Councillors welcome increase in Fixed Penalty Notices for Littering

“The increase in fines (fixed penalty notices) for littering is welcome as we aim to create a cleaner Renfrewshire,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) highlighting the number of FPNs for littering in September 2019 (according to the recent Information Bulletin issued by Renfrewshire Council). Continue reading

Improve your mobility scooter skills with Shopmobility Paisley

“I would recommend this test to anyone needing to hire one of the mobility scooters from Shopmobility Paisley,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) who took part in the Scooter Proficiency Test organised by Shopmobility Paisley. Continue reading

SNP Councillors raise concern over dangerous driving at roundabout

“During one of our regular canvass sessions a number of local residents highlighted the problems at this roundabout and raised their concerns that a serious accident could occur if nothing is done about the poor driving,” said Councillor Mags MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on the John Neilson Avenue/ Station Road roundabout on the A761. Continue reading

Cllr MacLaren supports community appeals to planning applications

“Sometimes it feels like the planning system is biased against local communities so having third party (community) rights to appeal planning decisions would help”, said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a decision by the Communities, Housing and Planning board to write to the Scottish Government to request it reviews its position on the community right to appeal planning applications. Continue reading