Entries by Danielle McGowan

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Gavin Newlands joins The Great Get Together in honour of Jo Cox

Gavin Newlands, SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, took some time out from campaigning to take part in the Jo Cox Foundation’s ‘The Great Get Together’. Mr Newlands and Councillor Jim Paterson visited Our Place, Our Families in Renfrew to learn more about their work to bring communities together, including taking part in cookery […]

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MAJOR SUCCESS FOR JOHNSTONE BANDS

The two Johnstone pipe bands made the short trip to Paisley at the weekend to take part in the British Pipe Band Championships at the St James Playing Fields.  The two World Championship winning bands were competing for the first time in a major championship at their new promoted grades of 1 and 4a. The […]

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Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union’s Linwood outreach is moving to the Linstone Hub Belmar Court, starting Monday 5th June 2017

Starting Monday 5th of June 2017 Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union’s (RWCU) Linwood outreach is moving from the Tweedie Hall in Linwood to the Linstone Hub.  The partnership with Linstone has enabled the move and will help the tenants and other members in the Linwood community gain access to the products and services that are available from […]

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Linwood young people showcase power of drama for 2021 bid

Young people from Linwood have put together a showcase to highlight the power of drama and how it can transform lives and boost mental health. The show – called How Amdram changed our lives – was created by members of Linwood Youth Voice to tell their unique stories since becoming involved in their local am […]

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Will Ferrell backed comic makes Paisley debut

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4,000 of world’s best pipers descend on Paisley for British Championships

Around 4,000 of the world’s top pipers and drummers descended on Paisley today to contest some of bagpiping’s most prestigious titles during the British Pipe Band Championships. More than 140 bands from as far afield as Canada, Denmark and Ireland formed an incredible spectacle of sight and sound in town’s St James Playing Fields. A […]

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SNP TO LEAD MINORITY ADMINISTRATION IN RENFREWSHIRE

Following this morning’s Statutory Meeting of Renfrewshire Council it has been confirmed that the Scottish National Party will lead a minority administration in Renfrewshire with SNP Councillors Lorraine Cameron, Iain Nicolson & Jim Paterson being elected as Provost, Leader & Depute Leader of the Council respectively. Discussions had taken between the SNP, as the largest […]

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PAISLEY PIRATES-UPDATE

Paisley Pirates recently held their end of season Player of the Year Presentation Night, at which time volunteers and players alike received their awards for their efforts over the course of the club’s most successful season to date. In a year which had seen the club become Scottish National League champions for only the second […]

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Gavin Newlands commits to supporting the Daily Mile in Renfrewshire schools

Gavin Newlands, SNP candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has outlined his continued support for the Daily Mile challenge. The Daily Mile helps improve the health of youngsters by encouraging them to walk a mile each day. So far the Daily Mile has seen over 180,000 children in over 1,000 primary schools across Scotland taking […]