Category: Renfrewshire

Local pupils set to shine with Beatles legend

Paul McCartney returns to Glasgow for his first Scottish show in almost a decade today (Friday) and some talented local young people will be joining him on stage. The group from Paisley Grammar School have been selected to perform on stage at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow during the finale of Paul McCartney’s ‘Freshen Up’ […]

Storage Vault Calls For Christmas Support For Local Charities

As Christmas draws closer and we get excited about the prospect of seeing extended family, filling up on food, and eagerly opening piles of presents, it’s important to remember that not everyone in our local community is feeling the same way. Storage Vault Paisley Branch have been doing their bit to help those struggling in […]

Paisley Pirates New Signing and Updates

PAISLEY PIRATES NEW SIGNING   Paisley Pirates have swooped into the transfer market to sign hit man Daniel Abercrombie, and the forward goes straight into the Pirates’ squad for their important home match against Kirkcaldy Kestrels this Sunday at Braehead Arena (face off 5.00pm). The 20 year old has played for both Solway and North […]

Ferguslie Learning Centre

Our Ferguslie Learning Centre provides certificated learning opportunities at beginner’s levels within a friendly, community environment. Pop along to our open day on Tues 8 Jan from 10am-2pm. Alternatively contact Kathleen on 0141 842 1015. www.westcollegescotland.ac.uk

Shops open till midnight at intu Braehead

SHOPPERS are being given more time to find that perfect gift this Christmas. The intu Braehead shopping centre is staying open until midnight from Monday, December 17 until Sunday December 23. According to the team at intu Braehead, their midnight opening is a big attraction for customers who are living busy lives at work or […]

Budget delivers increased funding for health, education and economic investment

A significant cash injection to health and care services and funding to help prepare Scotland’s economy for Brexit are at the heart of the Scottish Government’s spending plans for the year ahead. The 2019/20 Scottish Budget, published today, proposes an increase of almost £730 million in health and care services. This includes additional revenues generated […]

Time to have your say in your local community

Enthusiastic community members are being encouraged to sign up for their nearest Local Partnership ahead of the deadline for applications. Enthusiastic community members are being encouraged to sign up for their nearest Local Partnership and have their say on the issues that matter locally. The community representatives will be a key part of the new Local […]

Best Start Grant for new and expectant parents to launch before Christmas

New and expectant parents could receive a financial boost this Christmas with the launch of a new Scottish Government grant. Social Security Scotland will start taking applications for the Best Start Grant’s Pregnancy and Baby Payment on Monday 10 December, with the first payments expected to be made before Christmas. The Best Start Grant gives […]

Team Up to Clean Up campaign continues to drive home litter message

Motorists in Renfrewshire are being asked to think before throwing litter onto the roadside. More than 50 tonnes of litter has been collected from the roadside in the past six months following the introduction of a dedicated Rapid Response Team (RRT). Part of Renfrewshire Council’s successful Team Up to Clean Up campaign, the Roadside Litter […]