Ronnie Cowan is MP for Inverclyde

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Ronnie Cowan is MP for Inverclyde and a member of the Scottish National Party party.

Ronnie Cowan has 13559 followers on Twitter.

@PeterArnottGlas Greenock recently started twice monthly container shipments from China cutting 4 wks of transit through Rotterdam plus major investment due for new cranes
Not nationalised but business recognise strategic importance
Thanks to @ronniecowan and @Ivan_McKee
https://www.porttechnology.org/news/new-cranes-set-for-scottish-container-terminal-in-17-million-boost/

School Uniform Bank opening times this week: Today till 2.30pm
Tues 8.30-11.30am Wed 1.30-2.30pm Thurs 1.30-2.30pm Fri 9-11.30am
We’d love to see you! All free!

What makes a freeport green? The Scottish Government, in working with the UK Government, has promoting #decarbonisation and a just transition to a #netzero economy as a policy objective for bringing #freeports to Scotland.

#greenfreeports

Remember Hiroshima- peace event this Saturday in Yes Inverclyde Shop. Come and join us at 11am for coffee and peace cakes. Assemble 12.30 at Beacon Arts waterfront for music, speeches and scattering of memorial flowers in the water. An independent Scotland must be nuclear free

“Professor Mike Barnes, welcomed the findings.
“In other words, a full spectrum product is better than an isolated product as an anticonvulsant.”

He added: “It is good to see the scientific data confirming what many doctors and patients knew already.”

https://cannabishealthnews.co.uk/2022/08/05/cbd-epilepsy-study-confirms-whole-plant-benefits-cbd22/?fbclid=IwAR2wYZpPup3RRjVQ5ecPYWr8q15Oo1PcOqWA3Olks5Gzv7srEmNDCTUDbHg

Kevin assisted Jemal with Football trials with a local football team where he played his 1st game on Wednesday night.

The power of social prescribing 💪

For more information, get in touch on 01475 728628 or email enquiries@yourvoice.org.uk

#InverclydeCares #ConnectToWellbeing

Looking (from Gourock) at (variously) Portkil Point, Kilcreggan with Gallow Hill behind it then further to Beinn a'Mhanaich, Beinn Chaorach and Beinn Ruisg.

Struggling to find the right job for you? Then you don't want to miss out on our next Recruitment fair that is happening from 1pm-6pm on Tuesday 13th September at Greenock Town Hall! Get your tickets to this FREE event and take the next steps to that job!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-trust-recruitment-job-fair-tickets-391073119227?fbclid=IwAR3CWs7dsk-L_hp4T9YrBnxq2g2WqwhsgDJecULWIjQCRynyt1wDOfI5TcQ

Wow. Every player, club, fan and politician must read this powerful statement from Wales international and former Premier League footballer @RobsonKanu 👏

Work has officially started on Scotland’s largest net zero housing development. https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/20600271.work-starts-edinburgh-granton-net-zero-homes/

“We need to move away from the ECHR definition of asylum.. it is far too broad” says Rishi Sunak

What the f*** is “far too broad” about the right to life & prohibition of torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment!

& now he’s even using the term “lefty lawyers!”

87% of people with a gambling addiction spent unplanned money on gambling because of advertising.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11075119/Bookies-boosted-number-ads-50-cent-winter-lockdowns-research-finds.html

A Government regulator could be set to step in over the unfair vehicle fuel prices which have sparked fury on the forecourts in Inverclyde

#InverclydeChamber | #InverclydeBusiness | #CMA | #Fuel

http://ow.ly/E50N50KaxWX

“Gambling companies don’t sponsor clubs for charitable purposes. They do it to get more fans, like me, to give them more money”

And without a thought for all the harm and deaths they cause.

Sign a petition here: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/efforts/football-supporters-against-gambling-ads

Earlier this year a huge mural was painted in Greenock by the artist Smug 🧜‍♀️

This artwork, along with the support of a local breastfeeding group, is already helping to normalise breastfeeding in this area 📣

#WBW2022

➡http://parentclub.scot/topics/feeding/feeding-options

The Business Boost competition is back! Small businesses can win £25,000 to start or grow their businesses

#InverclydeChamber | #InverclydeBusiness | #Funding | #BusinessBoost

http://ow.ly/wwoL50KaiGv

The Institute for Alcohol Studies are hosting a webinar looking at the Corporate Political Activity of the Alcohol and Gambling Industry on 21st September.

Register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/corporate-political-activity-of-the-alcohol-and-gambling-industry-tickets-395042541877

Introducing the Man On! Wellbeing Cup.🏆

We are delighted to announce the start of our annual, wellbeing cup for young people! Over the next few weeks there will be both the 'wellbeing champions league' & 'wellbeing europa league' for the invited teams.

As part of #ClydeGreenFreeport, Greenock deep ocean terminal would double its capacity, with more than £16 million of investment and support decarbonisation across sea and modal shifts.

@PeelPorts

#greenfreeport

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, Garnock have had to call off our preseason season fixture that was scheduled for this Saturday.

If any teams in the West of Scotland area would be available for a friendly fixture on Saturday 6th August, please drop us a message.

EXCLUSIVE: The Scottish Government’s new European hub in Copenhagen will officially open later this month

https://www.thenational.scot/news/20597167.scottish-government-confirms-launch-copenhagen-eu-hub/

The Cycle Arts Festival in Renfrewshire is in full swing! 🎨

Supported by Sustrans, the festival is taking place along National Cycle Route 7 between Paisley and Lochwinnoch.

To find out more about the brilliant artworks and events, check out 👉 https://cycleartsrenfrewshire.co.uk/

I have written to the retailers and frankly they are running a cartel in #inverclyde .

If one retailer cut its price to match neighbouring areas they all would.

What are you going to do about this @Tesco @Morrisons @bp_UK ?

The Nine @BBCScotNine

Are petrol prices much higher in Inverclyde than they are in Glasgow?

#TheNine’s India Grant finds out…

https://bbc.in/3vytvOU

The Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland is responsible for investigating complaints about the conduct of MSPs, local authority councillors, members of public bodies and lobbyists.

You can apply for the position at: http://ow.ly/XWI850K8yeJ

Tonight we discovered a whole new side to our National Poet Rabbie Burns @thebeaconarts @NTSonline #Burn2022. Huge thanks to @BranchtonC members and New Scots Befrienders who joined us and for all the great chat at the end about traditional V contempory. May the debate continue!

Supporting the @Lionesses at Wembley was made even more brilliant by a fantastic supportive crowd and no gambling ads in the FA-owned stadium.

Football has shown it can succeed without gambling sponsorship ⚽️

Mesmerising evening at @thebeaconarts watching Alun Cumming challenge the biscuit tin image of Robert Burns.

And still my motto is: I dare!

👏👏👏👏👏👏

Leaflet drops in Larkfield, Braeside and the upper Port today.

Happy to help @InverclydeYes .

Great conversations on the doors and with folk going about their daily business.

The feeling on the streets is something has to change.

#WhyNotScotland #indyref2

Talking about behaviour - what about the mess that local fishermen leave behind? what is that all about?

The irony - polluting the very waters you catch fish

When will additional laws emerge to protect our environment and deal once and for all with this behaviour?

#Ecocide

@ronniecowan pls could you spare a rt for #missing Cooper he has not been seen since escaping kennels in Millhouse Rd #inverkip #Inverclyde PA16 area since Friday 15th July. everyone in surrounding areas pls keep an eye out. If seen pls 📞 #findcooper https://www.facebook.com/groups/555061579414161/?ref=share

I managed to pop by ⁦@Inverclydeshed⁩ today to see Bruce and thank him for all of his help and support with our school garden this year. “Thank you Bruce! We enjoyed spending time outside and learning how to plant and harvest our crops!”

You can shop at The Pantry once per week for £2.50 and you’ll receive £10-£15 worth of groceries.
Run by @trustinverclyde, it’s a zero-waste shop & an invaluable support for people facing food insecurity.

Read more: https://inverclydelife.com/services/the-pantry

#ConnectToWellbeing #InverclydeCares

Every child should be able to walk, wheel, and cycle to school safely🚸

To help with this, £200,000 is now available through #PlacesforEveryone for temporary School Streets interventions all across Scotland🚶‍♀️🧑‍🦽🚴‍♂️

Find out more on how to apply here 👉 http://t.ly/nI1P

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