Category: Paisley

About Us Opens UNBOXED in Paisley

Celebrate Everything About Us: Opening in Paisley A free open-air spectacular event in Paisley exploring 13.8 billion years of history About Us to open UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of creativity taking place across the UK in 2022 Live shows created by the award-winning video artists behind the London 2012 Olympic Games […]

10 PRIMARY SCHOOLS TO TAKE PART IN STEM PROJECT THANKS TO FLIGHTPATH FUND

The FlightPath Fund has awarded £4350 to ensure pupils from 10 primary schools can take part in fun, interactive science activities from Generation Science. Run by specially-trained Science Communicators from educational charity Edinburgh Science Foundation, the programme will deliver workshop kits to pupils from the schools based in Glasgow, Renfrewshire and East and West Dunbartonshire. […]

Renfrewshire Council to hold recruitment event for Soft Facilities Management staff in February

Renfrewshire Council are looking for people to join its Soft Facilities Management team who work in schools, nurseries, care homes, community buildings and offices across Renfrewshire. Anyone who wants to apply for a job or find out more is invited to come to a recruitment event on Tuesday 15 February at Park Mains High School […]

Renfrewshire-raised business chief’s pride in receiving MBE

A Renfrewshire-raised athletics and business chief talked sport with the Princess Royal as she presented him with his MBE. Ian Beattie, the chief operating officer of leading Scottish legal firm Lindsays, was awarded the honour for services to athletics. The accolade follows a long competitive and voluntary career in the sport, which entered a new […]

Celebrating Burns night with a haggis pancake is mall the rage

RABBIE Burns would be waxing lyrical about the latest tasty treat to celebrate his birthday. Fans of Scotland’s National Bard can tuck into a haggis PANCAKE for Burns Night when they visit the Stack and Still pancake restaurant at the Braehead Centre tomorrow The usual haggis, neeps and tatties Burns Supper fare has been brought […]

Community green space projects benefit from more than £2million in funding from Renfrewshire Council

New play areas, rediscovered nature reserves and inclusive community gardens have all been developed thanks to more than £2million in funding from Renfrewshire Council’s Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and Villages Investment Fund. Since it was launched in 2018, 66 projects have been supported with grant funding up to a maximum of £50,000 to […]

More than 250 young people spend the festive break with Street Stuff

Street Stuff’s festive programme attracted more than 250 young people over the festive break, with free activities taking place in communities across Renfrewshire. Young people attending the activities, delivered four nights per week during the three-week break, were also offered a free meal to ensure they were fuelled up and ready to go. Councillor Marie […]

New gym set for Argryffe Park in Houston thanks to Renfrewshire Council funding

Villagers in Houston will soon be able to get active outside as a new fully inclusive, interactive outdoor gym is added to Argryffe Park. The new gym equipment will cater for young and old, including people of all abilities, and users will even be able to connect to an app which will monitor performance and […]

£100m Renfrewshire housing transformation takes big step forward

An ambitious £100m ten-year plan to transform the quality of council housing in eight areas throughout Renfrewshire has been given the green light to move to the next stage. Councillors today agreed updated plans for the Housing Regeneration and Renewal Programme, revised after an in-depth consultation with the 1,500-plus affected residents last year. The programme […]