Inverclyde Business Round-Up 27/11/2017


Ferguson Marine Engineering Launch Ground-Breaking New Vessel

Ferguson Marine Engineering is delighted to announce the successful launch of the MV Glen Sannox on Tuesday 21st November at the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

Source – Ferguson Marine 22.11.2017

Source - BBC 21.11.2017


Riverside Inverclyde at Scotland Build Expo

Riverside Inverclyde (ri) was at the Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow to showcase Inverclyde as a region for inwards investment.  

Source - Riverside Inverclyde 24.11.2017


Riverside Inverclyde to host launch of ‘Taste Inverclyde’ at Iconic Custom House

Riverside Inverclyde will launch 'Taste Inverclyde', a platform built to promote independent restaurants, cafés, bars, food and drink production and food tourism across Inverclyde on Tuesday 28th November 2017.

Source – Riverside Inverclyde 20.11.2017


Greenock Company PG Paper Owners Take Part in Indian Road Race

Poonam and Puneet Gupta, who run global export firm PG Paper, took part in the three-day ‘Travels to my Elephant’ rally through the state of Rajasthan and reclaimed the crown they won two years ago.

Source – Greenock Telegraph 22.11.2017


£13m Housing Development at Ravenscraig Site Moves a Step Closer

A new £13million housing development set to breathe life into a derelict hospital site has taken a step forward. The Link Group wants to build 150 properties for social rent at Ravenscraig.

Source - Greenock Telegraph 20.11.2017


Greenock Mum Shortlisted for Top Beauty Award

Leanne Templeton, who set up her own business in her son’s nursery while she was on maternity leave, is in the running for a Scottish Hair and Beauty award after being nominated by her clients.

Source – Greenock Telegraph 23.11.2017


Chamber Of Commerce Christmas Lunch At Gourock Golf Club

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce is hosting two networking events in December. 

Source – Inverclyde Now 23.11.2017


River Clyde Homes Apply For More New Houses In Port Glasgow

Housing association River Clyde Homes have submitted plans for another phase of their major property redevelopment in upper Port Glasgow..

Source – Inverclyde Now 23.11.2017


Port Glasgow Butcher Backs Kind-Hearted Christmas Feast Organiser

A big-hearted butcher has proved he is a cut above – by donating steak pies to help people who will be on their own on Christmas Day.

Source – Greenock Telegraph 24.11.2017          


New Lease of Life For Cemetery Building

Inverclyde Council has lodged a planning application to remodel a 170 year old building at Greenock Cemetery

Source – Inverclyde Council 20.11.2017


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Published: 27 November 2017