Category: Blog

Recording breaking crowds put on a show for Scotland’s biggest gaming event

RECORD-BREAKING crowds turned up on Saturday for Scotland’s biggest gaming event. Many of those attending the event were dressed in amazing costumes as they re-enacted the characters from their favourite video games. More than 6000 fans are expected to descend on The Arena at intu Braehead for PLAY Expo Glasgow 2019 for the two-day extravaganza […]

Renfrewshire recognised as a Carer Positive Employer

Renfrewshire Council has proven its commitment to its workforce, following it’s recognition as a Carer Positive employer.   Carer Positive is a Scottish Government funded initiative which recognises employers who offer the best support to working carers, allowing them the flexibility they often need to continue to provide care at home for their loved ones. […]

Dalmeny Park House Hotel Corporate Open Day

We are hosting our very first Corporate Open Day on Thursday 20th June from 10:00am till 2:00pm at Dalmeny Park House Hotel and I would be delighted if you could attend. On the day we will have the hotel set up with a variety of corporate layouts, bedroom showcasing, networking areas and our corporate and […]

Campaign launched to get more girls into sport

An initiative is being launched to encourage more girls in Renfrewshire to take part in sport A small army of coaches will be trained and go into primary schools to encourage girl pupils to take up either basketball, gymnastics, dance or girls football. The project is being financed by a grant of almost £23,000 from […]

Record-breaking crowds set for gaming extravaganza

It’s game on as record-breaking crowds are expected to turn up this weekend for Scotland’s biggest gaming event. More than 6000 fans will descend on The Arena at intu Braehead for PLAY Expo Glasgow 2019 for the two-day extravaganza of gaming and popular culture on Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9. And for the […]

Hospice Benefits from New Technology

St. Vincent’s Hospice is benefitting from a huge upgrade to their IT systems, thanks to a £20,000 grant from the Miss M J M Smith Trust. The Miss M J M Smith Trust is dedicated to supporting the advancement of health in the West of Scotland. Their support over many years has enabled St. Vincent’s […]

Girls are on the ball as Women’s World Cup fever kicks in

PRIMARY school girls have been getting a kick out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which starts this weekend. Almost 200 girls from all over Renfrewshire took part in a festival of football organised by Renfrewshire Leisure, at Ferguslie Sports Centre. The Primary 5 to Primary 7 pupils certainly had a ball with football coaching, […]

Yoga at Iconic Fitness

The light in me acknowledges the light in you, or Namaste, for short. How are we all this week? As we move into summer, late nights, warmer weather, a chance to connect more with others and with ourselves, in theory anyway, even if the weather doesn’t quite agree. Anyway, as Sir Billy Connelly would say, […]

Thread carefully…weaving exhibition moves home

An exhibition which celebrates the dedication and creativity of a group of Paisley weavers is back open in a new venue. Work produced by the Artisan’s Institute weaving group – part of Paisley’s Townscape Heritage and Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme2 (TH.CARS2) – is now on display at the Disability Resource Centre in Love Street until […]