Category: Renfrewshire


George Adam MSP is backing a charity’s call for Paisley Buddies to volunteer for a new service supporting older veterans whose lives have been distressed by hearing loss or tinnitus. The MSP for Paisley found about Action on Hearing Loss Scotland’s Hearing Forces service and its need for more volunteers during the charity’s Deaf Awareness […]

Renfrewshire high rise homes proving popular as ever

Hit BBC Scotland TV show Still Game captured the camaraderie of residents living in high rise homes. And Renfrewshire’s very own Jack, Victor and Isa – or Frank, Martin and Myra to be more precise – have become great friends thanks to the welcoming environment at their 15-storey Glencairn Court building. The Gallowhill block boasts […]

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority form alliance to grow visitor numbers between China and Scotland

Glasgow strengthens Scotland’s growing links with China by working closely with one of country’s largest airport groups –     Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have today (Thursday, May 17) signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China’s main airlines to establish a direct air link […]

Renfrewshire Council backs Week of Action on Roadside Litter

Road users in Renfrewshire are being reminded to give their litter a lift home as part of a national campaign this week. The Council has joined forces with national environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful to support their Week of Action, which aims to make motorists recognise the effect littering can have on the environment. Running […]


Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black has become the latest Scottish MP to join a growing body of UK political leaders adding their support to the global movement for fossil fuel divestment. Mhairi Black, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South has joined over 160 cross-party politicians to sign the Divest Parliament pledge, calling for […]

Top award for intu Braehead’s unique event for kids

A unique event staged by intu Braehead shopping centre that allowed youngsters to find out what it was like to be an adult for a day has won a top national award. The free Mini City activities event staged at the centre has won a prestigious Purple Apple Award for an event in the 2018 […]

St Andrew’s Academy in Paisley top of the class with inspection report

St Andrew’s Academy in Paisley has scored top marks in a school inspection. Inspectors from Education Scotland visited the school last November and spoke with staff, pupils and parents. The report praised Head Teacher Kevin Henry’s ‘strong leadership’ and found almost all pupils go on to a positive destination such as college, higher education or employment on […]

Have your say on alcohol licensing in Renfrewshire

Members of the public can have their say on how the sale of alcohol is regulated in Renfrewshire. Detailed consultation is now under way on Renfrewshire’s draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2018-2022. This policy assists Renfrewshire’s Licensing Board in the licensing of premises selling alcohol like pubs and off licences and helps with decision making […]

Paisleys MSP, George Adam is Supporting PROCESSIONS on 10 Jun

George is supporting thousands of women and girls across the UK who will walk together as part of a mass participatory artwork to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage on Sunday 10 June. To mark this historic moment, they will wear either green, white or violet scarves – the colours of the suffrage movement, appearing […]