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Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 29/04/19


Above: Start-Up Drinks Lab Sign Bidfood Scotland Contract

 

 Port Glasgow’s Start-Up Drinks Lab Sign Bidfood Scotland Contract

A fizzy juice firm based in Port Glasgow is toasting a lucrative new deal with a leading UK wholesaler.

Source: Taste Inverclyde - 28 April 2019

 

Inverclyde Business Awards Finalists Announced

Finalists have been confirmed for this year’s Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce Bee’s Knees business awards.The awards -- which attracted more than 70 entries -- showcase exceptional business achievements within Inverclyde. Winners will be revealed at the awards night in the Marquee at the Chartroom, Inverkip on 7 June.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 26 April 2019

 

Impressive Mini League Win For Inverclyde Swimming Group

Round two of the Clyde Coast Mini League saw Inverclyde Amateur Swimming Club make it two wins out of two with a stunning victory in Ayr.  

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 22 April 2019

 

In Picture New Bus Stops At Lunderston Bay

Work on new bus stop areas is nearing completion at Lunderston Bay, near Gourock. 

Source: Inverclyde Now - 27 April 2019

 

Above: Finalists Announced for Bee's Knees Awards 2019

 

Milton Jones to Host 2019 Bee’s Knees Awards

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the finalists for the Bee’s Knees business awards, showcasing the exceptional business achievements within Inverclyde. The event will be held in the Marquee at the Chartroom, Inverkip on 7th June 2019, and promises to be a special night with over 70 entries into this years’ competition.

Source: Riverside Inverclyde – 26 April 2019

 

Councillors Will Have To Choose Between Rival Designs For West Blackhall Street

A major makeover of Greenock's main shopping street is now not expected to start until next year and will take almost a year to complete.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 25 April 2019

 

Retired teacher hopes her new book will prove to be poetry in motion

A retired teacher hopes her new book will prove to be poetry in motion.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 25 April 2019

 

Above: Traffic light to be installed at busy Greenock Town Centre

 

Traffic/Pedestrian Lights For Waterfront/Tesco Junction In Greenock

Traffic lights - including a pedestrian crossing phase - are to be installed at a busy Greenock town centre junction. Thousands of people supported calls for safety measures at the site after the death of a pedestrian 18 months ago.

Source: Inverclyde Now - 23 April 2019

 

Full list of Tele Community Champion Award Finalists Announced

A special award has been created in memory of the little girl whose brave battle with neuroblastoma touched the hearts of everyone in Inverclyde. Rosie Veronica Mitchell will be honoured at the Greenock Telegraph's upcoming Community Champion Awards on May 17 through a newly-created memorial award.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 28 April 2019

 

Bridge Work Will Disrupt Busy Gourock Road For More Than Two Months

Drivers are being warned to expect delays as work takes place on a busy Gourock route for nearly 10 weeks.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 26 April 2019

 

 

Above: Anti-drugs initiative in schools event

 

Plans are being put in place for a new anti-drugs initiative in schools

The number of young people in Inverclyde using drugs has been highlighted as a problem - and plans are being put in place for a new initiative in schools.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 27 April 2019

 

Swimmer who has been crowned a Scottish champion has praised her coaches

A Greenock swimmer who has been crowned a Scottish champion has praised her coaches for helping her to the top.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 27 April 2019

 

A Campaign for better disabled access at Port Glasgow Railway Station is nearly at an end - after almost 30 years.

30-year campaign for better disabled access at Port Glasgow Railway Station is nearly at an end.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 23 April 2019

 

 

Above: Greenock Artist Shortlisted for an award

Greenock artist is rated a real 'glass act' after being shortlisted for an award

A Greenock artist is rated a real 'glass act' after being shortlisted for a prestigious international award.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 27 April 2019

 

Port Glasgow town centre building will go under the hammer next month

A prominent Port Glasgow town centre building will go under the hammer next month.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 24 April 2019

 

Life-threatening illness inspired Rachel to become literary star - in Korea

A life-threatening illness inspired an Inverclyde girl to become an rising literary star - in Korea.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 23 April 2019

 

 

Above: Inverclyde Sixth year pupils donate to various good causes

 

Sixth year pupils signed off from school in style by donating to several good causes

Sixth year pupils signed off from school in style by making nearly £2,000 worth of donations to several good causes.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 24 April 2019

 

Group is facing the biggest fight in its 50-year history - saving Kilmacolm's countryside

A conservation group is facing the biggest fight in its 50-year history - saving Kilmacolm's countryside.

Source: Greenock Telegraph - 25 April 2019

 

Inverclyde Business News Round-Up 22/04/19

Milton Jones and Gary Faulds Lined Up For Inverclyde's First-ever Clyde Comedy Festival and 20 others... 

Source: Riverside Inverclyde - 22 April 2019

 

UPCOMING EVENTS.....

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: 29th April 2019