Category: Paisley

Gavin Newlands MP gets a “dog bowl in one” for Guide Dogs Scotland

Gavin Newlands MP saw the fun side of the SNP Party Conference recently by putting around street clutter on Guide Dogs Scotland’s mini golf course. With the interactive game, Guide Dogs Scotland raised awareness of their Streets Ahead campaign to keep streets free from clutter. Street clutter, such as pavement parked cars, shop advertising boards […]

Lufthansa expanding Glasgow services to Germany

Munich four times a week for winter and five times a week next summer New daily to Frankfurt for summer   Lufthansa has announced substantial expansion of flights between Glasgow and Germany. A new daily flight to Frankfurt will start in March 2018 along with an increase in the Munich service to five flights a […]

Record Number of Renfrewshire Businesses Accessing Rates Relief £6.6 million awarded in 2017/2018

The Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS) provided record relief to 2,665 Renfrewshire businesses in 2017/2018. The increased number of recipients benefitting from total relief under the scheme, which removes or reduces their rates bills, rose to £6.6million – an increase of £1.2 million from £5.4 million from last year. This amounts to an average saving […]

Glentanar Court Christmas Party

The tenants here at Glentanar Court are organising a Christmas party for  15 children and their mums affected by domestic abuse and supported by Renfrewshire Womens’ Aid. They have secured the ‘gratis’ services of a puppeteer and singer for entertainment and are now focussing on presents for the Santa sack. They are seeking donations of […]

Great Gran Jeanie celebrates her 104th birthday and reveals

Jeanie Martin, who is the oldest resident at the care home, can often be found taking part in the varied activities and exercise classes at HC-One’s Kyle Court Care Home in Paisley. Jeanie, who has recently celebrated her 104th birthday said: “Fitness classes and eating lots of salt are the key to a long life!” […]

Lisa Kowalski makes it into the final six of the Salute Music UK competition

Paisley’s Lisa Kowalski has made it into the final six of a nationwide music competition. Lisa, and her fellow 5 contestants, all pick up £10,000 each for making it though. The winner of the competition receives a no-strings-attached, top prize of £50,000. Shortly after the results came through she took to Twitter to announce the […]

Bring a friend for free

THE team at Renfrewshire Leisure has come up with a new version of a well-known proverb – a friend indeed is a friend in need of a free gym session, swim or exercise class! And it means that this weekend, November 4 and 5, Renfrewshire Leisure members can bring a friend along to one if […]