Renfrewshire


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Renfrewshire

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Renfrew,

former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Renfrewshire became (1975) part of the Strathclyde region, but in 1996 that region was dissolved and the council areas of Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire were created from portions of the former county.

Renfrewshire

1. a council area of W central Scotland, on the River Clyde W of Glasgow: corresponds to part of the historical county of Renfrewshire; part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: agricultural and residential, with clothing and manufacturing industries in Paisley. Administrative centre: Paisley. Pop.: 170 980 (2003 est.). Area: 261 sq. km (101 sq. miles)
2. a former county of W central Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde: became part of Strathclyde region in 1975; now covered by the council areas of Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, and Inverclyde
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Councillor Cathy McEwan (SNP) Depute Provost of Renfrewshire
The effect of the designation of Renfrewshire Council in terms of the Regulations is for Renfrewshire Council to exercise powers contained within the Regulations to issue fixed penalty notices to users of vehicles that contravene or fail to comply with the provisions of The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 in relation to offences specified in the Road Traffic (Vehicle Emission) (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003/212.
This SPZ is an enterprising move for Westway and for the council," said Councillor Terry Kelly, Convener of Renfrewshire Council's Planning and Property Board.
They want my son to do things and get involved in Renfrewshire Council initiatives, and they want him to do ceilidhs and Burns Suppers," she said.
He told Renfrewshire education bosses he is suffering from severe stress and cannot face returning to work.
Finally Renfrewshire Enterprise were forced to concede defeat last week and admit that they couldn't beat our bureaucratic planning regulations.
Renfrewshire Council has stumped-up cash to make major events bigger and better.
The effect of the designation of Renfrewshire Council in terms | the Regulations is for Renfrewshire Council to exercise powers contained within the Regulations to issue fixed penalty notices to users of vehicles that contravene or fail to comply with the provisions of The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 in relation to offences specified in the Road Traffic (Vehicle V Emission) (Fixed penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003/212.
More people in Renfrewshire are helped into work by the council's employability schemes than any other local authority, according to the latest Local Government Benchmarking Framework report.
Chief Superintendent Crossan, Divisional Commander for Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, told the recruits they set for the time of their lives.
There are many children in Renfrewshire who desperately need people to come forward and provide them with a stable loving home.
More than 900 people in Renfrewshire were victims of domestic abuse over five months last year.