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Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads

Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads Renfrewshire Council has revealed details of which areas will benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in the area’s roads. The council is pouring an extra £4.3m of capital investment into road maintenance, meaning a total spend for 2013/4 of £5.7m – the largest-ever investment in roads from the council’s own […]

Paisley Beer Festival 2013

To avoid clashing with @TroonBeerFest, Paisley Beer Festival has been moved to 11th – 14th September. Again, apologies for any inconvenience Find out more information here. Twitter @PaisleyBeerFest http://www.paisleybeerfestival.org.uk/ Here is the official information from the Beer Festival website: Due to ongoing refurbishment works at Paisley Town Hall and the uncertainties they bring it has been decided […]

Shoppers in lunchtime munch for Fairtrade

Shoppers in lunchtime munch for Fairtrade Paisley shoppers helped munch their way to a fairer deal for people in the developing world when they popped by a special Fairtrade cookery event. Hundreds of passers-by at Paisley’s Piazza stopped for a taste of free food samples at the lunchtime event, held as part of Fairtrade Fortnight. […]

Local youth workers honoured at national awards

Local youth workers honoured at national awards Dedicated volunteers from Renfrewshire have swept the board at Scotland’s youth- work Oscars. A total of four individuals or groups were honoured at the Youthlink Scotland Awards ceremony, set up to recognise those who go above and beyond to help change the lives of young people for the […]

Pupils and catering staff get fundraising

Pupils and catering staff get fundraising It’s been pretty active on the fundraising front for pupils and school meals catering staff in all Renfrewshire primary schools of late. Amongst them, pupils and school meals catering staff at Bushes Primary School in Paisley donned their red noses and helped boost the funds being raised for Comic […]

Exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper

Exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper Caroline Watson, a Paisley artist, presents an exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper. Exhibited last year at the beautiful Paisley Abbey, this series of work is based on floral images and the tradition of giving flowers as gifts to convey love, sorrow, congratulations, thanks… and our need to share […]

Full House at YES Renfrewshire Area Finals

Full House at YES Renfrewshire Area Finals The area finals of the Young Enterprise Scotland – Renfrewshire Area Board, Company Programme took place at UWS Paisley on the 14th March 2013.  Teams of 5th & 6th year pupils from schools across Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire & Inverclyde took part in the largest finals YES Renfrewshire have […]