Category: Paisley

Lawn grasses are good for the environment

The COP26 summit is almost over and it’s been great to see all nations come together to talk about climate change. Moreover, on a more localised level individual businesses are rethinking their working operations to find more environmentally friendly processes that are sustainable in the long term. When we think about the environment and how […]

THE RECOVERY ROCCOS – RENFREWSHIRE CELEBRATES BUSINESS RESILIENCE AT ROCCO AWARDS 2021

The ROCCO Awards returned with a roar on Friday 19th November at the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew. An ecstatic crowd of 400 people cheered 17 winners being crowned at Renfrewshire’s largest black-tie business event, now in its 17th year. The ambitious destination brand PAISLEY.IS returned as main sponsor for a third year signifying their ongoing support […]

Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra has Buddies u3a reeling on THURSDAY 2 December

Members of Paisley & District u3a are in for a reel musical treat.  Top of the festive bill on Thursday 2 December is guest speaker and conductor, Robert Rocke.  He’s sharing how the Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra is “still going strong 132 years on.”  He will show a 30 minutes video featuring orchestral performances since the 1980’s […]

Child Disability Payment opens to families in Renfrewshire

Child Disability Payment opens for new applications in Renfrewshire from today. For the first time anywhere in the UK, disability benefit applicants can apply online, as well as by phone, post or face-to-face. This is the first of three complex disability benefits to be introduced nationwide by the Scottish Government. This new payment replaces the […]

Provost looking for local heroes in your community as awards open for 2022

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron is searching for community heroes across Renfrewshire as nominations open for the 25th edition of the Provost’s Community Awards. The 2022 event will see seven categories, including one introduced last year to recognise businesses who have adapted to ensure their survival during the Covid19 pandemic. Anyone who lives or works in Renfrewshire […]

Charity launches first-of-its-kind anti-bullying app for pupils

A first-of-its-kind app has been developed by Renfrewshire pupils and a hate crime charity to support their mental health and wellbeing. Launching today (Friday 19 November), the Keep Safe Kids app is available to all Renfrewshire children and young people and allows them to report bullying and wellbeing concerns directly to their school – the […]

Family’s life in lockdown captured on film

THE trials and tribulations of living through the coronavirus lockdown have been captured on film. Renfrewshire Leisure is to screen the video diary style movie – 2020 – A Film By Paul Mothersole – on its Ren TV online channel. Like many other people Paisley-based filmmaker Paul had to endure not being able to visit […]