Category: Blog

Barshaw Park in Paisley wins new community garden in RHS Garden Day Competition

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First Vanilla fashion store in Scotland opens at Glasgow’s Braehead Centre

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Christine Laverty appointed Chief Officer of Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Christine Laverty has been appointed as Chief Officer of Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and will take up post on Monday 25 April. Christine was appointed as Interim Chief Officer in June last year and has expertly led RHSCP through the coronavirus pandemic. Christine has worked in the health and social care field […]

Volunteers get behind Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean as the event passes halfway

Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean has seen almost 500 volunteers take part so far as the month-long event heads into its third week. A total of 475 volunteers have taken part in litter picks across the area and have removed more than 1,100 bags of rubbish from the local environment as part of a drive to […]

Paisley set to host Food and Drink Festival of fun

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Whats on this weekend the 22nd April

The SAMA Paisley Takeover returns to the town for 2022 and this time due to the Arts Centre being refurbished it is at The Bungalow. The annual series events include a music showcase featuring 3 of Scotland finest musicians. On the bill is corto.alto which is the brain-child of award winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and […]

Young musicians to take the stage with Scots trad music icon

YOUNG local musicians are being given the chance to perform onstage with a Scottish traditional music icon. The group of young people from Fèis Phàislig will be the support act for founding member of the Battlefield Band and multi-instrumentalist, Alan Reid, at his concert in Renfrew Town Hall, on Friday, April 29. The local musicians – taught by […]

Campaign bid to force council to act on “disgraceful state” of Hawkhead cemetery

PLANS are being made to set up a group that will campaign for improvements to Hawkhead Cemetery, in Paisley. Caring son, Desmond Barr is horrified at what he describes is the “disgraceful state” of the Renfrewshire Council-owned burial grounds where his mother, father and other family are buried. Now, after hearing concerns raised by other […]