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Extra food bank funds agreed after introduction of Universal Credit

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Renfrewshire Councillors have approved £30,000 funding to Renfrewshire Food Bank to reduce the impact of Universal Credit. The proposals to give the food bank the money over a three year period were agreed at a meeting…
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NORTH AYRSHIRE WILD 0 – PAISLEY PIRATES 2

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Pirates’ netminder John Russell achieved a 21 save shut out as he helped his club to a narrow, but crucial, win at North Ayr on Saturday. While the game was short in terms of goals, it was not without incident. In a tight opening session,…
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Johnstone set to get festive this weekend

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Johnstone will officially mark the start of the festive season as the Christmas lights in the town are switched on this weekend.   Saturday (1 Dec) will see Houstoun Square transformed in to a winter wonderland with…
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Shopping mall helps campaign to beat period poverty

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GENEROUS bosses at intu Braehead are helping a campaign to beat period poverty among women and teenage girls. The shopping and leisure destination has donated £500 to Tracy Skelton, who is buying sanitary products to give out to those who…

RENFREW SHINES BRIGHT THIS CHRISTMAS

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Thousands turned out for an afternoon full of festive cheer as the new Renfrew Christmas lights were switched on for the first time. There was fun for all the family with entertainment put on in the town centre designed to get everyone…
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MP TO CHALLENGE DISGRACED HELMS DIRECTOR IN TV DEBATE

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Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is scheduled to go head to head with Robert Skillen, the disgraced director of the now liquidated company HELMS. Skillen and HELMS are accused of miss-selling thousands of solar panels…

After 50 years, George is perfectly entitled to blow his own trumpet

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George Mullin has been playing with Renfrew Burgh Band since he was 14, performing under at least 15 musical directors in that time.

Mirren Business Centres Opportunities

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Three brand new offices at Mirren Business Centres, Renfrew Road, Paisley (just off M8 Jct 27 / near Glasgow Airport).  Freshly decorated, newly carpeted, bright and modern first floor offices including car parking for rent at Mirren Court…

Football ace Nade cleared of abuse

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FORMER Hearts striker Christian Nade broke down in the dock at court as he was cleared of foul play over the break-up of his relationship.

CHIVAS BROTHERS AWARDS £5,000 TO FOSTER FUTURE TALENT

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Four talented Scottish students are one step closer to realising their career ambitions after being awarded a total of £5,000 as part of Chivas Brothers’ national bursary scheme. The sought-after programme, held in partnership with the Scottish…