A year of building and working for the future

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. Since becoming a councillor in 1990 I have witnessed tremendous change in the…

Council credits Foster Care Fortnight with raising profile of the rewarding role

Renfrewshire’s foster carers have shared their inspirational stories as part of Foster Care Fortnight and helped spread the word on their rewarding role. To mark the event, which ends on Sunday, the Council launched a campaign to boost the…

Man accused of murdering Renfrew dad

A MAN appeared in court today charged with murdering a Renfrew dad by kicking and stamping him to death in the street.

It’s top marks for school as inspectors praise staff and pupils

STAFF and pupils at Renfrew High are celebrating after receiving a glowing report card from Education Scotland inspectors.

Church sees huge fundraising success at annual fair

Some heavenly bargains were on offer as a Renfrew church staged its annual fair.

Education convener meets fosterers in drive for carers to look after older children

Education and Children’s Services convener Jim Paterson met with foster carers at a special event to mark Foster Care Fortnight, which runs until this Sunday. The Council is bidding to have 100 people in the vital role, an increase of almost…

Photographer Paul puts his passion in focus at first solo show

A RENFREW man is proving that it is never too late to start again as he shows off his photography talents in his first solo exhibition.

Murderer jailed for bottle attack in pub

A MURDERER who stabbed a teenage boy through the heart at a disco was yesterday jailed for two years after carrying out a bottle attack at a Renfrew pub.

Pupils can get sporty with new kit from Renfrewshire Leisure

SCHOOL pupils are to receive a boost with thousands of pounds worth of new sports equipment being provided for local schools by Renfrewshire Leisure. The new kit is being provided as part of Renfrewshire Leisure’s Active Schools programme…


Schools in Renfrewshire will receive over £4.5m in 2018/19 to help close the poverty-related attainment gap, the Scottish Government announced today (Tuesday 22nd May 2018) £50 million of dedicated funding will be provided to primary and…