Category: Renfrewshire

Martha & The Vandellas at the Paisley Town Hall Photographs

Photographs of Martha & The Vandellas at the Paisley Town Hall October 20th 2018 The Spree. All photographs courtesy of David Cameron, you can visit his Flickr Page for lots more Paisley photographs here.  

ModStuff Photographs from The Spree Festival 2018

Saturday 20th October 2018 – It’s your day Paisley – Photographs from today’s Scooter Rally. Paisley’s very own Gerry McGuire kicked the day off playing choons as Scooters arrived in the town for the annual charity Rideout. Hosted by Paisley Vespa Club; fundraising for Renfrewshire Carers Centre. LNP Promotions would like to thank you for your […]

PAISLEY PIRATES-UPDATE

Paisley Pirates are throwing open the doors at Braehead Arena as they go out into the local community, in a bid to give more local people the opportunity to watch their very own ice hockey team in action. The club is extending it’s seasonal group discount facility to cover all of their matches, which in […]

Brrrrriliant names set to battle it out to be named as one of Renfrewshire’s gritters

The names are in and the battle is set to commence as Renfrewshire names the nine gritters set to keep the area moving this winter. The public now have the opportunity to choose their winners from suggestions such as Ploughlo Grittini, William Wall-ice and Thawin’ Batty, as a series of polls take place on the […]

Schoolgirl overcomes her fear of heights to take part in thrilling Halloween display

A school girl has vowed to conquer her fear of heights to take part in a thrilling aerial display 120 feet above the ground. Bethany Docherty, 14, from Johnstone, is one of the young volunteers at the heart of this year’s Paisley Halloween Festival, ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’, a major event in the Year […]

Communities invited to have their voice heard as new Local Partnerships get set to launch

A fresh approach to local decision making is bringing communities to the fore as Renfrewshire gets set to launch its new Local Partnerships. Replacing the previous Local Area Committees (LACs), the new partnerships will adopt a more informal and inclusive approach to allow local people more of a say in the decisions which affect their […]

DISABLED, SICK AND TERMINALLY ILL LEFT WITHOUT CRUCIAL SUPPORT IN TIME OF NEED

MHAIRI BLACK: TORIES MUST ‘URGENTLY GET A GRIP’ AFTER £1.5BILLION BENEFITS BLUNDER DISABLED, SICK AND TERMINALLY ILL LEFT WITHOUT CRUCIAL SUPPORT IN TIME OF NEED The SNP has said the Tory government must urgently get a grip of its “appalling record of failure and mismanagement” on social security – after it emerged 180,000 disabled, sick […]

GAVIN NEWLANDS MP CALLS FOR TORIES TO REVERSE CUTS TO UNIVERSAL CREDIT

NEWLANDS, SNP MP FOR PAISLEY AND RENFREWSHIRE NORTH, HAS CALLED ON THE UK GOVERNMENT TO REVERSE CUTS TO UNIVERSAL CREDIT IN ORDER TO MAKE IT ‘FIT FOR PURPOSE’; DEMANDS BUDGET BOOST TO INCOMES AFTER YEARS OF TORY DECLINE. The MP has joined calls for a reversal to the cuts following the UK Government’s Work and […]

Nominations invited for the Provost’s Community Awards in Renfrewshire

Who are your local heroes? Renfrewshire’s inspiring local heroes are set to be rewarded as nominations for the Provost’s Community Awards open for 2019. Extraordinary employees, superlative sportspeople and compassionate carers are being sought as the awards recognise the people who make Renfrewshire a better place to live, work and visit. There are five categories […]