Category: Blog

Glasgow Airport weather update – Thursday 1 March 7:10pm

We are currently working towards reopening the airport tomorrow morning, however, this will be dependent on the weather. Further snow is forecast and our teams will be continuing with snow clearing operations throughout the night. There will be a knock-on effect on tomorrow’s schedule following the disruption we’ve experienced meaning there will be further delays […]

Mackay celebrates 10 years since tuition fees scrapped

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has celebrated 10 years since the SNP scrapped tuition fees on Scottish students. This week marked 10 years since the Graduate Endowment Abolition Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament – removing the backdoor tuition fees introduced by Labour and the Lib Dems. This policy ensured that students […]

Gavin Newlands MP and Fay Ripley help launch Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, and Cold Feet actress Fay Ripley have joined forces this March to help Marie Curie provide care and support to more people living with a terminal illness. The Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire North and long-term Marie Curie supporter Fay were pictured together with Marie […]

Photographs of Paisley in the Snow

Fantastic Pictures showing the scale of the disruption and the beauty of the snow around Paisley taken by Ian McDonald Photography and kindly allowed for use on


Pirates continued their recent impressive run of results to clock up a 4-1 success in Dundee and, in doing so, kept the pressure on the two teams immediately above them in the SNL table. They were ahead on the powerplay in the 9th minute as Thorp was on hand to link with Spiers and beat […]

Bringing local people to the heart of local decision making

Communities across Renfrewshire are being asked to shape the future of community level governance in the area after a review of the present structure was carried out. Proposals have been put forward to redesign the formal structure and follow a partnership approach between the Council and the community, following an initial round of engagement with […]

Severe weather keeps sports and leisure facilities closed

Due to the ongoing severe weather, all sports and leisure facilities along with libraries, Paisley Museum, community centres and town halls operated by Renfrewshire Leisure will remain closed on Friday, March 2. As the weather warning is expected to be downgraded by the Met Office, a decision on whether events taking place at Paisley Town […]

Glasgow Airport update – Thursday 1 March 1:45pm

A severe amber warning advising against all but essential travel has been issued by the Met Office and will remain in place until tomorrow morning. In light of this and the impact it is having on passengers and staff, including airline staff, travelling to and from the airport we will remain closed for the rest […]

Rainbow Turtle invite you to

Come On In and meet Bernard Kaunda and Christopher Gondwe and hear how buying Fairtrade coffee from Malawi changes lives. Monday 5 March 5.45pm – 8.00pm… Methodist Church, Gauze St, Paisley PA1 1EP (next to Rainbow Turtle Shop) Renfrewshire has been most fortunate this year in that the two coffee producers from Malawi who are […]