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Major events programme brings £1.25m into Renfrewshire economy in 2018

Renfrewshire’s major events programme has created a £1.25m boost for the local economy so far in 2018 as the ongoing work to use the area’s cultural and heritage story to transform its future continues to deliver results. More than 70,000 people have come to the area from across Scotland and beyond to attend big days […]

Hair raising fun as Schools across Renfrewshire celebrate Maths Week Scotland

From treasure hunts to orienteering, cracking number codes and harvesting fruit and veg, pupils across Renfrewshire schools enjoyed hair raising fun during Maths Week Scotland. At Paisley’s Lochfield Primary, pupils estimated and then measured the length of their locks, while primary seven pupils from Auchenlodment Primary School in Johnstone created maths problems and posted them […]

The Top Future-Proof Professions

Let’s take a trip back in history, to a time when computers were still to revolutionise the workplace – paper documents filled the shelves, communication occurred strictly in person or via landline and we all had a rolodex of business cards on our desks. Fast forward to 2018, and a growing number of offices are […]


Paisley Pirates take to the road again this weekend as they make the trip to Dumfries to face Solway Stingrays on Sunday, looking to build upon a nervy 7-4 win at Kilmarnock last Saturday, when they twice found themselves three goals behind. Indeed, the final session was under way before they nosed ahead in the […]

Deal proposed between Renfrewshire Council and RCAB will see the continuation of the service

SNP Council leader, Iain Nicolson welcomes the report due to be considered by the Councils Leadership board outlining all the work and effort put in by council officers and CAB to reach a funding deal for Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau. A report being published this week for the Leadership board lays out the extensive work, […]

Sign up to make it a Spotless September in Renfrewshire

Enthusiastic volunteers are set to clean up Renfrewshire as they take part in the Spotless September Challenge, the latest event of the Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Taking place over the weekend of 28-30 September, hundreds of community volunteers, schoolkids, businesses and council staff are expected to take part in a series of litter […]

£100m town centre investment moves forward as public realm transformation sites revealed

Plans to bring new life to Paisley town centre by transforming key outdoor areas have been revealed, as the ongoing £100m investment in the town’s venues and infrastructure moves forward. Renfrewshire Council is leading the investment as part of wider plans to transform the area’s future using its internationally-significant cultural and heritage story. Work to […]