Category: Paisley

DNA detectives in hunt for WW1 heroes

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] DNA detectives in hunt for WW1 heroes DNA detectives, searching for First World War heroes amongst their family tree, are being invited to investigate a wealth of original documents held by Renfrewshire Council’s Heritage Service at Paisley Central Library. Councillor Jim Harte, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Sport, Leisure and Culture Policy Board, said, […]

Children and families set to benefit from proposed education and social work merger

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Children and families set to benefit from proposed education and social work merger Renfrewshire Council is considering merging its education and social work departments in a move designed to improve services for children, families and vulnerable people. The proposal is part of the council’s ambitious agenda for tackling poverty and giving everyone in […]

Council buying power pledge: Public money to deliver more public benefits

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Council buying power pledge: Public money to deliver more public benefits Renfrewshire Council will step up its drive for fairer pay and more job opportunities through a new approach to the way it buys its goods and services. The council has already taken positive steps through its contracts – including achieving the Living […]

Glasgow gives a ‘WEE’ taste of Doors Open Day to Games visitors

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Glasgow gives a ‘WEE’ taste of Doors Open Day to Games visitors   Mini Doors Open Day is part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme: Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and partners have confirmed that they will be organising a Wee Doors Open Day to take place on Wednesday 23rd July, to give visitors to […]

Renfrewshire pays tribute to armed forces

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire pays tribute to armed forces Renfrewshire has once again paid tribute to local servicemen and women as part of national Armed Forces Day. The official Armed Forces Day flag was raised during a special ceremony outside Renfrewshire Council’s headquarters in Paisley on Friday June 20, followed by an Armed Forces Day service […]

St Mirren Youth Girls FC

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] St Mirren Youth Girls FC St Mirren Youth Girls FC, are a team of girls ages 10 and upwards, with mixed ability who are based in the heart of Paisley.These girls all hold one thing in common and that is a unquestionable passion for football. We train twice a week, Tuesday evening, 7 […]

Renfrewshire’s young tennis stars are best in the region

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire’s young tennis stars are best in the region Houston Primary has become the first Renfrewshire school to win the Regional Schools Tennis Championship this week. This is the first time Renfrewshire have had a representative at the regional event. The Houston youngsters took home the trophy by just two points, beating Glasgow’s […]

Kids record Beatles hit in Scots accent

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Kids record Beatles hit in Scots accent With pix of Kibble pupils at recording session and of Tom Newman, left and Paul Brett. AN iconic Beatles song has been recorded being performed like never before. Legendary British music producer Tom Newman had pupils at Paisley’s Kibble Education and Care Centre sing a verse […]

Search is on for ‘best bar none’ in Renfrewshire

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Search is on for ‘best bar none’ in Renfrewshire The search is on again to find the best and safest places in Renfrewshire to enjoy a drink. Renfrewshire Council and Police Scotland have launched the 2014/2015 edition of their Best Bar None awards. The scheme, first introduced in 2012, rewards those pubs and […]