Category: Paisley

Confidence Building Course – Ferguslie Learning Centre – Starts 10 March

Starting on 10 March for 4 weeks (Tuesday 9.30am-12pm) these fun motivational workshops will help you identify your skills and qualities. Learn about stress and well-being and help inspire you to take positive steps towards your future. Come along and see what change you can make happen for you! Contact Kathleen for more info 0141 […]


Paisley Pirates face probably their most important weekend of the season so far as they prepare to travel to Tayside to face Dundee Comets in the second semi final of the Scottish Cup (second leg) on Sunday, with Murrayfield Racers awaiting the winners on Saturday, 21 March. Pirates carry a healthy 7-2 lead from the […]


The Malcolm Group’s Driver Training & Compliance Manager, John Heirs, has returned to the UK after completing his third voluntary placement supporting Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project with the National Institute of Transport (NIT) in Dar es Salaam. The project aims to reduce the number of road crashes and fatalities on Tanzanian roads by improving […]

Renfrewshire Council sets out strategic partnership with Active Communities

Communities in Renfrewshire are set to see the benefit of a strategic partnership between the council and prominent community organisation Active Communities. Building on the council’s commitment to community empowerment, the agreement will strengthen partnership working, support mutual learning and identify opportunities for further collaboration where possible. The agreement is set to aid the asset […]

Funeral Support Payment pays out £2.3 million since launch

Payment amount to increase for applications received from April Over 1,500 payments were made from mid-September to late January to help people in Scotland pay for funerals according to latest Funeral Support Payment statistics that were published today. Eligible applicants received an average of £1,516 to help towards the cost of a loved ones funeral. […]

Winter Warriors supported to keep Renfrewshire’s pavements ice-free

Volunteers in Renfrewshire are being equipped to help their neighbours and keep their residential street ice-free. The latest addition to the award-winning Team Up to Clean Up campaign will see communities become Winter Warriors as a grit spreader, grit and snow shovel is added to the community caddies. Volunteers are able to borrow the caddy […]

Improvements pave the way for Howwood Park transformation

The renovation of Howwood Park continues to advance as volunteers aim to create a family-friendly space for the local community. Following a successful application for £50,000 to Renfrewshire Council’s Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and Villages Investment Fund, which was matched funded by LEADER Renfrewshire, Howwood Community Council has overseen the installation of new […]

Nursery children break ground for their new early learning centre

Children at Houston Early Learning and Childcare Class were the first to dig up the ground in preparation for their new-build nursery. Beth, Annie and Isla, aged four, and Leo and Jess, aged three, helped contractors Fleming Buildings Limited start work on the site beside Houston Primary School. Houston is one of four new-build nurseries […]


Pirates finished their regular season campaign the same way that they had started it way back in September-with a thumping away win at Kilmarnock, scoring seventeen goals without reply in a one sided game Pirates were ahead in under a minute as Thorp beat Anderson to get the show on the road, and from then […]