Category: Blog

Take a closer look inside Renfrewshire’s amazing buildings on Doors Open Days 2021

Spectacular churches, a family-friendly farm and the residence of Paisley’s most famous poet are just a few of the intriguing locations visitors can experience as part of Renfrewshire’s Doors Open Days. This year’s events will see participating venues open their doors for the chance to visit them in-person or through online activity on Saturday 4 […]

Renfrewshire Council Chief Executive Sandra Black announces her retirement

Renfrewshire Council Chief Executive Sandra Black, who was responsible for the organisation’s role in the recent Paisley bid for UK City of Culture and for the delivery of Renfrewshire’s City Deal investment, has announced her retirement. Sandra has worked in public service for almost 40 years and has been responsible for leading the council’s emergency […]

Arts festival to be staged on a cycle path

A unique arts festival is being staged at a very unusual location – a cycle track between Paisley and Lochwinnoch. The Cycle Arts Festival Renfrewshire is a series of innovative artworks and performances for all ages that can be experienced along the 11-mile cycle path between August 21 and 29. The artworks and performances include […]

Baggage Freedom

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West Highland Way Ginger Routes For Your Bags And Boots

Camp the West Highland Way with Ginger Routes Full West Highland Way walk + baggage and tent transfer + pet friendly return transfer. Pets travel FREE. All this for only £195pp Ginger Routes: west highland way luggage transfer service and return transport service from fortwilliam to milngavie or Glasgow. Camp the west highland way with […]

The fun, free physical activity game Beat the Street will be coming to Renfrewshire!

A popular physical activity game that has taken Scotland by storm will be taking place across Renfrewshire this autumn. Beat the Street is a real-life interactive game that aims to get whole communities moving together and has been played by more than 1.4million people in more than 100 locations across the UK and beyond. In […]

Elma Whyte Performing Arts

Established 55 years ago by Elma Whyte, this school has been at the centre of dance in Paisley for almost six decades! Everyone is welcome from ages 2 1/2 upwards! Get involved in our Junior or Senior School, BATD examinations, Annual showcases, and endless opportunities and join the family at Elma Whyte Performing Arts! The […]

Renfrewshire Council announces return of popular events this winter

Renfrewshire Council is planning for in-person events this winter with the return of two local favourites The Spree and Paisley Halloween Festival. The council’s event programme has been exclusively online since March 2020. As the Scottish Government eases restrictions on indoor and outdoor events, the local authority has announced plans for the return this October […]

CarFest – Saturday 14th August 2021

St. Vincent’s Hospice is bringing its hugely popular CarFest into the town centre once again on Saturday 14th August and a fun day out for all the family is guaranteed! There will be classic, vintage and specialist custom cars on show, as well as muscle cars and supercars. Normally held in June, the event was […]