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World Cup fever hits Street Stuff

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] World Cup fever hits Street Stuff Young footballers in Renfrewshire inspired by this summer’s World Cup can compete in their own version thanks to the popular Street Stuff programme. While the action is taking place in Brazil, Street Stuff will host its own tournament at the St Mirren Carbrini@JD airdome, with games played […]

£100,000 plus investment for Coats Observatory

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] £100,000 plus investment for Coats Observatory Renfrewshire Council is investing over £100,000 on a repair and maintenance programme at Coats Observatory in Paisley. The work is the latest phase of the council’s programme to sustain and develop Renfrewshire’s heritage to support economic regeneration in the area. The Observatory will close from Monday June […]

Pop-up Velodrome on way to town centre

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Pop-up Velodrome on way to town centre Renfrewshire sports fans can expect some high-speed, high-intensity cycling action in the heart of Paisley thanks to an exciting new event on its way to the town. Paisley has just been announced as the only Scottish date for the StreetVelodrome series, an all-action televised track cycling […]

Impact Arts Pops-Up in Paisley!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Impact Arts Pops-Up in Paisley! Over the last 5 weeks, Impact Arts has been working with a talented team of young people in Renfrewshire. We’ve taken our life changing employability programme, Creative Pathways to an empty shop unit in Paisley and turned it into a hub of creativity!   Impact Arts has worked with […]

Paisley Art Institute Schools’ Art Competition

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Paisley Art Institute Schools’ Art Competition Paisley Art Institute is holding its 126th Annual Open Exhibition at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries until 22nd June; it features over 500 pieces making it the largest exhibition of contemporary art in 2014, featuring many of Scotland’s leading artists. Continuing a longstanding tradition, the exhibition also […]

Creative Pathways Plus Barrhead

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Creative Pathways Plus – Barrhead: We are delighted to announce that Impact Arts will be delivering Creative Pathways Plus in Barrhead in partnership with Barrhead Housing Association starting in July 2014. This will be the first of two planned 18 week programmes: Programme 1: 7th July – 7th November 2014 Programme 2: 10th […]

Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] ‘Early birds’ urged to sign up now for 10K Road Race and Fun Run Race organisers Renfrewshire Council are urging people to sign up now for this year’s Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run. ‘Early bird’ discounts are available until Saturday 7 June. Discounts are available for club runners, adults, children and […]

Council to consider credit union investment to tackle payday lender rise

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Council to consider credit union investment to tackle payday lender rise Renfrewshire Council wants to deliver the latest stage of its major £500,000 commitment to fight payday lenders and promote ethical banking. Two local credit unions could receive an investment of over £220,000 if the move is approved by the council’s next Leadership […]

Folk stars Lau set to perform at Paisley Town Hall

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Folk stars Lau set to perform at Paisley Town Hall Named ‘Best Group’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for three years running (2008 – 2010) and widely regarded as one of the most innovative bands on the modern folk music scene, LAU will play live at Paisley Town Hall on 22 […]