Renfrewshire Council Budget 2018: £53.9million investment in Renfrewshire housing over three years
Renfrewshire Council is set to spend £53.9million in housing investment in Renfrewshire across the next three years, as councillors revealed their budget plans today. Read more
Bringing local people to the heart of local decision making
Communities across Renfrewshire are being asked to shape the future of community level governance in the area after a review of the present structure was carried out. Read more
Parliamentary event invites Gavin Newlands MP to ‘Come On In’ to Fairtrade
To mark the start of Fairtrade Fortnight Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, attended a celebratory event at Parliament. Read more
Labour calls for boost in road spending after ‘perfect storm conditions’ cause pothole misery
Labour has called on the SNP Administration at Renfrewshire Council to commit millions of pounds to fixing Renfrewshire’s pothole-ridden roads in the upcoming budget. Read more
Scottish Labour launches NHS staff consultation
Scottish Labour has launched a consultation on a range of NHS issues regarding recruitment, retention and support of staff in the health service. Read more
MP welcomes launch of digital safety ambassadors
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, attended a reception in Parliament with Facebook and youth charities, Childnet International and The Diana Award to welcome the roll-out of a major programme which will offer every UK secondary school dedicated digital safety ambassadors. Read more
Finance minister Derek Mackay swaps sums for snowboard
Inspired by the Winter Olympic Games, Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution and MSP for Renfrewshire North and West enjoyed a snowboarding lesson at Snow Factor Braehead yesterday. Read more
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has highlighted in Parliament the case of Universal Credit claimants living in Bridge of Weir having to travel over 11 miles for an appointment at a Jobcentre in Greenock. Read more
East Renfrewshire MP: ‘Hard-working local residents to be hit by budget income tax increase’
An East Renfrewshire politician has claimed that 22,000 local people will be hit by a tax hike in the Scottish Budget. Read more
Renfrewshire to receive £101,000 for language learning
Renfrewshire schools will be allocated over £100,000 this year to support pupils learning additional languages, the Scottish Government announced yesterday. Read more