Category: Renfrewshire

Totally Tropical Evening at Ralston Bowling Club

Melanie Clements, with the help of her family, recently held a charity night and raised a whopping £2004 for St Vincent’s Hospice. This is Melanie’s second fundraising event in aid of St Vincent’s Hospice and a totally tropical evening was had by all in Ralston Bowling Club . Melanie said “ My Aunt received care […]

Gamble Aware Week 18-23 July 2016

This month sees the launch of Gamble Aware Week (18-23 July), a nationwide initiative backed by the Association of British Bookmakers and high street bookmakers to encourage responsible gambling. Across Scotland, local betting shops will be taken over with Gamble Aware Week posters highlighting the message: “Never bet more than you can afford to lose.” […]

Paisley 10k

This year’s Paisley 10k returns on August 21st and is aimed at the serious runner and the first timer. With just under 2 months to go until the big race day, now is the perfect time to start training. Renfrewshire Leisure has created a motivating video for first-time runners, which shows them not to give […]

Virgin Atlantic announces additional capacity for popular Orlando route from Glasgow Airport

Virgin Atlantic has announced additional capacity on its popular Glasgow to Orlando service for summer 2017. Almost 5,000 extra seats will be made available as a result of the airline’s decision to introduce four flights per week to Orlando during June and July 2017. This is in addition to Virgin Atlantic’s twice weekly service which […]

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) won the Best Partnership Award for their work with Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union at the recent Student Money Advice Awards 2016

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union and UWS funding team have been working hard over the past year to raise awareness of the benefits of joining a credit union along with introducing the concept of credit unions as community-based organisations to students.  The Awards, which are run by the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA), took place […]

Paisley celebrates its most radical story with two-day festival

Paisley celebrates its most radical story with two-day festival Thousands helped Paisley celebrate one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – Sma’ Shot Day – with a weekend of history and heritage. Costume-clad kids, street performers and families joined the parade led by the Charleston Drum – the traditional means of calling the […]

Engine Engineering Support Local Charity

St Vincent’s Hospice care for local people affected by life limiting illness. They deal with patients with all diagnoses – not just cancer, but other illnesses too. Providing palliative and end of life care, their team of specialist, dedicated staff provide care, support, and guidance in our 8 beds, our day hospice, and in people’s […]

Local MP Celebrates Erskine’s 100th Birthday

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has submitted an Early Day Motion in the Westminster Parliament to recognise the centenary year of Erskine hospital. Throughout 2016, Erskine Hospital is celebrating 100 years of caring for veterans and spouses and have organised a series of events to mark their centenary year. Gavin submitted a […]

Cold Blooded Sports

COLD BLOODED SPORTS TEAMING UP TO REMEMBER GEORGE In January 2016 the local ice hockey community lost a wonderful character, in George Wallace to cancer and local ice-sports specialists, Cold Blooded Sports, are throwing open their doors on Saturday 6 August to remember him, whilst raising as much money as possible for Cancer Research.   […]