Sports, leisure and culture staff have shown they have star quality.

The annual Renfrewshire Leisure Star Awards ceremony, hosted by Clyde 1 radio presenter, Gina McKie was held at Johnstone Town Hall and variety of awards were handed out to staff working in local sports centres, swimming pools, libraries, museum and community halls.

The Chief Executive’s Award for Outstanding Achievement was presented to Emma Armstrong, a technician from Paisley Arts Centre.

The Team of the Year Award went to the organisation’s Commercial Services Supervisors, this included Katie Sweeney, Jennifer Ann Northcote, Moira Orr and Sara McClure.

The Partnership Award, for working with outside companies and organisations was won by Anne Kemp, from the libraries service.

The Noble Award – in memory of popular leisure manager, Gerry Noble who died last year – was won by Shannon Ferguson from the commercial services team.

There were also certificates presented to staff for five years perfect attendance, 35 years service, those who had completed training courses and young people completing modern apprenticeships.

Renfrewshire Leisure chief executive, Joyce McKellar said: “We’re paying tribute to the most important asset we have at Renfrewshire Leisure and that is our staff.

“We’re fortunate to have so many skilled, enthusiastic people dedicated to providing the best sports, leisure and cultural services for the people of Renfrewshire.”