This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
Strengths shown in first of its kind inspection The Care Inspectorate, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland joint inspection of Inverclyde services.
Customer service centre reopening The council’s customer service centre in Greenock will fully reopen on Wednesday 9 June 2021 for the first time in more than a year following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions but payments will no longer be accepted at the centre.
Inverclyde Cares launches with New Programme Board and Appointment of New Programme Lead The programme boards of Compassionate Inverclyde and Inverclyde Cares will merge to help Inverclyde recover from the pandemic in the most effective way.
Land for 5,000 homes among new local development plan proposals A key stage has been reached in the setting of a new local development plan for Inverclyde with land identified for over 5,000 new homes and 30 hectares for industrial or business use.
Consultation on further rollout of police body cameras Residents in Inverclyde are being given another chance to have their say about plans to equip more of Scotland’s police officers with body-worn video cameras.
Partner Press Release: ‘Climate Beacon’ to link creativity and climate change in Inverclyde for COP26 Beacon Arts Centre, Belville Community Garden Trust, RIG Arts and Inverclyde Libraries are coming together to inspire public engagement and positive action in Inverclyde in the run up to and beyond the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in Glasgow this November.
Partner Press Release: Two Inverclyde groups receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Compassionate Inverclyde and Belville Community Gardens have been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
Partner Press Release: Plans to plant 10 trees for every person in Glasgow City Region Over the next decade, 10 trees for every man, woman and child in Glasgow City Region, including Inverclyde, will be planted as part of a new urban ‘forest’ to tackle climate change.
Partner Press Release: Beacon Arts Centre and Custom House light up purple for Dementia Awareness Week This June, the Beacon Arts Centre and Custom House on Greenock’s waterfront, will light up purple in support of Alzheimer Scotland and to mark Dementia Awareness Week 2021.
Wildfire warning The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is warning of a very high risk of wildfire across all parts of Scotland, including Inverclyde.