Category: Blog

Why VPS is a must for your business

In spite of the commercial opportunities that the Internet can afford, today’s extensive online world also throws up several challenges too. Any organisation’s website must be available round-the-clock to global audiences but also provide adequate protection against a growing number of cyber threats. As a result, more and more businesses are choosing to invest in […]


Glasgow Airport has secured another prestigious national accolade after it was declared the ‘Best Airport with 3-10 million passengers’. The airport was awarded the title by the Airport Operators Association (AOA) at the annual dinner and awards ceremony, and the title was also decided by the Board of Airline Representatives UK (BAR UK), British Air […]

Should the vaping age rise to 21?

There are strict rules over smoking, and those rules apply also to e-cigarettes. In January 2014, the Telegraph reported that children under the age of 18 years old would be banned from buying e-cigarettes under new laws. The law was by way of a response to concern that young children were trying e-cigarettes, perhaps then […]

Local Girl competes for Miss Glasgow

Diamonds and glitter are a girl’s best friend, and this is definitely the case for pageant newcomer Stephanie Bain from Renfrewshire. Stephanie has been chosen as one of eighteen lucky girls from Glasgow and its surrounding areas to compete for the title of Miss Glasgow later this month. 21 year old Stephanie from Erskine is […]

UWS Graduation a Family Affair for Local MP

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has recently attended the Paisley Graduation Ceremony at the University of the West of Scotland. However, as well as attending the ceremony as part of his duty as the MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin attended the ceremony to celebrate his dad graduating with a BA […]

Pioneering social activist Mary Barbour honoured in her home village

A woman whose pioneering community activism a hundred years ago still inspires people today has been honoured in the village of her birth. Mary Barbour, who led the famous Glasgow Rent strike of 1915, has been honoured with the installation of a commemorative stone cairn in Kilbarchan. Several of Mary’s descendants joined members of the […]

Free books are in the bag for schoolkids

YOUNGSTERS are being given the chance to turn over a new leaf after they were given free books to take home and read. Every Primary One pupil in Renfrewshire is to be presented by Renfrewshire Libraries with three books to celebrate Book Week Scotland. And yesterday the Skoobmobile children’s library bus visited St Charles Primary, […]

Renfrewshire’s residents to march against violence

Campaigners are set to march through the streets of Paisley next week as part of an international campaign to eliminate violence towards women. The ‘Reclaim the Night’ procession, which takes place on Wednesday 25 November, launches Renfrewshire’s 16 Days of Action, a local version of the UN’s international campaign. Last year hundreds of residents took […]