FREE Keeping Children Safe Online sessions are being held in Inverclyde. | Click for details
THE World Ship Society Firth of Clyde branch is holding its last winter meeting this Thursday (27 April) in Cedars School, 31 Ardgowan Square, Greenock, at 7.30pm when committee member Paul Strathdee will present his annual show, entitled Year on the Clyde 2016. New members are welcome.
OCTAVIA Terrace in Greenock is to be closed, between Eldon Street and Newark Street, from Tuesday 2 May to Friday 5 May for carriageway resurfacing works by Inverclyde Council.
ENTERPRISE Childcare is running a free Handling Teenage Behaviour course on Thursdays, 10am to noon, from 27 April to 22 June (apart from 4 May) at Westburn Church, Nelson Street, Greenock. Call 01475 744404 to book a space.
THE next session of Messy Church at Inverkip Church is on Saturday 29 April from 1030am to 12.30pm in the church hall, Langhouse Road. All children up to Primary Seven, accompanied by an adult, are welcome and sessions are free.
A BASIC astronomy group starts at South West Library, Barr's Cottage, Greenock on Tuesday (25 April) and will run every Tuesday morning from 10am to noon. For more information call Inverclyde Community learning and Development on 01475 715450.
RIG Arts open their Recycle Upcycle exhibition and launch their new project Plastic Fantastic on Saturday (22 April) at the Tobacco Warehouse, 2 Haig Street, Greenock. | Click for details
PORT Glasgow Library holds its free monthly bedtime bookbug session on Monday (24 April) from 6 to 6.30pm. It features stories, songs and rhyme for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families.
LATEST vacancies posted by Jobcentre Plus include a store manager and a childcare worker. | Click for more
INVERCLYDE Ramblers head to Cowal on Saturday (22 April) for a six-mile hill walk from Benmore Gardens taking in two summits -- A'Chruach then Creachan Beag. The group is meeting at the Argyll Ferries terminal, Gourock at 7.40am. | Inverclyde Ramblers
GOUROCK Community Council hold their next meeting on Monday 24 April from 7pm in the Gamble Halls, Shore Street. Residents are welcome to attend and hear local issues being discussed.
FREE blood pressure checks are on offer at an event organised by The Rotary Club of Greenock. | Click for details
A REWARD is being offered for the return of a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone left in a taxi around 1.30am on Saturday in Greenock. Anyone with information about where it is is asked to call 01475 730667.
A NEW nature club for young children, featuring activities based at Greenock Cut Visitor Centre, starts this week. | Click for details
LARKFIELD Community Hall, Lothian Road, Greenock, is holding a fund-raising pie and pea bingo night followed by a disco on Friday 21 April from 7.30pm. Entry is £4 per ticket. Donations of raffle prizes are welcome.
A SMALL girls' bike was found near the water works building at Battery Park yesterday. The owner can collect it from the pavilion.
A LADIES' fashion show in aid of Ardgowan Hospice is being held at The Albany, Greenock later this month. | Click for details