Category: Blog

Children of Expats

The issue of migration in the global arena has stirred much political discourse. Countries are compelled to evolve their approaches to the people knocking on their borders, asking to be let in. Labor surplus nations, most of which are Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs), benefit immensely from the remittances sent back by emigrants. However, […]

Are Scottish Betting Laws The Same As The UK?

From Roman dice players to the dawn of online casinos, betting has been a popular pastime in the United Kingdom for hundreds of years. Today, statistics show that the UK gambling industry is worth around £14.5 billion. Scotland, England and Wales are home to a total of 8,000 betting shops, 650 bingo halls and over […]

Reasons Why You Should Do Hydraulic Repairs at Night

The hydraulic principle is used in industrial equipment and systems. Hydraulic components must be robust and durable to fulfill their function. Nonetheless, your equipment may tear over time and, you will need to fix or remove your hydraulic part shortly. When it comes to fixing or removing your hydraulic parts, you can contact knowledgeable and […]


The strict travel restrictions put in place by various governments in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have, understandably, resulted in the widespread grounding of flights. With many of our airline partners having completed their repatriation flights and in line with passenger demand, there are now only a limited number of services available from the […]

Sports team on a roll with video trickery

MEMBERS of Renfrewshire Leisure’s Active Schools team have created an amazing video showing them juggling a loo roll then appearing to pass it on to each other in their own homes. They’ve used some clever video editing to create the illusion and then posted it on their @RLSportServices Twitter feed. Now they are challenging the Active […]

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle

Residents are being urged to recycle more than ever while the current government guidance is to remain at home wherever possible. Bin collections in Renfrewshire are continuing to run as normal at this time (26 March), but the area’s recycling centres are currently closed. With an expectation more waste will be created during this time, […]

Airports’ pledge £40,000 to support Simon Community Scotland care for country’s homeless during coronovirus COVID-19 pandemic

AGS AIRPORTS PLEDGES £40K TO SIMON COMMUNITY’S HOMELESS APPEAL AGS Airports, which owns and manages Glasgow Airport, has responded to the #GiveHope appeal launched by homeless charity, Simon Community Scotland, by pledging £40,000 which will be used to support some of the most vulnerable people in society during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The funding will […]

Pupils’ mural is colourful message of hope

PUPILS at Paisley Grammar have created a giant signwriting mural that’s designed to bring a bit of colour and a message of hope and encouragement to the East end of Paisley. The young people from the school’s art classes have been working with professional artist and graphic designer Ciaran Globel, who uses traditional signwriting tools […]

The Story of St Mirin

  Most people in Renfrewshire know only too well that the patron saint of Paisley is St Mirin. After all, there are streets, a magnificent Romanesque-style cathedral, and even a burn named after him. But who was this man, where did he come from, and how, exactly, did he become a saint? There are two […]