Council benchmarking report hails Renfrewshire’s jobs programmes
Renfrewshire’s employability programmes have been rated the best performing in Scotland in a new national report benchmarking the performance of all Scottish Councils. Read more
Police launch appeal to find missing vulnerable man
Police are appealing for information from the public to trace a missing 64-year-old man from Paisley. Read more
St Mirren stars immortalised at former Love Street stadium
The names have been revealed of the former St Mirren stars to have a street named in their honour in new housing on the site of the club’s old Love Street ground. Read more
Arrest made over alleged rape of teenager in Linwood on New Year’s Day
Police have arrested an 18-year-old teenager in connection with an alleged rape in Linwood. Read more
Paisley Museum receives £4m Scottish Government funding boost
Plans to turn Paisley Museum into a world-class destination showcasing the town’s globally-significant textile heritage and unique collections have been awarded £4m by the Scottish Government. Read more
SNP politcians call for Gallowhill No 20 bus service to be retained
Politicians and residents have taken to the streets of Gallowhill to protest changes to a local bus service. Read more
MP leads day of action to save Renfrew RBS branch
A local politician has led a group of activists to try to save the Royal Bank of Scotland’s branch in Renfrew. Read more
Eve Muirhead gets back to grassroots curling by coaching beginners
Olympic curler Eve Muirhead got back to the grassroots after her endeavours at the Winter Olympics, in PyeongChang, South Korea. Read more
Green MSP hits out at bosses who forced their staff to travel and work during recent severe weather warning
Green MSP Ross Greer has hit out at bosses across the West of Scotland who forced their staff to travel and work during the severe weather. Read more
Local MP wins concession from Minister in support for Bridge of Weir Universal Credit claimants
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, in a letter from Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, has won a concession from the UK Government that people from Bridge of Weir claiming Universal Credit should be able to use the Johnstone Jobcentre for all appointments rather... Read more