Category: Blog

Day of digital celebrations planned for Sma’ Shot 2021

Paisley’s annual Sma’ Shot Day celebrations will once again be marked with a programme of online events to commemorate the historic victory of local weavers. This year’s online event will take place on Saturday 3 July – the time when the weavers and their families would traditionally take their holidays. Last year’s digital Sma’ Shot […]

Glenburn and Foxbar residents thanked for taking part in Covid-19 testing

Glenburn and Foxbar residents have been thanked for visiting the mobile Covid-19 testing site over the past week. The facility at Glenburn Community Centre car park closed on Sunday (30 May), with 1,139 people who live, work or go to school in the two areas attending to take a test. Testing people with or without […]

Fun and games at Summer Activity Camps

YOUNGSTERS can have a summer of fun and games thanks to Renfrewshire Leisure’s Summer Activity Camps. A wide variety of fun sports and leisure activities – organised within the current Scottish Government’s coronavirus guidelines – will be held at Johnstone Sports Hub, The ON-X, in Linwood and Park Mains, in Erskine, between June 28 and […]

Renfrew residents urged to take Covid tests at new test facilities

Residents of Renfrew are being urged to find out if they have Covid-19 with new testing facilities temporarily available in the town. A mobile testing site will be open from Friday 4 – Friday 18 June helping to stop the spread of the virus locally. The testing site is based in the car park of […]

Plans launched to plant ten trees for every person in Glasgow City Region

Over the next decade, ten trees for every man, woman and child in Glasgow City Region will be planted as part of a new urban ‘forest’ to tackle climate change. The ambitious planting pledge lies at the heart of the new Clyde Climate Forest, which is part of the Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network, […]

Celebrating the diverse cultures of ethnic groups in Renfrewshire

THE diverse cultures of different ethnic groups in Renfrewshire are being celebrated with a series of online events and creative workshops. The activities – organised by Renfrewshire’s Ethnic Communities Cultural Steering Group – are being staged as part of the national Refugee Week, between June 14 and June 20. This year’s programme features music, film, […]

Play parks in Renfrewshire to be reviewed ahead of £1.25million investment

Families and young people in Renfrewshire can look forward to a £1.25million investment in play parks across the area thanks to a budget commitment from Renfrewshire Council. A detailed review is set to take place of all 97 council-owned play parks and a two-year programme of works will be developed based on the current condition […]

New bridge brings big benefits for cycling and walking in Renfrewshire

A new bridge over the Black Cart river next to Glasgow Airport will bring big benefits for people cycling and walking in Renfrewshire. The new bridge was installed last week and when it opens to the public later this year, it will provide a crossing to walk or cycle when travelling between Inchinnan, Renfrew and […]

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE’s Animal Paradise!

We’re getting summer underway in Paisley town centre with our free family  adventure, BRICKLIVE’s Animal Paradise!  Running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August, this interactive trail  features hand-built brick endangered animal statues.  We’re sure your mini explorers will have a great expedition hunting down these  stunning animals across ice caps, jungles, rivers and […]