MSP praises new figures as Scotland’s economy outperformed the rest of UK
Tom Arthur MSP has praised new figures showing that Scotland’s economy has outperformed the UK’s in the second quarter of this year. Read more
Gavin Newlands MP appointed White Ribbon Scotland Ambassador
A local politician, Gavin Newlands has been appointed to a leadership role to help encourage other men to play their part in ending violence against women and girls. Read more
Renfrewshire MP visits Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre
A Renfrewshire MP has called on the UK Government to scrap its ‘inhumane, ineffective and immoral’ approach towards immigration detention. Read more
Renfrewshire pupils and students to receive free sanitary products
Free sanitary products will be available to pupils, students and learners at schools, colleges and universities in Renfrewshire after a new £5.2 million fund. Read more
Renfrewshire smart travel project inspires new attainment initiative for young people
An innovative smart travel project developed by Renfrewshire Council has inspired a wider Scottish Government scheme to tackle the attainment gap. Read more
Two new deer warning signs erected on roads between Bridge of Weir and Brookfield
Two new deer warning signs have been erected on Bridge of Weir Road between Bridge of Weir and Brookfield. Read more
UWS showcases its transformational impact on widening access during ministerial visit
University of the West of Scotland (UWS) yesterday welcomed Deputy First Minister & Cabinet Secretary for Education & Skills, John Swinney MSP, to its Paisley campus to showcase the transformational impact the University has had in promoting inclusivity and widening access to higher education in Scotland. Read more
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
Local MP meets energy action group LEAP
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North has met with a local energy efficiency agency to find out more about the latest work they’re doing to help people in Renfrewshire who are living in fuel poverty. Read more