Category: Blog

New ROCCO awards this year sponsored by the Paisley Daily Express

New ROCCO awards this year sponsored by the Paisley Daily Express – Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business. Know a business that gives great service, welcomes you with a smile or you just love going there? Nominate them for Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business ROCCO Award. To nominate your favourite business in Renfrewshire please email by the 22nd September. […]

Paisley Cub Leader reflects on Japan 2015

Paisley & District had five members attend the World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Over the next few weeks we will be hearing from each of the members on their experiences on the trip of a lifetime. Our third reflection piece is from Helen Dykes who is a Cub Scout Leader & Training Advisor with the 15th Paisley […]

Council Leader says Prime Minister is out of step on refugee crisis

Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan has called for the Prime Minister to do more to help councils play their part in tackling the refugee crisis. Councillor Macmillan has written to the Prime Minister saying that he must ‘urgently provide extra resources’ to help refugees settle in the UK. Councillor Macmillan said:  “The Prime Minister is […]

Air Canada rouge to Launch Non-stop Service from Glasgow to Toronto for Summer 2016

GLASGOW, 9 September 2015 – Air Canada today announced new seasonal non-stop flights from Glasgow Airport to its Toronto hub, Toronto Pearson, beginning in summer 2016. The route will be operated by Air Canada rouge, its leisure carrier, and provide Scottish customers with convenient options when travelling to Canada for leisure or business. The new […]

Free swimming for all OAPs is birthday present to Over 50s Club

FREE swimming sessions are being offered to OAPs at all pools in Renfrewshire. The generous move by bosses at Renfrewshire Leisure – the management trust that runs sports and leisure centres locally – is in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Over 50s Club at Renfrew’s Victory Baths. Senior citizens can get free entry […]

Provost pays tribute to proud past of UK’s Merchant Navy

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall paid tribute to the UK’s Merchant Navy in a special flag-raising ceremony. The Red Ensign flag was raised by Provost Hall outside Renfrewshire Council’s HQ on Cotton Street to mark Merchant Navy Day along with over 400 local authorities across the UK. Merchant Navy Day has been commemorated since 2000 on […]

Your chance to join bill at this year’s Spree festival

TALENTED acts from Renfrewshire and beyond are getting the chance to appear on the bill at this year’s Spree festival. The annual event – on in Paisley this October – will see the return of the Danny Kyle Open Stage made famous by Glasgow’s Celtic Connections event. The stage – named after the Paisley-born folk […]

Help with Lapwing Lodge

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lapwing Lodge, needs volunteers to help with general tasks anything from grass cutting to major building maintenance or even camp staff, even any unused building materials to help the centre out would be appreciated, come up and join in the fun of the centre and lend a helping hand for generations to come, it’s not […]

Paisley Doors Open Day 2015

Paisley Doors Open Day 2015 starts on September 5th September, this is one of the best days to get into buildings you normally would never get the chance to, take our camera with you and send us some snaps in and show off Paisley architecture to the rest of the world. You wont be disappointed […]