Renfrewshire Council appoints new officer to be in charge of roads

Renfrewshire Council has appointed a head of climate, public protection and roads. Gerard Hannah, the local authority’s infrastructure, transportation and change manager, will take on the role, it has been confirmed. Gordon McNeil, director of environment, housing and infrastructure at the council, informed elected members of the development last week. “I am delighted to advise you that […]

Investment in Renfrewshire roads must continue, says election candidate

A local election candidate in Renfrewshire has said investment in the region’s roads must remain a priority in the next council administration. Cathy McEwan, the current council’s infrastructure convener, said there is “always much more to be done” as she reflected on a report outlining how millions of pounds have been ploughed into improving the […]

More than 500 residents sign up for Renfrewshire active travel reward scheme

More than 550 people in Renfrewshire are picking up rewards for getting active after signing up to teh council’s Not Far? Leave the Car campaign. The new campaign rewards people for leaving the car and choosing sustainable travel instead, such as walking, cycling  or using public transport. Any sustainable journey that means lower emissions than […]

Key footbridge across the White Cart River opens after 25 years

A key footbridge across the White Cart River has reopened to the public after more than 25 years and will soon form part of a new walking and cycle route from Renfrew to Paisley. Originally a rolling lift bascule bridge built by Scottish engineer Sir William Arrol, the bridge at Abercorn Street in Paisley had […]

Renfrewshire Council to invest a further £8m in its road network this year

Renfrewshire Council will invest a further £8 million in its road network this year as part of its six-year £47 million investment programme. There will be upgrades in every town and village as roads and footways are either fully resurfaced, restored ahead of future resurfacing or minor repairs carried out. The programme also captures any projects from 2020 […]


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