Category: Blog

Statement from Glasgow Airport regarding an incident

Here is a statement from Glasgow Airport regarding an incident earlier this morning. Aircraft operations have restarted, however we are advising passengers to check with their airlines as there has been some disruption. Neil.. “At approximately 07:45 flight LS177 from Glasgow Airport to Alicante was forced to make an emergency stop on the runway just […]

Clean bill of health for Renfrewshire Chamber Exports

Renfrewshire Chamber recently received its full independent BCC audit of its export documentation procedures – a key service that the Chamber delivers to 70+ clients and accounts for 50% of income processing in excess of 15,000 docs a year – more than any other Chamber in Scotland. The audit concluded that the Chamber is doing […]

100th business signs up to Invest in Renfrewshire

Sarkar Defence Solutions of Hillington has become the 100th local business to sign up to Renfrewshire Council’s Invest in Renfrewshire programme. The company, which manufactures and exports body armour products, received its certificate at a recent Invest in Renfrewshire business breakfast hosted by Council Leader, Mark Macmillan at Reid Kerr College. The Invest in Renfrewshire […]

New Recruit for Renfrewshire Chamber

New Recruit for Renfrewshire Chamber The Chamber has been supporting Renfrewshire Councils, The Recruit since it started in 2010. Based loosely around the BBC’s The Apprentice, a number of secondary school leavers under take a summer of business related challenges. The Top Recruits win real paid jobs for a year – with the Chamber offering the […]

Chamber of the Year Awards

Renfrewshire Chamber for the 2nd year running has been shortlisted with 5 others chambers across the entire UK (from a total of 51) for the prestigious BCC Chamber of the Year. Chamber President Tom Johnston, delighted with the official shortlisting commented “once again well done to all the Chamber Team and the Chamber Board. Renfrewshire […]

Chamber recognises key mentors

The Chamber, at the September networking lunch, recognised a number of key mentors – that between them have mentored, for free, a significant number of local businesses from all sectors. Linda Perry the Chamber’s Mentoring Exec’ presented 6 mentors with an official mentoring certificate. Commenting on the mentoring programme, Bob Davidson, Chamber CEO said “I […]

Paisley Grand Fireworks Spooktacular

Paisley town centre is set to enjoy a ‘spooktacular’ fireworks event this November. The event, taking place on Saturday 3 November, will be an afternoon of Halloween-themed fun and entertainment including a haunted Halloween maze, ghost train and other funfair rides. There will also be a scary puppet show and animal man with his creepy […]

Renfrewshire Chamber Investors in People Silver Award

Investors in People Silver Award Renfrewshire Chamber recently received their 3 yr audit from Investors in People – and successfully progressed from Bronze to Silver – joining the ranks of 70 other companies across the whole of Scotland to achieve this level. Of the thousands across the UK that go for IIP – only 1.5% […]

West End Wurdz Paisley Events

WEST END WURDZ Paisley Events asks ‘D’ye Mind o’ the Mills?’ Sunday 28 October, 2.30-4.30pm Starlight 16 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley Entry Free If you’ve never been to a poetry event in Paisley, now’s your chance! Five female Paisley poets (Oh, who can resist that alluring alliteration?), one Dundee poet, and one Glasgow poet get together […]