Category: Renfrewshire

Final preparations underway in Renfrewshire for UK Parliamentary election

Final preparations are underway in Renfrewshire as voters, election officials and candidates get ready for Thursday’s UK Parliamentary election. A total of 128,780 people are eligible to vote in one of two constituencies – Paisley and Renfrewshire North, and Paisley and Renfrewshire South – which each elect one MP under the first-past-the-post voting method. The […]

Mission Discovery comp winner over the moon as NASA astronaut visits school

A Renfrewshire primary school pupil was delighted to meet ex-NASA astronaut Steve Swanson. Kane Flynn, in Primary 7 at Rashielea Primary School, Erskine, received the special visit to celebrate his design being chosen for this year’s Mission Discovery Renfrewshire badge. Astronaut Steve Swanson visited Kane and his classmates at the start of the week-long educational […]

Be part of a new show – Seraphina calls for a chorus

In October 2017 a new theatre show is coming to Paisley by conFAB productions and they are looking for people from Renfrewshire to join in.  Women from all ages (16 plus) and backgrounds are invited to join part of a large chorus in conFAB’s new show Seraphina as part of the Paisley 2021 programme. Applications […]

Looking for a Career in Music? Capital XTRA’s Music Potential Has Arrived in Glasgow

Looking for a Career in Music? Capital XTRA’s Music Potential Has Arrived in Glasgow Offering Free Industry Training, Mentoring and Work for Young People From June to September this year, over 120 young people aged 18-25 have the opportunity to receive key music industry training as part of Capital XTRA’s Music Potential Project. With the […]

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde join forces to mark Armed Forces Day

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde residents are being urged to attend a ceremony to celebrate our serving military men and women. Serving troops, veterans and their families will join the Provosts of Renfrewshire and Inverclyde, as well as the Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Guy Clark, to mark Armed Forces Day with a service in Paisley Abbey. Reverend Alan […]

Johnstone Burgh Appeal

Johnstone Burgh have launched an urgent appeal for sponsors and volunteers to help keep the historical club going. The Keanie Park side have had it tough in recent years both on and off the field with the sides recent relegation to the bottom tier of junior football being the latest blow. The club now find […]

Still time to nominate unsung sporting hero

There’s still time to nominate someone who is an unsung hero of sport in Renfrewshire. The Renfrewshire Sports Awards 2017 aim to showcase the dedication and hard work of local sports club coaches, volunteers, officials and youngsters. Nominations are open until June 30. Award categories are Community Coach of the Year; Development Coach of the […]

Families descend on Renfrew Gala Day

Around 3000 kids, parents, families and friends took advantage of an afternoon of free activities as Renfrew Gala Day took place at the weekend. The day kicked off with an underwater themed parade which began at Robertson Park and featured local community groups, families and children as they marched to Renfrew Leisure Centre. Pulse FM […]

NASA astronaut launches out of this world space school in Renfrewshire

American-born NASA astronaut Steve Swanson joined 200 young people in Paisley for a spectacular week-long space school. School pupils from Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and East Renfrewshire will work together to design a science experiment that can be carried out in space during Mission Discovery Renfrewshire, an event hosted by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with University of […]