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Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 13/05/19

Above: Plans to close down Beacon Bar + Kitchen

Uncertain Future For Beacon Bistro

Restaurant staff at Greenock’s Beacon Arts Centre has been served their notice under plans to close it down.

Source: Taste Inverclyde - 8 May 2019


Three-Day Clyde Muirshiel Walking Festival Includes Inverclyde Routes

Clyde Muirshiel Walking Festival is back for 2019 following on from the first successful event last year.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 8 May 2019


Everest Achievement Is Height Of Fund-Raising For Port Climbers

Two intrepid Port Glasgow fund-raisers made it to Everest South Base Camp, ending an eight-day climb and reaching a new pinnacle in their efforts to help Ardgowan Hospice in Greenock.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 7 May 2019


Above: Pechakucha Night hosted by Creative Inverclyde

Creative Inverclyde Launching Pecha Kucha Night Greenock

Social enterprise Creative Inverclyde is embracing global networking phenomenon Pecha Kucha for its next event.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 7 May 2019


Young boy with Asperger's syndrome is speaking out about his condition to help educate others

Ten-year-old Dean Morrison was one of a number of youngsters who took part in an Autism Awareness assembly at his school, Aileymill Primary. He wants to help his classmates understand what it means to be on the spectrum.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 9 May 2019


Leisure bosses at 'fault' as they missed deadline to ask for financial help for a £1.5m indoor tennis facility

Councillors on the education and communities committee heard how Inverclyde Leisure failed to submit an application to the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and sportscotland for the proposed indoor facility at Rankin Park.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 12 May 2019


Above: Scotrail announce new electric trains will be coming to Inverclyde

Brand new electric trains are on track for Inverclyde rail passengers

Operator ScotRail has announced that some of the 70 Hitachi class 385 carriages will enter service locally from next weekend. It comes as the company says that the controversial 40-year-old class 314 trains will definitely be gone by the end of this year.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 9 May 2019


New Chief Executive Appointed By Morton

Morton chairman Crawford Rae has appointed a new chief executive for the club.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 8 May 2019


Royal Gourock Yacht Club Prepares To Mark 125th anniversary

The local institution was founded in 1894 and the new committee is casting the net far and wide to encourage people from all walks of life to get involved in sailing and take advantage of the facilities and stunning waterfront views.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 12 May 2019


Above: Local Business Entrepreneur has Launched His Own Record Label

Budding business entrepreneur from Greenock has launched his own record label

A Young budding business entrepreneur from Greenock has launched his own record label and is set release its first EP. Jack Denny, 16, launched Anaglyph Records last year and has seen it grow since taking part in a scheme called the Orbit Programme.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 12 May 2019


West Blackhall Street evening consultation event, Cafe Balfe, 16 May, 4 - 7.30pm

The public consultation is part of an ambitious scheme to revitalise West Blackhall Street and promote investment in Greenock town centre. The consultation is the next stage in the evolution of proposals originally developed in consultation with town centre traders and users last year.

Source: Inverclyde Council - 10 May 2019


History buffs from Canada paid a special visit to Greenock to see the final resting place of legendary novelist John Galt

The group made a transatlantic trip from the city of Guelph, one of the places established by Galt in the 1800s.While being renowned for his literary accomplishments, Galt is also revered for his work with the Canada Company as the first superintendent tasked with developing what was then Upper Canada.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 9 May 2019


Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 07/04/19

Riverside Inverclyde Nominated For Greenock Telegraph Community Champion Award & 18 others...

Source: Riverside Inverclyde - 07 May 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: 13th May 2019