Renfrewshire News articles on Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council clarifies figures on violence against teachers
Renfrewshire Council has today moved to clarify figures issued in respect of a Freedom of Information request on assaults against teachers. Read more
Renfrewshire top figures table of assaults and abuse towards teachers
Shocking figures have been revealed that show Renfrewshire Council have reported the highest number of incidents of assaults and abuse towards teachers. Read more
Spotlight on ‘community ’ as Poverty Commission’s evidence grows
Renfrewshire’s Tackling Poverty Commission turned its focus to ‘housing, place and community’ recently as it continues to gather evidence and build the picture of deprivation in the area. Read more
Less people in Renfrewshire applying for homelessness aid
The amount of people in Renfrewshire registering themselves as homeless has dropped by almost a quarter, say the Scottish Government. Only 217 people had their status changed to homeless in the first quarter of this year, compared to the last quarter in 2013. The number officially registered as homeless was 172, rising... Read more
Next Council meeting to be broadcast online
Local residents will get a new insight into council business as Renfrewshire Council gets set to broadcast its meetings online. The next meeting of the Council on Thursday 9 October will be webcast as the first in a year-long programme. Items for discussion at the meeting include the integration... Read more
A team of Renfrewshire Council employees about to embark on a charity trip to build houses in Africa have been given training from the council’s apprentices. Team Renfrewshire, a group of seven council workers who have volunteered to go on the trip, were put through their paces by apprentices... Read more
Renfrewshire Council have confirmed a local historian and news reporter Derek Parker who passed away this year is to have a new street named after him. Read more
Renfrewshire Council’s Leader is urging Paisley firms to get behind business-led plans to help revitalise the town centre. Read more
Renfrewshire Council is starting a series of catchment reviews for local primary schools and pre-five centres. Read more
An expert team of former NASA astronauts and scientists are set to repeat their mission of inspiring Renfrewshire’s young people in 2015. Read more