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Severe weather closes sports and leisure facilities

Due to severe weather warnings all sports and leisure facilities along with libraries, Paisley Museum, Paisley Arts Centre, community centres and town halls operated by Renfrewshire Leisure closed at 2pm today. (Wednesday, February 28. And due to the Red Alert warning from the Met Office, these facilities will also be closed tomorrow. (Thursday, March 1) […]



Renfrewshire’s Provost offers a helping hand at local foodbank

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron joined volunteers of the Renfrewshire Foodbank to prepare and hand out parcels to those in need. Provost Cameron helped bag up food parcels alongside the regular helpers at the Paisley distribution centre located in the Central Baptist Church. The Paisley branch is one of four foodbanks in Renfrewshire, set up in […]

Glasgow Airport statement following Ryanair announcement

A spokesman for Glasgow Airport said: “We are bitterly disappointed at this decision by Ryanair which is not only damaging for Glasgow and wider Scottish connectivity, it will impact approximately 100 jobs locally. This is a result of the airline’s review of its single aircraft bases, however, we have been left in no doubt it […]

Renfrewshire has a bright idea to tackle dog fouling

Streets across Renfrewshire are being sprayed pink, red, blue and green as part of an innovative campaign to tackle dog fouling in the area. As part of Renfrewshire’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign, streets where dog fouling has been identified as a major issue are being targeted to improve their cleanliness. Officers will be […]

Have a stag do at Paisley Museum, says Provost

Provost Lorraine Cameron is urging everyone to go on a stag do – but it’s nothing to do with celebrating getting married. Renfrewshire’s Provost recently paid a visit to Paisley Museum to see the iconic Scottish painting, Monarch of the Glen, by Sir Edwin Landseer, which is on display there for people to see for […]

Pass It On Week 10th-18th March

The theme for this year is musical instruments. So many unused instruments are languishing in lofts and cupboards. The idea is to collect these and pass them on to organisations who will use them. LEAP will be a collection point and we will be partnering with Music Broth a new Glasgow based charity, who lend out musical instruments.

Gavin Newlands MP continues campaign for fair and affordable insurance for those with Huntington’s disease

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has continued his campaign to ensure that individuals living with Huntington’s disease, or are at risk from Huntington’s, can access affordable and fair insurance. Earlier this year, following representations from the Renfrewshire-based Scottish Huntington’s Association, Mr Newlands led a debate in parliament on the challenges that […]

Flying Results for new Course at our Paisley campus

Paisley Students are going places after completing a 5 day intensive fast track Swissport course. A new course at our Paisley campus has had staggering achievement rates with 91% of the successful students being offered employment with Swissport at Glasgow airport.   The Award Airport Services and Ground Operations course, which is delivered over just […]