HOLIDAY hubs will open across Inverclyde during the October school break.

Places will be available for children and young people aged five to 18.

The hubs are free of charge to working families on low income and entitled to free school meals and clothing grants.

They will begin on October 11 and continue until October 15, with sessions running from 9am until 4pm and 3.30pm on Friday.

Free lunches will be provided daily.

Eligible families have received application forms from their child’s school group-call system and should submit them by email to by today.

Priority will be given to working families, working lone parent families, working families where there is a disability, working families with parents under the age of 25, families with three or more children and working families where English is the second language.

The hubs will be based in Port Glasgow and Greenock and places will be allocated according to registered addresses.