Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire’s Provost sets sail to preserve Renfrew’s historic fishing rights

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron set sail across the River Clyde this week to carry out the traditional act of casting the nets to maintain Renfrew’s fishing rights on the river. Due to current Scottish Government guidelines, Provost Cameron was unable to be joined by Renfrew residents for the traditional boat trip down the Clyde and […]

Paisley’s Transport, Sights and History

Hello, let me introduce myself my name is Lucas, I am one of the newest journalists for Paisley.org.uk. I am so pleased to be able to share my first article with you guys and I hope you enjoy this article as much as I enjoyed writing it for you. Just so you can all get to […]

Sword-Swallowing: The Graphic Novel.

This Wednesday, and every Wednesday through to the 30th of September, Create Paisley will be running online graphic novel workshops about a sword-swallowing theatre magnate. John Chalmers and Sandra Marrs will be your hosts, a writer and artist team who work under the name Metaphrog.  Metaphrog have been nominated for, and won, several awards, and […]

Communities set to decide on local biodiversity areas

Communities are being asked to put forward their views on the creation of biodiversity areas in Renfrewshire, with a consultation launched to discover which areas could benefit from biodiversity. Local people will be asked whether nature should be encouraged in parks, road verges, roundabouts and within their neighbourhoods, as part of a drive to encourage […]

Phased reopening of leisure facilities in Renfrewshire

Safety the priority as Renfrewshire Leisure confirms the careful restart of services at gyms and swimming pools after Covid-19 shutdown Local leisure charity, Renfrewshire Leisure, will begin the safe and phased reopening of its leisure centres from Monday, September 14th.   Details of the plans for gyms and swimming pools have been confirmed, along with […]

Back in the swing of things in Soar at intu Braehead as Covid restrictions eased

PALS Jessica Cushley and Victoria Smith got back in the swing of things yesterday when they were first to play a fun game of adventure golf in Soar at intu Braehead, after the government’s coronavirus restrictions were eased. The Paradise Island Adventure Golf attraction at the popular leisure destination re-opened its doors to the public […]

Provost Raises Thousands for Local Care

Over the last year, Provost of Renfrewshire Lorraine Cameron supported St. Vincent’s Hospice as her charity of the year and has raised an astonishing £9,637.58 towards their caring services. St. Vincent’s Hospice is a provider of specialist palliative and Hospice care for people and families all across Renfrewshire who have been affected by life limiting […]

Renfrew Primary school is praised in strong inspection report

St James’ Primary School in Renfrew has received a glowing report from government inspectors – with the school rated ‘good’ across two key indicators. A team from Education Scotland visited the school – in the town’s Brown Street – earlier this year to speak to staff, pupils and parents. Their report ranks the school as […]

Aesthetic Suites

Prior to lockdown in March due to the ongoing pandemic it was a huge opening year for this aesthetics clinic right here in paisley. The beginning of the venture at braehead arena featuring at the wedding exhibition..also advertised in tie the knot wedding magazine. Prior to this there was a full page spread in the […]