Category: Renfrewshire

It’s game on for Super Mario as he visits Paisley

SUPER Mario visited Paisley to invite local video game fans to an amazing event that will take them to a gaming Nirvana. The world’s most famous plumber reckons the Glasgow Gaming Market is the place to be on Saturday, November 9, which is expected to attract up to 2000 gaming fans. That’s when tens of […]

Get ready to nominate your local heroes

Renfrewshire’s inspiring local heroes are set to be rewarded as nominations for the Provost’s Community Awards open for 2020. Anyone who lives or works in Renfrewshire is invited to nominate in any of the following six categories: Community Volunteer (sponsored by Glasgow Airport Ltd) Community Group (sponsored by City Gate Construction) Sporting Achievement (sponsored by ACRE Industrial) Employee […]

Have some free-ky Halloween holiday fun at intu Braehead

FAMILIES can have some spook-tacular fun in Soar at intu Braehead during the October school break. There’s a fang-tastic variety of free Halloween-themed activities for everyone to enjoy every day from Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 20 between noon and 5pm. And these fun activities for both adults and kids include joining in to […]

Renfrewshire Council launches free sanitary products in community venues during Challenge Poverty Week

Free sanitary products are now available in the toilets at Renfrewshire Leisure run Town Halls and libraries, and in the bathrooms and accessible toilets at its sports and leisure centres. Nearly one in five women in Scotland have experienced period poverty, with 12% of girls saying they have resorted to using rags and socks during […]

Creative businesses ‘made in Renfrewshire’ will share their start-up journey

Gifted graduates of a Renfrewshire creative business programme will showcase their products and share their start-up experiences at a two-day exhibition later this month. Renfrewshire Council’s InCube Creative programme enables entrepreneurs to turn their talents into a viable commercial business. Now the class of 2019 – seven creatives spanning jewellery making, textile design, art, millinery, […]

Teen actor Liam is following in Tom Cruise’s footsteps… by delivering newspapers

TEENAGER Liam Scobie’s dream is to become a successful actor like Tom Cruise. And the 16-year-old is already following in the footsteps of Hollywood’s Mission Impossible star by working as a paperboy for the Sinclair Barr newsagents, in Glasgow Road, Paisley. Tom Cruise famously had a newspaper round to earn extra cash from the age […]

GROW

Indepen-dance 4 is back out on tour with GROW this Autumn and is heading to Peebles, Johnstone, Edinburgh, East Kilbride, Lockerbie, Musselburgh and Banchory. It’s the first day of spring and tiny tendrils of new life are peeping out of the ground, stretching their way into the sunshine and producing a riot of glorious colour. […]

GLASGOW BECOMES FIRST UK AIRPORT TO INTRODUCE ELECTRIC BUS FLEET TO ITS OPERATION

– Fleet of three Scottish-built BYD ADL Enviro200EV full-electric buses will operate free 24-hour passenger service to airport’s Long-Stay Car Park –    Glasgow has today (Tuesday, October 8) become the first UK airport to introduce a fleet of zero-emission electric buses to its car park operation.  The three-strong fleet of all-electric battery buses, which […]