Category: Renfrewshire

GLASGOW AIRPORT RADAR PROJECT CLEARS MAJOR WIND FARM DEVELOPMENT FOR TAKE OFF

Plans for one of the largest wind farm developments in Scotland have been given the green light following the installation of a state-of-the-art radar system at Glasgow Airport. Together with air traffic services company, NATS, and Banks Renewables, Glasgow Airport has introduced a new radar earlier that can mitigate the impact of the Kype Muir […]

Fitzy’s book goes all around the world

St Mirren football legend Tony Fitzpatrick’s autobiography is being read in all corners of the globe. He’s been sent photographs of people reading his book Fitzy – The Story of My Life, in faraway places like New Zealand, the Caribbean and Bangladesh. Tony says he’s been “overwhelmed” by the reaction to his autobiography and people […]

PARTNERS AGREE TO INVESTIGATE SECOND OPTION FOR AIRPORT ACCESS

PARTNERS working to deliver a new transport link to Glasgow Airport are developing plans for a Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) scheme, as a potential alternative to a tram train. PRT – which operates at a number of other airports, including Heathrow – was identified as one of two options for airport access in an original […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT CONTRIBIUTES £1.44 BILLION TO SCOTTISH ECONOMY AND SUPPORTS OVER 30,000 JOBS

Study underlines Glasgow Airport’s economic importance to Scotland – A study published today (Wednesday, January 30) confirms the valuable contribution Glasgow Airport makes to the Scottish economy. The economic impact study reveals the airport, which welcomed 9.7 million passengers in 2018, generates in excess of £1.44 billion (GVA) annually and supports more than 30,000 jobs […]

Mirren Business Centres Offices Available

With Mirren Business Centres you will find the perfect modern space for your business, at highly competitive and affordable prices. Offices at Mirren Business Centres are available in two handy locations: Mirren Court, 119 Renfrew Road, Paisley and Mirren Chambers, 41 Gauze Street, Paisley. Both locations offer great value affordable space for let with car […]

Free legal advice sessions at St. Vincent’s Hospice

On Wednesday 6th February, St. Vincent’s Hospice is offering confidential legal advice sessions completely free of charge. This service is being provided courtesy of the voluntary support from trusted local solicitors. Sessions are open to any adult, however, as places are limited, priority will be given to people living in Renfrewshire. Legacy and Trust Officer at […]

Remembering those lost to suicide

Renfrewshire’s annual memorial service to those who have lost their lives to suicide has been held, with more than 120 people paying their respects. Local support group Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) hosted the short service on Thursday 24 January at Renfrewshire House, which was led by Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron. There was a […]

Follow Ploughlo Grittini, Thawin’ Batty and Tony Gritzpatrick online

Renfrewshire’s newly-named gritters are on the web, as well as the road, this year as part of a drive to highlight the dedicated work of council staff. The community can now track the whereabouts of the gritters on the council’s website as they tackle priority routes on a 24/7 schedule throughout the winter period. All […]

PAISLEY PIRATES 9 DUNDEE COMETS 8

(AGG 12-12-Comets win on penalties)   Pirates and Comets served up an epic SEVENTEEN goal thriller, which saw the home side edge through on the night-but the home side suffered the heartbreak of going out of the Scottish Cup to the holders on penalty shots, after the teams finished level over the two legs. The […]