Category: Renfrewshire

Up and coming designers say InCube is the “place to be”

The latest line up of InCube entrepreneurs are seeing their businesses bloom through the innovative business support and employability programme, run by Renfrewshire Council. InCube developed by Invest in Renfrewshire, allows local creative start-ups to benefit from support to improve their growth. InCube’s Class of 2018 are already seeing their businesses benefit from the package […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader pays tribute to our blue light services

The work of the emergency services has been praised by Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson as they continue to operate throughout the festive period. While many places close or offer a reduced service during the festive period, our Police, Fire and Rescue, Ambulance and NHS staff continued to serve Renfrewshire at full capacity. The festivities […]

Plan your journeys in advance this Hogmanay

As the bells get set to toll to bring in another year, revellers are being advised to plan ahead and book their taxi home in advance if they’re heading out on Hogmanay. Renfrewshire Council and Police Scotland have joined forces to give passengers some important safety tips as the New Year celebrations get set to […]

Supporting the quest for a cure

Throughout 2018, Provost of Renfrewshire, Lorraine Cameron, has been doing her piece for charity, helping to raise funds and awareness for her chosen charity – MND Scotland. From hopping aboard trains spreading awareness to all corners of Renfrewshire, to taking a team up to Killiecrankie for a sponsored swing, Provost Cameron has been keeping busy. […]

PAISLEY PIRATES 4 – NORTH AYRSHIRE WILD 2

Paisley Pirates rounded off the first half of their season with a tense 4-2 win in their final game before the Christmas break. They got off to the best possible start in the second minute when, on the powerplay, defender Euan McLaughlin broke forward to take a pass from Ryan Sarginson and fired an unstoppable […]

Paisley Town Hall closes doors for £22million makeover

It’s the faded Victorian jewel in Paisley town centre’s crown and now a £22million makeover is set to bring Paisley Town Hall into the 21st century. The once thriving social hub will treat Buddies to one final ceilidh tonight (Friday 28 December) before shutting its doors until 2021. The Town Hall has become the social heart […]

A day in the life of a Renfrewshire gritter driver

Snow is falling outside; the presents are wrapped under the tree and a family favourite is just about to begin on tv – then the phone rings. While many of us may get to experience that stereotypical cosy night in at Christmas, for workers on the frontline they could be called out at any minute. […]

Residents urged to seek debt advice before January bills come in

People who are worried about post-Christmas debt are being urged to get help now before their bills start arriving in January. At least a third of all families will have spent more money than they can afford at Christmas, leaving many struggling in the New Year. If you are worried about post-Christmas debt, help is […]

Local talent continues to thrive in Renfrewshire

Almost 30 projects have been supported in 2018 through Renfrewshire’s Culture, Heritage and Events Fund – including a two-day music festival, a mini Mela and jewellery making classes. The fund was launched in February 2016 to support Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 and has continued as part of a wider […]