Category: Renfrewshire

Young Carer Grant Turns Two

Young people caring for someone on a disability benefit could get more than £300 Young Carer Grant, which is a benefit unique to Scotland, is marking its second birthday. By 31 July 2021, Social Security Scotland has authorised 4,190 Young Carer Grant applications since launch. With over £1.25 million in vital support provided directly to […]


Please note the M8 will be subject to lane restrictions and road closures from 6am on Saturday, 30 October and not 8pm as previously issued.    Drivers are being reminded that there are additional road closures and restrictions, coming into force near the SEC, for a short period, due to specific COP26 events on 1 […]

Do your Christmas shopping in Paisley and you could win big – Paisley’s Christmas Golden Ticket Competition is back!

Paisley First has joined forces with Renfrewshire Council this Christmas for the Paisley town centre Golden Ticket Competition!  Launching this Saturday, 30th October, there’ll be £500 of Paisley town centre gift vouchers up for grabs for four lucky winners!  Receive a Golden Ticket with every purchase in Paisley town centre, post it in one of […]

TV chef James Martin has recipe for success at new SpudULike eatery in Braehead mall

TV celebrity chef James Martin has teamed up with potato king, Albert Bartlett to launch a SpudULike By James Martin eatery at the Braehead Centre. It’s a concept that takes the humble baked potato to a whole new level and the re-branded restaurant in the upper mall at Braehead opened today/yesterday. (Friday Oct 29) And […]

Bibby calls for ‘levelling up’ of Paisley Town Centre

Bibby calls for ‘levelling up’ of Paisley town centre Responding to news that a bid to spend over £38 million of UK government cash in the Paisley Harbour and Abercorn Street areas had been successful, MSP Neil Bibby said: “I will always press for Paisley and Renfrewshire’s fair share of investment. The definition of the […]


Natalie Don MSP is looking forward to ramping up her constituency service operation after securing an office in Renfrew town centre. After making several enquiries about premises in locations across the Renfrewshire North and West constituency, the MSP has agreed to rent office space, previously used by estate agents, at 1A Paisley Road, Renfrew, PA4 8JH. Natalie Don […]

Paisley Halloween Festival presents Out of this World

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Renfrewshire has successfully managed to Beat the Street!

Beat the Street Renfrewshire has come to an incredible conclusion after the game came to an end on Wednesday evening. The game took place across the areas of Bridge of Weir, Elderslie, Houston, Howwood, Kilbarchan, Linwood, Johnstone and Lochwinnoch and invited local residents of all ages to walk, cycle and wheel as far as possible during the […]

Remembrance events 2021

Legion Scotland and its member community are custodians of Remembrance in Scotland and are involved in events around the country all year round. While Head Office oversees and works closely with Poppyscotland on national events, our branches make sure that services, parades and more take place in local communities, so that the sacrifices made by […]