Category: Renfrewshire

Join race to get fit for Paisley 10k with special coaching

WOULD-BE runners in the Paisley 10k Race are being given the chance of specialist coaching for the big event. Race organisers Renfrewshire Leisure have teamed up with Kilbarchan Amateur Athletics Club to provide Paisley 10k Training Camps to get runners fit and ready for the starting gun. The training sessions – twice a week for […]

Another successful year for Scouts’ Charity Duck Race

Last Saturday, Paisley & District Scouts held their annual charity duck race. This year’s event was raising funds for the Brightest Star and local Scouting. Despite the initial rocky weather, the event went ahead with a roaring success. Residents from across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire came to listen to the wonderful performances organised by the […]

THIRD PLACE FOR BOTH JOHNSTONE BANDS AT THE BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The two Johnstone Pipe Bands have continued their fine start to the season with third places in their respective grades at the British Championships in Paisley at the weekend, the Drum Corps of the Grade 4 band were also runners up in their competition. Grade 2 Pipe Major Keith J Bowes commented, “I was delighted […]

Paisley Scout Duck Race 2016 Photographs and Video

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley & District Scouts will host their annual charity duck race. This year’s event is raising funds for the Brightest Star and local Scouting. The duck race has benefited in past years from local businesses and organisations providing pro-bono support or buying corporate ducks (£100 each, still some left…). This year is no exception and […]

Paisley & District Scouts will host their annual charity Duck Race Photographs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley & District Scouts will host their annual charity duck race. This year’s event is raising funds for the Brightest Star and local Scouting. The duck race has benefited in past years from local businesses and organisations providing pro-bono support or buying corporate ducks (£100 each, still some left…). This year is no exception and […]

British Pipe Band Championships Paisley 21st May 2016 Photographs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ian Embelton, chief executive of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, said: “The May date is the first major championship of the year so this event will attract many of the best bands in the world “Paisley has a fantastic location and we are delighted to be bringing this event to the town over the […]

British Pipe Band Championships Paisley 21st May 2016 Photographs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ian Embelton, chief executive of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, said: “The May date is the first major championship of the year so this event will attract many of the best bands in the world “Paisley has a fantastic location and we are delighted to be bringing this event to the town over the […]

Access to Work funding

New help for a new job New help is at hand for workers in Renfrewshire who struggle with childcare or travel costs in the early days of a new job. Renfrewshire Council’s Access to Work scheme is designed to help new workers sustain their employment, with funds available to help with childcare and travel costs […]

Community invited to come together for memorial football tournament

Football enthusiasts are being invited to sign up for a 7-a-side tournament held in memory of those lost to suicide. The annual No Substitute for Life tournament held in Ferguslie is now in its fifth year and brings the community together to raise awareness of the issue among young men and women. Hundreds of footballers […]