Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Campaign scoops another award

Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade campaign has been named runner up for a national award by the Fairtrade Foundation. Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group was runner up for the Best Outreach and Networking Campaign in the Fairtrade Fortnight 2010 awards. The awards, sponsored by the Co-operative Group, celebrate the achievements of Fairtrade campaigners and supporters during the annual two-week […]

RAH Parking problems

For those staff and those affected by the parking problems in and around the Royal Alexandra Hospital Paisley, the health board has been taken to task by Renfrewshire Council and its councillors, this was sent in to me by Councillor George Adam explaining the head of Roads reply to a stern letter written to the […]

Jog On

Jog On Hot on the heels of the success of the Paisley 10k, Jogging Buddies is looking for new members. Jogging Buddies is Renfrewshire’s very own jogging network. It is part of the national jogscotland programme and aims to encourage people to gradually increase their activity levels to help improve their health and well being. […]

The Happening 2010

The Happening 2010 Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JF Tuesday 16th November 2010 09.30am – 4pm The Happening is a one day Social Enterprise Trade Fair which will provide the opportunity to buy and sell goods from Social Enterprises from all over the West of Scotland and network with other social entrepreneurs. There […]

New Media Breakfast with fatBuzz – Facebook for Business

New Media Breakfast with fatBuzz – Facebook for Business Phoenix Honda showroom, Linwood Tuesday 14th September 2010 8 – 10am Facebook is without doubt the largest and most popular social network with over 400 million users world wide, it’s difficult to avoid it nowadays with such a large following of private and business users. Are […]

Johnny Beattie set to host Provost’s Community Awards

All-round Scottish entertainer Johnny Beattie has signed up to host the 2011 Provost’s Community Awards. The much-loved actor and comedian will join Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson in honouring the area’s unsung heroes at the glittering ceremony next year. Nominations for the awards which will be held on 26 February 2011 are now open. Johnny began […]

Two friends Cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh to raise funds for charity – Epilepsy Bereaved

On Sunday 12 September 2010 two determined friends are cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh in Memory of Alan Donaldson and in support of Epilepsy Bereaved About Alan: Alan Donaldson tragically died at the age of 29 from Sudden Unexpected Death in EPilepsy (SUDEP) on 2nd of January 2010, Alan had lived with epilepsy for many […]

Renfrewshire Doors Open Day 2010

This is an excellent opportunity to get out to buildings and parts of that building you normally can not access.. Also dont just go yourself, join up with others via the website and have a good old sociable day out.. Renfrewshire’s biggest entertainment complex, a hospice therapy unit and a hotel are joining more traditional […]

Reaching Older Adults in Renfrewshire (ROAR)

The Community Champions for the month of September: ROAR is a consortium of voluntary and social economy organisations, based in Renfrewshire, working together to offer low level care and befriending services for older adults. The delivery model for the service is a Public Social Partnership (PSP). Our partners include Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Renfrewshire Community Health […]