This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
Inverclyde festive programme 2020 We've put together a calendar of lots of activities taking place throughout December.
Special award for Watt Institution The Watt Institution, incorporating the McLean Museum & Art Gallery, Watt Hall and Watt Library, was honoured at the virtual Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) 2020 Design Awards.
60-64 age group flu jabs start Monday 7 December The flu vaccine programme is now being made available to anyone in the 60-64 years age group. This includes those who will turn 60 by the 31 March 2021.
Partner press release: The Wise Group awarded £100,000 to help heat older people’s homes in Inverclyde this winter The Wise Group, a leading social enterprise, has been chosen by Inverclyde Council to help support 1,000 elderly residents in the area.
Virtual festive lights switch-on event The council’s annual festive lights switch-on events are going online this year due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions.
Partner press release: Opening the door to Arabic language and culture Whinhill Primary, King’s Oak Primary and Inverclyde Academy, all in Greenock, are taking part in an Arabic language and culture programme led by SCILT- Scotland’s National Centre for Languages.
New care plan for health workers Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has launched its Workplace Wellbeing Matters Plan in partnership with third sector and other partner agencies.
Parking rules resume 7 December As of Monday 7 December, the enforcement of time-limited on-street parking, which may include the use of parking discs, and residents’ permit schemes will re-commence throughout Inverclyde.
Partner press release: Inverclyde’s heritage receives £0.25million recovery support from The National Lottery The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced that it is investing £250,000 in Inverclyde to help the recovery of the region’s heritage sector.
Bright note for LED street lights The council has spent almost £5.5m overhauling some 12,000 lanterns and 1,200 columns in the last five years to improve lighting for residents and dramatically reduce energy consumption.