Category: Renfrewshire

Festive events bring winter warmth to Renfrewshire

Paisley businesses have hailed a multi-million economic boost thanks to major events this winter. A new economic impact study has found that three Renfrewshire Council events – Paisley’s Christmas Lights Switch-On; the Halloween Festival and The Spree – delivered a combined £3.5million for the local economy. Record numbers flocked to the town for each event, […]

Beat the deadline for the next round of Renfrewshire’s Community Empowerment Fund

Communities across Renfrewshire are being urged to submit their applications for the Community Empowerment Fund before the next deadline of 16 January 2019. The £1.5million fund is open to all community groups who want to take over ownership and running of a building or piece or land in their local area. The fund is designed […]

Community Connectors project helps more than 1,000 people and counting across Renfrewshire (Case study inc.)

More than 1,000 people across Renfrewshire have been helped by a project which issues ‘cultural and social prescriptions’. The Community Connectors programme also aims to free up GP’s time so they can focus on acute medical conditions. All 29 GP surgeries in Renfrewshire have signed up to have a ‘social prescriber’ who works with patients […]

Renfrewshire schoolkids donate to Food Bank in time for Christmas

A group of school pupils from Renfrewshire have donated £700 to Renfrewshire Food Bank after receiving a donation from Paul McCartney. The group from Paisley Grammar School performed on stage with the Beatles Legend at the SSE Hydro earlier this month, an experience which for many was their first time at a concert of that […]

Think recycling this Christmas

Residents are being reminded to recycle this Christmas with extra waste expected to be created over the festive period. With gifts being wrapped up and exchanged, residents will find themselves with more paper, cardboard and packaging than normal. All wrapping paper, Christmas cards and cardboard packaging should go into the blue recycling bin, with glass […]

Mhairi Black MP helps open doors for guide dog owners this Christmas

Mhairi Black MP attended an event in the UK Parliament run by the charity Guide Dogs to raise awareness of discrimination against guide dog owners. The MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South heard from guide dog owners about the impact of being turned away by businesses because of their dog. They also collected a Christmas […]

Mall staff jump to it for Christmas Toy Bank Appeal

STAFF at intu Braehead certainly jumped to it when they were asked to help out with donations for the Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank Appeal. They donned colourful Christmas jumpers for a day and collected £60 in cash along with various toys from visitors to the giant shopping mall. The Toy Bank was started by Renfrew mum, […]

Mirren Business Centres wish all customers a Merry Christmas

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