Our Place Our Future (OPOF) is calling out to residents with a passion for improving their local community in Greenock East and Central, to get on board as Community Champions.
The OPOF team are inviting people to join them and find out more about the many opportunities to become involved, during their Community Champions open day on Wednesday 25 March, 9am to 7pm, taking place in the Inverclyde Community Hub, 75-81 Cathcart Street, in the heart of Greenock town centre.
If you struggle with eating issues of any kind, there is a new group in town where people can meet, learn and share their experiences.
The driving force behind Eat Your Way to Recovery is local campaigner, Leanne McKillop, who has set up the group with help from Our Place Our Future Greenock East and Central. It is one of several new groups being backed by the OPOF team, encouraging local people to create positive changes for themselves.
Random Act of Kindness Day on Monday 17 February is being transformed into a week of activities by Our Place Our Future (OPOF) Greenock East and Central, to celebrate and encourage kindness amongst the local community.
The OPOF team will be visiting venues in the area from Monday 17 to Friday 21 February, calling on people to join them and make a pledge of kindness to their Greenock East and Central community. The drop-in days are part of their drive to help bring people together, in a bid to alleviate loneliness, strengthen communities and impact on all aspects of poverty.
Inverclyde's Community Link Workers (CLWs) hosted a 2nd birthday celebration on at the Beacon Arts Centre Greenock to showcase the work the team have been doing in Inverclyde over the past two years.
The networking event gave guests a chance to hear more about the positive impact the team of seven have had on the lives of GP patients, as they continue to strengthen connections between the community and primary care.