Category: Paisley

FERGUSLIE LEARNING CENTRE

Places are still available on the following courses at our Ferguslie Learning Centre: Working with Others Basic Customer Service Exploring Wellbeing Travel and Tourism Call Kathleen on 0141 842 1015 for further information or to apply. http://www.westcollegescotland.ac.uk/communities-and-outreach/ferguslie-learning-cente/

Huge turnout for area’s child protection conference

More than 200 child protection professionals gathered in Renfrewshire to hear from experts in the field – including the man who led the prosecution of the Rochdale sex trafficking gang. The annual Renfrewshire Child Protection Conference saw a day of discussion in Johnstone Town Hall on the theme of ‘getting it right for children in […]

Renfrewshire Council steps up efforts to support unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Renfrewshire Council is set to be one of the first local authorities in Scotland to care for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who have arrived in the UK having fled conflict in Afghanistan, Iraq and Eritrea. A report to the council’s Leadership Board (on Wednesday September 14) recommends that Renfrewshire takes forward its own programme in advance […]

St Vincent’s Hospice Course for Carers

St Vincent’s Hospice is offering a six-week informal course for people caring for someone with a life-limiting illness. The course will focus on giving carers advice on different practical issues and there will also be plenty of time for tea/coffee and a chat with people in a similar situation. The group will start later this […]

PIRATES READY TO ROCK

Paisley Pirates get their competitive season under way this Sunday (11 September) when they host local rivals Kilmarnock Storm at Braehead Arena in their opening Scottish National League fixture, having narrowly missed out on the league title last year to Kirkcaldy Kestrels.   “We were a shade unlucky to lose out to the boys from […]

Saints legend gets fit at Pro-Life to find love

Saints legend looking for his perfect match St Mirren chief Tony Fitzpatrick is on a mission to get fitter and healthier in a bid to find his perfect love match. The Saints legend has joined Pro-Life Fitness Centre in Paisley in a bid to improve his lifestyle, shed pounds and get himself back into the […]

Glasgow Grinders

Glasgow Grinders are proud to announce a new addition to their continuous support of local or deserving charities. When contacted by Kenny from PTSDPERFORMANCE  looking for support and help to raise awareness for PTSD  they felt it was only right to assist him in any way that he needed and after a tour of our warehouse and machine shop […]

Retail Academy produces job ready recruits

Over the next six weeks, seven young people are learning the tricks of the trade at Renfrewshire Council’s Retail Academy. The Retail Academy is based at the InCube shop in Gilmour Street, Paisley. It offers employer led training which is designed to help young people gain the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience they need to […]