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Christian Blessing for the seven sentenced to death in 1697 under the witchcraft laws.

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Christian Blessing for the seven sentenced to death in 1697 under the witchcraft laws. On Tuesday 10th June 2014 there was a procession led by lady drummers “Sheeboom”. They met at Queen Street entrance to the Gallow Green Paisley. It then proceeded through to Maxwellton Street to Maxwellton Park at the corner of […]

Queen’s Baton Relay Renfrewshire

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Queen’s Baton Relay Renfrewshire The symbol of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is on its way to Renfrewshire – and everybody can join in the fun! The Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in the area on Thursday 17 July on day 34 of an epic 40-day trek across Scotland. It will visit every […]

Barshaw Park Gala Day 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Barshaw Park Gala Day 2014 Fun for all the family at Barshaw Gala Day Barshaw Gala Day on Saturday 14 June marks the start of a summer of fun for local residents. The popular annual event is set to attract thousands of people to Barshaw Park in Paisley’s East End from 12pm to […]

Russell Institute plans set for another step forward

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Russell Institute plans set for another step forward Plans for a £5m refurbishment of one of Paisley’s finest buildings are about to take another step forward, with a team of experts set to be appointed to help lead the project. The Category-A-listed Russell Institute is due to be brought back into use under […]

Collins & Paterson Auctioneers of Paisley welcomed Antiques Road Trip

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Collins & Paterson Auctioneers of Paisley welcomed Antiques Road Trip Once again Collins & Paterson Auctioneers of Paisley welcomed Antiques Road Trip. We saw the return of Catherine Southon this time going head to head with Mark Stacey, what fun was had, especially with Mark poking fun at Catherine’s lots, but who wins? […]

NATIONAL CARERS WEEK MONDAY 9TH JUNE – SUNDAY 15TH JUNE 2014 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]NATIONAL CARERS WEEK  MONDAY 9TH JUNE – SUNDAY 15TH JUNE 2014 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS MONDAY 9TH JUNE 11.00am 11.10am   11.20am 11.30am 12.00pm 12.30pm 9am-4pm Launch of Carers Week         – Councillor Derek Bibby How will the Introduction of new legislation impact on Carers Living in Renfrewshire                                                  – Peter Macleod, Director of Social Work, […]

New Johnstone Town Hall is just the job for youngsters

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] New Johnstone Town Hall is just the job for youngsters The project to build the new £14.5m Johnstone Town Hall is also helping to build the careers of young people from throughout Renfrewshire and beyond. Work on the new town hall started in October 2013 and will continue until the building opens next […]

Council’s credit union investment to tackle payday lender rise

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Council’s credit union investment to tackle payday lender rise Renfrewshire Council has rubber-stamped the latest stage of a major £500,000 commitment to fight payday lenders. Two local credit unions will now receive an investment of over £220,000 following approval by the council’s Leadership Board yesterday. The council wants to work more closely with […]

STRETCH OF CANAL TO BECOME POPULAR WALKING ROUTE THANKS TO GLASGOW AIRPORT

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]STRETCH OF CANAL TO BECOME POPULAR WALKING ROUTE THANKS TO GLASGOW AIRPORT Both banks of the Forth & Clyde Canal are set to be transformed in an effort to encourage Clydebank residents to use it as a walking route. Glasgow Airport is supporting a new project which aims to make the canal more inviting […]