Category: Renfrewshire

Johnstone High School continues on improvement journey with visit by inspectors

A visit by inspectors to Johnstone High School details how the school has made improvements to support children’s health and wellbeing and learning. Staff from Education Scotland, who originally inspected the school in November 2016, revisited in February 2018 and spoke with pupils, staff and parents. The original inspection set out areas for improvement, agreed […]

Renfrewshire school pupils hit the high notes with Scottish Opera

Hundreds of Primary Three pupils from across Renfrewshire joined voices to take part in an interactive live performance with Scottish Opera at Paisley Town Hall. The hour long musical experience shows children how an opera is made and features them as the chorus, singing alongside the national company’s professional principal singers and 50 strong orchestra. […]


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Dementia Awareness Week kicks off with fun and games

CHARITY campaigners yesterday (Monday) kicked off Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week at intu Braehead with some fun and games. Staff from the local Alzheimer Scotland hub were given the chance to take part in activities to #ChallengeDementia at Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. They were given a free sledging session at Snow Factor; a round […]

Seven for Syria – 7 years of war, 7 ways to help

War has ravaged Syria for 7 years. People have lived through 7 years of chaos, fear, upheaval and heartbreak. For 7 years we have watched the news reports showing chemical attacks on children, towns devastated, people starving, medical facilities destroyed and felt helpless to affect any change. But if we can do something that could […]

Renfrewshire cemeteries set for £1million investment

Major improvements are set to be delivered in Renfrewshire’s cemeteries as part of a £1million investment. Drainage systems, roads and pathways will be the main focus to ensure that cemeteries are a suitable setting for local communities dealing with the loss of a loved one. There are nine cemeteries in Renfrewshire, consisting of more than […]


Irish carrier Aer Lingus Regional adds additional Thursday, Friday and Monday flights to popular daily Dublin service from Glasgow Airport   Glasgow Airport passengers travelling to and from Dublin can now enjoy even more choice following Aer Lingus Regional’s decision to introduce an extra flight on Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays.   The Irish carrier already […]

New Investment In NHS Diagnostics And Care In Renfrewshire

£50M To Support Treatment Across Scotland The NHS in Renfrewshire is set to benefit from a share of a £50 million Scotland-wide investment to help deliver swift treatment and diagnostics. The extra funding is part of a package of measures to help reduce waiting times – and which will also see two independent diagnostic leads appointed […]

A year of building and working for the future

By Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson This month marks one year since the local council elections were held and since I took up my role as Council Leader. Since becoming a councillor in 1990 I have witnessed tremendous change in the area and reflecting on my first 12 months as Council Leader, I believe the […]