Category: Renfrewshire

#YouDecide campaign attracts more than 2,800 ideas for projects in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire’s brand-new community empowerment campaign #YouDecide has attracted more than 2,800 ideas for potential upgrades to be made in the area. With £1.2million made available for infrastructure projects, communities have been putting forward their suggestions, such as new walking and cycling routes, drainage fixes and outdoor seating, as part of the Council’s drive to use […]

Council sets out top tips to make festive recycling in Renfrewshire easier

Residents in Renfrewshire are being encouraged to recycle effectively this Christmas to help deal with the extra packaging and food waste that comes with the festive period. Renfrewshire Council is asking residents to use all of their bins this Christmas as recycling plays a key part in ensuring there is enough space in each bin […]

Christmas and New Year’s Day bin collections to change in Renfrewshire

Residents in Renfrewshire are being reminded of a change to bin collections due on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Collections due on both Saturdays will change, with grey and green bins collected on Sunday 26 December and Sunday 2 January. Blue, brown and food waste bins will be collected on Monday 27 December and […]

£800,000 funding boost confirmed for PACE new theatre

The ongoing project to build a new community theatre space in Paisley town centre has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite […]

Residents urged to get money advice ahead of post-Christmas debt

Local people are urged to get help and support on money and debt worries before they fall into debt. The current energy crisis, ongoing pandemic and Christmas spending may see more people struggling financially. With rising energy costs, keeping your home warm over winter will also cost people more money. Councillor John Shaw, convener of […]

What’s On at The Bungalow

The Bungalow has a 4-band line up tonight of high energy Alternative/Punk/Ska including Fire Exit, Skaledonia, Sequence 369 and Scunnurt. Looks like a ‘roof-raiser’ Doors are at 7pm and tickets are £8.   Tomorrow night is a rescheduled gig due to the delay caused by earlier Scottish live music restrictions. They say there are tributes, then there are The Phonics. Once described […]

Homecoming for new Renfrewshire museums manager

Neil Ballantyne joins Renfrewshire Leisure in wake of being part of one of the highest-profile events of COP26 in Glasgow A new manager has taken charge at Renfrewshire’s museums and says he’s looking forward to telling the story of his home region’s proud past while helping shape a vibrant future. Neil Ballantyne has started work […]