Category: Renfrewshire

Derek Provan to step down as CEO of AGS Airports in 2023

Derek Provan, chief executive of AGS Airports which owns Aberdeen International, Glasgow and Southampton airports, has today (Tuesday 12 July) announced he will step down from his position next year. Mr Provan, who joined AGS in April 2018, has taken the decision to step away from his executive role to pursue non-executive opportunities after 25 […]

Views sought on regeneration plans for Causeyside Street in Paisley

Local residents, businesses and community groups are being asked for their views on regeneration plans for Causeyside Street in Paisley which would improve active travel connections, support sustainable transport and increase parking and loading options. The proposals from part of the ongoing transformation of Paisley town centre, in which major investment is being made in […]

Tickets on sale for Wee Spree kids festival

Tickets for a kids festival during the October school holidays have gone on sale with the programme announced for The Wee Spree. The popular festival will take place 15-23 October to coincide with a mid-term break for Renfrewshire schools. Shows announced include the return of family entertainment legends The Singing Kettle, dance parties for parents […]

Provost gets emotional as she watches world premier of John Byrne’s Underwood Lane play

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Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, attended a Parliamentary event on 6 July 2022, hosted by Stuart McDonald MP and the UK’s leading charity for premature and sick babies, Bliss, to pledge his support for the introduction of the Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill. The Bill was introduced to Parliament last month […]

Gaelic speaking school to open in Renfrewshire

Children from across Renfrewshire will now be able to learn their lessons while speaking and writing in Scottish Gaelic as a new education provision opens in Paisley. For the first time, children in Renfrewshire will be able to attend the special Gaelic provision, which initially consists of one class within West Primary School, rather than […]

What’s on this weekend starting 8th July by Tommy McGrory

The DeRellas are fully locked and loaded and are ready to raise the roof at Rocknrollas tonight and tickets are still available on the door for this much talked about Glam Punk bash. The current line-up features Timmy DeRella, who has the looks of Sid Vicious and Stiv Bators (bass/vocals), Luca DeRella, who is also […]

Awards recognise role of Braehead mall First Responders

THE team of First Responders at Braehead shopping centre have been praised for their dedication in responding to emergency calls. Several members of the mall’s security staff have been specially trained by the Scottish Ambulance Service to deal with certain kinds of medical emergencies until paramedics arrive. Now, Jason Barnes, Amy Woodcock, Muhammad Awais and […]

Reminder to apply for latest round of cultural funding

Applications are being accepted for the latest round of two cultural funding grant programmes designed to strengthen and support Renfrewshire’s cultural sector. The Culture, Heritage and Events Fund (CHEF) launched in 2016 and has supported 135 creative projects, including festivals, events, murals, workshops, performances, exhibitions, and tours. The fund supports projects that develop practice, engagement […]