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Statement on cancellation of Renfrewshire Council events

A Renfrewshire Council spokesperson said: “In line with national guidance from the Scottish Government on the coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel all large-scale Renfrewshire Council-run events until the end of June. “This will include the Paisley Food and Drink Festival which was due to take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 […]

intu Braehead man in running for top national award

A security staff manager at intu Braehead is in the running for a top national award. Stephen Stronach, 36, from Linwood, Renfrewshire is one of three students who have been shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute Student of the Year Award. He has recently passed his Level 8 Award in Management and Leadership as a […]

Renfrewshire recognises inspiring local heroes

Renfrewshire has honoured local groups and volunteers for their work in the community at the Provost’s Community Awards. Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron was joined by comperè Libby McArthur to help celebrate the achievements of devoted community members who go above and beyond to make Renfrewshire a better place to live and work. The award winners […]

DUNDEE COMETS 7 PAISLEY PIRATES 5

(playoff quarter finals, first leg) Pirates more than matched their hosts for the first fifty minutes of this quarter final tie, before dropping their guard in the final ten minutes to concede four goals and leave themselves with a hazardous second leg in two weeks’ time, when they will now have to beat the Comets […]

Empty town centre buildings could become flats if site-sale plans approved

A prominent Paisley town centre site which has lain empty for a decade could be brought back into use as new flats – with a proposal to sell it to developers going to councillors next week. The former council office at Kelvin House and adjacent building on Forbes Place occupy a prime spot overlooking the […]

ARTISTS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE ON FRIDAY 20 AND SATURDAY 21 MARCH

NEW SPACE FESTIVAL, THE FIRST EVER FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK IS ON AT PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE ON FRIDAY 20 – SATURDAY 21 MARCH The first ever New Space Festival makes its Renfrewshire debut on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 March at Paisley Arts Centre. The festival is an opportunity for Paisley and the wider community to experience […]

Every Renfrewshire child is guaranteed 1140 hours of nursery from August

Council officials confirm there will be a nursery place for every child to benefit from 1140 hours of early learning and childcare from August 2020. Renfrewshire Council has already completed nine refurbishments and is on track to complete 13 new build, extension and refurbishment projects for the August deadline set by Scottish Government. The remaining […]