Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Pirates Play North Ayrshire Wild in the Stuart Robertson Cup

Irresistible force meets immovable object this Sunday evening at Braehead Arena as Paisley Pirates play their first match on home ice against North Ayrshire Wild in the Stuart Robertson Cup, following two away wins at Kilmarnock and Solway. Both clubs are unbeaten in the competition so far, and with only the top team from each […]

Book Week Scotland – Renfrewshire events

Book Week Scotland 2018 runs from 19 November to 25 November                 #BookWeekScotland Working with a wide range of partners, Scottish Book Trust – the national charity changing lives through reading and writing – will deliver events and activities across the country during Book Week Scotland 2018, which runs from 19 November to 25 November, […]

Theatre-in-a-truck helps launch Paisley’s Spree Festival

Paisley’s flagship annual cultural extravaganza The Spree gets under way today….helped by National Theatre of Scotland offering a truckload of chances to see the area as never before. The seventh year of the Spree (12 to 21 Oct) sees 87 shows in 17 venues in five towns around Renfrewshire over ten days – with music, […]


Newlands, the SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, spoke in today’s General Debate on Victims Strategy. He used his speech to highlight the leading work carried out by Renfrewshire Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC). The debate follows the publication of the UK Government’s Victims Strategy, which despite cross-party consensus for reform, has come […]

Mhairi Black MP Praises the Determination of the WASPI Women

Thousands of women descended on London yesterday as part of the WASPI campaign. Protesters marched from Hyde Park to Parliament square to show their disdain for the UK Government over their handling of women born in the 1950’s pensions. The march included women from across the West of Scotland and Renfrewshire. This issue impacts 3.8 […]

Bonus for fans who pre-order St Mirren legend Fitzy’s book

ST MIRREN legend Tony Fitzpatrick is offering a unique triple bonus to people who pre-order his soon-to-be published autobiography, Fitzy – The Story of My Life. People who pre-order the book before the November 6 publication date will be – among the first to receive a signed copy of the autobiography; entered into a prize draw […]

Renfrewshire Councillor nominated for LGUI award

A Renfrewshire Councillor has made it onto the shortlist of the inaugural Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) Scotland Councillors Award s2018. Councillor Cathy McEwan will be the representing Renfrewshire in the awards and has been nominated for the Environmental Impact category having been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the local environment. Cllr McEwan is […]

Council employees’ donation boosts charity store shelves

Charity RAMH teamed up with Renfrewshire Council employees to stock up their Re-use Superstore. Located in Johnstone town centre and run by RAMH’s Lifeskills service, the store offers low-cost household items for sale as well as work experience and training for those wanting to boost their skills. Stephen McLellan, RAMH Chief Executive, was at the […]

Please Support Renfrewshire Raptors Flag Football

We are the Renfrewshire Raptors and wondered if you could lend your support! We have an event on Sunday for tryouts to recruit new players for our upcoming season, would you like to come along? Event link for registration: Date: Sunday 14th October 10-12 Where: St Mirren FC – Airdome Event Description: AGE 17+ […]