Category: Renfrewshire


Ten new routes launched in May 13.3% increase in monthly passenger numbers   Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest May in seven years after 785,063 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 13.3% on the same period last year. International traffic grew by 17% while domestic traffic increased by 9.1%, […]

Mall gives diners a taste for jazz

THE malls are alive to the sound of music as diners at the intu Braehead shopping centre get a taste of the Glasgow Jazz Festival. Jazz bands are now performing on the new stage set up in front of the eateries in the lower mall. Already diners have enjoyed the music from the Andrew Sharkey […]

Thousands celebrate Renfrew Gala Day 2015

Despite a blustery start to the weekend, the skies above Renfrew cleared just in time for this year’s ‘Superstar’ themed Renfrew Gala Day, which was attended by well over 5500 local residents yesterday afternoon. Community groups from the town gathered to form one of the biggest parades in the event’s history, which made its way […]

Newly elected youth parliament descends on Renfrewshire

This weekend, the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) will host its 57th Annual Sitting and Annual General Meeting in Renfrewshire. Elected young people from all over Scotland will gather at Park Mains High School for what will be their first national Sitting as the newly elected membership of the Scottish Youth Parliament, following the recent SYP […]

Erskine Hospital can splash out after pool’s donation

ERSKINE Hospital has been given a cash boost thanks to fundraising efforts at Renfrew’s Victory Baths. A total of £428.86 was raised as part of the VE Day 70th anniversary celebrations at the pool last month, organised by staff and members of the Over 50s Club. Pool staff were dressed in 40s-style clothes and a […]

RAMH quiz raises £10,500 for local mental health services

A special anniversary dinner and quiz for local mental health charity RAMH has raised £10,500. The recent event, celebrating 25 years of services, had teams from across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire competing to be quiz champions. Linstone Housing Association, based in Linwood, came out on top. The quiz had 8 rounds including Scotland, Food and […]

Upgraded Lochwinnoch footpath reopens

A popular footpath linking the village of Lochwinnoch to its railway station and the nearby RSPB nature reserve has been reopened after extensive improvements. The footpath which runs alongside the A760 is part of the well-established Castle Semple Trail. It is well used by train passengers, walkers and birdwatchers but in the past has been […]

High-tech street lighting for Erskine

Erskine residents are set to benefit from new high-tech street lighting which is being installed throughout the town. More than 1,800 new state-of–the–art LED lamps are being fitted over a five-week period, covering most of the town’s residential areas. Council chiefs believe the move will bring environmental, financial and public safety benefits. LED lighting offers […]


Ryanair today (Wednesday 3 June) celebrated its inaugural flight from Glasgow to Chania in Crete. The airline will operate a weekly service to Chania on Wednesdays offering customers in Glasgow even more choice for summer 2015. To celebrate, Ryanair is releasing 100,000 seats across its European network at prices starting from £19.99 for travel in […]