Inverclyde Council

New service to give Inverclyde residents’ finances a makeover

Future Skills Inverclyde has launched a brand new budgeting service for residents of Inverclyde called Total Money Makeover which looks at practical ways to save money.

Published 23 November 2018

Wise Group secures deals to tackle fuel poverty in Inverclyde

Inverclyde residents are set to benefit in the ongoing fight to eradicate fuel poverty after one of Scotland’s biggest social enterprises won two key contracts to deliver vital services for three of the region’s main housing associations.

Published 23 August 2018

Link confirms £24m development at former Greenock hospital site

Link Group Ltd, in partnership with Oak Tree Housing Association, has confirmed its plans to build 198 high-quality, energy efficient homes on the site of the former Ravenscraig Hospital in Greenock.

Published 24 July 2018

New partnership breathes new life into Inverclyde’s empty properties

A new project has been launched to tackle long-term privately-owned empty homes in Inverclyde.

Published 7 February 2018

New online service helps get people moving in Inverclyde

River Clyde Homes has teamed up with Inverclyde Council to launch a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to rent or buy a home in the Inverclyde area.

Published 28 November 2017

Plans submitted for over 100 affordable homes across five Inverclyde sites

Sanctuary Group is working with Inverclyde Council to deliver 104 new affordable homes for rent across five sites.

Published 13 October 2017

Inverclyde Council finances ‘on track’ but has to maintain progress, says Accounts Commission

Inverclyde Council has made “significant improvements and needs to continue to build on those strengths for the future”, according to the latest appraisal of its finances by the Accounts Commission.

Published 2 June 2017

Zero tolerance approach to drug dealing results in Port Glasgow eviction

A woman has been evicted from her property in lower Port Glasgow after being found guilty of the possession of unlawful drugs with the intention of supplying, from her home, those drugs to other persons.

Published 27 April 2017

1,000 new homes pledged as South Lanarkshire Council freezes Council Tax

South Lanarkshire Council has unveiled plans to double its house building programme to 1,000 new homes as it joined two other local authorities in Scotland to yesterday announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax.

Published 17 February 2017

Glasgow City Region councils to collaborate to build 110,000 homes

A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region.

Published 15 February 2017

Council seeks views on draft Inverclyde Local Housing Strategy

Inverclyde residents are being invited to voice their views on a draft Local Housing Strategy for the region.

Published 28 November 2016

Councils make progress towards sharing services agreement

Progress has been made on the principle of sharing services across East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire Councils.

Published 10 October 2016

River Clyde Homes shares council’s disappointment over Clune Park decision

River Clyde Homes said it will “stand shoulder-to-shoulder” with Inverclyde Council in its efforts to regenerate a rundown Port Glasgow housing estate after a judge ruled against the council’s demolition plans.

Published 9 September 2016

Inverclyde Council ‘disappointed’ as judge rules against ‘flawed’ demolition plans

Inverclyde Council’s bid to demolish 430 flats on a Port Glasgow housing estate was based on “flawed”, “inadequate” and “tainted” assumptions, a judge has ruled.

Published 2 September 2016

New chief executive appointed at Inverclyde Council

Inverclyde Council has appointed Aubrey Fawcett as its new chief executive to replace John Mundell OBE who is set to retire from the council in September.

Published 26 August 2016