Category: Renfrewshire

Scottish veterans receive highest French military honour Legion D’Honneur

Five Scottish veterans were rewarded for their role in the liberation of France with the awarding of the Legion d’Honneur- the highest French military honour. On the 70th anniversary of D-Day in June 2014, the French President announced that the distinction would be awarded to all British veterans who fought to liberate France during the […]

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Hamishes Hoose News

Great progress on the refurbishment work, kitchen is starting to take shape again. Look out for a new look Hamishes Hoose very, very soon. Remember karaoke this Thursday night, Penny Dogs live band on Friday night and the Big Mad Karaoke party on Saturday night. Drinks promos too!! Hamishes Hoose is the best place for live […]

Glasgow Airport records busies June on record

4.4% increase in June’s passenger numbers Glasgow Airport, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has recorded its busiest June on record after almost 950,000 passengers travelled through its doors representing an increase of 4.4% on the same period last year. Domestic and international traffic grew by 3.2% and 5.2% respectively with British Airways, easyJet and […]

Race bet duo training hard for Paisley 10k

YOU can bet your bottom dollar that Amaury Wicquart and Stuart Terris are training hard for the Paisley 10k Race. After all, there’s a £100 wager at stake to see who runs the fastest time in the big race on Sunday, August 21. The two runners – who both work for one of the Paisley […]

Gavin Newlands MP Outlines Intention to Vote Against Trident 11th of July 2016

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has signalled his intention to vote against the UK renewing its fleet of Trident nuclear weapons when a vote takes place next Monday (18th of July). MPs will be asked to vote on whether or not construction work should be given the green light for replacing the […]

Park’s life for for running fans

Keep fit fans in Renfrewshire are now able to join people all over the world on a run in the great outdoors. The ON-X Sports Centre in Linwood is playing host to a Parkrun every Saturday morning. This free event sees people running 5k through parkland, or countryside with their times recorded, so they can […]

Candidates announced for local by-election

Candidates have been announced for the by-election in the Renfrew South and Gallowhill ward next month. The by-election will take place on Thursday 11 August following the death of one of three councillors representing the Renfrew South and Gallowhill ward on Renfrewshire Council. Candidates standing for election are: · Mark Dougan – Scottish Conservative and […]

Graduation event for sporty pupils

SECONDARY school pupils have shown they’re real good sports – and they’ve got the graduation certificates to prove it. Sixty teenagers took part in this year’s Renfrewshire School of Sport Education initiative, which saw them being given training for leisure and sports coaching awards and qualifications that could help them find work when they leave […]