Category: Renfrewshire

Clan Teddy Toss boost for Ronald McDonald House Glasgow

FAMILIES staying at Ronald McDonald House Glasgow to be near their children who are in hospital will be gifted a teddy bear when they check in. It’s all thanks to the Glasgow Clan Elite League Ice Hockey team, who follow the North American hockey tradition of organising a Teddy Toss every year. This sees fans […]

New biodiversity areas set to flourish in Renfrewshire

Eleven new biodiversity areas have been put forward by Renfrewshire Council as part of its drive towards net zero emissions through the Ren Zero campaign. Following the successful introduction of seven biodiversity areas in Renfrewshire earlier this year in Paisley, Erskine, Johnstone and Inchinnan, the council has set out the next eleven areas it is […]

Festive bin collections outlined for Renfrewshire residents

Local residents are being reminded that bin collections in Renfrewshire will change over the festive period, with no collections taking place on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. New collection calendars have been sent to every home in Renfrewshire advising of the change to the normal schedule, so all residents with a Saturday collection should […]

Residents reminded of Renfrewshire Council’s Christmas and New Year opening hours

Residents are being reminded how they can contact the council for essential services over the Christmas and New Year period. Although most council offices will be closed from 2.30pm on Friday 23 December 2022, residents will still be able to access the lifeline services they require including care at home, homeless support, community meals and […]

Renfrewshire’s gritting teams plough ahead in freezing conditions

Renfrewshire’s gritting teams have been praised for their round-the-clock efforts as freezing conditions hit the area. With temperatures reaching as low as minus 10 degrees, gritting teams have face challenging conditions as they aim to keep priority routes free of snow and ice. Nine gritting vehicles have been out covering more than 850km of roads […]

Live Music this weekend December 16th

I’d like to start this week by telling you a little about The Bungalow’s guiding principle of helping young people who would like to promote local music in Paisley. The scheme seeks help young up and coming music promoters and Freya McEwan who is part of the initiative is promoting her own gig on Sunday […]

Provost’s Christmas Card Competition winners announced

Three lucky Renfrewshire school children have had their artwork selected to be made into Christmas cards through the Provost’s Christmas Card competition. Harleen from St James Primary in Renfrew, Lily Jane from Heriot Primary in Paisley, and Alexander from Houston Primary in Houston were selected by Provost Cameron from thousands of entries and will see […]

Sensational Paisley Book Festival line-up announced with support for those impacted by the cost of living crisis

Some of Scotland and the UK’s leading authors will descend on Paisley in 2023, with Paisley Book Festival’s first full programme of in-person discussions and events since the pandemic. In a first for Paisley Book Festival, the majority of events will allow those attending to pay what they can, in recognition of the cost-of-living crisis. […]

Renfrewshire libraries join Council’s Winter Connections programme

Libraries across Renfrewshire will host free activities during the winter months as part of Renfrewshire Council’s Winter Connections programme.  Activities including family craft and play sessions and film nights, will be available in selected Renfrewshire libraries as part of the programme, which is creating a network of local places and spaces which offer free events […]