Category: Blog

ReMode – Fiddle and Fix

Our homes are often filled with broken stuff -Irons, phones, chairs, toys, tools, gadgets.The kind of stuff you can’t bring yourself to throw out because it you feel kind of guilty about contributing to the 50 million tonnes of redundant items which are thrown into UK landfill sites every year. This workshop will be your […]

Veterans get crafty modelling popular Paisley buildings

Visually impaired veterans have been busy building scale dolls houses of some of Paisley’s most recognisable buildings as part of a project aimed at engaging communities with the town’s heritage. The group from The Scottish War Blinded Hawkhead Centre have been taking part in the Modelling Paisley project which is part of Renfrewshire Council’s £4.5 […]

Renfrewshire School Wins First Minister Reading Challenge Award

Derek Mackay MSP has congratulated St James’ Primary School on winning an award for their reading achievements as part of the First Minister’s Reading Challenge. The school was given an award for the School reading the most books. The only school in Scotland to be given the award. Primary 7 pupil Kieran Mitchell was also given the Pupil Reading Journey Award by the First Minister. Nicola Sturgeon […]

History inspires pupils to create their own comic book

PUPILS at Renfrew High have created their own comic book with storylines inspired by the town’s rich history. Now they have seen their work, called ‘A Trip ‘Frew Time’ printed and published with a special launch event at the school. The project was in collaboration with Renfrewshire Leisure’s school libraries attainment and creative learning teams, […]

Provost joins in with Carers Centre choir to give shoppers a song

PROVOST Lorraine Cameron helped make sure the malls were alive to the sound of music when she joined in with the Renfrewshire Carers Centre Choir for an impromptu rendition of a classic ABBA song. The Paisley-based carers group had been given free space at the intu Braehead shopping centre to raise money and awareness of […]

Renfrewshire’s long-term commitment to help people find work

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson has set out his long-term commitment to help people most in need into work and improve opportunities for future generations. The £4.5million funding plans for Invest in Renfrewshire – the Council’s economic development service – were approved yesterday (Wednesday 20 June 2018). This will provide targeted job support to people, […]

Council arranges online survey and drop-in sessions regarding the proposed changes to parking in Johnstone and Renfrew

Renfrewshire Council has arranged two drop-in sessions regarding the proposed changes to parking in Johnstone and Renfrew. Residents will be able to chat with officers who will be able to provide information and answer questions. The drop-in sessions will be held at: Johnstone Town Hall, Monday 25th June, 1pm-8pm Renfrew Leisure Centre, Thursday 28th June, 1pm-8pm Additionally, a […]

Mirren Court provides good quality, flexible office accommodation

Mirren Court provides good quality, flexible office accommodation spread across three attractive sandstone buildings. Internally the suites provide open plan space of varying sizes. Common meeting room facilities are available to all occupiers. Generally the suites benefits from the following specification: Private car parking Excellent access to public transport and M8 near Glasgow International Airport […]