Category: Renfrewshire

Independent Arts Projects presents Eaten by Mamoru Iriguchi

Independent Arts Projects presents Eaten by Mamoru Iriguchi The award-winning performance artist, Mamoru Iriguchi, is back out on tour this autumn with Eaten, a show for children aged 6yrs+ about food, eating and being eaten!   What if your food started talking back? Meet Lionel McLion. He’s just eaten a human called Mamoru. But Lionel hasn’t chewed his […]

Elderslie families given 50,000 reasons to return to their local park

New life is set to be breathed into an underused play park in Elderslie following a £50,000 award from the Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and Villages Investment Fund. Elderslie Community Council submitted their application to reinvigorate Queens Road Play Park after extensive consultation in the local area showed a desire for new equipment […]

Communities in Renfrewshire will Team Up for a Spotless September

Renfrewshire is set to sparkle as hundreds of volunteers show their support for the latest event in the Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Every town and village in Renfrewshire has been challenged to make it a Spotless September by hosting a clean-up in their area, whether that’s through a lone litter pick or every […]

Oor Wullie gets a new name after Paisley Pattern makeover

THE iconic cartoon character Oor Wullie has been given a new name. He’s been dubbed Oor Buddie after his statue in the middle of one of Scotland’s largest shopping centres had his shirt and dungarees painted in the famous Paisley Pattern design. Staff at the intu Braehead shopping centre then gave Oor Wullie the new […]

It’s play time as Howwood Public Park is awarded £50,000

Young people and families are set to benefit as £50,000 is invested in Howwood Public Park for brand-new play equipment. Skateboard ramps, a zip slide, football goals and an outdoor gym are on their way after Howwood Community Council’s application to the Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and Villages Investment Fund was accepted. The […]

Ferguslie young people will transform their local park thanks to £50,000 investment

Glencoats Park in Paisley is set to be transformed after local volunteer group Pals of the Privies secured a £50,000 investment. The group applied to Renfrewshire Council’s Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and Villages Investment Fund to upgrade the play area within the park with a new surface and new equipment. Focus groups were […]

Renfrewshire sends 2000 tonnes less to landfill thanks to new recycling system

Renfrewshire’s new recycling system has seen a reduction of almost 2000 tonnes of household waste sent to landfill than the same period last year. From January to July 2019, 15,187.75 tonnes were disposed of compared to 17,163.44 in 2018 – a reduction of 11.5%. This coincided with a 42.6% increase in the amount of food […]

Paisley in Motion

This small video was taken in and around Paisley for us by Paisley Buddie Drone Flights (no drones were used this time). It shows a lot of local landmarks and is created in a way which is called motion capture, sit back and enjoy. This is the first video they have created so lessons learned […]