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Teaching staff strike action update An update on schools due to be affected by planned strike action by teaching staff.
Inverclyde library service selected for pioneering ‘Lend and Mend Hub’ project South West Library in Greenock has been selected as one of the first in Scotland to host a ‘Lend and Mend Hub’, as part of a trailblazing pilot project, managed by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC).
Council leader crowned best in Scotland Councillor Stephen McCabe was named Scottish Local Politician of the Year at The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2022.
Council supports campaign to end gender-based violence The council is once again supporting the annual ‘16 Days of Activism’ drive that runs from today, Friday 25 November 2022, until 10 December.
Teacher strike school and nursery information All Inverclyde schools and some nurseries will be closed if the proposed strike by teaching staff goes ahead as planned on Thursday 24 November 2022.
Access reusable sanitary products for free Reusable sanitary products will be available for free at several ‘pop-up’ shops opening in Inverclyde.
Beacon panto cast join Greenock Christmas lights switch-on event Stars of Inverclyde’s annual pantomime will start the countdown to Christmas this week as they switch on Greenock’s festive lights on Thursday, 24 November 2022.
£360k cost of living support package agreed A support package worth more than £360,000 to help some of Inverclyde’s most vulnerable residents with the cost of living crisis this winter has been approved.
Council agrees early Living Wage rise Councillors have unanimously agreed a wage rise for some of the lowest paid council workers in Inverclyde ahead of schedule.
Openreach ultrafast broadband reaches first homes and schools in Greenock Openreach’s new ultrafast broadband network in Greenock has now passed its first 2,000 properties.