Category: Renfrewshire

Rainbow Turtle Win National Award

We are thrilled to announce that Rainbow Turtle Charity entered the ‘Living Window Display’ from Fairtrade Fortnight into the Fairtrade Foundation’s Big Breakfast Awards and have received the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’.   This was an event held over both the Saturdays of Fairtrade Fortnight when people from schools, churches, community groups, Fairtrade towns and villages, Rainbow […]

Renfrewshire ready to showcase cultural events with Paisley 2021 Weekend

Communities and visitors across Renfrewshire are in for a treat later this month when the Paisley 2021 Weekend takes place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August.   The Paisley 2021 Weekend will showcase culture in Paisley and Renfrewshire with a dozen spectacular events as part of the push towards Paisley’s bid to be UK […]

Paisley-based company puts innovative Scottish twist on cooking sauces

When you think of Scottish food and drink, whisky and haggis probably come to mind. But an innovative company is shaking up the world of cooking sauces using another Scottish staple —iron brew. The uniquely-flavoured sauce comes in original and hot varieties from Paisley-based company Necessaucery, and will be on offer as part of Loch […]

St Vincent’s Hospice Summer Gathering Aug 16

St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood is extending an open invitation to the local community to take part in their Summer Gathering on Sunday 21st August.   The annual Summer Gathering is a celebration of thanksgiving and remembrance and St Vincent’s are keen to highlight that the invitation is for everyone, not only those who have […]

Grab Cash Quickly and Easily by becoming a Scratch Card seller at St Mirren

Now you can earn £’s quickly by helping St. Mirren Fan’s Council promote their new and highly popular club scratch cards at each home game. Based at the The Paisley 2021 Stadium these part time posts will require you to work for a short time on a Saturday at match days to help us sell […]

“Renfrewshire Carers Centre allowed me to be the person I once was”

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one stop shop for carers in Renfrewshire. The Centre provides wide range of services to match any needs. Training at Renfrewshire Carers Centre is offered to carers caring for a partner, relative, neighbour or friend who is ill, has a disability or is frail. Training for Carers in Renfrewshire’ provides […]

Gavin Newlands MP Slams Bank Closure in Bishopton

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has reacted angrily to the news that the Bank of Scotland is planning on closing its branch in Bishopton. The Bank of Scotland has confirmed that the branch will close on the 2nd of November 2016. This is the result of the Group’s Strategic Review which was […]


This Sunday is International Friendship Day and national charity Contact the Elderly is urging everyone to acknowledge the day. Contact the Elderly  rovides tea, cake but, most importantly, company to people aged 75 and over who live alone through free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties. These parties are operated entirely by volunteers who act as […]

Renfrewshire Council statement re Audit Scotland report: “Maintaining Scotland’s roads – A follow up report”

The Audit Scotland report shows Renfrewshire Council is performing relatively well compared to many other authorities in Scotland in terms of road condition and investment in our roads. Renfrewshire Council has been one of the highest spending local authorities on roads maintenance between 2011/12 and 2014/15* and the percentage of our roads in an acceptable […]