Category: Renfrewshire

Asbestos awareness roadshow

Business Regulation and Trading Standards officers from Renfrewshire Council will be out and about at DIY stores across Renfrewshire from 8 to 12 June to promote asbestos awareness to local firms. Local trades people will be able to get information and advice on dealing safely with asbestos from council staff who will be visiting the […]

Universal Credit set to roll out to Renfrewshire

The UK Government’s new Universal Credit benefit will be rolled out to Renfrewshire on Monday 22 June – replacing Job Seeker’s Allowance applications for single people aged between 18 and 60. Those applying for Universal Credit could wait for up to 5 weeks for their first payment and Renfrewshire Council’s Depute Leader wants local people […]

Renfrewshire maintains ‘balanced and successful’ licensing approach for Paisley town centre

Renfrewshire Licensing Board has decided to maintain its existing approach of limiting the number of pubs operating in Paisley town centre. Councillors voted unanimously to continue the Board’s current policy which states that the town centre is overprovided for in terms of pubs. That means that any new application for a public house would have […]

Johnstone pupils scrapheap challenge

Pupils in Johnstone have been giving scrap bikes a new lease of life as part of a green recycling scheme. The earn-a-bike project at Johnstone High School has been teaching young people how to fix and repair bikes that would have been recycled for scrap metal. Bikes were collected by the recycling operators at the […]

Call goes out for Flexicare volunteers

Renfrewshire Council’s Flexicare service has issued an appeal for new volunteers. The service, which supports children and young people with autism and learning disabilities, celebrated its 25thbirthday last year. Training for a new batch of service volunteers is scheduled to begin next month. Councillor Iain McMillan, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Social Work, Health and Wellbeing […]

Provost Hall goes sky-high for latest charity stunt

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall is urging local people to go sky-high in her latest charity feat. Proving the sky is the limit for a second time, Provost Hall will take part in a special skydive to raise vital funds for her chosen charities. And she’s looking for as many big-hearted people as possible to join […]

Council slams River Cart polluters

Renfrewshire Council has condemned thoughtless polluters who have tipped a large quantity of building waste into the River Cart. Over a period of ten days, and at significant cost to the council, more than twenty 8’ by 4’ foam insulation panels have been removed from the river at various points between Morrisons supermarket and the […]

The Experience

The Experience is a new, themed entertainment and events venue in Hillington Park, and houses Scotland’s ONLY indoor electric Go-karting Arena. We are just off J26 on the M8 and served by two train stations. During the school summer holidays, we will be welcoming Summer Clubs at The Experience. Our Summer Clubs cater for children […]