Category: Renfrewshire

Amanda’s getting fit to have a ball with Team GB

An international ball hockey player who trains at The Lagoon gym in Paisley is urging people to set goals when they set out to become fitter and healthier. Amanda Murdoch knows all about goals, as her target for 2018 is to be selected to play for the Great Britain Women’s Ball Hockey team in the […]

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, Encourages Flu Jab Take Up

George Adam has urged all eligible adults in Paisley to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination. Everyone aged 65 and over, pregnant women and people at most risk of serious illness are offered the flu vaccination on the NHS. Flu rates in Scotland doubled in December with the most recent figures from […]

Knit Make Week

We still have lots of places left for our knit Make Week! Made a new year’s resolution to take up a new skill or hobby? Why not learn to knit? We’ll be running workshops for knitters of all abilities, from novices to those who know their way around a needle but want to up their […]

SAMAs announce new music festival in Paisley this March!

The two-day event will include LIVE showcases, Music Workshops, Industry Seminars, In-store performances and more! The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) will return in March with their first event of 2018 taking place in Paisley, bringing a two-day showcase and celebration of grassroots music to the thriving town. This will include an array of industry […]

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union + Connect4Renfrewshire

Over the past 4 years Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union has been working with the Connect4Renfrewshire (C4R) project to help members with Energy advice, budgeting, money management, and helping them access ethical financial products. How can the C4R project help you?   What Connect4Renfrewshire brings together a wide range of services working with partners such as Renfrewshire […]

Campaign for greater insurance access for people with Huntington’s disease

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called on the UK Government to ensure that insurance companies provide greater access to affordable insurance for individuals with Huntington’s disease and similar genetic conditions. The Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in Scotland exclusively dedicated to supporting families impacted by Huntington’s disease and […]

Shine The Light Miss January

Introducing, Miss January; In Partnership with Paisley.org.uk and Pinnacle Training. Mary McCorkindale Mary is fondly known to family and friends as Dancing Queen; with an insatiable desire to dance, laugh and have fun. Mary was nominated by her family, not because of her killer dance moves, but because of her undeniable strength and fortitude. Mary […]

West College Scotland Launches First Regional Skills Survey

Opportunity for Renfrewshire’s Employers to Help College Build A Modern Workforce Scotland’s largest college is kicking off 2018 by launching the West of Scotland Skills Survey. The regional employer skills survey, the first of its kind to be conducted by a Scottish college or university, is a new way the College is engaging with businesses […]

Paisley Top Pubs for 2017 and older

On the 16th December we decided to find out which pubs you frequent and even call your best pubs, it wasn’t limited to today’s pubs as some folk love their old local. The outright winner was the Old Swan on Smithhills Street, so they have a wide range of old and new clientele so it just works, […]