New social enterprise for ex-forces hailed as ‘revolutionary for Scottish veterans’ following ministerial backing
The largest employment development specifically for Scottish veterans in decades has been hailed as a revolutionary step in helping the country’s ex-forces into work – less than a month after receiving financial backing from ministers. Read more
Houston Nursery expanding outdoors after funding from Allied Irish Bank
A nursery practitioner with 30 years’ experience has completed a buyout of a nursery in Houston and will use financial backing from a bank to expand outdoors. Read more
Petition launched as politicians campaign against McGill’s axed bus services in Renfrewshire
Politicians from across Renfrewshire have stepped up pressure on McGill’s Buses as they prepare to axe bus services in two Renfrewshire villages. Read more
Councillor for Bridge of Weir vows to fight McGill’s bus service withdrawal
Bus company McGill’s are to withdraw a vital service which will leave two Renfrewshire villages without a bus service to Paisley or Inchinnan. Read more
Renfrewshire residents enjoy HEEPS of home comforts
For grandad Bruce Watt, home is where the heat is. The 87-year-old Bridge of Weir resident has seen his fuel bills plummet while his house stays warm, thanks to support from a national energy efficiency scheme. Bruce is one of more than 500 Renfrewshire residents to benefit last year... Read more
Renfrewshire’s next energy and environmental expert receives boost to industry success
A 22-year-old student from Houston has been awarded a prestigious scholarship which will help him pave his way to becoming an expert in the energy and environmental sectors. Read more
Pupils across Renfrewshire shine a light on respect awareness campaign
Pupils in Renfrewshire are learning what respect means to them and their peers as primary and secondary schools joined in a national awareness campaign – “All Different, All Equal”. Read more
Remembrance Sunday 2017 service times across Renfrewshire
Communities across Renfrewshire are preparing for a weekend of remembrance as the area pays tribute to those lost in service with the Armed Forces. Read more
Blooming great community group in Houston plants 20,000 spring bulbs in 8 days
Community group Bee Happy Houston has completed the planting of 20,000 spring bulbs around the village – in eight days. Read more
Terry The Teacake sent into space from Houston bowling green
The Glasgow Glasgow Science Centre has successfully sent a Tunnock’s teacake into space. Read more