Category: Blog

Renfrewshire Council clarifies figures on violence against teachers

Renfrewshire Council has today moved to clarify figures issued in respect of a Freedom of Information request on assaults against teachers. A Renfrewshire Council spokesperson said, “These figures don’t give an accurate reflection of the position in Renfrewshire compared to other local authorities and don’t accurately represent the level of violence within local schools. “We […]

Two of Paisley’s oldest clubs are sticking together

Two of Paisley’s oldest clubs are sticking together for another season in a successful partnership that spans more than a decade. Kelburne Hockey Club is today celebrating a new sponsorship deal with the town’s Pro-Life Fitness Centre which is run by the recently launched Renfrewshire Sports Charity. Pro-Life is sponsoring the men’s 3rd 4th and […]

Stunning Abbey show helps top off successful Spree

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Paisley’s Spree festival closed at the weekend after a nine-day arts extravaganza …and organisers reckon the festival is going from strength to strength. The Spree 2014 saw around 60 shows across five venues around the town, including a specially-built Spiegeltent, with an estimated total attendance of more than 5,000. This year’s bill featured music, […]

Renfrewshire Environmental And Restoration Group Appeal

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]EVENT: Community Action Day – Durrockstock Park LNR DATE:1st November 2014 TIME:10:30am start VENUE: Durrockstock Park, Foxbar, “Community Action Day – Durrockstock Park LNR” Renfrewshire Environmental And Restoration Group (R.E.R.G) is calling on everyone to lend a hand to improve their local environment. It wants to prise people free of their armchairs and get […]

Award-winning jazz musicians join Lorna Reid at Paisley Arts Centre

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Kick back for Lorna Reid’s Lounge Session featuring an award-winning line up of jazz musicians Heralded as ‘one of Scotland’s most talented singer-songwriters’, Edinburgh-born vocalist Lorna Reid makes a welcome return to Paisley Arts Centre, with her top-flight band of musicians. The performance features classic jazz and blues, plus songs from Lorna’s acclaimed new […]

Big-hearted runners back charity campaign

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Runners at this year’s Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run showed just how big-hearted they are in a special fundraising initiative for British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland. Participants registering for the race online were, for the first time, able to make a charitable donation. More than £1,600 was raised for BHF Scotland, with […]

Paisley Rugby Football Club

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Paisley Rugby Football Club’s League started on 13th Sept, the 1XV team are now Division 2 after winning promotion last season. The 1 XV has won 2, lost 2 and 1 game abandoned, due to referee being injured, The Buddies have so far made their mark on Division 2 and show they are not […]

Paisley Pirates v Solway Sharks Preview

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Paisley Pirates go into this Sunday’s home league match against the Solway Sharks high on confidence after a convincing 9-1 win over Belfast Giants in their curtain raiser last Saturday. “Yes, I was pleased with the win,” said coach Ian Turley. “I thought we played very well in places and could have scored more […]

Renfrewshire Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]On World Mental Health Day, the Renfrewshire Mental Health Arts & Film Festival had a special event launching a unique art exhibition in 5 train stations between Paisley and Port Glasgow. Gina McKie from Radio Clyde hosted the event and was supported by drumming from Buddy Beat and singing from Rockus Community choir. Forty […]