UWS receives Scottish Parliament recognition for performance boost
Universit of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been praised in a Scottish parliamentary motion for its continued strong performance in improving student retention rates. Read more
Councillor welcomes reduction in Domestic Abuse cases reported to Police in Renfrewshire
A local councillor has welcomed a reduction in Domestic Abuse cases reported to Police in Renfrewshire. Read more
Mhairi Black MP calls for change in law to reunite refugee families in the UK
A Private Member’s Bill suported by a local MP on refugee family reunion could transform lives, bringing families torn apart by war and persecution back together. Read more
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
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
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
International Women’s Day 2018: Provost records message to Renfrewshire’s Women
It’s International Women’s Day 2018 and Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron has recorded a message to Renfrewshire’s women. Provost Cameron speaks about encouraging Renfrewshire’s women to support each other and give positive thoughts and praise to our young women. She said: “Happy International Woman’s Day to woman all across Renfrewshire and throughout... Read more
Renfrewshire Council Budget 2018: Council commits long-term funding for Families First
Renfrewshire’s innovative Families First programme has been given long-term commitment as the Council’s budget for 2018/19 was approved. Read more
Green Party: ‘Pollution report shows action needed in Renfrewshire’
Ross Greer, Green MSP for the West of Scotland, is urging action on Low Emissions Zones and investment in safer streets in light of a major report into air pollution. Read more