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Partnership projects hones skills of classroom assistants - University of Strathclyde

Partnership projects hones skills of classroom assistants  University of Strathclyde

A partnership project between the University and Renfrewshire Council has trained classroom assistants on how to better support pupil development. Following ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:49 pm


Science buffs get top marks for effort - Barrhead News

Science buffs get top marks for effort  Barrhead News

PUPILS at three East Renfrewshire schools used the appliance of science to secure a prestigious award.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:23 pm


Residents set to see dazzling display of Northern Lights - Barrhead News

Residents set to see dazzling display of Northern Lights  Barrhead News

A solar storm on its way to Earth could mean the Northern Lights will be visible in East Renfrewshire tonight, forecasters have said.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:28 pm


MSP supports Renfrewshire activities to help Spring clean Scotland - Renfrewshire 24 News

MSP supports Renfrewshire activities to help Spring clean Scotland  Renfrewshire 24 News

Neil Bibby MSP has today joined environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, in applauding the efforts of local residents from Renfrewshire who are ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:23 pm


New proposals will see 26 new electric charging spaces installed in Paisley - Renfrewshire 24 News

New proposals will see 26 new electric charging spaces installed in Paisley  Renfrewshire 24 News

An increase in electric charging points in Paisley have been welcomed by a Paisley Councillor. New proposals will see an additional 26 new charging spaces ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:16 pm


Paisley college staff in 'biggest' strike over pay row - TheGazette.co.uk

Paisley college staff in 'biggest' strike over pay row  TheGazette.co.uk

EIS-FELA trade union members are at loggerheads with employers Colleges Scotland as they demand a cost of living pay rise.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:36 pm


Isla, Sophie and Jack win the name game in East Renfrewshire - Barrhead News

Isla, Sophie and Jack win the name game in East Renfrewshire  Barrhead News

ISLA, Sophie and Jack have been confirmed as the most popular baby names in East Renfrewshire in 2018.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:34 am


Renfrewshire Council looking to buy Chivas Brothers site in Paisley - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire Council looking to buy Chivas Brothers site in Paisley  TheGazette.co.uk

The local authority plans to fund the potential purchase of the site from a £5.5 million pot.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:00 am


Police carry out Road Traffic Initiative in various Paisley locations today - Renfrewshire 24 News

Police carry out Road Traffic Initiative in various Paisley locations today  Renfrewshire 24 News

Paisley Community Police Officers have been out in Paisley today targeting drivers who are speeding and those who are parking illegally. The Road Traffic ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:06 pm


Dispute over 'soiling' charge leads to review of rules on private hires - Barrhead News

Dispute over 'soiling' charge leads to review of rules on private hires  Barrhead News

A PRIVATE hire driver locked a student in his car before abandoning her at a petrol station after a row over a soiling charge.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:54 pm


Renfrewshire Leisure introduce new residents discounted hire rate for Linwood's Tweedie Hall - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire Leisure introduce new residents discounted hire rate for Linwood's Tweedie Hall  Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire residents are to get a new discounted rate when they hire Tweedie Hall in Linwood. The move by Renfrewshire Leisure to create a new community ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 11:16 am


Paul Masterton MP and Jackson Carlaw MSP praise new look East Renfrewshire care home - Renfrewshire 24 News

Paul Masterton MP and Jackson Carlaw MSP praise new look East Renfrewshire care home  Renfrewshire 24 News

An East Renfrewshire care home was given a glowing report by MP Paul Masterton and Jackson Carlaw MSP at an open day last week. The new home, Newton ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:00 am


Local MP supports Ben & Jerry's asylum seeker work campaign - Renfrewshire 24 News

Local MP supports Ben & Jerry's asylum seeker work campaign  Renfrewshire 24 News

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is backing the Lift the Ban Coalition campaign to restore the right to work for people seeking ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 4:27 pm


Police in blitz on drug dealers in Renfrewshire - TheGazette.co.uk

Police in blitz on drug dealers in Renfrewshire  TheGazette.co.uk

The Gazette joins police on streets of Johnstone as they step up war on drugs.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 3:00 pm


Renfrewshire's most popular baby names revealed - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire's most popular baby names revealed  TheGazette.co.uk

The National Records of Scotland yesterday published the final list of all names given to babies across the country last year.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:19 pm


Renfrewshire's top school revealed - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire's top school revealed  TheGazette.co.uk

The number one school in the area retained its place according to Education Scotland.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:13 am


Communities set to decide their priorities as Local Partnerships meet for the first time - Renfrewshire 24 News

Communities set to decide their priorities as Local Partnerships meet for the first time  Renfrewshire 24 News

A *fresh* approach to local decision making is bringing communities to the fore as Renfrewshire gets set for the first meetings of its new Local Partnerships.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:08 am


National environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful backs Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean - Renfrewshire 24 News

National environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful backs Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean  Renfrewshire 24 News

A highlight of Renfrewshire's successful Team Up to Clean Up campaign last year, the Big Spring Clean is back and will take place throughout the month of April ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:03 am


East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire exam tables revealed - Evening Times

East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire exam tables revealed  Evening Times

A new contender has joined the annual battle in East Ren...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:12 am


Improvements to be made to popular Bridge of Weir park - Renfrewshire 24 News

Improvements to be made to popular Bridge of Weir park  Renfrewshire 24 News

Plans are now underway for improvements to a popular park in Bridge of Weir which will see it receive repairs and new play equipment. Houston Road Park was ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 8:17 pm


Community stars shine as Provost honours the best of the bunch - TheGazette.co.uk

Community stars shine as Provost honours the best of the bunch  TheGazette.co.uk

The Provost's Community Awards celebrated groups and individuals who have gone above and beyond in to make the area a great place to live and work…

Published on 19 March 2019 | 2:47 pm


Renfrewshire's everyday heroes honoured at awards ceremony - Daily Record

Renfrewshire's everyday heroes honoured at awards ceremony  Daily Record

Provost Community Awards recognises the best in Renfrewshire.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:25 am


Paisley FM: 'Radio for Renfrewshire' launches - TheGazette.co.uk

Paisley FM: 'Radio for Renfrewshire' launches  TheGazette.co.uk

Paisley FM has brought the area its first community radio station for 18 years.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:00 am


Keep Scotland Beautiful back Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean - TheGazette.co.uk

Keep Scotland Beautiful back Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean  TheGazette.co.uk

The Big Spring Clean is back and will take place throughout the month of April as people from all across the area grab a litter picker and do their…

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:54 pm


Spring into action with Renfrewshire Council's Street Stuff - TheGazette.co.uk

Spring into action with Renfrewshire Council's Street Stuff  TheGazette.co.uk

Gaming and sports activities will be available for ages eight and above, with a free healthy meal thrown into the bargain.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:43 pm


Renfrewshire CAMRA beer tent on Paisley Food and Drink Festival lineup - Daily Record

Renfrewshire CAMRA beer tent on Paisley Food and Drink Festival lineup  Daily Record

There will be no town hall event this year but the brewery will be hosting the tent at next month's festival.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 10:26 am


Renfrewshire Council steps up early learning recruitment drive - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire Council steps up early learning recruitment drive  TheGazette.co.uk

The council is looking for 50 Early Learning and Childcare Officers and 40 Early Learning Support Workers this spring.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 10:18 am


Renfrewshire cops confirm 21 officers ready to fight Brexit fallout - Evening Times

Renfrewshire cops confirm 21 officers ready to fight Brexit fallout  Evening Times

COPS in Renfrewshire will join a fleet of police officers on standby to deal with the potential fallout from Brexit.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 4:04 am


Provost's Community Awards recognises unsung heroes in our community - Renfrewshire 24 News

Provost's Community Awards recognises unsung heroes in our community  Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire has honoured dedicated groups and volunteers for their work in the community as the Provost's Community Awards took on Friday night.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 1:00 am


Councillors welcome consultation on Gallowhill shared laundrettes - Renfrewshire 24 News

Councillors welcome consultation on Gallowhill shared laundrettes  Renfrewshire 24 News

Two Gallowhill councillors have welcomed the decision of the Communities, Housing and Planning Board to consult on the future of the laundrettes at the flats at ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 12:26 pm


Renfrewshire families urged to stay home as wintry spell bites - Daily Record

Renfrewshire families urged to stay home as wintry spell bites  Daily Record

A Met Office yellow warning is in place until 9pm across most of Scotland with temperatures expected to reach just 5 °C.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 11:17 am


CAMRA Beer Tent announced for Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019 - Renfrewshire 24 News

CAMRA Beer Tent announced for Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2019  Renfrewshire 24 News

Beer lovers will be able to enjoy all the fun of this year's Paisley Food and Drink Festival as organisers are teaming up to host a Renfrewshire CAMRA Beer Tent.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 9:45 am


Renfrewshire urged to back SCIAF's WEE BOX appeal to help people in need in world's poorest countries - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire urged to back SCIAF's WEE BOX appeal to help people in need in world's poorest countries  Renfrewshire 24 News

People across Renfrewshire are being urged to get behind SCIAF's WEE BOX, BIG CHANGE Lent appeal to raise money for some of the world's poorest people.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 9:02 am


Entries now open for East Renfrewshire Business Awards - Barrhead News

Entries now open for East Renfrewshire Business Awards  Barrhead News

THE East Renfrewshire Business Awards are now open for entries.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 3:38 pm


Christchuch Shootings: Police step up patrols around mosques in East Renfrewshire - Barrhead News

Christchuch Shootings: Police step up patrols around mosques in East Renfrewshire  Barrhead News

POLICE have promised to step up patrols at mosques in Scotland following a terrorist attack in New Zealand.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 1:18 pm


Councillor accuses planning officers at Renfrewshire Council of 'ignoring' concerns over land in Paisley - Daily Record

Councillor accuses planning officers at Renfrewshire Council of 'ignoring' concerns over land in Paisley  Daily Record

Independent Councillor Paul Mack has warned officers to protect the area that he believes “distinguishes” Paisley from Glasgow.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:55 am


Help needed to keep Greater Renfrewshire in stitches! - Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Help needed to keep Greater Renfrewshire in stitches!  Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Threads across the County – Rural Reams needs to raise £2000 for materials to create six tapestry panels, made by local people, telling the stories of nine rural ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 8:26 am


Council's bid to tackle climate change produces impressive results - Barrhead News

Council's bid to tackle climate change produces impressive results  Barrhead News

EAST Renfrewshire's carbon footprint is falling faster than planned, a new report has revealed.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 1:54 am


Council chiefs move to write off bad debts worth more than £1m - Barrhead News

Council chiefs move to write off bad debts worth more than £1m  Barrhead News

MORE than £1million of debt could be written off by East Renfrewshire Council.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Number of teachers at Renfrewshire high schools falls - TheGazette.co.uk

Number of teachers at Renfrewshire high schools falls  TheGazette.co.uk

Concerns have been raised by the Scottish Conservatives over what impact the dwindling numbers are having on children's education.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 12:00 am


Cheaper to buy home in Renfrewshire than park your motor in London - TheGazette.co.uk

Cheaper to buy home in Renfrewshire than park your motor in London  TheGazette.co.uk

Figures show the cost of parking your motor in the capital will cost you nearly twice the price of the average property in the county.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 12:00 am


Mhairi Black and Gavin Newlands renew calls to halt Brexit - TheGazette.co.uk

Mhairi Black and Gavin Newlands renew calls to halt Brexit  TheGazette.co.uk

In a night of high drama in the Commons, MPs surprised the government and voted by 312 to 308 to reject a no-deal Brexit under any circumstances.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 2:06 pm


Renfrewshire ranked best in Scotland again for helping people into work - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire ranked best in Scotland again for helping people into work  Renfrewshire 24 News

Employability programmes in Renfrewshire have been rated the best in Scotland for the second year running as the latest national benchmarking report is ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 11:29 am


Flying the flag: East Renfrewshire celebrates Commonwealth Day - Barrhead News

Flying the flag: East Renfrewshire celebrates Commonwealth Day  Barrhead News

MEMBERS of East Renfrewshire Council marked Commonwealth Day on Monday with a flag-raising ceremony.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 12:07 am


Archive: Students staged angry protest over planned cuts to music lessons - TheGazette.co.uk

Archive: Students staged angry protest over planned cuts to music lessons  TheGazette.co.uk

Placard-holding youngsters vented their anger outside the annual Renfrewshire Schools Spring concerts held in Paisley Town Hall.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 12:00 am


Online homeware and furniture retailer Wayfair.co.uk reverse 'unfair' delivery surcharge to Renfrewshire residents - Renfrewshire 24 News

Online homeware and furniture retailer Wayfair.co.uk reverse 'unfair' delivery surcharge to Renfrewshire residents  Renfrewshire 24 News

A popular online homeware and furniture retailer has announced that they will now offer free delivery to their customers in Renfrewshire after previously ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 4:41 pm


Renfrewshire Council agrees to back anti-Semitism guidelines - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire Council agrees to back anti-Semitism guidelines  TheGazette.co.uk

The council is to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of and guidelines on anti-Semitism.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 1:16 pm


Queen appoints Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire - GOV.UK

Queen appoints Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire  GOV.UK

Queen appoints Colonel Peter Thomas McCarthy DL as Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 1:11 pm


Renfrewshire Cab Co wins best Scottish Cab Company in the first Scottish Taxi awards - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire Cab Co wins best Scottish Cab Company in the first Scottish Taxi awards  Renfrewshire 24 News

Paisley and Renfrew based Renfrewshire Cab Company has won the title of Best Scottish Cab Company. The firm was awarded the title during the inaugural ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 12:14 pm


Renfrewshire prepares for its Big Spring Clean during April - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire prepares for its Big Spring Clean during April  Renfrewshire 24 News

After more than 1000 volunteers took part over one weekend last year, Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean is back – and this time it's tackling the whole month of ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 11:29 am


Renfrewshire SNP councillor blames taxi drivers for Glasgow Airport litter - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire SNP councillor blames taxi drivers for Glasgow Airport litter  TheGazette.co.uk

The Paisley man slammed the litter louts who “can't be a***d” finding a bin.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 10:22 am


SEPA issue flood warning for East Renfrewshire - Barrhead News

SEPA issue flood warning for East Renfrewshire  Barrhead News

A FLOOD warning has been issued for Renfrewshire as Storm Gareth continues to batter parts of the country.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 2:15 pm


£100 up for grabs in Renfrewshire photography contest - TheGazette.co.uk

£100 up for grabs in Renfrewshire photography contest  TheGazette.co.uk

All you need to take part is a camera and a flying visit from your favourite wild birds.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 12:49 pm


£5k available for Renfrewshire rural community projects - TheGazette.co.uk

£5k available for Renfrewshire rural community projects  TheGazette.co.uk

Projects in Renfrewshire could benefit from the funding.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 12:38 pm


Urgent appeal to find Renfrewshire teenager missing since Monday - Glasgow Live

Urgent appeal to find Renfrewshire teenager missing since Monday  Glasgow Live

Jessica Howe, 13, is known to regularly visit Braehead Shopping Centre.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Three East Renfrewshire schools triumph with top science award - Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Three East Renfrewshire schools triumph with top science award  Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Three East Renfrewshire Council schools have been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) award at a recent awards ceremony.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 8:32 am


Drivers are making the switch to greener vehicles - Barrhead News

Drivers are making the switch to greener vehicles  Barrhead News

DRIVERS in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire are leading the way towards cleaner air in Scotland's streets, according to new research.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 12:10 pm


Glasgow and Edinburgh 'stealing' fund money from Renfrewshire - TheGazette.co.uk

Glasgow and Edinburgh 'stealing' fund money from Renfrewshire  TheGazette.co.uk

Both city councils are in line to get more money from the Town Centre Fund than Renfrewshire.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Watchdogs under fire as Renfrewshire councillors call for tougher action on bullies - Daily Record

Watchdogs under fire as Renfrewshire councillors call for tougher action on bullies  Daily Record

Eileen McCartin has been a victim of online abuse, while Paul Mack recently accused another elected member of “destroying” him and his family.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Shocking 28 drug deaths in Renfrewshire in just nine months - TheGazette.co.uk

Shocking 28 drug deaths in Renfrewshire in just nine months  TheGazette.co.uk

The startling figure could rise to 35 as police wait for confirmation from seven toxicology results.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


'Vital' defibrillators for all secondary schools in Renfrewshire - TheGazette.co.uk

'Vital' defibrillators for all secondary schools in Renfrewshire  TheGazette.co.uk

The council has set aside £10000 to implement the potentially lifesaving equipment in the area's high schools, while pupils also have the…

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Students accuse McGill's of discrimination over new day ticket - TheGazette.co.uk

Students accuse McGill's of discrimination over new day ticket  TheGazette.co.uk

The new student day ticket will only apply to those aged 16-22, meaning anyone over that age will be unfairly hit in the pocket when buying a day…

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Young people in Renfrewshire set to elect their new MYSPs - TheGazette.co.uk

Young people in Renfrewshire set to elect their new MYSPs  TheGazette.co.uk

The Gavin Newlands and Mhairi Blacks of tomorrow are all looking for your vote.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Pupils' Inspired Art Competition artwork on display - Renfrewshire 24 News

Pupils' Inspired Art Competition artwork on display  Renfrewshire 24 News

Hundreds of pupils from nurseries, primary and secondary schools have entered Renfrewshire's annual Inspired Art Competition. Now 130 of the 600 entries of ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Tories and SNP clash over council tax hike - TheGazette.co.uk

Tories and SNP clash over council tax hike  TheGazette.co.uk

The Tories have accused the SNP of breaking a manifesto.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union members invited to AGM - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union members invited to AGM  Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is to be held on Monday. The AGM is an opportunity for member of the Credit Union to meet ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Budget plans 'will protect frontline services and jobs', says leader - Barrhead News

Budget plans 'will protect frontline services and jobs', says leader  Barrhead News

COUNCIL tax in East Renfrewshire will rise by three per cent from April after the local authority's budget was approved.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lost dog found in Paisley town centre - TheGazette.co.uk

Lost dog found in Paisley town centre  TheGazette.co.uk

The brindle coloured canine was spotted by chiefs at Renfrewshire Council who sent out a tweet after he was spotted in Paisley town centre last night.

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Senior Solicitor – Renfrewshire Council - Scottish Legal News

Senior Solicitor – Renfrewshire Council  Scottish Legal News

Find out more about this vacancy on Scottish Legal News, the leading website for Scottish legal jobs.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 10:48 am


Cashless payment system to be rolled-out to more Renfrewshire Schools - Renfrewshire 24 News

Cashless payment system to be rolled-out to more Renfrewshire Schools  Renfrewshire 24 News

Thirteen Renfrewshire schools will go cashless this spring as the roll-out of ParentPay continues. ParentPay launched in Howwood Primary, Castlehead High ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Scotland's biggest video gaming show returns to Renfrewshire - TheGazette.co.uk

Scotland's biggest video gaming show returns to Renfrewshire  TheGazette.co.uk

PLAY Expo is being held at intu Braehead and it's almost twice as big as before.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Council to reconsider catchment policy after controversial ballot tore families apart - TheGazette.co.uk

Council to reconsider catchment policy after controversial ballot tore families apart  TheGazette.co.uk

Parents were furious as many children missed out and were split up from their friends or in some cases their siblings.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black launches national Youth Ambassador programme - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black launches national Youth Ambassador programme  Renfrewshire 24 News

Mhairi Black, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South has helped to launch a national programme that highlights the importance of political engagement for ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


East Renfrewshire's £1m cash boost for town centres - Barrhead News

East Renfrewshire's £1m cash boost for town centres  Barrhead News

EAST Renfrewshire is set to receive almost £1million as part of a new Scottish Government fund to help boost town centres.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Kids strike the right balance at East Renfrewshire group - Barrhead News

Kids strike the right balance at East Renfrewshire group  Barrhead News

A CLASS aimed at helping East Renfrewshire kids develop their balance skills and spatial awareness has been a sell-out success.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans to tackle discrimination to be rolled out in schools - TheGazette.co.uk

Plans to tackle discrimination to be rolled out in schools  TheGazette.co.uk

An award to recognise efforts made by schools to promote inclusion and diversity has been developed by young people.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Major Renfrewshire road blocked in both directions - TheGazette.co.uk

Major Renfrewshire road blocked in both directions  TheGazette.co.uk

Police are currently en route to the accident with the road blocked.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Major Renfrewshire road clearing after three car accident - TheGazette.co.uk

Major Renfrewshire road clearing after three car accident  TheGazette.co.uk

Emergency services attended the scene as traffic ground to a halt.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


£86m investment announced for Renfrewshire council housing - Scottish Construction Now

£86m investment announced for Renfrewshire council housing  Scottish Construction Now

Residents are set to benefit from an £86.6 million housing investment in Renfrewshire over the next three years. Renfrewshire Council's Housing Capital ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Firms in Renfrewshire benefit from £6.75m in business rates support, £2.25m in East Renfrewshire - Renfrewshire 24 News

Firms in Renfrewshire benefit from £6.75m in business rates support, £2.25m in East Renfrewshire  Renfrewshire 24 News

The Scottish Government's Small Business Bonus Scheme provided £6.75M of support for businesses across Renfrewshire in 2017/18 – a 19.6% rise on the ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Fall in number of young people on benefit - TheGazette.co.uk

Fall in number of young people on benefit  TheGazette.co.uk

Nationally, the claimant count rose by one per cent during that time.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Pensioner accused of raping his own daughter in Renfrewshire - TheGazette.co.uk

Pensioner accused of raping his own daughter in Renfrewshire  TheGazette.co.uk

He is said to have carried out a number of attacks on different girls in properties across Renfrewshire.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Council tax increase to 'benefit every single community in Renfrewshire' - TheGazette.co.uk

Council tax increase to 'benefit every single community in Renfrewshire'  TheGazette.co.uk

A decision to impose the highest council tax rise possible was rubber-stamped by Renfrewshire Council at its budget meeting earlier today.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire woman accused of going on 'crime spree' - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire woman accused of going on 'crime spree'  TheGazette.co.uk

She is alleged to have gone on an eight-month spree in her home town.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire Council accused of 'complacent attitude' on class sizes and school capacity issues - Daily Record

Renfrewshire Council accused of 'complacent attitude' on class sizes and school capacity issues  Daily Record

A minimum of seven classes in the local authority currently exceed the stipulated size for their year group, while a further 21 are at the maximum level.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire families face 4.79 per cent rise in council tax as SNP administration prepares budget - Daily Record

Renfrewshire families face 4.79 per cent rise in council tax as SNP administration prepares budget  Daily Record

A source confirmed 1.79 per cent of that figure would be ring-fenced to fund investment in local authority schools and roads.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire Council chiefs outline spending plans for services ahead of budget meeting - Daily Record

Renfrewshire Council chiefs outline spending plans for services ahead of budget meeting  Daily Record

A spending need of just under £403 million is expected for the coming year - a figure consisting of the provisional *service* allocation of £396 million and around ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire woman picks up a cool £1million on the Lottery - Daily Record

Renfrewshire woman picks up a cool £1million on the Lottery  Daily Record

She won the life-changing amount without even touching a ticket.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off in Renfrewshire - Renfrewshire 24 News

Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off in Renfrewshire  Renfrewshire 24 News

Schools and community groups across Renfrewshire are showing their support for fair trade, as they take part in a variety of events and activities during Fairtrade ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire road to remain at 30mph after review - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire road to remain at 30mph after review  TheGazette.co.uk

The council are set to rubber stamp proposals to keep the road at 30mph.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Campaigners hope people power can sink plans for hydro station - TheGazette.co.uk

Campaigners hope people power can sink plans for hydro station  TheGazette.co.uk

A planning application has been submitted to construct a pipeline upstream leading to a power station that would be built next to Lochwinnoch…

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


People of all ages join clean-up operation at Elderslie school - TheGazette.co.uk

People of all ages join clean-up operation at Elderslie school  TheGazette.co.uk

A committed team turned out at Wallace Primary School with litter pickers in hand as part of the Team Up to Clean Up initiative.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Brexit uncertainty sparks fears over funding for East Renfrewshire - Barrhead News

Brexit uncertainty sparks fears over funding for East Renfrewshire  Barrhead News

BRITAIN'S looming exit from the European Union is causing uncertainty in East Renfrewshire, a new report has revealed.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire set for spectacular summer events - TheGazette.co.uk

Renfrewshire set for spectacular summer events  TheGazette.co.uk

There's a whole host of fun on the way this summer.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Jail for Johnstone man who carried out arson attack - TheGazette.co.uk

Jail for Johnstone man who carried out arson attack  TheGazette.co.uk

He stuffed pages of a newspaper doused in white spirit and lighter fluid inside the letterbox of his sister's flat in the town's Dimity Street.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Plan moves forward for Renfrewshire innovation district - The Construction Index

Plan moves forward for Renfrewshire innovation district  The Construction Index

The start of infrastructure construction to support a new innovation district near Glasgow Airport has moved closer with Renfrewshire Council's approval of the full ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Renfrewshire set for spectacular spring and summer events - Renfrewshire 24 News

Renfrewshire set for spectacular spring and summer events  Renfrewshire 24 News

A bumper events calendar has been announced for Renfrewshire set to take place this spring and summer. The events begin with the Paisley Food and Drink ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Council urged to rule out car park tax - TheGazette.co.uk

Council urged to rule out car park tax  TheGazette.co.uk

If introduced, it would see employers pay an annual fee to the council for every parking space they provide for workers.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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