Category: Renfrewshire

Glasgow Airport weather update – Wednesday 28 February 2.50pm

Due to continued severe weather conditions and the large number of flights which airlines have had to cancel, there will be no further flights to or from Glasgow Airport for the remainder of the day. Further heavy snowfall is forecast and we will provide updates regarding tomorrow’s scheduled services later this evening. We would advise […]

Renfrewshire Council Weather update – schools and council buildings closed tomorrow

LATEST WEATHER UPDATE – The Met Office have now issued a red weather warning for Renfrewshire and parts of Scotland due to extreme weather conditions expected later today – running from 3pm today until 10am tomorrow. The advice is not to travel under any circumstances during those hours. Ensure you remain safe and follow the […]

Severe weather closes sports and leisure facilities

Due to severe weather warnings all sports and leisure facilities along with libraries, Paisley Museum, Paisley Arts Centre, community centres and town halls operated by Renfrewshire Leisure closed at 2pm today. (Wednesday, February 28. And due to the Red Alert warning from the Met Office, these facilities will also be closed tomorrow. (Thursday, March 1) […]

Labour calls for boost in road spending after ‘perfect storm conditions’ cause pothole misery.

Labour has called on the SNP Administration running Renfrewshire Council to commit millions of pounds to fixing Renfrewshire’s pothole-ridden roads in the upcoming budget. Eddie Devine, Leader of the Labour Opposition on the Council has said the SNP needs to match or even increase the record amount of money set aside for road repairs in […]

Renfrewshire’s Provost offers a helping hand at local foodbank

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron joined volunteers of the Renfrewshire Foodbank to prepare and hand out parcels to those in need. Provost Cameron helped bag up food parcels alongside the regular helpers at the Paisley distribution centre located in the Central Baptist Church. The Paisley branch is one of four foodbanks in Renfrewshire, set up in […]

Glasgow Airport statement following Ryanair announcement

A spokesman for Glasgow Airport said: “We are bitterly disappointed at this decision by Ryanair which is not only damaging for Glasgow and wider Scottish connectivity, it will impact approximately 100 jobs locally. This is a result of the airline’s review of its single aircraft bases, however, we have been left in no doubt it […]

Shortlist revealed for fans to pick Saints legends for Love Street names

St Mirren fans can now cast their votes on which club legends they want to name a street after when new housing is built on the site of the club’s old Love Street ground. Earlier this month Renfrewshire Council launched the #SaintsStreets competition, inviting fans to submit suggestions for St-Mirren-related street names – and there […]

Renfrewshire has a bright idea to tackle dog fouling

Streets across Renfrewshire are being sprayed pink, red, blue and green as part of an innovative campaign to tackle dog fouling in the area. As part of Renfrewshire’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign, streets where dog fouling has been identified as a major issue are being targeted to improve their cleanliness. Officers will be […]

Community groups can cash in on intu Braehead charity fund

Local community groups are being encouraged to take advantage of money being offered to good causes by intu Braehead. The shopping and leisure destination has a Community Fund, which donates up to £500 every three months to projects, groups and charities. Now people are being urged to apply for these grants that can make a […]