Category: Renfrewshire

Linwood residents urged to get Covid test at new testing centre

Residents of Linwood are being urged to find out if they have Covid-19 when a temporary testing site for people without symptoms of the virus is set up in the area. The testing site will be open from Wednesday 21 April to Tuesday 27 April and aims to slow the spread of the virus in the area – which has seen higher-than-average rates of Covid-19. The facility will be in Tweedie Hall and will be run […]

Glasgow a runway success as airport lands International Safety Award

Airport receives British Safety Council’s International Safety Award with a Distinction for second year in a row – Glasgow Airport has scooped an International Safety Award for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work. The airport has won an International Safety Award with a Distinction from the British Safety […]

PAISLEY CANCER SURVIVOR AND HER TWIN SISTER BACK RACE FOR LIFE AT HOME

A PAISLEY cancer survivor is inspiring people to Race for Life at Home and carry on the fight against the disease as the nation looks beyond lockdown. Laura Elliot, who recently completed treatment for thyroid cancer, is urging people to run, walk or jog 5K for Cancer Research UK.  The Project Co-ordinator will be cheering on thousands of people from across […]

Introducing Kalka Designs

KALKA was created by Gillian McCormick and is based in Paisley, Scotland. It is a brand that was born during a time of great uncertainty when a global pandemic forced the world to slow down. Initially, it seemed our freedom had been taken from us, but it soon became apparent that we were now freer […]

Spring 2021 is officially here! And Rukeri is ready for the season

The team at Rukeri have been busy behind the scenes getting ready for the new season. From turf production and maintenance to bagging their customers favourite aggregates, a lot has been happening to ensure a smooth start to the 2021 season. Rukeri has been growing and supplying turf for 8 years from North Arkleston Farm […]

JNI Beaver Scout Colony

The JNI Beaver Scout Colony returned to outdoor activities for the first time in over a year. Enjoying warm and sunny weather in Ferguslie Gardens the Beavers took part in an Easter egg hunt which covered a wide area of the park and ensured they returned home tired. With the older members having joined the […]

VOLUNTEER GROUNDS MANAGER – SANCTUARY GARDEN

The West End Growing Grounds Association is registered charity that  provides a community garden on a high-profile site in Underwood Road  Paisley. It consists of 112 raised beds and two polytunnels for the local  community to grow its own food. The Association is looking for an  enthusiastic, physically fit experienced grounds person to assist its  […]

Family fun with online Easter eggs-travaganza

FAMILIES can enjoy an eggs-travaganza of fun events and activities during the Easter break from the comfort of their own home. Renfrewshire Leisure Arts, Libraries and Museums teams have created an exciting programme of online events for children and grown-ups that would have the Easter Bunny jumping for joy. All the events and activities – […]

Get active with Street Stuff

There’s plenty of opportunity to get active this spring when Street Stuff activities resume next week. Evening activities will return from Monday 5 April, with extra afternoon sessions running throughout the school holidays, bringing free football and outdoor sport to local communities across Renfrewshire. Anyone aged 8-16 is welcome to join in and there is […]