Poverty Commission Chair: More than 70% drop in sanctions is “an important step in the right direction”
Sanctions in Renfrewshire have dropped by more than 70% since the publication of a high profile study into poverty in the area. Read more
EU Referendum: Renfrewshire results in full – 65% Remain 35% leave
Renfrewshire has chosen to stay in the EU by 64.7%, but only 35.3% of those here voted to leave. Read more
Presiding Officer of The Scottish Parliament gives Paisley charity ‘seal of approval’
The Presiding Officer of The Scottish Parliament Ken Macintosh MSP took time (Monday, 20th June) to see how a Paisley social enterprise is giving new life to old furniture. Read more
Nearly 2,000 children are literally looking forward to a feast of summer of fun, having already signed up for Renfrewshire Council’s free, Families First Summer Activity Camps – a week before they even start! Read more
Youngsters ready for Summer Reading Challenge
Youngsters are being urged to head to their local library and read more books this summer. Read more
Renfrewshire Council has applied to become an Accredited Living Wage Employer, underlining its commitment to tackling poverty and supporting economic regeneration. Read more
Russell Institute £5m revamp declared ‘spectacular’ after tour
Renfrewshire’s council leader was given a behind-the-scenes look at work on Paisley’s iconic Russell Institute building…and declared it will be ‘spectacular’ when it reopens next year as a skills and employability hub. Read more
Police Scotland Officers have carried out an intelligence-led operation this morning searching a property in the West End of Paisley area under warrant in an attempt to disrupt those involved in the supply of controlled drugs. Read more
Missing Johnstone man found safe and well
Update: 68 year-old John Adams was traced around 9pm last night and is safe and well say Police Scotland. Read more
Glasgow Airport crowned best airport in Europe with 5-10 million passengers
Glasgow Airport, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has been awarded Airport Council International Europe’s (ACI Europe) prestigious Best Airport Award at a ceremony hosted by Athens International Airport on Tuesday 21st June 2016. Read more