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Renfrewshire Councillors first in Scotland to collectively become Dementia Friends

Renfrewshire Council is the first local authority in Scotland where councillors across all parties have signed up to participate in Dementia Friends Scotland sessions. Elected members at the local authority have committed to become Dementia Friends, joining tens of thousands across Scotland, to learn more about dementia and the small things you can do to […]

Renfrewshire Council launches campaign to boost foster carer numbers to 100

Renfrewshire Council is calling for potential foster carers to help it to reach 100 people in the rewarding role. Foster carers are supporting the campaign to increase their number by almost a fifth – from 81 to 100. Husband and wife team, Graeme and Shona Small are backing the local authority’s bid to boost numbers. […]

Sewing2gether All Nations

Sewing2gether is an inclusive organisation that seeks to provide life enhancing opportunities for those who would be positively impacted from participating in their workshops. Thanks to some generous funding from Santander, Sewing2gether is now able to offer a new FREE weekly Sewing Workshop in Paisley. This class is to support and teach those with English […]

4,000 of world’s best pipers and drummers en route to Paisley

4,000 of world’s best pipers and drummers en route to Paisley Thousands of people will gather to watch the world’s best pipe bands descend on Paisley next week – and they’ll be able to travel in style. The British Pipe Band Championships – one of the biggest in the piping calendar – will see more […]

Fosterplus inviting people to find out about a career in fostering

‘Since fostering, our family has grown in love, knowledge and laughter’ – Fosterplus inviting people to find out about a career fostering As part of ‘Foster Care Fortnight’, a well-established fostering agency based in Paisley is calling on people to consider foster care as a career, with around 7,000 new foster families needed across the […]

From Scotland to Slovenia, the community drumming group making an impact in Europe

SCOTTISH COMMUNITY DRUMMING GROUP MAKING IMPACT IN EUROPE The good vibrations from a group drumming to improve their mental health have been recognised in Europe. The Buddy Beat based in Renfrewshire in Scotland are in Ljubljana, Slovenia after being named among the final five finalists for the first Amateo Award. Nearly 50 projects from 16 […]