Category: Renfrewshire

TAG Street Party 2017

Come along to a fantastic day of free family fun in the heart of Paisley.  This is the fifth year the TAG Street Party has been run with thousands of people popping in throughout the day each year.  Here at ECF Paisley (, we are continually working on ways in which we can serve the […]

Transformation tour of Paisley showcases investment in town

Investment in Paisley’s heritage buildings and high street is a strong sign that ambitious heritage-led transformation plans are bringing a new lease of life to the town. Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson took a tour round Paisley’s town centre to see firsthand recent investments in heritage buildings and shop units in the town. The Council’s […]

SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration

Share your success with SURF  SURF is currently welcoming applications to our 2017 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration. Each year, SURF and the Scottish Government team up to highlight, share and celebrate success and innovation in efforts to improve the physical, social and/or economic fabric of disadvantaged communities across Scotland through the […]

Youths urged to get involved in mental health campaign

Young people are calling on their peers to get involved in promoting positive mental health in Renfrewshire. Renfrewshire’s Youth Commission are looking for more young people aged 14 and up to join the group and work collectively on changing perceptions and attitudes towards mental health. The commission – supported by Renfrewshire Council’s youth services team […]

SCOTCH: The Fun Loving Dutchmen Return To Paisley

Famed for their fun filled performances and stripey trousers, the band of handsome Dutchmen know as Scotch will return to Paisley on Saturday 12th August, for one night only in the town’s local venue The Bungalow. Hailing from The Netherlands and forming in 2007, Scotch have performed over 500 shows across Europe and released 5 studio albums. Recently, […]

Petition launched that tackles transport costs for carers

A petition has been launched that aims to change the mind of the Government and to issue a free concessionary transport travel card for carers. Amanda Macdonald, who created the petition said that transport costs are a massive issue for carers. Many carers face huge financial difficulty and as a result of the costs are […]

Drop-in summer social clubs offer fun for Renfrewshire’s young people

Young people aged 10 – 18 years old looking for summer activities can drop into free youth social clubs during the school holiday period. The summer sessions are provided by Renfrewshire Council’s youth services team to support young people looking to make new friends, meet up with existing friends and have fun together. The drop-in […]


Independent Paisley based music venue ‘The Bungalow’ has proudly announced that the venue will play host to Alternative Indie-Rock outfit Band of Skulls. Teaming up with the Independent Venue Week organisation and Jagermeister, Band of Skulls will be live in The Bungalow on Monday 28th August for the bank holiday weekend. Band of Skulls formed in Southampton in […]

Piping hot talent is heading for Paisley

Paisley town centre will welcome some of Scotland’s top piping talent for the annual Paisley Pipe Band Competition this Saturday (22 July). The event, which is in its eighth year, will see pipers and drummers from across Scotland fill the town with the sound of bagpipes and the beat of drums. Thousands are expected to […]