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Blue Air launches new Glasgow – Bucharest route

Today (Thursday 17 December) Blue Air, the first smart flying company with over 65 routes in Europe, operated the first flight from Glasgow to Bucharest. The new route will be available every Thursday and Sunday. Tickets are already on sale, with prices from £24.99* (*one-way, taxes included, subject to availability) on, through the Call […]

Local MP Supports ROAR Campaign

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has taken part in the Reaching Older Adults in Renfrewshire’s (ROAR) ‘One Legged Wobble Challenge’ to highlight that struggling to balance on one-leg could be a sign of health problems that you may experience later in life. The ROAR ‘One Legged Wobble Challenge’ asks participants to balance […]

Louise just loves to be Home Alone at the movies

LOUISE Harttrup admits she’s watched the Home Alone movie dozens of times. But she was still excited about seeing it again after winning a competition to attend a special screening of one of the most popular Christmas movies ever, at the Odeon, in Soar at intu Braehead. Louise, 31, and three friends, James Love, 26; […]

Scots cancer survivor Laura says no wine in mine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SCOTS CANCER SURVIVOR LAURA SAYS ‘NO WINE IN MINE’ FOR DRYATHLON CHALLENGE As the countdown to the festive party season starts, a Scots cancer survivor is already planning to put the drinks on ice in January to help raise money for Cancer Research UK. Laura Battle, from Penicuik, will be taking on Cancer Research UK’s […]

Street Stuff investment means festive boost for young people

An award-winning youth programme is seeing record numbers of young people through its doors thanks to a Renfrewshire Council investment to combine free hot meals with fun activities. The new approach to give healthy food as part of the innovative Street Stuff programme has dished up 1,500 hot meals to local kids since being launched […]

Residents urged to ‘have your say’ on new housing strategy

Residents and communities across Renfrewshire are being asked for their views on plans to improve and develop local housing over the next five years. Comments are being invited on Renfrewshire Council’s Draft Local Housing Strategy 2016-2021 which is available on the council’s website for viewing until the end of April 2016. When the final […]

Preview re Paisley Pirates v Dundee Comets SNL fixture

PAISLEY PIRATES-PREVIEW Paisley Pirates face a difficult looking fixture this Sunday, when they take on the Dundee Comets in their last home Scottish National League fixture at Braehead Arena before the festive break. “We rarely have anything other than a tough night against the Comets,” said coach Ian Turley, “and I’m not expecting anything different […]