Category: Renfrewshire

There’s a run on tickets for Saints game!

ST MIRREN chairman Gordon Scott has issued a challenge to everyone running in this weekend’s Paisley 10k Race. Anyone wearing a Saints top beats him across the finishing line, he’ll give them a free ticket to the Buddies home game against Queen of the South, on September 10. And any youngster under the age of […]

Landmarks across the West of Scotland light up for Paisley 2021

Local authorities across the West of Scotland have united in a strong show of support for Paisley’s bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021. The eight local authorities which form the Glasgow City Region joined in with two days of public demonstrations to show their support for the Paisley 2021 bid. On Monday […]

Stewart Milne Homes Opens Doors at Dargavel Village, Bishopton, Renfrewshire Scotland

Stewart Milne Homes is set to open the doors to its inspiring new collection of homes at Dargavel Village in Bishopton on Saturday 20th August 2016. The highly anticipated new community will feature a selection of 3, 4, 5 and 6 bedroom detached and terraced homes, set within a truly idyllic setting of mature trees, […]

Local authorities to join forces for regional approach to enterprise and jobs

Eight Scottish local authorities in the West of Scotland are to join forces to increase business and job opportunities for the region.   The local authorities are all members of the Glasgow City Region City Deal partnership, supported by UK and Scottish Government funding.   Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan, a member of the City […]

Families First summer clubs serve up a treat

Renfrewshire’s ground-breaking Families First initiative has wrapped up a summer of activity – after dishing out more than 6,000 meals to children over the holidays. Over the school break, staff ran lunch clubs at 12 different schools around Renfrewshire for pupils in P1-3 in receipt of a school clothing grant. Kids were invited to come […]

Twins join 25,000 pupils starting new school term in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire’s pupils were back in classrooms for a new term today – and staff at one school were seeing double as two sets of twins started P1 on the same day. Young Eve and Luke Robertson, and Olivia and Marc Guy, were enjoying their first day at Lochfield Primary School in Paisley this morning. And […]

JOHNSTONE BANDS TOP OF THE WORLD

On a phenomenal day for the Johnstone Pipe Bands on Saturday both bands were crowned World Champions in the respective Grades. In a season which has seen the bands travel from North Berwick to Belfast to Forres and all points in between this really was a special day in front of 35,000 spectators at Glasgow […]

Call to firms to get in on £1.13billion worth of Glasgow City Region City Deal

With millions of pounds worth of business up for grabs, companies across the West of Scotland are being invited to a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event where they can find out how to bid for sub-contracts under the £1.13billion Glasgow City Region City Deal.   The event is being hosted at Paisley Town Hall by East […]

Support for Young Carers in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Young Carers Project works with and on behalf of young carers throughout Renfrewshire. The project started in 1999 and is designed to provide much needed support to young people from 8 years old to 18, who are faced  with caring responsibilities from a very young age. Many people don’t identify themselves as carers because […]