Category: Renfrewshire

Krispy Kreme has a sweet landing at Glasgow Airport

Krispy Kreme has landed at Glasgow Airport! The premium doughnut retailer has launched its first ever Box store located Glasgow airside, offering all doughnut lovers the sweetest takeoff to their next destination! Glasgow airport customers can experience the joy of Krispy Kreme, with its melt-in-the-mouth signature Original Glazed doughnut and 15 other delicious doughnut varieties […]

Renfrew Juniors Football Club support The White Ribbon Campaign

Renfrew Juniors Football Club have thrown in their weight behind a campaign which stresses the positive role that men can play in ending violence against women. The White Ribbon Campaign is a global campaign to put a stop to male violence against women and girls. The campaign addresses men directly – so they can understand […]

NEW PAISLEY LITERARY MAGAZINE AIMS TO PUT LOCAL POETRY ON THE MAP

A new poetry magazine for showcasing poems and poets with a connection to the town of Paisley has been founded by a local creative writer – with the help of Renfrewshire Council funding. Paisley Poems is the brainchild of 22-year-old Hannah Wilson, whose own work has been published regularly since she was just 13 after […]

Paisley Pirates Christmas Offer

Paisley Pirates are entering into the Christmas spirit by offering local community groups the chance to come and watch their local ice hockey team for special festive admission prices. “We’ve got two very tough games coming up on the two Sundays just before Christmas, as we take on the Dundee Tigers on 11 December, and […]

LOCAL MP GAVIN NEWLANDS PLEDGES HIS SUPPORT TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has pledged to support an upcoming Private Member’s Bill (PMB) which would require the UK Government to legally commit to providing a better framework for addressing violence against women and girls, by making the Istanbul Convention law in the UK – if successful. This legislation requires the […]

Council leader accuses Scottish Government of turning its back on Paisley

Council leader accuses Scottish Government of turning its back on Paisley Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan said: “It is astonishing that in the same week the First Minister announced a taskforce to prevent jobs leaving Paisley, we learn Scottish Government ministers have actually approved a plan for their own enterprise agency to close its office […]

Renfrewshire set to Reclaim the Night

Campaigners are set to descend on Paisley to take part in a march which calls for the elimination of violence towards women. The Reclaim the Night march will begin at 6:30pm on Tuesday 29 November- starting outside the main entrance to the University of the West of Scotland, down the length of Paisley High Street […]

MP calls for Chancellor to suspend ESA changes in the Autumn Statement

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, joined calls from the First Minister and SNP colleagues at Westminster for the Chancellor to take the opportunity in his Autumn Statement to suspend proposed changes to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). The current proposal would cut £30 a week from the support given to sick and […]

Businesses say direct rail link would boost Glasgow City Region economy

Creating a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport and the city centre is vital to the long term success of the regional economy, according to business leaders. A survey on behalf of Renfrewshire and Glasgow City councils revealed around three-quarters of businesses believe such a link would benefit their sales or turnover, while half said […]