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Paisley Food and Drink Festival goes online for 2021 with tantalising nine-day programme

The popular Paisley Food and Drink Festival is taking a different shape for 2021 – with a tempting online programme across nine days this April. The festival will take place from Friday 16 – Saturday 24 April and will showcase the rich diversity of Renfrewshire’s food and drink offer through a series of vibrant short […]

PACE AIMS HIGH AS IT LAUNCHES ITS MILLION POUND WALL

A little over a year ago, PACE unveiled plans to transform a vacant town centre building into an exciting new community performance space for Paisley. Now the organisation is inviting supporters to add their names to the very fabric of buildling, with it’s Million Pound Wall campaign. Supporters are invited to be a part of […]

First Renfrewshire Leisure facilities reopen as Covid-19 rules ease

Renfrewshire Leisure has taken its first step out of the latest lockdown with the restart of outdoor sporting activities. Outdoor fitness classes have made a successful return, while more groups are again able to use sports pitches and golfers can play four-ball games. All of the activities restarting are doing so in line with the […]

Voters urged to ensure they are registered as election called for Scottish Parliament

Eligible voters in Renfrewshire are being urged to ensure they are registered to cast their vote at the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May. Anyone who has never voted before or moved house since they last voted needs to register by 19 April 2021. This includes 16- and 17-year olds who are eligible to vote […]

Young people given chance to be leaders in sport

YOUNG people are being urged to put themselves forward to become leaders in sport. Renfrewshire Leisure is looking for five volunteers between the ages of 16 and 25 to become Young Hub Leaders, helping develop sporting activities locally. Young Hub Leaders come together to discuss how best the community can be served by sporting activity […]

SECONDARY PUPILS URGED TO DOWNLOAD PROTECT SCOTLAND APP AS THEY RETURN TO THE CLASSROOM

As secondary school pupils start to return to the classroom, those aged 12-15 who have smartphones are being encouraged to download the Protect Scotland app. The app, extended to include the younger age group in December 2020, will help pupils protect themselves and those in their household from COVID-19, as the part-time return to school […]

Renfrewshire recognises inspiring community heroes

Renfrewshire has honoured local groups and volunteers who go above and beyond for their communities in the 2021 Provost’s Community Awards. The award winners were chosen from more than 80 outstanding nominations submitted by their peers in the local community.   The recipients of this year’s awards were: Arts and Culture (sponsored by Renfrewshire Council) […]