Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire’s Duke of Edinburgh Award recipients recognised

Young people across Renfrewshire who have contributed to over four thousand hours of volunteering as part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award have been recognised in a new celebration event, held at the newly renovated Paisley Town Hall last month. The Duke of Edinburgh Award is an internationally recognised personal development programme, open to any […]

Record-breaking parasport festival held at the On-X in Linwood

More than one hundred children attended the West of Scotland’s Parasport Festival, which took place at On-X Linwood on Monday 4th March.  It was the highest number of participants to ever attend a Parasport Festival in the West of Scotland.  Organised by Scottish Disability Sport and supported by OneRen, participants got to try a diverse […]

Parents and carers satisfied with Renfrewshire’s nursery and childcare services

A recent survey revealed that parents and carers in Renfrewshire are satisfied with the nursery and childcare offered locally.  Out of 700 plus responses to Renfrewshire Council’s consultation on nursery and childcare services in the area, 85% said their child’s funded early learning and childcare place at nursery or with a childminder was of high-quality, […]

New grant scheme aims to fill empty town centre premises in Renfrewshire

Local businesses are being offered grant funding to support them to move into empty commercial premises in Erskine, Johnstone, Linwood, Paisley and Renfrew town centres. The Town Centre Premises Grant has been created by Renfrewshire Council and invests £250,000 as part of a drive to reduce the number of vacant premises in its town centres, […]

Residents reminded of deadline for garden waste permits in Renfrewshire

Residents are being encouraged to meet the 11 March 2024 deadline to ensure they receive their 2024/25 garden waste permit before the new service begins on 1 April 2024. Residents who purchase a permit will receive a new sticker to be attached to their brown bin which will ensure their garden waste is collected by […]

Paisley group receives £500 funding support from Miller Homes

Leading homebuilder, Miller Homes is supporting 12 new community groups across the West of Scotland with its Community Fund initiative, including Loud n Proud, a youth music charity in Paisley. Miller Homes’ Community Fund, which is now in its second year and third round of funding, invites applications for funding from charities and community groups […]

Paisley Learning and Cultural Hub wins prestigious property award

Paisley Learning and Cultural Hub has gained industry recognition after winning ESG Refurbishment of the Year at the Scottish Property Awards. Home to Paisley Central Library, the hub has been created following a £7million investment by Renfrewshire Council and is part of an ongoing drive to regenerate Paisley and give people new reasons to visit […]

Legendary bands Foreigner and Journey are giants of AOR and Classic Rock

Legendary bands Foreigner and Journey are giants of AOR and Classic Rock, attractinghuge audiences as live acts since forming in the 1970’s. The two bands have achievedmassive commercial and critical success, and both sold more than 80 million albums,ensuring that they’ve never been victims of trends or passing fashions, and even theirearliest hits are still […]

New partnership signed between OneRen and the University of the West of Scotland will improve opportunity

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and OneRen have signed a new strategic partnership which will improve access and opportunity for students and staff across both organisations. The partnership agreement was signed by Professor James Miller, Principal and Vice Chancellor at UWS, and Dr Victoria Hollows, Chief Executive of OneRen, on the site […]