Category: Blog

PACE secures Second Round Creative Scotland Culture Recovery Funding

PACE Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to have been named as a recipient in the second round of Creative Scotland’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund, announced on 4 August 2021. The Paisley-based theatre company, which ran the largest youth theatre of its kind prior to the introduction of Covid restrictions, is due to receive an […]

Education Convener praises young people for their resilience on results day

Councillor Paterson said: “It’s been an incredibly challenging year for our young people, and I hope that everyone gets the results that they hoped they would achieve. “Our young people continued to work hard on their studies despite the challenges of moving between learning at school, then at home, and then back at school again. […]

Further leisure service enhancements as restrictions ease

Move to remove most national COVID restrictions makes possible the careful return of many more valued local leisure activities at Renfrewshire Leisure Renfrewshire Leisure is making plans to further expand its range of services and facilities in the wake of the Scottish Government’s confirmation that most national restrictions are lifted from today (9th August). With […]

Paisley Pirates Latest News

Paisley Pirates fans are celebrating the announcement that their favourites will be back in action for season 2021/22. The news was confirmed by Pirates’ Off-Ice Operations Manager Jackie Turley, after Pirates’ management had met with Glasgow Clan’s Gareth Chalmers to discuss steps necessary to ensure both clubs would be able to compete in their respective […]

Abbeycare Scotland & The Road To Addiction Recovery

Abbeycare Scotland, based in Erskine, provide residential services for those struggling with alcohol or substance misuse issues. The facility houses 34 beds and has already started 148 clients on the road to recovery since moving to their new home in Meadows Drive in February this year. The in-patient rehabilitation programme consists of detoxification, followed by […]

Communities asked for their views on active travel upgrades to Barshaw Park junction

Local people’s views are being sought on potential upgrades to the junction outside the entrance to Barshaw Park, where Glasgow Road meets Arkleston Road and Hawkhead Road. Renfrewshire Council has been awarded funding from Sustrans Scotland’s ‘Places for Everyone’ programme to look at improvements to the junction and three possible options have been drafted for […]


There is just one week left to visit this summer’s must-see attraction! Sunday 15th August is the last day to enjoy our BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise adventure in Paisley town centre! Thousands of families have spent the summer enjoying our free trail featuring hand-built brick endangered animal models. Find all 15 models for your chance to […]

Community Funday: 12th August

RIG Arts in conjunction with project partners Williamsburgh Housing Association and Renfrewshire Leisure, along with ROAR, are hosting a community funday in McKerrell Street Playpark, Seedhill, Paisley on Thursday August 12th from 11am-2pm. We’d love to welcome you along to enjoy the event. The funday will be completely free including free arts activities, bouncy castles, sports activities, […]

Ferguslie Learning Centre launches new programme!

Pop along to West College Scotland’s Ferguslie Drop-in session on Thursday 12 August (10am-1pm) and sign up for a community course starting this month! They’re offering: Cyber security – Wellbeing – Criminology – Early Education – Mindfulness – Brick Work Skills courses and MORE! Take a look at the full range of courses available here: […]