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£20m additional investment for Greenock Greenock and Inverclyde has been chosen for a £20 million investment from the UK Government.
Council falls silent to remember community stalwarts Elected members paused to remember former councillor Jim MacLeod and former council older people’s champion, Nell McFadden MBE, who both died recently, at the full council meeting on Thursday 28 September 2023.
Award win for historic links to slavery work Inverclyde Council has won a Scottish local government excellence award for its work examining historic links to slavery.
Greater recognition for care experienced citizens Greater recognition for care experienced people has been unanimously agreed by Inverclyde councillors.
Dementia friendly project commended A project to support and empower people living with dementia has been commended by members of Inverclyde Council.
More than 100 local organisations have been awarded a share of over £280,000 More than 100 local organisations have been awarded a share of over £280,000 from Inverclyde Council to support the work they do in the community.
Strike action affecting schools September 2023 Planned strike action for Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 September 2023 will mean all council-run schools and nurseries will close, except for some standalone family centres.
Inverclyde Council project wins national award Inverclyde Council has won a national award for an innovative employee scheme at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards.
Businesses in Inverclyde are being encouraged to take part in a consultation to help shape how Non-Domestic Rates Empty Property Relief (EPR) is provided locally. Views are being sought on the proposed changes to the policy and financial incentives or support measures to encourage businesses to occupy empty properties.
Travel for free in Inverclyde this Friday on McGill's Buses to celebrate World Car Free Day As part of World Car Free Day celebrations and the car-free options available across the region, McGill’s Buses and Inverclyde Council have partnered up to bring those in the Inverclyde area ‘Free Bus Friday’ on September 22.