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Gearing up for summer as retail stores reopen at Glasgow Airport

A number of retail outlets at Glasgow Airport have reopened. Following discussions with business partners at Scotland’s major transport hub, Victoria Secret and Discover Glasgow have opened once again to passengers. The two outlets join a number of stores that are now trading again as the airport continues its recovery from the covid-19 pandemic. Beardmore […]

Digital network lines up a boost for local food banks

Openreach engineers in Paisley have joined forces to support anti-poverty charity the Trussell Trust, which supports a network of food banks across the UK. During a day of action, volunteers from the digital network business collected more than 15,700 essential goods for around 50 UK food banks. Hundreds of priority items on the Trust’s shopping list, like […]

People across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire urged to Choose Local as campaign intensifies

Scotland Loves Local chief: Time has never been more critical for residents to stand by the region’s businesses A rallying cry has been issued for people across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire to show local loyalty this summer and back the region’s businesses. The latest wave of the Scotland Loves Local campaign has launched today (Monday, […]

Community Climate Panel to allow communities to have their say on Renfrewshire’s climate journey

Communities will help shape Renfrewshire’s response to the climate emergency after councillors agreed to establish a Community Climate Panel. A cross-section of the local community will be recruited to join the panel and will be a key component of the community engagement on this issue as the Council seeks to create a climate conversation across […]

Films that capture social history to be shown on Ren TV

A UNIQUE insight into Renfrewshire’s social history that has been captured through the lenses of local filmmakers is being broadcast on Ren TV.   A mini film festival, called Reel Life Screen Gems is being first shown on Renfrewshire Leisure’s Ren TV internet channel at 7pm, on Tuesday, July 6. Supported by Creative Scotland, the […]

Your chance to honour champions of local life in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Nominations sought for Scotland Loves Local Awards to recognise and reward those working tirelessly to secure a stronger future for people and places People across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire are being urged to make their voices heard to honour inspirational and innovative work making the regions better places to live. Nominations are being sought for […]

EVOLVE outdoor workshops starting on 9th July!

RIG Arts are super excited to announce the launch of the EVOLVE project with 2 FREE weekly outdoor arts workshops, open to all. Join artists Marie and Seamus and the RIG Arts team to get creative in Seedhill. Where: McKerrell Street Playpark When: Every Friday starting 9th July for 6 months. Times: – 1pm-3pm – […]


AGS commits to achieving net zero for direct emissions by mid-2030s AGS Airports, which owns Aberdeen International, Glasgow and Southampton airports, has committed to achieving net zero for its direct emissions by the mid-2030s as part of its new sustainability strategy which it launched today (Wednesday 30 June). Scotland’s Minister for Transport, Graeme Dey MSP, […]

Youngsters can have free fun and games all summer long

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy their summer holidays filled with fun and games – and it’s all for free. A whole range of exciting sports and leisure activities has been organised by Renfrewshire Leisure’s Active Schools team at venues throughout Renfrewshire. The Get Into Summer activities, which include multi-sports taster sessions, colour runs and disability sports clubs, […]