Category: Renfrewshire

Councillors asked to approve High St learning hub refurbishment

Plans to build a 21st-century learning and cultural hub on Paisley High Street are set to take a step closer – with councillors being asked to approve a comprehensive refurbishment of the building. The council has earmarked a currently-empty retail unit at 22 High St – formerly the Internacionale clothes shop – for a new […]

Benefits of City Deal projects the hot topic in Paisley North

Making sure local communities benefit from Renfrewshire’s £274million City Deal projects was high on the list of topics discussed at Paisley North Community Council this week (Tues 12 June) attended by Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson. The Council Leader is visiting community councils across the region to hear about their local issues and the visit […]

Local entrepreneurs aspiring to new heights

A fifth round of entrepreneurs has taken the first steps to develop their businesses with the help of Renfrewshire Council. InCube is an innovative business support programme, developed by Invest in Renfrewshire, where local creative start-ups can benefit from support to improve their growth. Based on Paisley High Street, Incube provides talented creatives with the […]

Celebrate summer at Barshaw Gala Day

Crowds are set to soak up the summer vibes at Barshaw Gala Day with an afternoon packed full of exciting activities for all the family. Taking place on Saturday 23 June, from 1pm to 5pm, Barshaw Park will be a hive of activity as the local community comes together for one of the highlights on […]

Erskine communities lead way in tackling local issues

A national intervention programme is being implemented in Renfrewshire to help build safer communities through close partnership working between key services and local communities. A multi-agency group led by Police Scotland and supported by Renfrewshire Council, Engage Renfrewshire, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership, works closely with […]

Workshops in mending, adapting and embellishing your clothes.

Bring along a garment you would like to wear again or keep wearing but needs to be adjusted to a new size, mended with some beautifying embroidery or adapted with a hem or a new zipper. Our experienced facilitators will make suggestions and show you how. Most of the materials you will need are provided […]

Glasgow Airport launches Campus Watch initiative ahead of peak summer period

– Airport launches industry-leading Campus Watch approach to remind small minority of passengers that disruptive behaviour will not be tolerated – Glasgow Airport has today (Wednesday, June 13) launched this year’s Campus Watch drive ahead of the 2018 summer season to remind passengers that disruptive behaviour of any kind will not be tolerated. Campus Watch […]

St Anthony’s Primary School scores top marks in inspection

A primary school voted the first Scottish recipient of UK Literacy School of the Year has been given a glowing report by inspectors. Staff from Education Scotland visited St Anthony’s in Spateston, Johnstone in April and spoke with pupils, staff and parents. The school received ‘very good evaluations’ over all four quality indicators and was […]

Award-winning architects to lead redesign of Paisley Town Hall interior

The £22m plans to transform Paisley Town Hall into one of the key venues in the west of Scotland will be led by the architects behind some of the UK’s best-known destinations. Glasgow-based Holmes Miller – who worked on the redevelopment of Old Trafford and reshaped Hampden for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – will […]