Category: Blog


MP Gavin Newlands today laid down the law to businesses continuing to operate outside the law during the Coronavirus outbreak – and promised that the people of Renfrewshire will remember who they are. While most non-essential businesses have closed their doors following Monday night’s announcement of a lockdown, some are still operating in defiance of […]

Public urged to keep eyes and ears open for children at risk during Covid-19 outbreak

Issued on behalf of Renfrewshire Child Protection Committee.   With the closure of schools and nurseries during the Covid-19 outbreak, a national child protection group is urging everyone to keep their eyes and ears open for children who may be at risk during this time. Child Protection Committees Scotland, a national grouping of child protection […]

Dance Event Makes Big Moves for Charity

On Saturday 7 March 14 couples rocked the dance floor at St. Vincent’s Hospice’s ninth annual Strictly Come Prancing event, raising more than £67,000 for the charity. Based on the hit TV series, this year was the biggest in the organisations history with more than 500 people in attendance to witness the record setting evening. […]

4 Top Things to See and Do in Scotland

Scotland is a beautiful and exciting place; even if you’re a native to Scotland and live in this amazing country, there are still undoubtedly lots of corners of the country which you have not yet explored. Whether you’re a tourist seeking the best sites to experience or if you live in Scotland and are looking […]

Online dance workshop launched as stay-at-home activity

THOUSANDS of youngsters and adults will be dancing the days away when they’re stuck at home due to measures introduced to beat the coronavirus pandemic. Renfrewshire Leisure’s Active Schools team has produced a free online dance workshop video for people to follow at home. And within hours of the sign-up for the video being launched, […]

The Best Tips to Travel with Glamour

While there is no doubt that Paisley is associated with a host of attractions which attract countless visitors each and every year, there can nonetheless be times when local residents are planning a trip abroad. Perhaps you are required to travel overseas for business obligations or you are instead hoping to head to a warmer […]

McGills Buses Emergency Timetable Information

Our emergency timetables are now live on our website, you can access these at the following ➡️ Thank you for your support 😊🚌 — McGill's Buses (@mcgillswest) March 20, 2020

Advice for parents and carers

Changes to S4-S6 process for exams Statement from Steven Quinn, Director of Children’s Services Following the statement by the First Minister today, we are currently asking all S4-S6 pupils not to attend school. The health and wellbeing of our communities, our pupils and our staff is our priority. I understand the concern this will be […]