Category: Renfrewshire

1 Minute Angels Christmas Gift to Hospice

This year Christmas Day at St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood will be provided courtesy of the Angels. The Hospice’s glass ‘1Minute Angel’ Christmas tree ornaments have proved so popular with patients, families and staff that sales have now reached the magical £5000 figure – that is, enough to fund a full day of care from […]

Local MP Congratulates Jodie Campbell

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, met with local volunteer Jodie Campbell to personally congratulate and thank her for organising a lunch for people who otherwise would have spent Christmas day on their loan. Jodie Campbell has organised a free Christmas lunch for 196 people who would have otherwise spent the day on […]

Pupils get mall excited about seeing Santa

YOUNGSTERS from a Renfrew primary school got really mall excited when they visited Santa’s Grotto at the intu Braehead shopping centre. The kids from Kirklandneuk Primary 1 class got to meet the big man with a white beard and who wears a red suit. They were invited along to come and play this Christmas and […]

Ground-breaking cycling project short-listed in national competition

Renfrewshire Council’s proposals for a new project to increase cycling in Renfrewshire have been shortlisted by sustainable transport charity Sustrans for their “Community Links PLUS” competition. The proposal is for a new, segregated cycle route which will link Bishopton, Inchinnan, Erskine, Paisley and Glasgow Airport. The new route will aim to improve linkages between Renfrewshire’s […]

Paisley Pirates’ nailbiting 2-1 win over Dundee Comets

PAISLEY PIRATES   2          DUNDEE COMETS   1  Pirates maintained their 100% home record in all competitions this season as they ground out a narrow victory against a very good Comets side, which once again proved to be the most testing of competitors at the Braehead Arena. In an even first period, both sides enjoyed periods of […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT GEARS UP FOR BUSY FESTIVE GETAWAY

Glasgow Airport is preparing for its busiest festive period in seven years as tens of thousands of travellers take to the skies for the Christmas holidays. More than 247,000 people are expected to pass through the airport over the next two weeks (21 December – 3 January) to popular destinations including the Canary Islands, Salzburg, […]

FaceBay Fundraising

Facebay Fundraising Founder Irene McDonald Presents Alison Of The SSPCA Cardonald Cat And Dog Home With £700 Pounds cash Dog Food and blankets which was raised by the members of the group by buying items thank you all that contributed or bought items over the past two months.. You can find more out about Facebay Fundraising […]

Council leader says budget cuts mean “biggest challenge yet”

Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan has warned that the local authority faces its “biggest challenge yet” in the face of budget cuts. Councillor Macmillan was reacting to the announcement of the Scottish Government’s annual budget for 2016/2017. Funding from the Scottish Government makes up approximately 80% of each council’s income. Renfrewshire Council will meet in […]

AIR FRANCE STRENGTHENS ITS LINKS TO SCOTLAND WITH NEW GLASGOW SERVICE

AIR FRANCE STRENGTHENS ITS LINKS TO SCOTLAND  WITH NEW GLASGOW SERVICE FROM 27TH MARCH 2016  Air France is set to expand its short-haul network with daily flights to (and from) Glasgow, marking the airline’s 3rd Scottish destination and 9th UK destination. The route will form part of the airline’s new summer schedule for 2016. Commencing […]