Category: Renfrewshire

Rainbow Nursery Show

The show must go on as they say and Rainbow Nursery took those words to heart and made a fantastic movie, we were sent this in last night and its fun just pure fun, well worth a watch for any age… Here is the message I received and video from last night. Louise Borris: Hi […]

Education Convener welcomes funding for new Paisley Grammar School

Funding towards building a new state-of-the-art community campus to replace the existing Paisley Grammar School has been welcomed by Renfrewshire Council’s Education Convener, Councillor Jim Paterson. The Scottish Government has announced that Paisley Grammar School is one of 25 schools across Scotland to receive funding from phase two of the £1bn Learning Estate Investment Programme. The committed funding from Scottish […]

Buddie the Lion goes global!

Buddie the Lion, the Paisley First mascot, has gone global with an autograph request this week received all the way from Little Rock, Arkansas in America!  Buddie received the request from a young fan, Ramsey McWilliams, who is on a  quest to collect mascot autographs from all across the world.  Needless to say, Buddie was […]

Arty pupils turn streets into a celebration of Christmas

SCHOOL pupils have transformed the streets of Gallowhill into a colourful celebration of Christmas. Almost 300 drawings and paintings by children from St Catherine’s and Gallowhill Primary schools have been displayed on lamp posts around the Paisley neighbourhood from Friday, December 18 to Friday, January 8. Newly-formed community group, Feel Good Gallowhill – who came […]

The Malcolm Group gets behind Scotland Loves Local campaign

Scotland Loves Local message hits the road with The Malcolm Group Haulage firm shows its support for drive urging shoppers to think local first The Malcolm Group has thrown its weight behind the Scotland Loves Local campaign – with two specially-branded trailers hitting the road. They promote the drive for Scots shoppers to think local […]

Ambitious plans for £100million investment in Council housing will transform Renfrewshire

Proposals for a major investment programme which will transform council housing in Renfrewshire over the next decade have been given the go-ahead. The Regeneration and Renewal Programme will invest at least £100million in council housing over the next 10 years. The programme will create around 300 newbuild homes and deliver improvements to existing housing in […]

Who are the local heroes in your community?

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron is searching for community heroes across Renfrewshire as nominations for the Provost’s Community Awards open for 2021.  This year there are seven categories to nominate in, including a new category to recognise businesses who have adapted to ensure their survival during the Covid19 pandemic. You can nominate anyone who lives or […]

Bin collections in Renfrewshire set to change over the festive period

Local residents are being reminded that bin collections in Renfrewshire will change over the festive period with no collections taking place on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. New collection calendars have been sent to every home in Renfrewshire advising of the change to the normal schedule, so all residents with a Friday collection should […]

Claire’s business baby in Braehead grows into biggest in Scotland

CLAIRE Cunningham-Stirrup’s business baby was a stall selling children’s clothes at Braehead shopping centre. And like all parents she has watched with pride as her Kiddie Boutique offspring has grown over the past ten years to become Scotland’s biggest independent children’s clothing company. After running the stall for three years, Claire moved into an 1100 square […]