Category: Renfrewshire

Broadband scheme can benefit businesses and communities

Local businesses and homes across Renfrewshire can benefit from faster internet connections through the UK Government Local Full Fibre Network Challenge Fund. Small businesses and the local communities surrounding them can apply for the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, providing a one-off contribution to subsidise the installation cost of a gigabit-capable connection. You should always research […]

Paisley Pistons Basketball Club

To celebrate the start of the new season the Paisley Pistons Basketball Club are offering the first 4 sessions of the school term at half price (£2/£2.50 per session). The club caters to boys and girls aged between P1-S2. We would love to see new and returning players along to the Lagoon Sports Centre on […]

Thousands pound the streets in Paisley 10k and Fun Run

THOUSANDS took to the streets of Paisley yesterday (Sunday, August 19) for the town’s annual 10k Road Race and Fun Run. A total of 3493 runners took part in the two events, organised by Renfrewshire Leisure. From serious athletes to fun runners in fancy dress, they pounded the streets around the town. Both the Paisley […]

Shoppers urged to vote in the 2018 intu Braehead retailer awards

SHOPPERS are being given the chance to vote for their favourite store, restaurant and entertainment venue in the 2018 intu Braehead retailer awards. Thousands of people are expected to pick their favourites in an online poll just launched. There are awards for the store categories – menswear, footwear and accessories, food and drink, kids, specialist […]

Renfrewshire councillors undergo Dementia Friends awareness sessions in local government first

Renfrewshire councillors have become the first in Scotland to collectively undergo Dementia Friends Information sessions. They have joined tens of thousands of people to learn more about dementia and the small things we can all do to help people with the condition, which can leave them feeling vulnerable and isolated. Councillors from across the parties, […]

Nominate Renfrewshire’s employability stars

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Renfrewshire Employability Awards celebrating the successes of people supported through Renfrewshire’s Local Employability Partnership programmes. It is the fifth year of the popular awards organised on behalf of the partnership by Renfrewshire Council’s economic development service Invest in Renfrewshire. Invest work closely with more than 1000 local businesses to support Renfrewshire residents […]

National Whisky Festival comes to Paisley’s Spree Festival 2018

Get ready to raise a glass as Scotland’s biggest full-day whisky event comes to Paisley as part of The Spree Festival 2018. The National Whisky Festival (NWF) will take place at Paisley Town Hall on Saturday 13 October and will see two sessions of drams, masterclasses, food, whisky related arts, crafts and a fantastic programme […]

Paisley 10k organisers hoping for a record entry

ORGANISERS of this year’s Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run are making last-minute preparations for the popular event on Sunday. (August 19) And with the deadline of noon on Friday (August 17) looming for entries, people are being urged to sign up before they miss their chance to take part . The Paisley 10k organising team […]