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LOCAL AIR CADETS RECRUITMENT EVENING

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]LOCAL AIR CADETS RECRUITMENT EVENING On Saturday the 14th of June, 12 members of local air cadets, 2175 (Rolls-Royce) Squadron, attended Barshaw Park Gala Day. The cadets were on hand to do face painting for local youngsters with camouflage paint, a skill they learned during many exciting fieldcraft training camps at Garelochhead Army Training […]

Renfrewshire to host 1st Inter-Authority Games

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire to host 1st Inter-Authority Games The first ever Inter-Authority Games will take place in Renfrewshire on Monday 16 June, incorporating the top school teams from four local authority areas in a variety of sports. On-X Linwood will host teams from Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and Glasgow authorities as they cross the border to […]

Barshaw Gala Day 2014 Paisley Photographs

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Barshaw Gala Day 2014 Paisley Photographs Barshaw Gala Day 2014 turned out to be dry for once and the families loved it, these Paisley Photographs of the day were taken by Alex Kyle Photography on behalf of www.paisley.org.uk look out for lots more photographs soon. Well done once again to the organisers of […]

Enterprising pupils step into the Dragon’s Den

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Enterprising pupils step into the Dragon’s Den Six teams of entrepreneurial Renfrewshire school pupils faced a panel of ‘dragons’ in a bid to win funding for their social enterprise ideas. A community cinema, a nail bar, a school newspaper, a library, an internet course for older people and sugar and gluten-free lollipops were […]

MP Visit to DEBRA Charity Shop

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] MP Visit to DEBRA Charity Shop The Right Honourable Douglas Alexander, MP visited the DEBRA charity shop at 1 Moss Street in Paisley (PA1 1BG) on Friday 6 June at 10.30am. DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a painful genetic skin blistering condition which, […]

Provost’s charity drive at local leather plant

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Provost’s charity drive at local leather plant Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall brought charity into the workplace at a local leather plant. Provost Hall earned a day’s wages at Bridge of Weir Leather Company to raise money for a charitable cause close to her heart. The company will also donate £500 to the Provost’s […]

New approach transforms flytipping site

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] New approach transforms flytipping site A new approach to deter flytipping within a local industrial site is being hailed a huge success. The recently completely project, which transformed the small piece of land at Hillington Park, has had no instances of flytipping since it was completed in April. Local students designed vibrant and […]

Ferguslie pupils win safety competition

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Ferguslie pupils win safety competition Six primary school pupils in Ferguslie have won a competition on building site safety. Local primary kids in St Fergus and Glencoats primary schools entered the competition to draw a poster showing the dangers of playing on building sites. The winners of the competition received £15 of Braehead […]

Communities to celebrate Armed Forces Day

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Communities to celebrate Armed Forces Day People in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde are being urged to join in celebrations for Armed Forces Day. The Provosts of Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, along with the Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Guy Clark, are inviting residents to join them for a special service on Saturday 21 June. The service at […]