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Join our Children’s Panel Community New members are being sought for Inverclyde Children’s Panel to help improve the lives of the area’s young people.
Green light for 20mph idea Councillors have agreed in principle to introducing 20mph zones in key residential areas throughout Inverclyde to help improve road safety.
Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes The law on fire alarms is changing, meaning all Scottish homes will need to have interlinked alarms by February 2022.
Join the Citizens’ Panel and make a difference New members are being sought for the Inverclyde Citizens’ Panel to have their say about local services and issues.
Livestreamed Committee meetings Our committee meetings are being livestreamed including this afternoon's Environment and Regeneration Committee. Visit our @YouTube channel to find them and you will also be able to watch previously recorded committee meetings.
Lighting contract extension Amey has secured a year’s contract extension to repair and maintain street lights, road lighting and traffic sign lighting on behalf of Inverclyde Council.
Free bus travel for young people Anyone aged 5-21 will be able to access services across Scotland at no cost from 31 January 2022 as part of a nationwide scheme but those who need to make essential journeys only are being targeted first in line with the current stay at home advice.
Have your say on Inverclyde budget The council is hosting virtual listening events and launching a survey for residents to make their voices heard on savings areas and spending priorities over the next 12 months.
Greenock city bid shortlisted The UK Government has confirmed that the Inverclyde town is up against places from all four UK nations, as well as overseas territories for the first time, for the honour.
Covid-19 Briefing - Wednesday 5 January 2022 Today’s briefing includes updates on school return and testing; self-isolation grants; changes to Covid self-isolation; changes to PCR testing; compliance self-assessment tool; cancellation Fund for Creative Freelancers and Lateral Flow Device (LFD) testing.