Category: Renfrewshire

Massive Paisley public art project expected to be roaring success

A pride of colourful lions will be the ‘mane’ attraction in Paisley from this weekend as the town’s first-ever public arts trail gets ready to roar into life. The 25 creatively-designed lion sculptures which make up the Pride of Paisley will showcase the town’s heritage and history by merging colour, art and creativity to draw […]

Paisley’s famous son remembered with new museum display

One of Paisley’s most renowned sons was remembered with a commemorative ceremony in the town, hosted by Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall. To mark the 250th anniversary of Alexander Wilson’s birthday, the Provost accompanied a group of guests on a tour of the sites most associated with the famous poet and scientist- known as the Father […]

Students Film Skills Impress Judges

Learner Development students from West College Scotland have had their hard work rewarded at the Common Knowledge UK Awards in Glasgow. Students were tasked with producing, filming, and starring in films to raise awareness of subjects important to them. This has been organised by Common Knowledge UK (CKUK), a charity that offers innovative learning, peer […]

Week long Football Summer Camps being held in Johnstone during School Holidays

Three-week-long football summer camps are running at the McMaster Sports Centre in Johnstone during the School summer holidays. The camps are suitable for children aged around 7 or 8-years-old and over and will run from 9am until 3pm, though an early drop off at 8.30am is available. Ran by local man Steven McKnight, he and his coaches are […]

Tee off in The Open Championship at Paradise Island Adventure Golf – Braehead

SWING INTO SUMMER AT PARADISE ISLAND ADVENTURE GOLF IN BRAEHEAD Tee Off in the Open Championship 2016 this July Paradise Island Adventure Golf is driving Scots to tee off the summer holidays with a trip to the indoor miniature golf leisure destination in Soar at intu Braehead. Set amidst a tropical island paradise, the adventure […]

Renfrewshire calls on local people to share their stories

People from Renfrewshire are being asked to share their stories this summer as part of a major new initiative developing a destination brand for the area. A campaign called ‘What’s Our Story?’ has been launched asking locals, ex-pats and anyone else with a connection to the region to get involved. Those taking part can also […]

Vintage Summer Fete at Ashwood Court, Paisley

Join us at Ashwood Court on Thursday 21st July, 11.00am – 3.00pm, for our Vintage Summer Fete. With a selection of stalls and games on offer, there will be fun for all the family! £3 entry includes stall tokens with all proceeds going to Help for Heroes. Enjoy some light refreshments, and hear from author […]

Shoppers double-take as celeb lookalikes stroll through mall

SHOPPERS couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw Harry Potter, The A Team’s Mr T and Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean strolling around the malls at intu Braehead. And it took more than a double-take for them to realise that these famous celebrities were actually The Chippendoubles group who starred on Britain’s Got […]

Celebrate your local heroes with Queen’s Award

The Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Guy Clark, and Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall are calling on you to nominate deserving volunteer groups for a prestigious award. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service was introduced by the Queen in 2002 in celebration of her Golden Jubilee and- ranking in importance alongside the MBE- is the highest award possible […]