Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire budget delivers now and long-term

A positive budget benefiting “every single community and neighbourhood in Renfrewshire” was agreed by councillors today (Thursday 28 February 2019). A £412million budget for 2019-20 includes a transformational £79million package of one-off and longer-term investments. This will see an additional £29million invested in school buildings and £40million over the next five years towards Renfrewshire roads, […]

Councillors announce £86million investment in Renfrewshire council housing

Residents are set to benefit from an £86.6m housing investment in Renfrewshire over the next three years. Councillors unveiled Renfrewshire’s Housing Capital Investment Plan 2019/20 to 2021/22 as they announced their Budget plans today. The multi-million pound investment plan will focus on new build homes, regeneration and the maintenance of existing council homes. It will […]

Coats Memorial Launches Buy a Brick Project in Partnership With Local High School

The Steering Group behind a campaign to save an iconic church building from ruin have teamed up with pupils from Castlehead High School, Paisley to launch a “Buy a Brick” project, which they hope will help raise up to £50,000 for their cause. The 100 Days to Save Coats Memorial campaign, which launched on 1 […]

A budget for Renfrewshire’s future as school pupils set to benefit from new investment

Renfrewshire’s school pupils could benefit from a major new school investment programme if councillors agree a budget for the year ahead today (Thursday 28 February 2019). If approved, an additional £29million will be earmarked for investment in school buildings, benefiting pupils for generations to come. The funding will also unlock additional investment from the Scottish […]

Scores turn out to learn sign language at Paisley Arts Centre

More than double the amount of people than expected turned up at Paisley Arts Centre to learn sign language. Staff who had organised the British Sign Language sessions reckoned they would get 50 people coming along, but they were astounded when there was a queue of 128 waiting to join the Paisley Arts Centre’s Sign […]


Our casting team are currently looking for applicants for Series 2 of our brand new car-based gameshow, Test Drive. The first series is due to air on BBC Scotland (the new channel) from February 25th at 7pm. It’d be great if you could put a message out to your network? We’re looking for fun, opinionated and […]

Celebrating top marks at St Catherine’s

  An inspection team from Education Scotland visited the school, which has around 216 pupils – 171 pupils in the school and 45 in the nursery class, in December, and spoke with pupils, staff, parents and partners. The school achieved a ‘very good’ assessment across two key evaluations – learning, teaching and assessment and raising […]

New Drivers needed at Gryffe Radio Cars

There has been a lot going on recently with Gryffe. But we are running a massive marketing/recruitment campaign.  Our prices for car hire and PDA are £80 per week for car and £80 per week for PDA. On top of that great deal we are giving new drivers £500 CASH or 6 weeks free PDA […]

Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off in Renfrewshire

Schools and community groups across Renfrewshire are showing their support for fair trade, as they take part in a variety of events and activities during Fairtrade Fortnight. The fortnight forms part of the Fairtrade Foundation’s ambitious three-year campaign, titled ‘She deserves a fair deal’, which will strive to introduce a real living income for farmers […]