Category: Renfrewshire

St Mirren FC boss ‘bears’ up to school storytelling session

St Mirren FC boss –  and children’s author – Tony Fitzpatrick  was in for a storytelling treat along with a class of P3 pupils when he visited St Catherine’s Primary School in Paisley. The local football legend was in the Gallowhill school to join a storytelling session of his book Babakoochi Bear – The Promise: […]

Paisley First BID for Levy payers to update details

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Paisley BID urge you to update your contact details for levy payer’s [/av_textblock] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Are you a Levy Payer for Paisley First the Business Improvement District in town, then please if you can, they are looking for you to send in your updated email, telephone number and any […]


A charity ice hockey match organised by a grateful dad has raised an amazing amount for two vital neonatal units, after they helped save his baby daughter’s life. Ross Andreucci, a member of the 2013 Paisley Pirates championship winning side and now playing for Kilmarnock Storm in the Scottish National League, is amazed, not to […]

Strawberry Fields Forever: Birding in New York’s Central Park

Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its winter programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Tom Byars on Thursday 1 December at 7.30pm at Paisley Museum.   Covering 843 acres, two and a half miles long by half a mile wide, Central Park is an oasis for migrating birds travelling the east coast […]

Water way to celebrate St Andrew’s Day

SWIMMERS at Renfrew’s Victory Baths are being given the chance to celebrate St Andrew’s Day in a rather unique way. Staff have organised an Aqua Ceilidh with Scottish dancing in the pool. The event takes place between noon and 1pm on Wednesday, November 30 and there will be Scottish music playing along with traditional refreshments, […]

I Am Me – Keep Safe Scotland app

Keep Safe Scotland is available to download free from iOS and Android. The app will map out all Keep Safe places in Scotland and provide a link to Police Scotland for online reporting.

Renfrew set to sparkle this weekend

Renfrew town centre is set to be illuminated this Saturday (26 Nov) as the town’s Christmas Lights are switched on for the holiday period. The festivities will commence at 12pm with an outstanding array of entertainment on offer for all the family. Renfrew Town Hall will play host to Santa’s grotto as well as face-painting, […]

Families First puts £3m into residents’ pockets

Renfrewshire Council’s pioneering Families First early-years programme has now put more than £3m into the pockets of some of the area’s hardest-pressed families. The Families First initiative aims to give young children the best start in life by offering support to parents in five Renfrewshire locations. It pulls together a number of services under one […]

Johnstone’s switched on for the festive season

Thousands descended on Johnstone town centre at the weekend as the town’s Christmas lights were switched on. Kids and adults alike were filled with festive cheer as a day of family fun kicked off the festive season. The Pulse FM DJs hosted a main stage in Houston Square packed with young up-and-coming talent who whipped […]