“Much more needs to be done to boost older people’s understanding of the financial support available and to encourage them to claim Council Tax Reduction,” Said Councillor Mags MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a recent report by Age Scotland which revealed that older people on low incomes missed out on £88 million in Council Tax Reduction support last year.Continue reading
“It’s important to take up the offer of a vaccination when it is offered to you,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest), commenting on a motion to the next full meeting of Renfrewshire Council by himself and Councillor Stephen Burns.Continue reading
“Recent figures from the Scottish Government reveals that over £1.5 million in Covid-19 support grants has been paid out in Renfrewshire between October and December 2020,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).Continue reading
“Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading and runs between the 16th and 22nd November,” said Councillor Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).
As part of Scottish Book Trust’s annual writing project people all over Scotland were asked to submit true stories inspired by this year’s theme, Future. Every day we cast ourselves into the future, imagining what’s next in our lives. We tell ourselves stories about where we’ll go and with who, or reflect on how the past has shaped us. For many of us, the future represents opportunity and gives us hope that we can make positive change for our loved ones, our communities or ourselves.Continue reading
“With the continued lockdown rules due to Covid-19, no one is sure when we will be able to get back to holding our traditional councillor surgeries, so we’ve came up with an alternative”, said Cllr Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).Continue reading
“Well done to the local businesses in Well Street who raised their objections to the bizarre decision by council officers to install barriers on part of the street, a decision which negatively impacted on local businesses”, said Cllr Kenny MacLaren (SNP – Paisley Northwest).Continue reading