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Christmas arrives in Wemyss Bay!
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Wemyss Bay Christmas Lights Switch On 2019

It's officially Christmas time in Wemyss Bay, as approximately 80 kids attended the switching on of the Christmas lights in Wemyss Bay tonight!

Santa was in attendance and was busy handing out selection boxes to the excited kids, who were also kept amused by a children's entertainer.

View photos from the switch on of the lights and check out the video below.

Thank you to Craig Mellstrom for the video.
Friday 6th December 2019
Diamond Beauty Christmas Opening Hours
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Diamond Beauty Christmas Opening Hours

Diamond Beauty Salon & Training Academy have announced their Christmas opening hours.

Diamond Beauty offer a wide variety of beauty treatments including, waxing, nails, tanning and massage.

Check out their website for further information or call 01475 528726.

Tuesday 26th November 2019
Planters at Community Centre
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Planters near Community Centre

Planters have been placed on the tarmac area adjacent to Wemyss Bay Community Centre in order to create a safe walkway for children and parents entering and exiting the school, and for those using the park, the community centre and the surrounding facilities.

This has been done to increase safety in this area which is used by cars, although it should be noted that this area is not a car park and never has been.

Tuesday 26th November 2019
Poll
Poll: Traffic light crossing at Co-op
Should there be a traffic light crossing at the new Co-op store?




View results
79.3% (92 votes): Yes
17.2% (20 votes): No
3.4% (4 votes): Not sure
Total votes: 116.
Four candidates stand in Inverclyde to be MP
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Who will you vote for?

There will be four candidates standing in the UK Parliamentary Election for the Inverclyde constituency.

The candidates are:

  • Haroun Malik - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
  • Martin McCluskey - Scottish Labour Party
  • Jacci Stoyle - Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Ronnie Cowan - Scottish National Party

The deadline for nominations for those who wished to stand for election as the Member of Parliament for the Inverclyde constituency was at 4pm on Thursday 14 November 2019. The full Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll (PDF) is published online at the council website.

The election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019 when polls will be open from 7am until 10pm across Inverclyde.

For more details on the UK Parliamentary Election including deadline dates for postal and proxy voting, visit: www.inverclyde.gov.uk/election

Thursday 14th November 2019
New kitchen at the Community Centre
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Community Centre kitchen - after

Phase 1 of the refurbishment of the Community Centre has been taking place over the last few weeks.

One of the main stages of this work, as you may be aware, was the new kitchen.

Check out the before and after photos to see how the kitchen is now looking!

Monday 7th October 2019
Explosion heard in Wemyss Bay as lightning hits pylon
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Residents of Wemyss Bay got a shock this evening when lightning struck a pylon near the main road! ⚡️🌩⚡️🌩

At 7.41pm, lightning struck the pylon. At 7.53pm there was then an explosion on the pylon and smoke was seen coming from the pylon. The main road was closed with traffic being diverted through Lomond Road as emergency services dealt with the situation.

Various residents, including those in the caravan park, reported that they had lost power.

The following information was provided by SP Energy Networks after the incident:

SP Energy Networks apologise for any inconvenience caused by the power cut affecting customers in the PA16 and PA18 postcode areas of Greenock and Wemyss Bay. Our emergency response team is on their way to the local substation to investigate and repair the unplanned electricity fault. Power is expected to be back on by 11:00pm. We recommend to protect your equipment, and where it is safe to do so, you should switch off and unplug all electrical appliances including your boiler. Leave a light switched on so that you'll know when the power is restored. For further assistance you can call us on 0800 092 9290. Thank you for your patience.

David Boyce, who captured video footage of the lightning striking the pylon and the subsequent explosion, spoke to the fire brigade who told him that the engineer powered it down but can't fix it. Apparently a specialist team has to be called. They have to wait for it to be powered back on in case of fire.

Photos are from Jackie Bartlett. Video footage copyright David Boyce. Both are used with permission.

Saturday 29th June 2019
Wemyss Bay Gala Day 2019
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Wemyss Bay Gala Day - 18th May 2019!
Poll
Poll: 2019 General Election
Who will you be voting for in the 2019 General Election?








The Inverclyde candidates are:

  • Haroun Malik - Scottish Conservative and Unionist
  • Martin McCluskey - Scottish Labour Party
  • Jacci Stoyle - Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Ronnie Cowan - Scottish National Party
View results
5.1% (6 votes): Scottish Conservative and Unionist
7.6% (9 votes): Scottish Labour Party
2.5% (3 votes): Scottish Liberal Democrats
81.4% (96 votes): Scottish National Party
1.7% (2 votes): Don't know
0.8% (1 vote): Not voting
0.8% (1 vote): Other (although you only have 4 choices if you live in Inverclyde)
Total votes: 118.
Diamond Beauty Salon & Training Academy
Diamond Beauty - Beauty Salon and Training Academy
Friendly relaxing Elemis appointed beauty salon serving Wemyss Bay, Skelmorlie and Inverkip. Experienced and qualified therapists using top brands such as Elemis, Fake Bake and Waxperts and CND.
 
Whether you're looking for fabulous nails, relaxing massage or award winning skin care, we can help. Pop in or check out our website for price menu and seasonal offers.
Diamond Beauty Salon
Web: www.diamondbeautyscotland.co.uk  
Facebook: Diamond Beauty    Tel: 01475 528726
Address: 18A Skelmorlie Castle Road, Skelmorlie PA17 5BB
Photo album: South Lodge
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Ivy Cottage Dental Practice

Your local Dental Practice for all your Dental Needs!
Telephone: 01475 521248
Web: https://clydemunrodental.com/

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Wemyss Bay Community Centre
Wemyss Bay Community Centre

If you are thinking of having a party, why not hold it at the Community Centre? Although it is pretty busy, party bookings are still available outwith the regular lets. Even better, why not theme your party? When placing your booking just say if you would like a Bouncy Castle Party or if you would like the a DJ to provide your entertainment.

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