Category: Blog

State of the art Bargarran and St John Bosco schools campus officially opened by Deputy First Minister John Swinney

The new state of the art shared school campus of Bargarran and St John Bosco Primary Schools in Erskine has been officially opened by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills unveiled a commemorative plaque at the campus, which also hosts the St John Bosco Early Learning and Childcare Class […]

Mackay – Make Sure Your Defibrillator is Registered

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay is joining forces with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) and the British Heart Foundation to highlight the importance of ensuring defibrillators located in sports centres, schools, community halls and shops across Renfrewshire are registered with the emergency services. Mr Mackay visited the Bishopton Community Centre to see their […]

Pyrotechnics, parades and aerial performances at Paisley’s Halloween spooktacular

Paisley town centre will host a free Halloween spectacular featuring pyrotechnics, parades and performances – including a new finale production starring a 50-strong cast of young people who will take part in a breath-taking aerial show. The town’s annual Halloween Festival returns on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October and the ever-popular family event – […]

Gavin Newlands MP donates old bike to local cycling group

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is encouraging local constituents to donate their old bikes that are not being used to a local group that teaches young people how to strip, build and restore bicycles. The Member for Paisley and Renfrewshire North donated his old bike to Kustom Kruizers, a community project […]

Mirren Business Centres

MIRREN BUSINESS CENTRES – Offices from 225 sqft with all-inclusive rents from £310 pcm + VAT. The three new small offices at Mirren Court One on Renfrew Road, Paisley with common tea prep and break out area are ready fr occupation now. Private Parking, Meeting Room Facility, Flexible Terms, Local Site Management, All Inclusive Rents, […]

Paisley town centre businesses asked for feedback on venue investment impact

Renfrewshire Council is looking for the views of Paisley town centre businesses on how it can best work with them during the ongoing £100m investment in town centre venues and infrastructure. The council is leading an overhaul of the town’s cultural venues as part of wider push to use the Paisley’s unique cultural, heritage and […]


SNP Councillor Natalie Don has welcomed the news that free sanitary products will be available to pupils, students and learners at schools, colleges and universities across Renfrewshire thanks to £5.2 million Scottish Government funding. Delivering on the SNP’s Programme for Government commitment to fight ‘period poverty’ in Scottish schools, colleges and universities – this initiative […]