Category: Renfrewshire

Transition to level 0 allows for further gradual expansion of cultural, leisure and sport services for the local community.

Transition to level 0 allows for further gradual expansion of cultural, leisure and sport services for the local community. Renfrewshire Leisure is making plans to further expand its range of services in the wake of the Scottish Government’s confirmation that Renfrewshire moves to level 0 COVID restrictions. With the long period of restrictions gradually easing, […]

Food Train expands Phone Friends to tackle loneliness in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Increased support for older people in region amid concerns about increased social isolation as a result of Covid-19 pandemic A scheme tackling loneliness among older people is being expanded to reach more in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. Food Train has opened its Phone Friends service to the general public after work to support its members […]

Evolve Seedhill Workshops

We began last week with a fantastic turnout and are looking forward to getting going again this week in the lovely sunshine! Our 4:30pm – 6:30pm workshop will now be taking place from 4pm – 6pm. We have updated our flyers and our plain text which I have attached below to be shared. RIG Arts […]

Go wild for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

YOUNGSTERS are being encouraged to go wild… and read lots of books this summer. When they sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge at any Renfrewshire library, they can also find out how they can help to save the planet and receive a colourful poster pack with stickers. This year’s Reading Challenge theme is […]

Financial support for parents during Scotland’s peak baby month

Social Security Scotland is encouraging families who have welcomed a new arrival during Scotland’s peak baby season to find out if they are eligible for family payments. According to figures from National Records of Scotland, July is the month most of Scotland’s babies are born in Scotland. 4,266 babies were born in July 2020 despite […]

Work begins on £42million transformation of Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum’s £42million transformation is now underway as construction work starts on campus to redevelop the four buildings which make up the site. Kier is delivering the main works phase on the campus which includes two grade A listed buildings, including Scotland’s first public Observatory. Construction is likely to be completed by late 2022, with […]

Cochrane Castle residents urged to get Covid test at new testing centre

Residents of Cochrane Castle are being urged to find out if they have Covid19 at a temporary testing site for people with no symptoms of the virus is set up in the area. The testing site will be open from Wednesday 14 July and aims to slow the spread of the virus in the area. […]

West College Scotland August Clearing Days

West College Scotland August Clearing Days: 2-7pm – Pre-Register Now! Greenock (Finnart): 10 August Clydebank: 11 August Paisley: 12 August Whether you are a school leaver or an adult returner looking to upskill or retrain, West College Scotland’s Clearing Days are the perfect opportunity to chat with staff and sign up for an August Start […]

Scottish Friendly & Historic Environment Scotland competition – e-reader, Cressida Cowell books and HES membership!

Just wanted to flag this fab competition our sponsor Scottish Friendly is currently running that may interest your readers: https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/book-of-the-month/scottish-friendly-childrens-book-tour-summer-competition-cressida-cowell?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=organic_social&utm_campaign=scottish_book_trust&utm_content=post  ‘For your chance to win, invent your very own dragon and tell us all about it using the form below. The lucky winner will receive an e-reader, the entire collection of Cressida Cowell’s books, and […]