Category: Paisley

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West College Scotland is a Top Employer!

West College Scotland were delighted to receive a top recognition at last night’s Herald Top Employer Awards.  The awards were announced at a ceremony held in Glasgow’s Doubletree Hilton Hotel on Wednesday 26th October. In its inaugural year, the prestigious awards celebrate the best of Scotland’s employment industry. The College was recognised as one of […]

Pensioners, parents and carers urged to get free benefits check during Talk Money Week

Pensioners, parents and carers are being encouraged to check if they are entitled for pension credits or the Scottish Child Payment during Talk Money Week.  The Department for Work and Pensions estimates £5,678,323 in pension credit went unclaimed in Renfrewshire last year.  Councillor Jacqueline Cameron, Depute Leader of Renfrewshire Council, visited Roar – Connections For […]

Renfrewshire resident scoops national gardening award

Dobbies announces its ‘Not Your Average Gardener’ winners Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre retailer, has announced its ‘Not Your Average Gardener’ winners, seeing Renfrewshire resident, Jane Clark (62), scoop Most Sustainable Gardener. The community initiative aims to celebrate and support passionate gardeners from across the UK, irrespective of experience or gardening space, following the […]

Remembrance Day services set to take place across Renfrewshire

Hundreds are expected to turn out to pay their respects to the fallen as parades are carried out in towns and villages across Renfrewshire, with services taking place to mark Remembrance Day. On 13 November, parades will take place from 9.45am to mark Remembrance Sunday, with a two minutes silence at 11am, and all are […]

A feet of endurance as firewalkers raise money for charity

A GROUP of hardy ‘soles’ stepped into the firewalk hall of ‘flame’ at Braehead to raise money for charity. Almost 20 intrepid volunteers took part in a red-hot firewalk fundraising effort for the Ronald McDonald House Glasgow, in the event hosted by Braehead Shopping Centre and Braehead Arena. The Ronald McDonald House provides cost-free living […]

Gigs in Paisley

Killer Instinct are back at The Bungalow tonight for another tribute set of The Killers one of the biggest rock pop bands of the twenty first century. ‘The Killers’ released their first album ‘Hot Fuss’ in 2004 that produced several commercially and highly successful songs including ‘Mr Brightside’ ‘Somebody Told Me’ and ‘Smile Like you […]

They’re all good sports at OneRen’s latest event for primary pupils

PRIMARY pupils showed just how sporty they can be at the latest event delivered by OneRen’s Active Schools Team. The Target Sports and Dance Event, for pupils with a disability held at the ON-X, in Linwood was a huge hit with more than 70 young people attending. They took part in sports and activities like […]


West Scotland Labour MSP Neil Bibby has challenged Nicola Sturgeon on her cuts to education funding to Scotland’s most deprived council areas, including Renfrewshire. Speaking at First Minister’s Questions, Mr Bibby drew a parallel between the Scottish Government’s actions and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s boasting about diverting investment from deprived areas to the wealthiest communities. […]