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Back to school for nearly 50 new teachers for 2023/24 term Inverclyde Council has welcomed 46 newly-qualified teachers (NQTs) for the 2023/24 term, which begins on Friday 18 August 2023.
Tribute to former councillor Jim MacLeod Councillors Stephen McCabe and Elizabeth Robertson remember former colleague Jim MacLeod, who has died.
Second highest twins count set for Twinverclyde A total of 17 sets of ‘similar siblings’ are due to begin P1 on Friday 18 August 2023 in an area that has become known as ‘Twinverclyde’ for its high rate of twins.
Comment on potential closure of Berry BPI manufacturing unit Statement from council leader, Stephen McCabe, about reports that Berry BPI is to close its Greenock manufacturing facility with the potential loss of up to 65 jobs
Council recognised for historic links to slavery work The council has been named as a finalist in the ‘Strengthening communities and local democracy’ category at the 2023 COSLA Excellence Awards for its work examining historic links to slavery.
Calls for Greenock prison plans update after concerning inspection Scotland's justice secretary is being pressed for an urgent update about the future of Greenock prison after another concerning inspection report said the facility is ‘ill-suited’.
Footbridge and lift-tower installation marks further progress for Port Glasgow accessibility project Progress continues at Port Glasgow station where a 90-tonne steel structure was craned in last weekend.