Free public wifi goes live in Renfrew town centre

The latest phase of Renfrewshire Council’s £1m investment in free public wifi internet has rolled out – with Renfrew town centre the latest place to get the service. Visitors to Renfrew now have fast and easy access to internet from key…

New initiative will clean up Renfrewshire’s roadsides

Roadside litter is set to be tackled as the latest element of Renfrewshire’s growing Team Up to Clean Up campaign. The latest strand of the campaign aims to deter drivers from throwing litter out their windows onto the roadside and pedestrians…

Mall backs Saints for record-breaking 13 years

The longest-running major sponsor of St Mirren, intu Braehead has signed up for another season. The shopping and leisure destination has pledged a five-figure sum of money to the club in what will be the 13th year in a row they have been a Saints…

Renfrewshire Leisure chief executive to retire

The chief executive who transformed Renfrewshire Leisure into a multi-million pound business creating jobs and new facilities has announced she is to retire. Joyce McKellar, 56, who has been chief executive since 2005, will step down from her…

Gavin Newlands MP congratulates UWS Graduates

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has congratulated all the UWS students who graduated recently, including his wife, Lynn. Gavin Newlands attended the UWS Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday 4th July in the Paisley Abbey…

Fun at the beach whatever the weather

The summer heatwave may have gone and there are grey rainclouds in the sky, but you can still enjoy a day at the beach without worrying about the weather. A large indoor beach complete with sand, buckets and spades and games for kids has been…

Renfrew Sea Scouts on crest of a wave

Members of the Renfrew Sea Scouts pitched in for some fun as they staged their annual summer camp.

Tributes flood in after former councillor dies at 75

TRIBUTES have flooded in for a former Renfrew councillor who has died at the age of 75.

Council cracks down on commercial dumpers

Renfrewshire Council is cracking down on businesses illegally dumping commercial waste – by bringing in a permit scheme at the area’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres. In a move to stop commercial operators using the centres, anyone…

Bin collections set to change for Renfrewshire residents

Residents are set to see a change to their bin collection service later this year as part of a drive to improve recycling across Renfrewshire. With evidence showing 69% of rubbish being placed in the general waste bin could have been recycled,…