Category: Blog

Young people in Renfrewshire have their say on improving mental health services

Young people in Renfrewshire have come up with a list of ten recommendations to improve youth mental health services. More training on youth mental health in schools and young people being given the tools to help peers who may experience issues, are among ten proposals put forward by Renfrewshire’s Youth Commission. The recommendations came after […]

Cosmopot

A visit to Paisley’s Observatory gave theatre director Clare McGarry the inspiration for a new children’s show that will be touring locally next month. Clare is the Artist in Residence at Paisley Arts Centre and had the beginnings of an idea to create a show for children that was set inside a teapot. Then she […]

MODSTUFF RETURNS TO THE SPREE

We love ModStuff here at Spree HQ, so we’re all kinds of happy to say that it’s coming back again for this year’s festival! The team at LNP Promotions always bring a cracking line-up with them on Saturday 20 October, and it’s no different this year. They’ve also teamed up with the Paisley Vespa  Club […]

Fitness fans raise cash for hospice charities

Two local hospices were given a fundraising boost thanks to Renfrewshire Leisure staff and customers. A total of £10,608 was raised after various sponsored events were held throughout the year at the sports and leisure centres throughout the area. Now the money is being split between St Vincent’s and ACCORD Hospices. Charlie McDougall, senior facilities […]

‘Rome-ing’ Bear gets a Papal audience

Children from a Paisley Primary School were stunned when their prayer bear was sent on a trip to the Vatican – and got to meet the Pope. St Charles’ Primary School gave Mungo the bear to Bishop of Paisley, John Keenan to take on a visit to Rome. But they couldn’t believe their eyes when […]

Four chances to win £500 of Christmas shopping in Paisley town centre this Christmas!

Look out for special Christmas Golden Tickets this winter and you could win £500 of Paisley town centre gift vouchers! Ten lucky shoppers in Paisley this year have already won £250 of town centre gift vouchers each thanks to the Paisley First Golden Ticket Competition. For Christmas, Paisley First is adding some extra special sparkle […]

Communities take up the challenge to make it a Spotless September

Communities across Renfrewshire are joining forces this weekend (28-30 Sep) to make it a Spotless September in Renfrewshire. Schools, community groups, businesses and volunteers will be donning their bibs, grabbing their litter pickers and heading out onto the streets of Renfrewshire to make a difference as part of the Spotless September Challenge. More than 20 […]

#MIADOC Matangi / Maya / MIA

“This is not a normal pop documentary because M.I.A. is not a normal popstar” – The Atlantic       “M.I.A. will be fighting forever” 4 stars – The Guardian     “Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is […]

Mirren Business Centres Opportunities

Three brand new offices at Mirren Business Centres, Renfrew Road, Paisley (just off M8 Jct 27 / near Glasgow Airport).  Freshly decorated, newly carpeted, bright and modern first floor offices including car parking for rent at Mirren Court One of 225 sqft (£310 pcm + VAT), 250 sqft (£350 pcm + VAT) and 450 sqft […]