Category: Blog

Looking out for your family

Looking out for your family: A guide Being a parent is the most wonderful thing that can ever happen to you. Taking care of a child and raising them to be an upstanding member of the community is a task that will fill you will pride and achievement. While parenthood is filled with all these […]

Green light for bridge into investment area

A new bridge over the Black Cart will connect cyclists and pedestrians to a major investment area being developed in Renfrewshire. Councillors on the Communities, Housing and Planning board have given the green light to construction of the purpose-built pedestrian bridge and cycleway at the south end of Greenock Road. It will provide a safe […]

More than 30,000 take part in Renfrewshire’s award-winning youth programme

Renfrewshire’s award-winning diversionary programme Street Stuff delivered youth activities to 31,218 young people during 2017/18. Young people can take part in football and dance, as well as gaming and DJ workshops provided on a specially designed Youth Bus. Working with the Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership, the programme identifies hot spot areas of anti-social behaviour and […]

Renfrewshire smart travel project inspires new attainment initiative for young people

An innovative smart travel project developed by Renfrewshire Council has inspired a wider Scottish Government scheme to tackle the attainment gap. Renfrewshire is one of the first three local authorities chosen to take part in the new national Young Scot Attainment Challenge partnership, which will enable young people to take part in activities and opportunities […]

Former police station key to community’s good health

A community project to turn Johnstone Police Station into a local health hub has taken a significant step forward. Active Communities has received £10,000 from Renfrewshire Council’s Community Empowerment Fund towards its plans to take over ownership of the former police station. It is one of three projects to receive support from the first round […]

Renfrewshire’s expansion plans for learning and childcare offers parents flexibility and choice

Families are set to benefit from extra nursery time for children as Renfrewshire Council unveiled plans for a phased roll-out of the area’s early learning and childcare provision. The proposals will be put before councillors on Thursday 23 August at the Education and Children’s Services Policy Board. They set out the expansion between now and […]

Elderslie Community Council Quiz Night

Elderslie Community Council Quiz Night at Elderslie Wallace Bowling Club Elderslie Community Council have been busy during the summer. We had a very successful summer fayre, the first for 35 years! We have had grants awarded to allow us to buy Christmas lights for Stoddard Square and a section of Main Road and we are […]

Brand new free lifestyle magazine for Paisley and Renfrewshire

Mill is a brand new free lifestyle magazine for Paisley and Renfrewshire. A compact-sized bimonthly glossy, focusing on the present and the future of the town, with an occasional look back at its colourful past. Packed with engaging content that includes news, music, fashion, beauty, travel, food and drink, homes and interiors, property, and a […]