Category: Renfrewshire

Designs revealed for play parks across Renfrewshire

Designs have been revealed for play parks across Renfrewshire that will be renewed in the coming months, as part of a programme to provide fun and welcoming places for young people and families. The £763,900 investment will see play areas renewed at Anne Avenue and Victory Gardens in Renfrew, Tannahill Crescent and Miller Street in […]

Paisley Museum’s community connections strengthened after securing £100k funding

An innovative partnership between Paisley Museum and local community groups has secured a major grant to further develop educational and engagement opportunities. Paisley Museum is currently undergoing a £45 million refurbishment – Scotland’s biggest cultural heritage project – and the project team leading the refurbishment has been working with communities and groups from around Renfrewshire […]

Howwood offer a warm welcome through the Winter Connections programme

The community of Howwood gave a warm welcome to Councillor Jacqueline Cameron, chair of Renfrewshire Council’s Fairer Renfrewshire sub-committee, when she visited their monthly coffee morning recently. The monthly event brings together around 50 people from the local area and is organised by Howwood Parish Church and Friends of Howwood Park. It is part of […]

Medical miracle boy Brodie gets surprise visit from his Glasgow Clan ice hockey hero

TODDLER Brodie Barr suffers from a rare medical condition and has gone through FOURTEEN major operations since he was born three yeas ago. And as soon as the lad was allowed out of intensive care after a bout of pneumonia last week, his ice hockey hero, The Clan’s Gary Haden got his skates on to […]

NLP with Parky

I am a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy Practitioner accredited by the Scottish Centre of NLP based in Paisley Renfrewshire and I serve Paisley, Glasgow and the surrounding areas. I can help you with the following- – Overcoming anxiety and stress  – Overcoming fears and phobias  – Low self-esteem  – Insomnia  – Personal goal […]

Permit applications reopen for garden waste collections in Renfrewshire

Residents wishing to receive a garden waste collection in Renfrewshire can now apply for their 2024/25 permit and are being encouraged to do so well in advance of the new service beginning on 1 April 2024. Residents who purchase a permit will receive a new sticker to be attached to their brown bin which will […]

Donations plea as Sheila tells how talking newspaper is vital service

SHEILA Maguire can’t read her local newspaper because of problems with her sight. But she sometimes knows more about what’s going on locally than friends do – thanks to a talking newspaper charity for the blind and partially sighted. Every week, the Paisley pensioner, who’s in her 80s, looks forward to receiving a small USB […]

Personal development groups top priority for Renfrewshire’s learning

Most adult learners in Renfrewshire are looking for personal development and wellbeing courses, as revealed by the latest Adult and Family Learning survey.  The survey asked what learning opportunities people wanted and was conducted by Renfrewshire Council’s Adult and Family Learning team, who are part of the wider Community Learning and Development team.  People said […]

Davey just keeps on rockin’ at Hard Rock Cafe

PAISLEY singer Davey Pattison has been described by the legendary record producer Shel Talmy as “one of rock’s very best lead vocalists”. And music fans can hear for themselves how the vocalist earned that accolade when he takes to the stage of Glasgow’s Hard Rock Café this Saturday, (Feb 17) with his new rock and […]