Renfrewshire Council leader Iain Nicolson ‘urges’ Jim Sheridan to resign
Renfrewshire Council leader Iain Nicolson is urging Cllr Jim Sheridan to resign and stand down as a councillor. Read more
Labour suspends Houston, Crosslee and Linwood councillor Jim Sheridan
The Labour party has suspended Renfrewshire Councillor Jim Sheridan after he published a post on Facebook regarding the anti-Semitism row engulfing Labour. Read more
Bowling Club raises over £2,000 for charity
The John G. Fleming Bowling Club in Houston have hosted a series of fundraising events, raising an incredible £2,010 for St. Vincent’s Hospice. Read more
Gryffe High School pupils celebrate their exam results
Pupils from Gryffe High School in Houston were excited to open their exam results. Read more
New social enterprise for ex-forces hailed as ‘revolutionary for Scottish veterans’ following ministerial backing
The largest employment development specifically for Scottish veterans in decades has been hailed as a revolutionary step in helping the country’s ex-forces into work – less than a month after receiving financial backing from ministers. Read more
Houston Nursery expanding outdoors after funding from Allied Irish Bank
A nursery practitioner with 30 years’ experience has completed a buyout of a nursery in Houston and will use financial backing from a bank to expand outdoors. Read more
Petition launched as politicians campaign against McGill’s axed bus services in Renfrewshire
Politicians from across Renfrewshire have stepped up pressure on McGill’s Buses as they prepare to axe bus services in two Renfrewshire villages. Read more
Councillor for Bridge of Weir vows to fight McGill’s bus service withdrawal
Bus company McGill’s are to withdraw a vital service which will leave two Renfrewshire villages without a bus service to Paisley or Inchinnan. Read more
Renfrewshire residents enjoy HEEPS of home comforts
For grandad Bruce Watt, home is where the heat is. The 87-year-old Bridge of Weir resident has seen his fuel bills plummet while his house stays warm, thanks to support from a national energy efficiency scheme. Bruce is one of more than 500 Renfrewshire residents to benefit last year... Read more
Renfrewshire’s next energy and environmental expert receives boost to industry success
A 22-year-old student from Houston has been awarded a prestigious scholarship which will help him pave his way to becoming an expert in the energy and environmental sectors. Read more