Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Provost congratulates new World Champions

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron has offered her congratulations to Renfrewshire Schools Pipe Band, who were crowned World Championships in the Novice B category at the World Pipe Band Championships. The band, made up of young people from schools across Renfrewshire, took home first place after competing in a tough category against 29 bands from around […]

Arts Festival and Summer Fayre latest projects supported by Renfrewshire Council’s Villages Investment Fund

An arts festival, social garden and summer fayre are some of the latest projects to receive funding from Renfrewshire Council’s Villages Investment Fund. Lochwinnoch Arts Festival attracted more than 3,000 visitors last year and they’ve been awarded more than £2,300 to deliver this year’s event, while inflatables, musicians and face painting will all be part […]

Record numbers take part in Paisley 10k and Fun Run

Almost 3,500 people have taken part in the Paisley 10k and Fun Run, a new record for the popular event. The races are organised by OneRen – the local charitable trust providing cultural, leisure and sporting opportunities to help people enjoy active and healthy lives – and supported by Renfrewshire Council and Kilbarchan Amateur Athletics […]

New water channel marks milestone in River Clyde road bridge construction

Completion of the first opening road bridge at the River Clyde is a stage closer following construction of an environmentally-friendly water channel. More than 60 people worked on the new open-air culvert which replaces an old outfall moved to make way for the new bridge. The majority of the 170-metre channel is cut out of […]

SIGHT LOSS VETERANS INSPIRE CHARITY TO OPEN ITS DOORS

Sight Scotland Veterans is opening its doors to the local Renfrewshire community this September as part of the national Doors Open Days festival. The charity was inspired to take part in the Doors Open Days festival by its veterans, who are keen for family, friends, and members of the local community to see all the […]

“Community Councils are the focal point of a community – I felt I could make a difference”

Passionate local community members are being encouraged to become a member of their community council as the nomination period remains open for applications. Elections take place for all community councils every four years and the nomination process for Renfrewshire applications got underway on 14 August 2023. For almost 35 years, Neil Barrington has been at […]

Castlehead High School trio are showing us a New Way to Play

Three S3 pupils have seen their inclusive game design brought to life by professional designers after winning a nationwide creative design competition.  Jane McCash (15), Gemma Livingstone (15), Melissa McPhee (14), who attend Castlehead High School in Paisley were chosen as one of 10 winners of the UK-wide D&AD New Gen Awards by an international […]

Share your memories and be part of the new Paisley Museum project

The team behind Scotland’s biggest cultural heritage project is calling on the people of Renfrewshire to share their memories of the places and people that make the local area so special. The contributions may be included within a digital, interactive map which will feature in one of the galleries of the new museum.  From sports-related adventures […]

Business is booming at Start-Up Street Renfrew

An enterprise centre in Renfrew helping new companies make the step into their first commercial premises has seen all its main workspace snapped up. Ten fledgling firms have moved into Start-Up Street Renfrew at Dunlop Crescent next to the Town Hall since it opened its doors in spring. Start-Up Street has been created by Renfrewshire […]