Erskine Veterans ready to compete at Sporting Senior Games
The Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow in 2014 has created a lasting legacy of sporting competition for Erskine’s veterans as the charity host their Sporting Senior Games this September for the fifth year running. Read more
RAF Benevolent Fund supports housing for Scotland-based RAF veterans
A grant of £25,000 has been made to the Independent Living Project in Bishopton to support the building of 24 new apartments for Armed Services veterans in Scotland, primarily those of a working age who are classified as Wounded, Injured or Sick and have been medically discharged from the... Read more
Make sure your defibrillator is registered warns MSP
Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay is joining forces with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) and the British Heart Foundation to highlight the importance of ensuring defibrillators located in sports centres, schools, community halls and shops across Renfrewshire are registered with the emergency services. Read more
Veterans Minister backs Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company in recognising “phenomenal potential” of injured ex-service personnel
A social enterprise dedicated to employing the country’s injured ex-service personnel has been praised for recognising their potential by the newly-appointed veterans minister following his first official visit to a service charity. Read more
Charity Erskine is excellent and now it’s official
The Scottish Care Inspectorate has confirmed that veterans’ charity Erskine, delivers ‘Excellent’ nursing care and support to Scottish veterans residing in The Erskine Home, near Bishopton. Read more
Scotland rugby players to scrum down to Bishopton RFC on Sunday
Scotland International rugby stars Jonny Gray and Ryan Wilson will pay a visit to Bishopton Rugby FC on Sunday to support the club’s Royal Bank RugbyForce Weekend. Read more
SPAR donates £7,000 to veterans charity Erskine
SPAR Scotland has donated £7,000 to veterans’ charity Erskine as food and drink sponsor for the Erskine Military Ball. Read more
Centenarian Kitty celebrates her birthday surrounded by her family
Erskine resident Kitty celebrated a wonderful 100th birthday with all her family on Saturday. Kitty knew it was a special day saying she would have to put her birthday card from the Queen in a special frame. Read more
Scotmid Co-operative donates three specially-adapted buses to veteran’s charity Erskine
Scotmid Co-operative has donated three specially-adapted VW Caddy vehicles to Scottish charity Erskine, allowing it to help British Armed Forces veterans enjoy a broad range of outings and activities. Read more
Council appoints builders for new £10million Bishopton Council housing contract
A new £10million contract to deliver 80 homes for rent in Bishopton will bring an additional range of community benefits including new job and apprenticeship opportunities. Read more