Category: Renfrewshire

Nomination deadline looms for Provost’s Community Awards

Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron is urging people not miss out as the nomination deadline for the Provost’s Community Awards approaches. The awards, which are into their third decade, aim to give civic recognition to those who work or live in Renfrewshire and are making a difference to their community. This year, nominations can be made […]

The spirit of St Andrew

Call for people in Renfrewshire to perform an act of kindness. People in Renfrewshire are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day to celebrate Scotland’s history, culture and the nation’s shared values. The #BeLikeStAndrew campaign marks the start of Scotland’s Winter Festivals – which opens with St Andrew’s Day, followed by Hogmanay, and then Burns […]

Fun in the snow at indoor winter wonderland

Snow wonder these two youngsters have smiles on their faces, as they’ve just discovered an indoor winter wonderland. Owen Macdonald, eight and five-year-old Ava Gordon, from Paisley had a great time playing in the fake snow and throwing snowballs in the amazing winter scene created inside the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. The free […]

Light up a life this Christmas

Hundreds of people in the local community are dedicating lights on the St. Vincent’s Hospice Christmas tree in memory of someone special. Light up a Life this Christmas St. Vincent’s Hospice are inviting members of the public to sponsor a light on their Christmas tree in memory of someone special this Christmas to help support […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific the latest firm to back Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021

One of the world’s leading life science companies has backed Paisley’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021. Thermo Fisher Scientific, which employs more than 700 people at its Renfrewshire base, has pledged financial backing if Paisley takes title. The town is bidding as part of wider plans to use its unique cultural […]

PIRATES STING RAYS

Paisley Pirates romped to their biggest win since they moved to the Braehead Arena in 2007 as they swept Solway Stingrays aside in a mammoth 18-1 victory. The home side built on their great 5-2 away win at Edinburgh the week before in an amazing first period which saw them score no fewer than ELEVEN […]

Renfrew lights up for Christmas

The heart of Renfrew will come alive this weekend for the Christmas Lights Switch-On with a host of free family activities topped by a sensational fireworks finale. The event comes as Paisley bids to be named UK City of Culture 2021 and is itself part of the area’s Winter Events programme. Saturday’s fun starts at Renfrew […]

Almost 25,000 turn out for Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-on

Almost 25,000 festive revellers turned out for Paisley’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, as the town prepares to hear whether it will be named UK City of Culture 2021 next month. Headliners were Northern Irish rockers Ash, who marked the start of the festive season with a performance of hit after hit that thrilled the assembled […]

Pupils across Renfrewshire shine a light on respect awareness campaign

Pupils in Renfrewshire are learning what respect means to them and their peers as primary and secondary schools joined in a national awareness campaign – “All Different, All Equal”. Children and young people took part in a wide variety of activities focusing on respecting individual identity and that people can be different but also equal. […]