Category: Renfrewshire

Library books could be delivered to housebound

A new initiative could see library books and services being delivered to the homes of people who are housebound and isolated. Renfrewshire Leisure hopes to introduce a new service after consultation has taken place with organisations that provide supportive care to people who are unable to get out of their homes. Tablets could be used […]

Don’t miss final chance to submit 2017/2018 student funding applications

Don’t miss final chance to submit 2017/2018 student funding applications Renfrewshire MSP Derek Mackay has joined Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) to remind any students who have not yet submitted their 2017/2018 funding application, to do so before the 31st March deadline. With just a week to go until SAAS closes for this academic session there […]

Credit event a good investment

Paisley’s Tannahill Centre was a hub of affordable credit advice today (23 March) at an event held to benefit people who work with Renfrewshire residents who may be at risk of borrowing from high cost lenders. The event was hosted by Renfrewshire’s Affordable Credit Group. The Group came together in 2017 to work to improve the […]

Golden Ticket competition to celebrate launch of new Paisley town centre Loyalty App

Visitors to Paisley are being encouraged to Shop Local with the launch of a new loyalty app which will offer Love Paisley deals, discounts and special promotions in a wide range of town centre businesses all year round! Paisley First has teamed up with LoyalFree – the digital loyalty app – to help promote local […]

Innovative schools partnership sets young people on the right path

Young people in Paisley are looking to the future as part of an innovative schools partnership which outlines prospective career options and learning pathways. Five Paisley primary schools – Lochfield, St Charles, St John Ogilvie, Todholm and Williamsburgh – have adopted the partnership approach which has seen the schools host a series of workshops for pupils […]

Commonwealth Games basketball star says kids will have hoops of fun

Commonwealth Games basketball player Chris Cleary knows exactly how kids can have hoops of fun during the Easter school holidays. They’ll have a ball at one of several Spring Activity Camps being run by Renfrewshire Leisure. There’s a wide range of activities throughout Renfrewshire including sports, fun and games at camps being held in The […]

Scottish netball stars are going for gold in the Commonwealth Games cheered on by brave Amy who beat cancer

SCOTTISH netball stars are going for gold in the Commonwealth Games cheered on by one of their bravest fans. Nine-year-old Amy Reid who lost a kidney to cancer was treated to a VIP tour of the Emirates Arena Stadium in Glasgow by the Scottish Thistles national netball team. The players who will begin the 10,000 […]

Safety first is the goal for Renfrewshire pupils

Almost 2,000 primary six pupils have taken part in a series of safety workshops designed to keep Renfrewshire children safe. The annual Safe Kids events, organised by the Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership and hosted by St Mirren Football Club, has delivered safety messages to more than 20,000 young people since it was first introduced more […]

£500k investment in Paisley 2021 cultural legacy

Plans to build a lasting legacy of Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 are taking a major step forward – with a £500,000 investment to develop the area’s creative sector being revealed. The town’s bid for the title was part of a wider plan to transform the fortunes of Paisley and Renfrewshire […]