MSP shows support for woman affected by pension change
Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South, met with the Women Against State Pension Increase (WASPI) on Saturday the 14th October at their East Renfrewshire meeting in Barrhead. The event took place to offer support to women born in the 1950s who are no longer entitled to collect their state... Read more
Get support for Carers looking after loved ones with depression or other mental health issues with RAMH Nurture Support Group in Barrhead and Eastwood
Caring for someone experiencing depression or other mental health issues isn’t always easy, but it is extremely valuable. Read more
Tom Arthur congratulates Barrhead badminton club on breast cancer fundraiser
Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South, recently met with the ladies of Barrhead Badminton Club at their training session in Barrhead Foundry to present them with a Scottish Parliamentary motion congratulating them on bravely zip-lining across the Clyde, raising £5,000 for Breast Cancer Care. Read more
Debut speech in Parliament by Tom Arthur MSP
Newly elected Tom Arthur MSP makes his maiden speech in the Scottish Parliament. Read more
Scouts across Paisley, Neilston and Barrhead are announcing their chosen charity in which their annual Duck Race will support. This year we will be raising funds for The Brightest Star and the Scouts. The Brightest Star is run by an inspiring woman from Renfrewshire called Arlene Smith. After losing... Read more
Six Renfrewshire pubs and clubs have been shortlisted as national finalists in the Best Bar None Scotland Awards 2015-16 to find the best licensed premises in the country. Read more
Following the recent appointment of Emma Dowson as our Duke of Edinburgh Award Group Leader, Paisley & District Scouts is pleased to announce an open evening for young people and parents to sign up to the award. Read more
Teen charged with bomb hoaxes made to schools in East Renfrewshire
A teenager has appeared in court facing 12 charges including fireraising and making bomb hoaxes. Read more
Remembrance Sunday 2015 services in Renfrewshire – times and venues
Communities across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire are preparing to commemorate Remembrance Day 2015. Read more
East Renfrewshire pupils’ digital app design gets Royal seal
School pupils from East Renfrewshire have designed a winning cross-platform app for the Barrhead Foundry after attending a course specifically designed to give participating pupils a more complex grounding in building apps. Read more