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IRN-BRU Carnival launches search for ambassadors

Five Carnival super fans will get unlimited access to the biggest show in town The IRN-BRU Carnival is on the hunt for five super fans to take on the role of ambassadors as the lights go up, the music goes on and all the fun of the fair returns for 2021. The IRN-BRU Carnival has, […]

How To Use Bitcoin Trading Sites?

What is bitcoin trading? Bitcoin trading is a method of speculating on price changes in the cryptocurrency. While buying bitcoin through an exchange in the hope that its price will grow over time has typically been the case, cryptocurrency traders are increasingly utilizing derivatives to speculate on both rising and falling prices — in order […]

By-election called in Renfrewshire for Paisley Southeast ward

Renfrewshire will host a by-election on Tuesday 14 December 2021 to elect a local councillor for the Paisley Southeast ward. Voters will head to the polls to choose the third elected member for the ward who will represent more than 9,700 voters in their role at Renfrewshire Council. Following the notification of election on 1 […]

Community involvement top of the agenda as the Renfrewshire Climate Panel meets for the first time

Local communities are having their say on Renfrewshire’s response to the climate emergency as the Renfrewshire Climate Panel met for the first time last week. A representative panel of local citizens has been created to look at climate issues, discuss how this affects people locally and help identify what actions can be taken to support […]

Get into the festive spirit with Paisley’s Big Christmas Weekends!

Christmas is coming to Paisley town centre with a whole host of activities for all the family to enjoy! In association with Renfrewshire Council, Paisley First will be hosting free family entertainment each weekend leading up to Christmas in December with Festive Stilt walkers, Magicians, Jugglers, Balloon modellers, face painting, music and lots more! Get […]

A new, unique mental health, alcohol and drug recovery service has opened in Renfrewshire

Working in partnership with local people who have lived or living experiences of mental health, alcohol or drug related issues, Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has opened a new recovery service, CIRCLE (Continuing in Recovery Changes Lives Entirely) on Glasgow Road in Paisley. CIRCLE has been developed to provide enhanced support to local […]

Residents pay their respects to the Armed Forces in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire has paid tribute to the Armed Forces as residents attended services across the area to mark Remembrance Sunday. The largest service took place at the Cenotaph in Paisley town centre where military personnel from the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy paraded around the town centre. A short service then saw a series […]


Natalie Don MSP is encouraging families of children and young people with a disability or terminal illness in Renfrewshire to apply for the Scottish Government’s new Scotland’s Child Disability Payment which becomes available from Monday (22 November 2021). The MSP for Renfrewshire North and West welcomes the fact that it is the first disability benefit […]


West Scotland MSP Neil Bibby has branded as “deeply worrying” the revelation that almost £1 million of repairs deemed “high risk” are required at Paisley’s struggling Royal Alexandra Hospital – part of an “eye-watering” total of outstanding repairs amounting to nearly £70 million. Figures for October 2020 showed repairs required totalling more than £76 million. […]