This is the Latest news from Inverclyde Council
£20-a-week Universal Credit increase call Inverclyde councillors have called on the UK Government to commit to keeping the £20-a-week increase in Universal Credit to support families.
Positive school leaver stats despite pandemic 93 per cent of Inverclyde school leavers moved into employment, university or college in the last year despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Asymptomatic covid testing site announced A testing centre for people in Inverclyde who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms is being set up in the Gamble Halls in Gourock.
Cyber Scotland Week – stay safe online Cyber Scotland Week runs from 22-28 February featuring a series of virtual events, support and advice for individuals, businesses and organisations to help avoid becoming a victim of cyber crime.
Homeless deaths investigation call Inverclyde’s health and social care convener has called for an immediate investigation into a 213 per cent increase in deaths of homeless people in Inverclyde.
Local government pledge call Support for COSLA local government pledge in manifestos in the run up to the Scottish Parliament elections in May.
Digital device helpline launched A new ‘Device Advice’ helpline service has been launched to help people get the most from their mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets.
Second dose delight for Inverclyde care homes Residents and staff are celebrating the rollout of follow-up booster jabs throughout all 13 local establishments, including at the Bagatelle facility run by Greenock Medical Aid Society, pictured.
Adult Protection Awareness Day Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and Inverclyde Council are backing Adult Protection Awareness Day on Saturday 20 February to encourage residents to keep an eye out for others in the community who may be suffering for a variety of reasons.