferguson's Council Leader has called for a direct award of ferry contracts to Port Glasgow-based Ferguson Marine and clarity from the Scottish Government on the yard’s plans for work.
Partner press release: First cruise ship calls at Greenock since pandemic struck The first cruise ship to call at Greenock since the Covid crisis effectively closed down the cruise industry was warmly welcomed this morning.
Signs of the times Inverclyde Council has supported Inverclyde Tourist Group in producing street signs to mark the ‘Historic Quarter’ which was once a global powerhouse for shipping and trade.
PS Comet commemoration opportunity Inverclyde Council is working alongside the Port Glasgow Regeneration Forum to develop plans to honour Sir Henry Bell’s famous Port-built paddle steamer which became the first commercially successful passenger steamboat in Europe.
A78 Inverkip Road temporary traffic lights They will be at the junction of Auchmead Road from Monday 19 July 2021 until Friday 23 July to allow for drainage works being carried out by Inverclyde Council.