MSP wants RBS to reverse plans to close Newton Mearns branch
Green MSP for the West of Scotland Ross Greer has called upon RBS to reverse plans to close their branch in Newton Mearns. The closure is one of 30 planned closures of branches of RBS across Scotland. Read more
Get ready to run with Mum at Race for Life Glasgow
Mums and daughters across Renfrewshire are being urged to unite and join the fight against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Glasgow. Read more
Warding off loneliness in Renfrewshire – one cup of tea at a time!
A charity which has four groups in Renfrewshire is appealing for older people who live alone in the region to join its free monthly afternoon tea parties. Read more
MSP in support call to scale down cancer
West Scotland MSP Neil Bibby is backing Cancer Research UK’s Scale Down Cancer campaign to help prevent obesity-related cancers across Scotland. Read more
Girls’ horizons widened at career event
Pupils from all seven of the area’s high schools attended the day to find out more about the wide range of careers available in these industries, which have traditionally been male dominated. Read more
East Renfrewshire schools scoop prestigious digital awards
Two East Renfrewshire schools have gained ‘Digital School’ status, as recognition for leading the way with digital teaching and learning. Read more
Young Scot Awards tour rolls into Paisley
The Young Scot Awards bus visited Paisley Abbey today to urge locals to nominate their young heroes for the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards and to support Paisley’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021. Read more
SNP MSP Tom Arthur calls on local authorities to bid for £11m energy efficiency funding
Tom Arthur MSP has encouraged Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire Councils to apply for a share of the Scottish Government’s £11m fund to deliver energy efficiency improvements to homes, businesses and public buildings and community projects. Read more
More woman playing Rugby than ever before in Scotland
Following the Six Nations teeing off last weekend Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has welcomed new figures which show that more women in Scotland are playing rugby than ever before. Read more
Cancer Research UK urges Scots to wear a Unity Band for World Cancer Day
Scots are being asked to unite on World Cancer Day on to help beat cancer sooner. Read more