Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Community Trust Statement on Baker Street 24 June 2019

“This is a hugely disappointing time for Paisley Community Trust (PCT) as we take in the news that the exciting plans for Baker Street are unable to proceed.   “While we recognise the importance and need for social housing, we are sorry that five years of hard work by PCT and many others (including extensive […]

Mall drives car park improvements

SHOPPERS heading for intu Braehead by car will soon have even better parking facilities. More than £2 million is being spent on refurbishing both the Green and Red multi-storey car parks. Visitors to the shopping centre will benefit from new non-slip surfacing, new signage that will make it easier to find a parking space, a […]

Renfrewshire community events boosted through new fund and toolkit

Community groups throughout Renfrewshire are set to benefit from a new pot of funding and expert advice to help them stage their own events. Renfrewshire Council is making a festive events fund of £20,000 available to help local groups stage events in towns and villages across the area. There will also be an events toolkit […]

Paisley to host festival of family fun as Wee Spree hits town

Paisley is set for a festival of family fun when The Wee Spree comes to town this October. The popular programme of kids activities will take place as part of the annual Spree arts festival from 11-19 October with thousands set to be entertained during the school holiday period. The festival coincides with The Spree festival of […]

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde join to mark Armed Forces Day

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde residents are being encouraged to attend a ceremony to celebrate our serving military men and women.   Serving troops, veterans and their families will join the Provosts of Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, as well as the Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Colonel Peter McCarthy, to mark Armed Forces Day with a service in Paisley Abbey […]

LEADER programme funding to transform Lapwing Lodge

Lapwing Lodge in the Gleniffer Braes will soon have a new indoor activity hall thanks to major funding from a community development scheme. Construction is now underway on the multi-purpose hall after its owners West Region Scout Council secured £184,000 from the European Union funded Greater Renfrewshire and Inverclyde LEADER programme. “Lapwing Lodge is already […]

Iconic Fitness at Tough Mudder

There can be no growth without leaving your comfort zone, they say, well Saturday 15 June 2019 saw 20 of Iconic’s members leave their comfort zones and venture south to Drumlanrig Castle to take part in the Tough Mudder event. “Tough Mudder is and endurance event series in which participants attempt an 8 to 10-mile […]

Renfrewshire gets ready for Barshaw fun

People from all over Renfrewshire will be heading to one of Paisley’s prettiest parks this weekend for a gala day for all the family. This year’s Barshaw Gala Day takes place at Barshaw Park on Saturday 22 June, from 11am until 4pm. The Barshaw party is one of the most popular events in Renfrewshire’s events […]

Strategy to support Renfrewshire’s economic growth

Renfrewshire business leaders will recommend a strategy to support the region’s future economic success this autumn. Members of the region’s Economic Leadership Panel have been working together on the proposals which will underpin the approach over the coming years. The panel was set up in 2017 drawing from leaders across the private and public sector, […]