Kelburne Hockey Club’s request for a community asset transfer of Ralston Community Sports Centre to the club went live on Renfrewshire Council’s website on Tuesday 24 May. The documents relating to the request can be viewed on Renfrewshire Council’s website. Members of the public have until Friday 1 July to raise objections to the request. If you wish the sports centre to remain in public hands, you should make a representation to Renfrewshire Council by this date.

If you wish to make a representation, you must do so in writing, stating your name and address. Representations should be sent to with the title “Ralston Community Sports Centre CAT Request Representation”. Please copy your representation to A copy of each representation will be given to Kelburne Hockey Club and will be published on the Renfrewshire Council website along with any comment from Kelburne Hockey Club.

All representations and responses are available to read on the Renfrewshire Council website.

Works to resurface Hawkhead Road from the White Cart bridge to the Hawkhead/Barrhead Road roundabout and also to resurface the Hawkhead/Barrhead Road roundabout will take place from Monday 20 June.

Phase 1 – Hawkhead Road works. Works start Monday 20th June 2022.

The main Hawkhead Road works will be undertaken during the day and is expected to take 2 weeks; three weeks in total has been booked to allow for any unforeseen issues that may arise during the works.

Access for vehicles will be maintained during the works to the residents of Hawkhead Road including all side roads & associated premises within the area of resurfacing. This access will be provided from the Seedhill Road side of the works.

Access for vehicles within the works areas will be under the direction of the contractor, Finco Contracts Ltd, who will provide signage and traffic marshals who will direct you through the works to ensure your safety.

The existing road surface will be made safe with suitable ramps and signage where required.

The diversion will be:

Glasgow Road / Mill Street / Lone End / Barrhead Road and vice versa

Phase 2 – Roundabout works. Works Start Monday 20th June 2022 – overnight working 8 pm to 6 am

To minimise disruption to road users and businesses, the resurfacing of the roundabout will be undertaken as overnight works (8pm to 6am), with the roundabout reopening to traffic during the day. This section of the works is expected to take a maximum of 3 nights to complete.

The existing Hawkhead Road closure will remain in place with the addition of the following diversion:

Glasgow Road / Mill Street / Lone End / Gordon Street / Neilston Road / Caplethill Road / Grahamston Road and Vice versa.

Access to Hawkhead Estate (Ben Nevis Road) will be taken across the central reserve by means of temporary traffic measures from the Grahamston Road side of the works.

A document containing notes on the public meeting held on 31 May about Kelburne Hockey Club’s CAT application for Ralston Sports Centre is available on the website.

Renfrewshire Council has changed the arrangements for bins that were due to be collected on Thursday 2 June. The council did not make this known until the morning of 2 June.

Grey bins will now be collected on Sunday 5 June. Brown bins will not be collected until the next scheduled date, Thursday 16 June.