Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Halloween Festival’s new addition set to be a Thriller

For the first time, this year’s Paisley Halloween Festival will feature a spooky silent disco where party-goers can show off their best Monster Mash and Thriller dance moves. Part of the award-winning annual festival, taking place on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October, the open-air silent disco, delivered by Silent Knights, is a family-friendly activity […]

Renfrewshire pupils shine as they show their support for Spotless September

Enthusiastic pupils took the chance to clean up their community as part of Team Up to Clean Up’s Spotless September. Pupils from Arkleston Primary and St Benedict’s High hit the streets around their schools on litter picks as they set out to make a difference to their local area. Bibs, bags and litter pickers were […]

Go Gospel at Diane Mitchell Music School

The Diane Mitchell Music School offers one to one lessons for kids and adults of all ages and levels of experience. New classes are available in Barrhead and Paisley such as Musical Maestros, for kids ages 3-5 years. Musical Tots, for kids ages 1-3 years and A new Choir called Go Gospel for kids and young […]

Rain doesn’t stop tails wagging at first Pooches in the Park event in Renfrewshire

Determined dog owners braved the rainy conditions to show their support for the Team Up to Clean Up campaign at the first Pooches in the Park event in Barshaw Park. Around 40 keen owners brought their furry companions along to the event which aims to promote responsible dog ownership in Renfrewshire. Cockapoo Charlie led the […]


Involved in a Renfrewshire community group? Fancy coming along to some of the shows at this year’s Spree festival? Then be our guest! Festival organisers Renfrewshire Council have teamed up with Engage Renfrewshire to offer a limited number of free tickets to local groups for this year’s festival, between 11 and 19 October. We want […]

£2million boost for Paisley Museum project as economic strategy unveiled

Ambitious plans to grow Renfrewshire’s visitor economy have been boosted – as the Scottish Government confirmed £2million support for the ongoing transformation of Paisley Museum into a world-class destination. Today saw the launch of Renfrewshire’s Economic Strategy 2020-2030 which lays out plans to grow the area’s economy over the next decade and includes tourism as […]

New programme warns of dangers of video game addiction

YOUNG people will be made aware of the dangers of becoming addicted to video games in an innovative new programme being launched by Renfrewshire Leisure. The eSports Athlete initiative will be launched early next year after the Scottish Government announced the Public Library Improvement Fund would give a £7450 grant towards the programme. The project will […]

Largest UK leather manufacturer confirms plans to expand in Renfrewshire as region pledges 9000 new jobs

Confirmation that the UK’s largest leather manufacturer will open a new facility in Renfrewshire is being hailed as ‘the first step’ in ambitious growth plans to add more than 9000 jobs to the local economy by 2030. Scottish Leather Group employ more than 800 people at its Bridge of Weir, Paisley and Glasgow sites and […]