Category: Renfrewshire


Natalie Don MSP is backing the new ‘Our Advice Adds Up’ campaign encouraging local residents to contact Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau to get advice to maximise their incomes and cut their bills. The MSP for Renfrewshire North and West is supporting the campaign after being by informed that more than 1.4 million people in Scotland […]

More than 1,000 volunteers in Renfrewshire take part in the first two weeks of Renfrewshire’s Spotless September

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Free Drama opportunity for Young Girls in Renfrewshire

New Creative Scotland-funded Drama project, ‘Scream’ is targeted towards young girls ages 12 – 15 in Paisley and Renfrewshire. This project is completely free for all participants. Starting from Thursday 9th September the group will meet every Thursday 6pm – 7.30pm at the Sea Scouts Hall, Muir Street, and will explore using games and other […]

Whats on in Paisley This coming week

Whats on in Paisley This coming week 22nd September Great to see Esperanza are back at The Bungalow tonight. Esperanza is a nine-piece Ska collective from Glasgow famed for live shows where their infectious rhythm has the crowd involuntarily jumping in time. The band has supported some of the biggest names in Ska, including Toots and […]

Paisley’s Halloween celebrations will be Out of this World

Paisley’s popular Halloween celebrations will make a welcome return for 2021 as Paisley Halloween Festival presents Out of this World. This year will see a twist on the annual fright fest’s usual format as the town centre will be transformed into an immersive ‘otherworldly’ experience with a series of spectacular installations and light displays concentrated […]

Johnstone Castle council housing transformation wins top national award

The project to build 95 new homes in the Johnstone Castle area has been recognised at a prestigious Scotland-wide awards ceremony. The development across five sites in the Renfrewshire town was awarded Affordable Housing Development of the Year in the Social Rent category at the latest Scottish Home Awards. This complex and challenging programme saw […]

Brand-new bowling green and a community garden the latest investments in green spaces agreed by Renfrewshire Council

Bowlers in Paisley have hit the jack-pot after securing £50,000 towards a brand-new bowling green at Lochfield Bowling Club. Having taken over the day-to-day operation of the club, members want to replace the South Green with a new surface to improve the quality of play and combat historical flooding issues. The club hope that being […]

Librarian Jacquelyn bid to book an award double

The award-winning Renfrewshire Libraries service is going for the double this year in a prestigious national award. Primary Outreach Librarian, Jacquelyn Else-Jack is one of six nominated in the longlist for this year’s Library and Information Professional of the Year. Jacquelyn’s achievement follows Renfrewshire’s School Libraries Support Coordinator and School Librarian, Clare Hemsworth, winning the […]