Category: Renfrewshire

Hayley’s Engineering a Bright Future in Renfrewshire

Gleniffer High School pupil, and aspiring engineer, Hayley McArthur, moved a step closer to fulfilling her career ambitions when she joined engineers, Grontmij, for a week of work experience. Grontmij is part of Sweco, one of Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancies. Hayley, who is 15, spent time in the Transportation, Transport Planning, Water, Asset […]

Piazza £1.2m investment is ‘vote of confidence for Paisley’

The owners of Paisley’s Piazza shopping centre are set to deliver a £1.2m transformation of their car park – and Renfrewshire’s Council leader reckons the investment is ‘a major vote of confidence’ for the town. The multi-story car park will close for the work this month, with the revamp to be complete by the summer. […]

Get ready Scotland for Britain’s biggest breakfast for Cancer Research UK

GET READY SCOTLAND IT’S TIME FOR BRITAIN’S BIGGEST BREAKFAST SCOTS are being urged to get a taste for fundraising by signing up to Britain’s Biggest Breakfast for Cancer Research UK. The charity is calling on everyone to organise a breakfast party at home, in the office or at school and invite their friends and family […]

Renfrewshire’s food safety service passes with flying colours

Renfrewshire Council’s food safety enforcement service has been given the thumbs-up in a report by independent auditors. The report follows an audit carried out in September 2015 by Food Standards Scotland, the organisation that ensures that food safety laws are properly enforced across the country. It shows that Renfrewshire Council’s Business Regulation team met the […]

Sean backs community alarm system after his gran¹s fall

TELLY weather presenter Sean Batty created a buzz when he gave his support to a community alarm system that his grandmother had installed after a fall in her home. The housewives’ favourite was helping promote the TECS alarm system, which helps more than 3,600 people stay safe at home through the red button that links […]

Renfrewshire Council creates 2,000 super savers

Renfrewshire Council has created 2,000 super savers thanks to its iSave initiative that’s now into year two of offering S1 pupils a credit union account complete with a £10 deposit from the council. More than half of Renfrewshire’s current first years – 1,100 – have signed up for iSave since starting high school in August […]

Local MP Signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. Wednesday 27th […]

Community food sharing project Meal Makers arrives in Renfrewshire!

Meal Makers, the project that connects communities through food, has arrived in Renfrewshire and they are on the lookout for new volunteers. The community food sharing project was launched as a pilot project in Dundee in August 2014 and proved to be an instant hit across the city. It has since been launched in Glasgow, […]

Pinnacle Training are now a registered Skills Development Scotland Learning Provider

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you want to do something on the ILA? Becoming a registered Skills Development Scotland Learning Provider means we can accept ILA funding (Individual Learning Account). There are many residents in Scotland who are eligible to claim this. The funding can be used in full or in part towards a course or learning. The following […]