Category: Paisley

Paisley Pirates news and reviews

Paisley Pirates take a break from league action this weekend, but the task facing them could hardly be more difficult, as they travel to Dundee this Sunday to take on the local Comets in the first round (first leg) of the Scottish Cup, a competition which has seen the two clubs meet in the final […]

LOCAL MP IN BREXIT SPEECH: SCOTLAND MUST BECOME AN INDEPENDENT NATION TO AVOID FUTURE DISASTERS

LOCAL MP IN BREXIT SPEECH: SCOTLAND MUST BECOME AN INDEPENDENT NATION TO AVOID FUTURE DISASTERS Yesterday, Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, stood up for Scotland and Paisley and Renfrewshire North’s overwhelming vote to Remain in the European Union during the debate ahead of the ‘Meaningful Vote’ on the Prime Minister’s Brexit […]

Glasgow’s Chaplain’s charity raised more than £7600 for its two chosen charities in 2018

Glasgow Airport’s Chaplain’s Charity raised more than £7,600 to support two charities based in Glasgow and Renfrewshire in 2018.   Chaplain Keith Banks and his team were supported by staff from across the Glasgow Airport campus in raising funds for Glasgow-based Funding Neuro and the Reaching Older Adults in Renfrewshire (ROAR) throughout last year.   Keith […]

Site Investigations will inform future development potential for Ferguslie and South West Johnstone

Site Investigations will inform future development potential for Ferguslie and South West Johnstone. Survey work will commence next week on sites in Ferguslie and South West Johnstone. For Ferguslie, this is the first stage of a £14million development that will create around 100 new affordable Council homes to transform the Tannahill area, while in Spateston […]

New member discount – 25% off in January

For the month of January we are offering a 25% off discount to new members who join the Chamber.  Kick start 2019 by joining Renfrewshire’s largest business network and take advantage of the benefits of membership. Networking We run various events throughout the year. Our monthly networking lunches held at local hotels are attended by […]

A chance to remember those lost to suicide

Renfrewshire’s annual memorial service to commemorate those who have lost their lives to suicide will be held in Paisley later this month. Support group Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) will host a short service open to all on Thursday 24 January at Renfrewshire House. Anyone who has been affected by suicide is invited to […]

Council Leader calls on communities to make their mark in 2019

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson is calling on local people to take advantage of the opportunities to make a difference in their communities in the year ahead. With Renfrewshire’s new Local Partnerships giving local people a louder voice than ever in their community, and a number of brand new funds being launched to invest in […]

Join the fair trade campaign in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson is urging local people to take a moment to think about where the products they buy come from and join the fair trade campaign in Renfrewshire. The Renfrewshire Fair Trade Steering Group meets regularly to discuss the issue of fair trade and how it can be best promoted within Renfrewshire, […]

Day visits to Renfrewshire almost double in past two years

Day visits to Renfrewshire almost doubled between 2015 and 2017, new figures have revealed. The sharp rise was unveiled in the first annual update of the Renfrewshire Visitor Plan 2018-2021, which aims to develop the area as one of Scotland’s key tourist destinations. It showed that day visits to Renfrewshire rose from 2.73 million between […]