Category: Renfrewshire

Record Levels of School Leavers Staying in Education, Training or Employment

Record Levels of School Leavers Staying in Education, Training or Employment News that record numbers of school leavers are going on to positive areas of training and employment have been welcomed by Paisley’s MSP George Adam.  The proportion of school leavers who left school during or at the end of the 2010/11 academic year who […]

Renfrewshire Council plans new measures to support tenants facing welfare cuts

Renfrewshire Council plans new measures to support tenants facing welfare cuts Renfrewshire Council is so concerned about the impact of welfare changes that it is looking at reclassifying homes where tenants on benefits are being financially penalised for having a bedroom which cannot be used because of disability or medical requirements. The change would mean […]

Renfrewshire Chamber Annual Golf Competition

Renfrewshire Chamber Annual Golf Competition The Renfrewshire Chamber annual Golf Competition this year was held on the 14th June at Renfrew Golf Club and was a great success. The sold out event saw 18 teams play the course which was in top condition given the recent spell of warm weather. The forecast in the run up […]

Sma’ Shot Day 2013

Sma’ Shot Day 2013 Celebrate the weavers’ victory in one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world! Listen for the beat of the Charleston Drum as it makes its way from Brodie Park to Abbey Close, and watch the colourful procession, headed by The Cork…who always meets a spectacularly-fiery end! With music, entertainment, stalls, […]

£750k business boost to provide wages bonus

£750k business boost to provide wages bonus Renfrewshire Council has unveiled a £750,000 business-boosting measure designed to support the local economy and boost employment. The money has been secured to help companies take on new staff, with extra money for businesses who agree to pay the Living Wage of £7.50 per hour. The news was […]

M&S cheque presentation to George Street fire victims

M&S cheque presentation to George Street fire victims BIG-HEARTED shoppers in Paisley town centre rallied round in their usual generous fashion to support a worthy cause. Caring staff at the busy Marks and Spencer store in the High Street were so dismayed when they learned five families had lost everything after fire gutted their homes, […]