Leader of Renfrewshire Council, Mark Macmillan, along with the leader of Glasgow City Council has written to the Transport Minister ahead of a meeting next week seeking his firm commitment to the City Deal transport project linking Glasgow Airport to Glasgow City Centre. Read more
Gavin Newlands MP calls for people to take part in the National Survey
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is calling for people to take part in the SNP’s National Survey – the biggest ever political listening exercise in Scotland’s history. Read more
Pupils book in for new early-years library
Pupils at a Renfrewshire school have swapped boxes for books after staff turned a school storage area into a new early-years library. Read more
Paisley bid sets the early PACE in race for UK City of Culture 2021
A group of eight young people from Paisley’s PACE Youth Theatre are on their way to London to wow Westminster as part of Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021. Read more
Erskine Charity receives generous donation thanks to founders of Avon Valley Motor Cycle Club
Nearly 70 years ago The Avon Valley Motor Cycle Club was formed by ex-service personnel with the aim of creating a better social spirit among motor-cyclists. Read more
Skoobmobile in the running for national library award
Renfrewshire’s mobile children’s library outreach service, the uniquely named Skoobmobile, featuring friendly book monsters known as the Skoobs, has been shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award for best practice in UK library services. Read more
Renfrewshire MP Gavin Newlands challenges UK Government over lack of detail over Brexit
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has slammed the UK government for failing to come up with a coherent plan for Brexit despite two months passing since the EU referendum. Read more
Paisley team make Buddies in London as support for UK City of Culture bid grows
A delegation representing Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 met with an audience of parliamentarians, business leaders, media and key cultural figures in the House of Commons today. Read more
Renfrewshire Council reverse unpopular waste amenity changes
Renfrewshire Council is to reverse its decision on the recent changes to waste amenity sites in Johnstone, Erskine, Linwood and Renfrew following concerns from local communities. Read more
Photo Special: Renfrewshire showcases its unique heritage buildings as doors open for the weekend
Thousands of families and heritage lovers from across the West of Scotland visited Renfrewshire at the weekend for Doors Open Day. Read more