This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
Green light for net zero strategy COUNCILLORS have given the green light for an ambitious new strategy to help Inverclyde Council achieve net zero carbon emissions as world leaders descend on Glasgow for the COP26 climate conference.
Outdoors Scotland Tourism Strategy Marine, Adventure and Wildlife – Outdoors Scotland Tourism Strategy
Special Garden of Remembrance service A special service will take place this weekend to signal the start of the Inverclyde Remembrance commemorations and mark 100 years of wearing the poppy.
Concerns over National Care Service plans Concerns have been raised over plans to introduce a national care service for Scotland by Inverclyde Council.
Benefits service improvements despite covid impact The council has been highlighted in a national report for improving delivery of vital benefits despite difficulties and increased workloads caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Green light for free HGV driver training Free training is being provided to Inverclyde residents to help recruit in-demand HGV drivers thanks to a new council scheme.
Community Grants Fund reopens The council’s new Community Grants Fund has reopened for a second round of awards with £95,000 of funding available.
Library service books place in award final The council’s libraries service is in the running for an honour from the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC).
‘Pop-up’ vaccine clinics for over-70s and ‘highest risk’ residents Older and ‘highest risk’ people in Inverclyde can access a Covid-19 vaccine booster jab or flu immunisation closer to home thanks to two ‘pop-up’ clinics in Gourock and Kilmacolm.
Partner press release: Official opening of new £21m Greenock Health and Care Centre The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, Humza Yousaf MSP, officially opened the new Greenock Health and Care Centre along with representatives from Inverclyde HSCP, Inverclyde Council and NHS GGC.