Category: Renfrewshire

New member discount – 25% off in January

For the month of January we are offering a 25% off discount to new members who join the Chamber.  Kick start 2019 by joining Renfrewshire’s largest business network and take advantage of the benefits of membership. Networking We run various events throughout the year. Our monthly networking lunches held at local hotels are attended by […]

A chance to remember those lost to suicide

Renfrewshire’s annual memorial service to commemorate those who have lost their lives to suicide will be held in Paisley later this month. Support group Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) will host a short service open to all on Thursday 24 January at Renfrewshire House. Anyone who has been affected by suicide is invited to […]

Council Leader calls on communities to make their mark in 2019

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson is calling on local people to take advantage of the opportunities to make a difference in their communities in the year ahead. With Renfrewshire’s new Local Partnerships giving local people a louder voice than ever in their community, and a number of brand new funds being launched to invest in […]

Join the fair trade campaign in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson is urging local people to take a moment to think about where the products they buy come from and join the fair trade campaign in Renfrewshire. The Renfrewshire Fair Trade Steering Group meets regularly to discuss the issue of fair trade and how it can be best promoted within Renfrewshire, […]

Day visits to Renfrewshire almost double in past two years

Day visits to Renfrewshire almost doubled between 2015 and 2017, new figures have revealed. The sharp rise was unveiled in the first annual update of the Renfrewshire Visitor Plan 2018-2021, which aims to develop the area as one of Scotland’s key tourist destinations. It showed that day visits to Renfrewshire rose from 2.73 million between […]

Communities turn out in their thousands to support Team Up to Clean campaign

With thousands of volunteers having taken part in more than 200 community clean ups and cleared more than 3100 bags of rubbish from the streets, Renfrewshire’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign has been a rousing success. Since the campaign was launched in October 2017, there has been a 474% increase in the number of […]

Final fling as Paisley Town Hall closes for refurbishment

THE final fling before Paisley Town Hall closed for a major refurbishment was of the Highland variety. A sell-out Festive Family Ceilidh was the last event before the doors closed until the Town Hall re-opens in 2021 as a major venue attracting events and people to the town. The festive ceilidh featuring traditional Scottish music […]

Renfrewshire’s youth shine during the Year of Young People

Scotland’s Year of Young People in Renfrewshire has provided the perfect backdrop to showcase the talents of young people in the area through a year-long programme of events and opportunities to get involved, according to Renfrewshire’s specially appointed Children’s Champion for the year, Councillor Michelle Campbell. The Year of Young People 2018, delivered by the […]

Bright future for Renfrewshire economy

Renfrewshire’s future is bright, despite tough challenges facing all local economies, says Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson. More than £100million is currently being invested in Paisley town centre cultural venues as part of plans to use the region’s rich heritage to drive its economic regeneration. And 2019 signals the start of construction of an advanced […]