Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council Planning blueprint set to be unveiled

Planning blueprint set to be unveiled The masterplan which will govern how Renfrewshire’s land is used over the next five years is set to be unveiled to the public. Councillors on Renfrewshire Council’s Planning and Economic Development Policy Board have agreed that a draft version of the Renfrewshire Local Development Plan will be published for […]

Scotland’s only direct flight to Guernsey announced for summer 2013

Scotland’s only direct flight to Guernsey announced for summer 2013 Channel Islands Travel Group today announces the launch of a new air route from Glasgow Airport to Guernsey for summer 2013. It means Scotland will be served by a direct link with the island, which lies just off the coast of Normandy, for the first […]

£250,000 playpark improvement work revealed

£250,000 playpark improvement work revealed Sixteen Renfrewshire playparks are set to share in a cash bonanza of a quarter of a million pounds. A programme of improvements – including resurfacing and the introduction of new play and sports equipment – will be carried out at various sites around the area. The £250,000 investment was agreed […]

Glasgow Airport secures ROCCO award for customer service

Glasgow Airport secures ROCCO award for customer service Glasgow Airport has been recognised, once again, for its efforts in customer service following its success at the 2012 Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce business awards. The Chamber’s ninth annual ROCCO awards, which celebrate the success and achievements of Renfrewshire businesses, were held on Friday 16 November and […]

Emissions blitz nets four offenders

Emissions blitz nets four offenders A two-day crackdown on dodgy cars which damage the environment saw Renfrewshire Council workers net four offenders. Staff from the Renfrewshire Wardens Service took to the streets of Paisley town centre to check whether vehicle emissions were within the legal requirements. Of the 281 vehicles tested, four failed and were […]

Accord Hospice Santa Dash 2012

The Accord Hospice Santa Dash will take place on Sunday 9th December at 10am in Barshaw Park. This was a very successful event for Accord last year with 135 Santas taking part. The suggested minimum sponsorship is £15 and santa suits will be supplied. There will also be a free kids race thereafter, again with […]

Renfrewshire residents offered support on benefit cuts

Renfrewshire residents offered support on benefit cuts Renfrewshire residents are being urged to prepare now for major welfare reforms which could see them lose out on benefits. Renfrewshire Council is launching a range of measures to help local residents prepare for the impact of changes being made to the benefits system by the UK Government […]

ROCCO 2012 Winners Announced

ROCCO 2012 Winners Announced Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Business Awards The annual business awards of Renfrewshire Chamber, The ROCCOs, now in their 9th year, took place at the Cosmopolitan Normandy Hotel on Friday 16th November. The sell-out crowd of 480 witnessed 15 ROCCO awards presented on the night and helped raised over £11K […]

Sponsor a light for someone special this Christmas

Sponsor a light for someone special this Christmas and sponsor the care of future patients at St Vincent’s Hospice. St Vincent’s Hospice invites you to dedicate a light on their Christmas tree to someone who you was or is a light in your life. You can celebrate or remember loved ones and special occasions by […]