Tags » Newlands

SNP Representatives Urge Renfrewshire Council to Support Local Residents in Making Streets Safer

SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands and SNP Councillor for Renfrew South and Gallowhill, Cathy McEwan, have lent their support to local residents in calling for Renfrewshire Council to overturn on a decision that was made to move a bus-stop to a site which has no safe pedestrian access and have warned that it is ‘an accident is waiting to happen’. 496 more words

Poll Tax Consigned to History

Gavin Newlands, SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Parliament to completely abolish the Poll Tax.

The last remnants of the hated Poll Tax in Scotland have been consigned to history after the Scottish Parliament passed a law abolishing remaining Poll Tax debts. 303 more words

SNP to Support Most Vulnerable Through More Robust Equality Assessment

SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands, has welcomed the announcement from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, that in the event of the SNP holding the balance of power after Mays election, all SNP MPs will support moves to “ensure that all Westminster Budgets and welfare policy meet the more robust standards of equality assessment as applies in the Scottish Parliament. 394 more words

MacKay Backs Newlands

SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands, has received the support from local MSP, Derek MacKay, in his quest to become the next MP for the area. 427 more words

West Square, Bradshaw's Hand Book, (No.93)

West Square was built between 1791-1810. The Temple-West family owned c.two acres in St George’s Fields and leased land to a Mr Hedger to build houses. 281 more words


Tickets on Sale for MODC Play-off and Final

Tickets for the Momentum One Day Cup Play-off match and the final are now on sale.

The play-off match between the Sunfoil Dolphins and The Unlimited Titans will take place on Tuesday, 10 February 2015, at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead at 15h00. 83 more words


Remarkable Scientists: 7. Dmitri Mendeleev

Dmitri Mendeleev

Our next remarkable scientist is a man who uncovered the hidden order of the elements. Dmitri Mendeleev was born in 1834 in the Siberian village of Verkhnie Aremzyani. 885 more words