Category: Paisley

Residents pay their respects to the Armed Forces in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire has paid tribute to the Armed Forces as residents attended services across the area to mark Remembrance Sunday. The largest service took place at the Cenotaph in Paisley town centre where military personnel from the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy paraded around the town centre. A short service then saw a series […]

RENFREWSHIRE FAMILIES TO APPLY FOR NEW CHILD DISABILITY PAYMENT

Natalie Don MSP is encouraging families of children and young people with a disability or terminal illness in Renfrewshire to apply for the Scottish Government’s new Scotland’s Child Disability Payment which becomes available from Monday (22 November 2021). The MSP for Renfrewshire North and West welcomes the fact that it is the first disability benefit […]

CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION AS £70 MILLION RAH REPAIR BACKLOG REVEALED

West Scotland MSP Neil Bibby has branded as “deeply worrying” the revelation that almost £1 million of repairs deemed “high risk” are required at Paisley’s struggling Royal Alexandra Hospital – part of an “eye-watering” total of outstanding repairs amounting to nearly £70 million. Figures for October 2020 showed repairs required totalling more than £76 million. […]

Festive Fun comes to Renfrew and Johnstone this winter

Renfrew and Johnstone will be full of Christmas cheer this winter with festive characters making appearances in the town centres on select Saturdays in November and December. Cheeky elves, giant nutcrackers and Christmas candles will be among the characters visiting Renfrew and Johnstone this winter, spreading festive cheer to locals and visitors. They’ll be handing […]

Alan Russell appointed as New Chief Executive at Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council’s Director of Finance and Resources, Alan Russell, has been appointed as the council’s new Chief Executive and will take up post at the end of November. A national recruitment process began after current Chief Executive Sandra Black announced her retirement in August this year after almost 40 years public service. Alan Russell, aged […]

New designs revealed for transformation of Paisley’s County Square

New designs showing how Paisley’s County Square could be transformed into an expanded outdoor events venue and attractive arrival point for the town have been revealed. The public are now being asked to have their say on the proposals, which aim to encourage more use of the square all year round. The proposed changes are […]

Preparations well underway as Renfrewshire gets #RenReady for Winter

Gritting teams in Renfrewshire are ready to deal with the forthcoming cold snap as preparations for winter continue. Nine gritting machines will cover more than 800km of roads across Renfrewshire, with more than 4000 tonnes of grit ready to keep Renfrewshire moving throughout the winter period. Residents will once again be able to track Renfrewshire’s […]

Santa visits Braehead and brings sackloads of fun for everyone

SANTA’S bringing a ho-ho-whole lot of fun to Braehead Centre in the run-up to Christmas. Rudolph will be parking the sleigh on the Braehead boardwalk on the banks of the River Clyde, as that’s where all the festive fun takes place this year from tomorrow/today (Thurs November 11) until Christmas Eve, between 11am and 7pm […]

The Beat the Street Renfrewshire winners receive their prizes!

The winners of the recent Beat the Street Renfrewshire game have officially been presented with their prizes for topping the total and average points leaderboards in a special presentation. The physical activity game took place over six weeks from September to October with more than 6,300 people taking part and walking, cycling and wheeling as far […]