SNP Branch raises donations for local foodbank

“We try to support our local foodbank as much as we can and decided that for our December branch meeting we would encourage our members to bring in donations”, said Councillor Will Mylet, Organiser for Paisley Tannahill SNP Branch – the largest SNP branch in Renfrewshire. Continue reading

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Free books offered to local groups

As part of Book Week Scotland (which actually happened a couple of weeks ago but there was a delay in the delivery), Councillor Kenny MacLaren has 25 copies of a free book available for local groups/ constituents. Continue reading

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Have Your Say on Renfrewshire’s Dementia Strategy

Renfrewshire Council and Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership are currently consulting on a new dementia strategy for the area.  Continue reading

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Cllr MacLaren condemns Council amalgamation proposal

“The recommendations of this study would harm local government in Scotland and would leave Renfrewshire with poorer democratic accountability,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest) commenting on a report from the University of Sheffield suggesting that the number of councils in Scotland should reduce from 32 to 17, including combining Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and East and West Dunbartonshire with the City of Glasgow. Continue reading

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RAMH launch new Self-Management ‘SMILe’ card

“We were pleased to attend the official launch of RAMH’s SMILe card at the Barrhead Foundry”, said Councillors Mags and Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).  The SMILe card, which is a self-management information leaflet in a handy credit card size, is a valuable tool which includes top tips for being the leading partner in your own support and recovery. Continue reading

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Empty Homes Initiative bringing housing back into use

“This report highlights the importance of the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) and how it is helping to bring empty homes back into productive use,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a report that highlighted the SEHP has helped to bring more than 700 homes lying empty for more than 6 months back into use. Continue reading

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