Entries by Brian McGuire

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May Renfrewshire Chamber Networking Lunch

The May Renfrewshire Chamber networking lunch speaker is Iain McFadyen, the Managing Director of the Scottish Leather Group. Scottish Leather Group Ltd. is the largest manufacturer of leather in the United Kingdom. The Group comprises of four leather manufacturing subsidiaries and a technology company, 4 of which are located in Renfrewshire. Formed in 1965 and […]



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Doors Open Day 2013 will be chance to get into buildings

Doors Open Day 2013 will be chance to get into buildings An annual celebration of Renfrewshire’s fascinating architectural history will return later this year – and organisers are looking for buildings to add to the list. Doors Open Day is a showcase of the country’s built heritage, where visitors take a peek through the keyhole […]

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2nd meeting of Inchinnan Business Community at Rolls Royce

The 2nd meeting of the Inchinnan Business Community Group recently took place at Rolls Royce. The group set up by Renfrewshire Chamber encourages companies based in Inchinnan to come together once a quarter to network, share best practice and work together to make Inchinnan a better place to work. Bob Davidson, CEO of Renfrewshire Chamber said […]

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Renfrewshire Council blocks 300 payday loan sites

Renfrewshire Council blocks 300 payday loan sites Renfrewshire Council has become the latest local authority to block access to payday loan websites from computers in its libraries, offices and community facilities. Some 300 sites have been blocked as part of the council’s strategy to help local people manage their money and avoid getting into debt. […]

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Provost drops in for charity fundraiser.

Provost drops in for charity fundraiser. Renfrewshire Provost Anne Hall will abseil down Renfrewshire House to raise money for her four chosen charities: Saturday 25th May, stalls and inflatables will be open from 11am abseil commencing around 12.00 Accord Hospice St Vincent’s Hospice Renfrewshire Carers Centre and Renfrewshire Association for Mental Health. Joining Anne will be […]

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An internationally famous gospel group is to perform at the Oakshaw Trinity Church

An internationally famous gospel group is to perform at the Oakshaw Trinity Church Paisley on Saturday 18th May. The group, Tessera, perform regularly on BBC TV Songs of Praise . In 2007, as part of the London Adventist Chorale, they sang at the bicentenary  celebrations of the End of Slavery in Westminster Abbey.  In 2012, they were invited to take part in the Queen’s Jubilee […]

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Indian Takeaway with Hardeep Singh Kohli at Paisley Arts Centre

INDIAN TAKEAWAY WITH HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI An Evening of Comedy, Cooking and Curry UK TOUR 2013 “Kohli’s cookery and anecdotes left a reassuringly warm aftertaste.” «««« The Times Following the success of his other live shows, Nearly Naked Chef and Chat Masala, Hardeep Singh Kohli would like to invite you to his brand new show, Indian Takeaway. The country is obsessed with curry. That […]

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Machinery firm is 250th Invest in Renfrewshire sign-up

Machinery firm is 250th Invest in Renfrewshire sign-up A local firm is engineering itself a brighter future after becoming the 250th company to sign up for the council-run Invest in Renfrewshire programme. Preston Components Ltd – based in Hillington Park – will receive financial help towards the purchase of new machinery through the scheme. The […]

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Glasgow Airport reports passenger growth for April 2013

Glasgow Airport reports passenger growth for April 2013 Passenger growth at Glasgow Airport has continued with almost 550,000 people travelling through the airport in April 2013, representing an increase of 0.4% compared to the same period last year. A strong demand for both domestic and long haul travel coupled with the launch in April of […]