Category: Renfrewshire

Mhairi Black MP visits local Hospice

Mhairi Black MP visits St Vincent’s Hospice   Staff and patients were delighted to welcome a local MP to St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood today. Mhairi Black MP was visiting the Hospice for the first time and during her visit spent time talking with patients and staff in St Vincent’s In-Patient Unit.  

Fairtrade Festival

Paisley is to host a festival of Fair Trade as part of Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Fortnight. Families and friends are invited to join in the fun with stalls selling Fairtrade goods, offering tasters of Fairtrade food and exciting entertainment being provided on the day. The Renfrewshire Gospel Choir will be performing at the event and the […]

Council leader: Coats church to stay at heart of community

Renfrewshire’s Council Leader has vowed Paisley’s iconic Thomas Coats Memorial Church will stay at the heart of the local community – as a deal to transfer the landmark building to new owners took a step closer. The A-listed building has dominated the town’s skyline for more than a century – but the building’s trustees have […]

John McKay Jewellers win more awards

We are Delighted to announce that we have 2 more award winning suppliers Joining us at the LBS Exclusive Events and Wedding Hire Show Room and John McKay Jeweller @143 Stockwell Street Glasgow. Award winning www.lbsexclusiveevents.co.uk www.johnmckayjeweller.co.uk Welcome Award Winning cake designer ;Truly Scrumptious Designer cakes ltd www.trulydesignercakes.co.uk office@trulydesignercakes.co.uk 01506 671133 Award Winning stationery by […]

Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church to Remain Open

Two representatives from paisley.org.uk met with a key member of Thomas Coats Memorial Church on Thursday and we (as we announced on a reply to a post yesterday) can announce that the Baptist Church building will not close its doors, the board members of Coats Memorial are seeking other ways to keep the building open, […]

Council to spend £14m on housing and regeneration

Renfrewshire Council is set for a £14m investment in housing and regeneration in 2016/2017. The local authority’s housing budget was agreed at a council meeting on 25 February and includes funding for new build housing, regeneration in several areas of Renfrewshire and the continuation of an extensive programme of housing improvements. Work will begin this […]

Renfrewshire Council to set budget on 3rd March

Renfrewshire Council has confirmed that it will meet on Thursday 3rd March to agree a budget for 2016/2017. The local authority has previously reported that the grant funding it receives from the Scottish Government has been cut by 3.4% this year. Councillors met on Thursday 25 February to agree a housing budget for 2016/2017. Renfrewshire […]

Event held to celebrate end of £3.5m restoration project

Paisley residents are invited to an event to celebrate the end of the £3.5m project which has transformed the Causeyside Street area over the past seven years. The Townscape Heritage Initiative/Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme, aimed at restoring some of the town centre’s unique architecture, is now coming to an end. The project – funded by […]

Corinne Hutton awarded Honorary Freedom of Renfrewshire

Lochwinnoch resident Corinne Hutton has been granted the Honorary Freedom of Renfrewshire. Councillors unanimously backed a motion by Provost Anne Hall and Councillor Brian Lawson to make Corinne the fourth recipient of the award. The other recipients have been sculptor Sandy Stoddart; Tony Lawler, known for his community involvement and for being the Charleston Drummer […]