Category: Renfrewshire

Shoppers invited to see plans for new stores at retail park

SHOPPERS are being invited to find out about the latest plans for new stores in the Retail Park at intu Braehead. A public consultation event is being held in the central atrium of the intu Braehead shopping centre on Friday, May 11 between 1pm and 8pm and the following day between 10am and 2pm. A […]

Renfrewshire Council launches campaign to attract more foster carers

Renfrewshire Council is launching a campaign to attract more foster carers to help make a difference to children’s lives. To mark Foster Care Fortnight, which runs from runs from 14-27 May there will be a series of informal events where potential foster carers can get more information and the chance to chat with people already […]

Renfrewshire events for Bookbug Week: 14-20 May!

Celebrate Bookbug Week with us 14-20 May 2018 Take part in Bookbug Week with us by joining in with a whole week of FREE, special events taking place all over Scotland for families with babies and young children. This year’s theme is Bookbug’s Friends, and there will be a whole host of fun story, song […]

Blueprint for Johnstone Castle homes fit for the 21st century

These are the images which showcase what the 95 new build Council development at Johnstone Castle will look like on completion. Regeneration work in the area is already underway with demolition work to clear the site for the new energy efficient homes. The development will feature a mix of mainly two and three bedroom homes […]

Community asked for their views on the future of Foxbar

Residents of Foxbar are being asked to help shape the future of their area with a series of informal consultation events on creating a local Place Plan. A call has gone out to residents with the first pop in consultation event  on 16 May at Foxbar Community Centre between 2pm-7pm. The plan will identify areas […]

Plans announced for £7.2million Renfrewshire roads investment

Renfrewshire’s roads are set to undergo major transformation as the full programme of resurfacing works for 2018/19 was announced. The £7.2million programme represents the single biggest investment in Renfrewshire’s road network and will be delivered as part of the continuing physical and economic regeneration of the area. 86 roads across the region are set to […]

New approach to deliver close community working

A new streamlined approach is set to improve the support offered to community groups as the Council outlines its plans to empower communities. Councillors today approved proposals which will simplify the process for community organisations in accessing Council support by introducing a single point of contact for local groups. The creation of this central resource […]

Plan for new stores at retail park would bring jobs boost

RENFREWSHIRE will get a jobs boost if plans for new shop units at intu Braehead’s retail park get the go-ahead. Around 60 new jobs would be created with almost 50 of these for staff working in the new stores, the others in businesses that support the retailers, along with 80 construction jobs. A proposal of […]

Community Council visit highlights pride in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson was in Bishopton yesterday (Wednesday 2 May) as he embarks on a series of visits to community councils. Topics for discussion with Bishopton Community Council included the development of Dargavel Village, investment in the roads and transport infrastructure and improvements to the local environment. Landowner BAE Systems is transforming the […]