Category: Blog

Gavin Newlands MP urges community to rally around Leighanne Sanderson

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is urging local people to show their support for a family’s fundraising efforts to support a local mum who is suffering from brain cancer. Local mum, Leighanne Sanderson from Renfrew has been diagnosed with having a brain tumour and has only been given 18 months to […]

Early completion of Bargarran and St John Bosco Primary Schools and Early Learning and Childcare Class

A shared site for two new build Renfrewshire schools is set to be completed and handed over almost two months ahead of schedule. The new state of the art two storey building which will house the adjacent St John Bosco and Bargarran Primary Schools in Erskine, will be ready for occupation from 16 April. This […]

New Artist in Residence has plenty food for thought!

The new Artist in Residence at Paisley Arts Centre, Clare McGarry reckons she’s found the recipe for success in her new role. She’s going to talk to people about food! And later this year, during the Spree Festival, Clare – who has been appointed by Renfrewshire Leisure – will produce a show inspired by her […]

Renfrew FC Race Night

Renfrew FC are holding a race night on Saturday 24th March at Kirklandneuk Community Centre, Renfrew. Doors open from 7 pm, races start at 730 pm. Tickets are £3, includes food and disco. Prizes for the winning horse owner of each race. Prize-winning games on the night including incredible 4.5 litre bottle of Chivas Regal […]

Gavin Newlands MP visits Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has visited a new facility in Erskine which aims to provide further employment opportunities for Scottish Armed Forces veterans, enabling them to work and develop new skills. Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company is a social enterprise partnership between the Royal British Legion and the military charity, Erskine […]

Paisley Pirates Wekend Preview

Paisley Pirates’ Head Coach Ian Turley declared “business as usual” following his team’s 11-1 win over Moray Typhoons, the two points from which resulted in his side leap frogging Aberdeen Lynx and move up to third place in the Scottish National League “We scored another win, and that helps build up momentum, but at this […]

Plans to build on Paisley 2021 legacy to go before councillors

Plans to use the momentum of Paisley’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid to help drive a long-term cultural, social and economic transformation of the area are to go before councillors next week. Renfrewshire Council and its partners have been planning how the town’s bid journey will continue, by building on the positive platform the […]