Cllr MacLaren’s Virtual Kiltwalk for Paisley Charity

“Shopmobility Paisley & District provides excellent services for all Renfrewshire residents from free daily scooter hire (for members – membership is free) to scooter repairs at reasonable costs and I thought this Virtual Kiltwalk was a chance to help the organisation,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).

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Cllr MacLaren welcomes drop in domestic violence

“There has been a 7.9% drop in domestic abuse incidents reported to the police over the past year (compared to the previous year’s figures),” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley North West), highlighting a report to Renfrewshire Council’s Police and Fire & Rescue Scrutiny Sub-Committee.

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Cllr MacLaren welcomes plans to restrict sale of Fireworks

These new proposals to restrict the sale and use of fireworks will be welcomed by many people including myself”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren.

Scottish Ministers are proposing a major reduction in the quantity of fireworks that can be sold to members of the general public, with the limit for purchase for people without an explosives licence being cut from 50kg to 5kg. It is hoped the changes can come into force at the end of June this year, well ahead of the main fireworks season in November.

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