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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.
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).
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.
‘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.
Girlguiding tribute is tree-mendous GIRLGUIDING in Inverclyde has been honoured with a tree and plaque in the heart of Port Glasgow town centre.
New £200k park is pitch perfect A new 3G pitch has been installed at Lady Octavia Sports Centre following investment by Inverclyde Council.
Shipbuilders sculpture milestone as work starts Contractors are working on the foundations for the 10-metre (33 feet) tall ‘Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow’ in the town’s Coronation Park.
Community groups celebrate share of £260k funding Parklea Branching Out in Port Glasgow is one of 68 groups which is benefiting from a financial boost from the council’s Community Grants Fund.