Petition for McGill’s to reinstate discounted student daily bus ticket hits 5,000 signatures
Over 5,000 people have signed a petition calling on McGill’s Buses to reinstate student daily tickets following the bus firm’s decision to scrap the ticket. Read more
Renfrewshire Council uses record amount of grit this winter
Recent extreme winter conditions have seen Renfrewshire Council plough a record amount of resources into keeping roads and pavements safe for the community. Read more
Council Street lighting overhaul in Renfrewshire to deliver £1.3million savings
An £11million investment in street lighting in Renfrewshire is set to deliver an annual saving of £1.3million in reduced energy, carbon consumption and maintenance costs. Read more
Sign up Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron for a days work and raise money for a good cause
Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron is calling on local businesses to sign her up for a day’s work, all in the name of charity. Read more
Year of Young People ambassadors help shape the ‘once in a life time’ year ahead
Renfrewshire’s ambassadors for the Year of Young People have met with the Council to discuss what shape the ‘once in a life time’ year ahead will take. Read more
Buddies urged to sign up for Swimathon and take the plunge for charity
Residents in Renfrewshire are being urged to sign up to Swimathon, the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim, to raise money for two great causes, Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. Read more
Cllr Mags MacLaren highlights help for those with debt problems
Councillor Mags MacLaren has highlighted help that is available for those with debt problems. Read more
Paisley teacher Kimberley Roan McVeigh to be a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador
Paisley teacher Kimberley Roan McVeigh has been selected from more than 170 applicants to become a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador. Read more
Pioneering programme on teaching methods in Renfrewshire has boosted pupil’s attainment in literacy
A pioneering project between Renfrewshire Council and the University of Strathclyde has led to an improvement in children’s literacy attainment regardless of their background. Read more
Figures from the House of Commons Library show that around 3,000 tenants in Renfrewshire’s private rental sector are in receipt of housing benefit. Read more