Category: Renfrewshire


Contact the Elderly has kicked of the New Year with a bang, being announced as the winner of the 2016 Aviva Community Fund receiving £10,000. The funds will help support the charity’s existing groups, including two in Paisley, ensuring its older guests continue to have regular, free tea parties to look forward to throughout the […]

Clydesdale Bank closure – Gavin Newlands MP

Below is a quote from Gavin Newlands MP on the announcement that the Clydesdale Bank branch in Renfrew is due to be closed. Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, said: “I am extremely frustrated and disappointed to learn that the Clydesdale Bank is planning on closing its Renfrew town centre branch. This bank has […]

Community centre upgrades continue

THE programme of works to upgrade six community centres, in Renfrewshire is now well underway. Johnstone Castle Community Centre is now re-open after repairs and improvements were carried out and work has started at Ralston Community Centre. The next facility to temporarily close for an upgrade is Glenburn Community Centre and work there is expected […]

Piazza shows support for bid with Paisley 2021 signage

Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture will be seen by five million rail passengers this year – after bosses at the town’s Piazza shopping centre unveiled a giant Paisley 2021 sign. The branding has just been installed on the side of the centre’s recently-revamped multi-story car park, which faces on to the platform […]

College Partnership with Elior UK Set to be a Recipe for Success!

West College Scotland has partnered with Elior UK (one of the UK’s leading hospitality companies) at Ibrox stadium under the guidance of award winning chef Jav Aziz.   We are looking for people with a positive attitude, who are willing to learn in a fast moving environment to take part in a unique and exciting […]

Glasgow Girl to lead Holocaust Memorial Day event

A leading human rights campaigner will take centre stage to help mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Amal Azzudin – one of the Glasgow Girls who campaigned against dawn raids, detention and deportation of asylum seekers in Glasgow – will speak at an event being held in St Ninian’s High School, Giffnock, on Tuesday 24 January. The […]

Grants Roofing & Restoration

Grants Roofing & Restoration provide a full range of roofing services & maintenance work. All aspects of roofing work undertaken. Based in Paisley covering Renfrewshire and surrounding areas. Free estimates, quality workmanship and reasonable prices.   Services include: Roofs repaired/renewed Flat roofs Lead valleys All cement work UPVC Gutters/Facias/Soffits Gutter & Downpipe repairs All exterior […]

Free gym for four months offer fits the bill

FREE gym membership for four months is worth its weight in gold for people wanting to get fit. The money-saving offer from Renfrewshire Leisure means you get 14 months membership for the price of a ten-month up front fee on the various membership categories. As well as being able to use six state-of-the-art fitness suites, […]


LEAP has launched ‘Making It Happen’ – a programme of FREE practical assistance for Renfrewshire Residents who are struggling with fuel bills and comfort at home this winter.   Supported through Renfrewshire Council’s Tackling Poverty Programme, the service aims to reach a minimum of 80 fuel poor and vulnerable persons, who are struggling with fuel […]