Renfrewshire


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Renfrewshire

(ˈrɛnfruːʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
1. (Placename) 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. (Placename) 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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Applications are being sought for the Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund.
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Renfrewshire Leisure chiefs have been told to act now and fix faulty lockers and malfunctioning showers at Erskine Pool.
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Elections to community councils across Renfrewshire opened yesterday, Renfrewshire has 21 active community councils, with Charleston, Gallowhill, Glenburn and Hunterhill not currently having any representation.
A new initiative has been launched to support aspiring athletes in Renfrewshire.