Category: Renfrewshire

Shoppers have fun on the naughty and nice steps

SHOPPERS have been having some festive fun on the stairs in the central atrium of the intu Braehead shopping centre. In the run-up to Christmas one set of stairs has been branded as the naughty steps and the other the nice steps. People have been getting into the Christmas spirit by taking selfies on either […]

Buy smart and stay safe this Christmas

Consumers in Renfrewshire are being warned to stay vigilant for dodgy devices and chargers this Christmas. With mobile phones, tablets and games consoles often given as gifts or snapped-up in the festive sales, many households across the area will have new electrical items. People are being urged only to buy electrical goods from trusted sources […]

Local MP hails end to rip-off unarranged overdraft fees

MHAIRI BLACK WELCOMES RIPOFF OVERDRAFT CHARGES BAN Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black has welcomed the news that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have today banned banks from charging “rip-off” unarranged overdraft fees under new proposals. The FCA will ban fixed daily or monthly fees. They will also make banks advertise single interest rate […]

intu Braehead and mental health foundation Blurt team up over Christmas

intu Braehead has partnered with mental health foundation Blurt to provide advice to customers and staff on managing their mental wellbeing over Christmas. Blurt’s guide for dealing with stress, loneliness and grief at Christmas will be handed out from customer service desks at intu’s 14 UK shopping centres and distributed to intu staff during December. […]

Diane Mitchell Music School

Remember Gift vouchers available for all our lessons and classes. The cost is £60 for four half an hour lesson or £72 for a block of 8 children’s music classes. Enrolments are now taking place for all of our classes. Our new term starts Saturday the 12th of January 2019. Our classes include; Musical Maestros -10am […]


Gavin Newlands MP was at Westminster on Wednesday to take a stand for women’s human rights defenders whose lives are at risk Newlands MP attended Amnesty International’s Annual Human Rights Day Reception on Wednesday (12 December) to show his support for women around the world who are being attacked, threatened and even killed for defending […]

School pupils become Santa’s little helpers to brighten up their local community

More than a hundred excited young people donned their Santa hats and picked up their litter picker as they made their community a little brighter ahead of the festive period. Pupils from Gryffe High, St Fillan’s Primary and Houston Primary took their minds off the upcoming festivities for just a minute as they joined forces […]

Britain’s Got Talent star has Christmas all wrapped up for children’s hospice charity

BRITAIN’S Got Talent star Edward Reid certainly has got Christmas all wrapped up. The popular entertainer was helping Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – launch their Christmas gift-wrapping service, at the intu Braehead shopping centre. The mall has given over space for CHAS staff and volunteers to wrap Christmas presents for […]

Bid to gather Buddies’ Town Hall memories

Paisley Town Hall has played a huge part in the lives of generations of Buddies. Now a new project to gather people’s memories and photographs of the much-loved iconic building has been launched. Renfrewshire Leisure wants to hear from anyone who has a special memory of the Town Hall whether it involved a dance or […]