Renfrewshire News articles on Renfrewshire Council

Training for work and sprucing up Paisley in the meantime
Teams of landscaping trainees have been working throughout Paisley to clear overgrown paths, remove rubbish, weed vacant land and trim hedges and trees. Their efforts have not gone unnoticed by residents, who have been quick to thank them for their work in turning neglected areas into pleasant green spaces. Read more
Petition launched to push Renfrewshire Council to offer homes to 50 refugee families
An online petition has been set up asking Renfrewshire Council to house 50 refugee families. Read more
20 Renfrewshire Leisure staff presented with Achievement Awards
Tributes has been paid to the hard work and dedication of staff at sports and leisure centres locally. Read more
New £20,000 scheme to bring gap sites back into use
A new £20,000 scheme is being launched in Renfrewshire to improve town centres by bringing derelict, vacant or under-used land back into use. Read more
The ambitious project to transform Paisley’s future using culture and heritage has been honoured at a prestigious UK-wide awards ceremony. Read more
Councillors who burned Smith report suspended for two months
The four SNP councillors involved in a video where they set fire to the Smith Commission report have been suspended from the party for two months. Read more
Businesses delighted as BID plans voted through
Ambitious business-led proposals to revitalise Paisley are set to become reality after plans for a Business Improvement District in the town centre were voted through. Read more
New Chief Executive to take charge at council
Renfrewshire Council has announced the appointment of Sandra Black as its next Chief Executive. Read more
Renfrewshire Council Leader hails Living Wage achievements as major success
Renfrewshire Council’s Leader has spoken of his pride in the area’s Living Wage achievements – but has hit out at “Holyrood Government restrictions” that prevent the Living Wage being built into all publicly-funded contracts. As Living Wage Week 2014 approaches, Councillor Mark Macmillan has spoken of the council’s success... Read more
Council trade apprentices to build a school in Africa
A team of over 30 Renfrewshire Council trade workers and apprentices have volunteered to build a school in Malawi. Read more