Category: Renfrewshire


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pirates slipped to their third consecutive defeat as they went down to the visitors who were more adept at taking the chances which came their way in the course of the evening. The home side opened brightly but Lynx proved to be dangerous on the break and they were ahead as early as the 6th […]

Bereaved residents invited to support group’s open evening

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Renfrewshire residents who have lost loved ones to suicide have been invited to an open evening by local support group Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS). The informal drop-in session take place on Wednesday 17 December between 6.30 and 7.30pm in the Charleston Centre, 49 Neilston Road, Paisley. The event will give people a chance […]

New food allergy regulations for businesses

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Renfrewshire businesses are being advised of new EU food allergy regulation deadline. From 13 December all businesses that sell food will have to display allergy information on food they make or serve. The Food Information Regulations will make it mandatory for businesses to specify which foods contain allergens and they will no longer be able […]

Council crackdown targets vehicle emissions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A crackdown on vehicle emissions in Paisley town centre last weekend saw over 300 vehicles stopped and checked by wardens from Renfrewshire Council. In total, 332 drivers were stopped off Wallneuk Road and their cars examined, with five vehicles failing an emissions test. The owners of the five cars in question were issued with a […]

Fuel support for vulnerable saves 130 families over £33,000 a year

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]130 Renfrewshire families will each save £273 a year on their energy bills every year, thanks to a new council service to tackle fuel poverty. On top of the annual savings worth £33,000 across all the families combined, the service has also generated one-off savings of around £4,683 – including a £3,500 grant for new […]

Johnstone enjoys festive fun for light switch-on party

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Johnstone kicked off its countdown to Christmas in style at the weekend with a day-long party to mark the town’s light switch-on. A big crowd of from the town and beyond turned out to see Houstoun Square illuminated as the festive display went on. There was a full afternoon of entertainment with live music on […]

Town could get new theatre and cinema for City of Culture bid

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley could be in line for a new theatre and cinema as part of ambitious plans connected to the proposed bid for UK City of Culture 2021. A new group – called Paisley 2021 Community Trust – has been formed with the aim of working with Renfrewshire Council on plans for the new venue. A […]

Black Friday ‘Weekend’ Portrait Offer!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Black Friday ‘Weekend’ Portrait Offer! Yes, we’ve joined in with the black Friday weekend madness. If you’d love to get a family, couples or personal photo session with a choice of 3, 6 by 9″ or 2, 8 by 12″ prints at the Abbey Mill Business Studio in Paisley. Take these 3 simple steps. Send […]

Salt and Grit Solutions getting ready for winter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd are gearing up for the winter season and look forward to supplying customers throughout Renfrewshire and the UK with de-icing salt. Having moved premises last year, the company now operates from North Arkleston Farm in Paisley – just next to Junction 27 of the M8. Salt and Grit Solutions supply […]