Category: Paisley

The Voice finalists Into the Ark to headline Paisley Food Festival

The Voice finalists, Into The Ark, have been announced as the headline music act at this year’s Paisley Food Festival. The talented duo, who finished as runners up on The Voice 2017 will perform at the free event which will take place on Saturday 22 April at Abbey Close from 12pm – 7pm. Now in […]

“Zipslide the Clyde” in aid of St Vincent’s Hospice

 Thirteen was the lucky number of participants that took part in “Zipslide the Clyde” for St Vincent’s Hospice on Sunday 9th April. The thrill seekers braved an adrenaline filled flight across the River Clyde on a zip wire and to date have raised £3,500 while doing so. If you would like to test your nerves […]

Causeyside Street shortlisted for national award

Causeyside Street in Paisley has been shortlisted for a national Great Street award competing against the likes of Cromer Street in London and Grafton Street in Dublin. The awards, run by The Academy of Urbanism, aim to recognise the best, most enduring or most improved urban environments. Causeyside Street has been transformed in recent years […]

ReMode Workshop Dates – April/May/June

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Dates for our Workshops at ReMode (and elsewhere!) [/av_textblock] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=’#000000′ admin_preview_bg=”] ReCycle or Dye – garment making, adapting and re-design skills – 11 – 18 years / All skill levels – Fridays 7-9pm. April – 21st […]

St Vincent’s Hospice are looking for volunteers & staff

RECRUITMENT St Vincent’s Hospice are recruiting for a permanent Staff Nurse to work 34.5 hours per week, working 12 hour rotational shifts.  Please see website for more details and for an application form – www.svh.co.uk They are also recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic Fundraiser to come and work for us on an initial 18 month […]

Glasgow Airport March passenger numbers

GLASGOW AIRPORT’S PASSENGER NUMBERS MARCH PAST 700,000  Airport reports busiest March on record EU-scheduled traffic up 20.5%  Glasgow Airport reported its busiest March on record after more than 700,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 7% on the same period last year. The airport’s success in strengthening its European […]

West College Scotland successfully launches coding clubs in three Renfrewshire Secondary Schools

West College Scotland’s Digital Xtra Project, funded by Skills Development Scotland, is now well underway with the launch of coding clubs. Run by some of the College’s computing staff and students, the clubs are aimed at engaging S1/2 pupils in the use of the BBC Micro:Bit and encouraging them to become more involved in coding. […]

European Curling Championships bring £750,000 boost to Renfrewshire economy

Renfrewshire’s economy was boosted by almost £750,000 after hosting the European Curling Championships at Braehead Arena last year. Research commissioned by UK Sport set out an impressive benefit to Renfrewshire achieved through an increase in the collective spend of visitors on accommodation, transport, food and drink, shopping, and other expenditure for the duration of the […]

Renfrewshire’s election countdown

The countdown to the council election on Thursday 4 May is well underway.   Renfrewshire’s election team is advising people that they still have time to register to vote and to secure a postal vote. The deadline to register to vote is midnight on Monday 17 April. The deadline to apply to obtain a postal […]