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George Square is green again thank to Rukeri

Rukeri are proud to have again been chosen as the turf supplier for the revamped green areas on Glasgow’s popular George Square following the Christmas Market earlier this year. Glasgow City Council awarded the turfing contract to Covanburn Contracts who chose turf from Rukeri for the project. Covanburn Contracts is a civil engineering company who […]

Have your say on a potential Renfrewshire Voluntary Dog Walkers scheme

Dog lovers in Renfrewshire are being invited to have their say on the introduction of a voluntary dog walking scheme which would ask professional dog walkers to register and commit to providing a high-quality service as set out by the council. Dog walking companies that subscribe to the scheme would be given branded materials to […]

intu Braehead signs up with Glasgow Warriors in new partnership deal

SCOTLAND’S most popular retail and leisure destination, intu Braehead has teamed up with the Glasgow Warriors rugby team. The new partnership means that sports fans and regular visitors to intu Braehead can take advantage of Glasgow-Warriors-related augmented reality experiences, promotions and special offers along with and the opportunity to meet the stars of the Warriors […]


Paisley Pirates have a busy weekend coming up,  with two matches over the weekend which sees their league campaign reach it’s final stages. On Saturday, they’re on the road to Auchenharvie Leisure Centre in Ardrossan to take on North Ayrshire Wild, while on Sunday night they have their final home game of the regular season […]

Supermarket sweeps up with help from Renfrewshire Council employability team

Renfrewshire’s jobs and employability programme is already ranked among the biggest and best in Scotland…now it’s helped source staff for a supermarket with a difference. Pioneering food redistribution supermarket Company Shop recently opened its doors on its first Scottish store in Renfrew, offering emergency services and NHS staff memberships to buy surplus food at discount […]

Renfrewshire has taken a battering recently with two back to back storms

Renfrewshire has taken a battering recently with two back to back storms – Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis. The bad weather doesn’t seem to be letting up – there are more weather warnings issued for the rest of the week. The main towns of Renfrewshire have been quite fortunate in that they have not been […]

Renfrewshire businesses can nominate their star staff

Renfrewshire’s leading jobs and employability partnership is calling on local businesses to nominate their star staff. Nominations are now open for the 2020 Renfrewshire Employability Awards, which celebrate the success of people supported through Renfrewshire’s Local Employability Partnership programme. The programme is rated the best in Scotland at helping people to find work, supporting 1,500 […]

Going the Distance

Victoria Hamilton from Kilmacolm has successfully raised more than £10,000 for St. Vincent’s Hospice after an intense year of fundraising, which concluded by completing the Loch Ness Marathon, in memory of her father who sadly died in 2018. After being diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, Victoria’s dad (Tom Maitland) was admitted to St. Vincent’s Hospice […]