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Further public engagement and consultation events will be held regarding major infrastructure projects

Proposal of planning notices for works including new bridges across the Clyde and White Cart were submitted on Friday 17 March, starting the statutory planning procedures. It begins a period of consultation, during which events will be held to get stakeholders’ views before the plans are finalised.  A full planning application will then be submitted […]

Good sports raise hospice charity cash

SPORTS centre staff and customers have raised more than £6000 for two hospices in Renfrewshire. The annual Renfrewshire Leisure Charity Fundraising Week saw £6320 split between St Vincent’s and ACCORD Hospices. The money was raised through various sponsored events at pools and sports centres throughout Renfrewshire including a Swimathon, raffle, tombola, bakery sale and fundraising […]

Gavin Newlands MP holds roundtable event on neonatal care in Scotland

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has held a roundtable event to discuss how neonatal care in Scotland can be improved. In partnership with Bliss Scotland, Mr Newlands brought together other Scottish MPs and health professionals to discuss the Bliss Scotland Baby Report 2017. This report set out an up-to-date picture of neonatal […]

Get ready to run with Mum at Race for Life Glasgow

MUMS and daughters across the Glasgow area are being urged to unite and join the fight against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. The charity is inviting women of all ages, shapes and sizes to sign up to take part in Race for Life 5K or the Race for Life 10K at […]

Contact the Elderly appeal for volunteers in Renfrewshire

WARDING OFF LONELINESS IN RENFREWSHIRE – ONE CUP OF TEA AT A TIME A charity which has four groups in Renfrewshire is appealing for older people who live alone in the region to join its free monthly afternoon tea parties. Contact the Elderly offers a lifeline of friendship to more than 30 guests in the […]

Mum’s the word for TV host Jennifer

TELEVISION presenter Jennifer Reoch has paid a special tribute to her mum in the run-up to Mother’s Day. “When I properly grow up I want to be just like my mum,” says the 27-year-old. “But even if I’m half as good and as much fun as her, I’ll be delighted!” And yesterday Jennifer gave her […]

The Dirty Strangers live interview ahead of Bungalow gig

Paisley.org.uk’s very own Peter Greenwood interviewed Alan from The Dirty Strangers ahead of their upcoming gig at The Bungalow on 7th April.   The Dirty Strangers were born in the mid ’80s – led by singer, prime motivator and chief songwriter Alan Clayton. Clayton has remained the band’s heart and soul ever since, being one […]

Events in the Hoose

Treat your sweet mum to a meal in oor Hoose on the High Street on Sunday and not only do you get the Buy One Main Meal and get One Free Deal but a free box of Milk Tray for yer wee mammy! Places going fast call 0141 561 7105 to book your table. Hamishes […]