A Renfrewshire Councillor has welcomed an increase in fines for litter and dog fouling in Renfrewshire. Read more
MP backs support for carers ahead of Carers Week
A local politician has pledged his backing for Carers Week which begins next Monday, by committing to support local carers across Renfrewshire. Read more
Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay calls on UK Government to change course on austerity, immigration and Brexit
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has proposed alternative UK fiscal plans which would provide valuable additional resources for Scotland’s public finances to support key commitments and public services while keeping the public finances on a sustainable path. Read more
Councillors welcome investment into Renfrewshire’s cemeteries
Cemeteries in Renfrewshire have had funding agreed by Councillors which will bring a host of improvements. Read more
MP repeats calls for devolution of immigration powers
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has reiterated calls for the UK Government to fully devolve powers over immigration to the Scottish Parliament. Read more
Renfrewshire Council leader, Iain Nicolson writes about his first year in charge of his SNP minority administration
By Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson This month marks one year since the local council elections were held and since I took up my role as Council Leader. Read more
Attainment Challenge funding a boost for all Renfrewshire pupils
Renfrewshire has been awarded an additional £4.6million from the Scottish Government to boost attainment for all pupils across the area as part of the Attainment Challenge. Read more
Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group welcomes first Governing Body Member
Scotland Rugby League has become the first organisation to join the All-Party Parliamentary Scottish Sport Group. Read more
MSP holds first supermarket surgery at Morrisons, Johnstone
Tom Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South, has held a successful surgery at Morrisons in Johnstone this week. Read more
MP backs growing calls for fossil fuel divestment
A Renfrewshire MP has become the latest Scottish MP to join a growing body of UK political leaders adding their support to the global movement for fossil fuel divestment. Read more