Groups connected to Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 are in line to share a six-figure boost from a fund designed to boost the area’s creative scene. Read more
University PhD researcher aims to put Paisley on the cultural map
Paisley’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021 aims to put the area on the map – and that’s exactly what one University of West of Scotland (UWS) student intends to do. Read more
Six people arrested in four drug raids in Renfrewshire
Six people have been arrested by police in Renfrewshire during a drug bust, where cocaine, money and an air weapon were recovered on Friday afternoon. Read more
Volunteers sought to help get Renfrewshire online
Renfrewshire Council are looking to recruit a team of volunteers to support the delivery of the recently launched Digital Strategy and help people and local organisations get online. Read more
More woman playing Rugby than ever before in Scotland
Following the Six Nations teeing off last weekend Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has welcomed new figures which show that more women in Scotland are playing rugby than ever before. Read more
Renfrewshire Council will help create another 100 jobs by continuing a successful initiative encouraging businesses to take on young and unemployed people. Read more
Renfrewshire Council welcomes UK Governments decision not to appeal rejection of immigration detention centre
Renfrewshire Council has welcomed a Home Office decision not to appeal councillors’ rejection of planning permission for a new immigration detention centre near Glasgow Airport. Read more
Two Door Down star Arabella Weir urges Scots to unite for World Cancer Day
Actor and author Arabella Weir has been chosen to launch World Cancer Day in Scotland. Read more
MSP for Renfrewshire South, Tom Arthur, has congratulated the Renfrewshire Sport Development Committee on their success in securing a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Awards for All fund. Read more
Advice organisations launch website to help the public
Advice organisations from across Renfrewshire have come together to improve the public’s access to free and effective advice through the creation of an easy to use, informative website and dedicated phone line. Read more