Category: Blog

Core 2 Computing

Core 2 Computing currently have a fresh range of reconditioned laptops now in stock at prices starting from £150. Various makes available to choose from including Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo and Acer. All come with either Windows 7 or Windows 10 pre-installed with anti-virus and other software bundles. Get down to 10 Wellmeadow Street this June […]

Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service 2016

The Wynd Centre in Paisley recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016 The Wynd Centre in Paisley, which has been providing a Counselling Service for over thirty years has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The Wynd Centre […]

Internet coaching is just the job

PEOPLE are being helped to find jobs thanks to a new initiative launched to give free coaching on computer and internet skills. That’s just one of the benefits of The Digiteers Project, being run by Renfrewshire Leisure, who have recruited a team of volunteers to give one-to-one training to people who need help with basic […]

Paisley-based organisation launches new software contract for Scotland

A new Scottish framework that councils can buy their customer service software through goes live today – and brings supplier support for ICT apprenticeships and Code Clubs. The new national customer service IT framework for councils is predicted to be worth £15m over four years and is launched today by Paisley-based Scotland Excel. The Customer […]

SuperJam Tea Party at The Experience

Dust off your dance shoes, dig out your little black book and make your way to the dance hall! The Academy Restaurant at The Experience will be transformed into glittering ballroom for the ultimate tea party! Date: Thursday 2 June, 2016 Time: 3pm – 5pm Tickets: FREE event* Take a trip down memory lane, enjoy […]

ST MIRREN’S FAIR TRADE WITH MALAWI

St Mirren Football Club has sent footballs to Malawi following a visit to the clubs Paisley headquarters by Malawian farmers. St Mirren’s CEO Tony Fitzpatrick invited Howard Msukwa & Kenneth Mwakasungula to the Paisley 2021 Stadium, sending them away with balls and kit for the youth teams in Karonga district of Malawi.      The smallholder farmers are in town for the launch of their fair trade Kilombero rice which has just been launched into Co-op stores in Scotland.  St Mirren were able to make a Fair Trade of their own exchanging footballs for the youth teams in Malawi for the […]

Renfrewshire Councillor welcomes living wage boost

A local Councillor has welcomed Scotland’s centre for procurement expertise for local government, gaining Living Wage accreditation. Scotland Excel’s accreditation from the Living Wage Foundation affirms the organisation’s commitment to leading by example on the issue of fair pay. Councillor Mike Holmes who is Convener of Paisley-based Scotland Excel, said: “I am delighted that Scotland […]

Fèis Week

Following our hugely successful Fèis week in 2015, Fèis Phàislig returns this July for children aged 8-18 across Renfrewshire. Working with some of Scotland’s best traditional musicians and tutors, participants will have the opportunity to take part in traditional music, song, and drama workshops across our 4 day event, regardless of their ability. No previous experience […]

Saints legend and MSP back bid to get Paisley moving

Saints legend Tony Fitzpatrick is backing an ambitious bid to get the people of Renfrewshire motivated to get fitter and healthier to live longer. The St Mirren chief executive joined forces with Renfrewshire Sports Charity and Paisley MSP George Adam to launch the inspirational Move Renfrewshire project which aims to give hundreds of local folk […]