Inverclyde


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Inverclyde

a council area of W central Scotland: created in 1996 from part of Strathclyde region. Administrative centre: Greenock. Pop.: 83 050 (2003 est.). Area: 162 sq. km (63 sq. miles)
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For the past 10 years there have been 775 registered births a year in Inverclyde, with an average of 14 sets of twins starting primary school every year.
Inverclyde provost Martin Brennan said of the group: "I am sure they'll have a huge amount of fun over coming years.
Inverclyde education convener councillor Jim Clocherty thinks the high proportion of twins in schools shows that Inverclyde is perfect for families.
The new occupants will also benefit from considerable reliefs for locating in Inverclyde, which is a Tier 2 Scottish Enterprise zone, attracting a potential 30 per cent credit towards capital expenditure through Regional Selective Assistance grants," adds Bowman.
Terry Loughran, convener of education at Inverclyde Council, said: "We seem to have an ever-increasing number of twins starting school, although it has scaled back slightly this year.
Labour's fightback has started right here in Inverclyde - my hometown.
He said: "Not only did they impose a massive 60 per cent cut in regeneration funds for Inverclyde at the same time as increasing it in other areas but the SNP candidate actually voted for it as an MSP for Glasgow.
The man was taken to Inverclyde Royal Hospital in Greenock after the crash and was later transferred to Glasgow's Southern General Hospital.
An Inverclyde Council spokesman said the vessel will set sail once the rigorous treatment process is completed successfully.
The Inverclyde Council is a local government authority that works in partnership with communities, investors and volunteer organizations to provide effective, efficient and flexible services to the more than 85,000 people domiciled within a 60-square mile radius of the southern edge of the River Clyde.
PLANS to build a new PS12m distillery on the Ardgowan Estate near Inverkip are symptomatic of a new chapter of growth for Inverclyde, which spans 61 square miles along the south bank of the River Clyde estuary.
MANY Scots schools go back this week and our story about 15 sets of twins starting classes in Inverclyde got readers talking.