Category: Renfrewshire

Online celebration of Black History Month

A NEW and exciting programme of online cultural events is being staged to celebrate Black History Month. Black History Month, throughout October, celebrates and recognises the outstanding contributions people of African and Caribbean descent have made to the world over many generations.   The programme – Black History Month: Our Culture, Our Future – has […]

Could you jump on board the Food Train in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire?

Local man praises charity’s work as it seeks new volunteers in region to bolster numbers as some supporters return to work having backed cause while on furlough Food Train is seeking more volunteers to support its life-improving work to collect and deliver critical shopping supplies to older people in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. The charity, […]

Ferguslie Mills Site now and Then

Ferguslie Mills Site Now & Then by drone as we fly past the old counting house and one of the lovely gatehouses, you will see what a difference the old site looks like these days. Please visit our YouTube Page click Like and Subscribe for updates Video courtesy of Paisley Buddie Drone Flights.

Film captures the day celebs were tee-ed up to play Renfrew Golf Club

IT was the day huge crowds turned out at Renfrew Golf Club to catch a glimpse of famous celebrities playing in a charity tournament. One of the famous faces teeing off was none other than 007 himself, Sean Connery, who was joined by other stars from the world of entertainment and sport for a round […]

PAISLEY PIRATES-STATEMENT

It is with considerable regret and sadness that we must confirm the Paisley Pirates ice hockey team will not be competing in any competition during what would have been season 2020/21. Over the close season, in common with most other sports, ice hockey was placed in doubt due to the current pandemic resulting from the […]

Strictly Come Prancing – Can’t Stop the Beat!

St. Vincent’s Hospice are looking for couples and volunteers from the same household to sign up to take part in their Strictly Come Prancing event in Spring 2021, as the charity begin preparations to allow the event to go ahead in a safe, fun and socially distanced dance spectacular. St. Vincent’s Hospice is a local […]

NHS Spitfire flyover Paisley

A World War II plane which began flying around the UK during the Clap for Carers campaign while the country was in lockdown, flew over Scotland on Thursday 17th September and hundreds of Paisley Buddies got to see the War Time Plane with its Thank U NHS emblazoned on the bottom of the plane as […]

Calls for urgent action to be taken to fix “dangerous” metal bridge covered in holes and graffiti

Councillor Scott Kerr said he is “astonished” the heavily corroded bridge in Houston remains in such a poor condition after three years of pressing the issue A village councillor is calling for urgent action to be taken to fix a metal bridge in Houston which has been “left to rot”. Scott Kerr said he is […]

Funds to be repurposed to support local culture sector recovery

Proposals to repurpose existing funds to support Renfrewshire’s culture sector recovery from the impacts of Covid-19 have been approved by councillors. The proposals, which were presented at today’s Leadership Board (Wednesday 16 September), recommended that £200,000 previously allocated to Renfrewshire’s Culture Heritage and Events Fund be adapted to become Renfrewshire’s Cultural Recovery and Renewal Fund […]