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Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 07/05/19

Ri 2018

Above: Riverside Inverclyde Nominated for Inverclyde Award

Riverside Inverclyde Nominated For Greenock Telegraph Community Champion Award

Riverside Inverclyde has been announced as a finalist at the Greenock Telegraph's upcoming Community Champion Awards on 17 May 2019.

Source: Riverside Inverclyde - 30 Apri 2019


Super -Gym Plan For Greenock Retail Park Gets Go-Ahead

Inverclyde planning officials have paved the way for a national operator to open a super-gym in Greenock.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 06 May 2019


'Never seen' image of QE2 at Inchgreen dry dock is to be unveiled at a special 50th anniversary event

A 'neverseen' image of QE2 at Inchgreen dry dock discovered on eBay is to be unveiled at a special 50th anniversary event this weekend.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 03 May 2019


Morton Chief Executive Has Also Left The Club

Morton chief executive Warren Hawke has resigned from the club, which also lost its management team at the weekend.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 06 May 2019


A78 Inverkip 

Above: Traffic light plan for A78 at Inverkip

Traffic Light Plan For A78 At Inverkip Is "Best Solution" Say Officials

InverclydeCouncil officials say there is "compelling evidence" that traffic lights and not a roundabout is the best solution for the A78 at Inverkip.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 02 May 2019


Ferguson's bosses welcome an investigation into the future of shipyard - and insist that business is booming

Ferguson’s bosses have welcomed an investigation into a delayed £97m ferry contract and the future of yard - and insist that business is booming.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 04 May 2019


Broomhill Climate Change Initiative Has The Right Ingredients

A climate change project focused on eco-friendly food growing and cooking is being launched in Greenock.

Source: Taste Inverclyde - 30 April 2019


babylon greenock

Above: Babylon is one  of the under-used buildings in Greenock

Council Could Buy Under-Used Buildings To Help Revive Greenock Town Centre

Cash given to Inverclyde Council to help breathe new life into Greenock town centre could be used towards buying up under-used buildings and land.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 29 April 2019


Delay in Gourock School Extension Building Work

Work on a £2million extension to Gourock Primary School is running behind schedule after hitting a snag. 

Source: Inverclyde Now - 30 April 2019


Fundraiser Raises £11,500 For Research

An evening held in memory of a special wife and mum and dear brother who both died of sepsis has raised a fantastic £11,500 for research.

Source: Taste Inverclyde - 02 May 2019


Debut Call At Greenock For Luxury French Cruise Ship

Luxury expedition cruise ship Le Champlain made her first visit to Greenock. 

Source: Inverclyde Now - 06 May 2019


Inverclyde Council to spend £100k to support more free school meals

Inverclyde Council is set to spend £100,000 to support more pupils with free school meals and clothing grants.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 06 May 2019


inverkip community hub

Above: Inverkip Community Hub Gardening Group

Volunteer-led amateur gardening group is digging deep to brighten up a local village

A local volunteer-led amateur gardening group is digging deep to brighten up a local village.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 02 May 2019


Charity says a fond farewell to its long serving financial director

One of Greenock's oldest and best loved charities has said a fond farewell to its long serving financial director.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 05 May 2019


Gourock Digital Advert Hoarding Approved On Appeal

A decision by Inverclyde planners to refuse permission for a digital advert display at a prominent Gourock corner has been overturned. 

Source: Inverclyde Now - 03 May 2019


Mural will be a lasting legacy for primary pupils

Pupils, staff and volunteers gave up their time at the weekend to help raise more than £500 for a school project.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 06 May 2019


mum - charity - greenock

Above: Charity backed by Martin Compston

Martin Compston backs charity inspired by Greenock boy

Line of Duty star Martin Compston is backing a new charity inspired by an autistic Greenock boy - and his mum's fight to change the world for him.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 06 May 2019


Actors smashing it in rehearsals for new production about legendary Glasgow boxer Benny Lynch

Actors are smashing it in rehearsals for a new production about legendary Glasgow boxer, Benny Lynch. 

Source: Evening Times - 05 May 2019


Foodbank usage has soared across Inverclyde in the last year

Foodbank usage has soared with over 1,000 extra emergency handouts given to people across Inverclyde in the last year.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 02 May 2019


Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 29/04/19

Port Glasgow’s Start-Up Drinks Lab Sign Bidfood Scotland Contract and 18 other stories

Source: Riverside Inverclyde - 29 April 2019



Bee's Knees Awards and Gala Dinner - 7th June 2019 - Chartroom Inverkip Marina

Following on from an exceptional awards dinner in 2018 this year’s Bee’s Knees Awards will be the ultimate showcase event for businesses in Inverclyde providing a unique platform to recognise and reward business excellence across existing and emerging sectors. Don’t miss this major highlight in the Inverclyde business calendar taking place this summer in the Marquee at the Chartroom nestling in the breath-taking setting of Kip Marina, Inverkip.


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Published: 7th May 2019