Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrew and Johnstone set to get festive as Christmas arrives in Renfrewshire

Renfrew and Johnstone will officially mark the start of the festive season as the Christmas lights in each town are due to be switched on in the coming weeks.  In Renfrew the town’s Robertson Park will host a festive day out for all the family from 12pm on Saturday 26 November and there’s a sleigh-load of free […]

The Polis coming to Paisley and they can certainly play some decent tunes

The Polis are Scotland’s No.1 Police tribute act and they are playing The Bungalow tonight. Their sound is dynamic with all the angst and energy of the original trio. The Polis are Scotland’s No.1 Police tribute act. Their sound is dynamic with all the angst and energy of the original trio. Whilst definitely not a […]

Mind the GAP as world famous fashion brand opens in Braehead shopping centre!

THE latest store to open in Braehead shopping centre certainly fills a gap in the wardrobe of anyone looking for some on-trend casual fashion. A new GAP store opened yesterday (Thurs, November 10) in the upper mall adjacent to Next and as one of the world’s most iconic apparel and accessories brands, GAP is a […]

Braehead Arena team have stars in their eyes after gaining Visit Scotland award

THE team running Braehead Arena are seeing stars – and they couldn’t be happier! The ice and dry sports, entertainment and exhibition venue has just been judged to be a 4-Star Visitor Attraction by Visit Scotland. And they can now display the sought-after Scottish Tourist Board plaque. The Arena is also home to professional Elite League […]

Could You Light Up A Life?  Colouring Competition to win a chance to switch on St Vincent’s Hospice Christmas Lights

West College Scotland is a Top Employer!

West College Scotland were delighted to receive a top recognition at last night’s Herald Top Employer Awards.  The awards were announced at a ceremony held in Glasgow’s Doubletree Hilton Hotel on Wednesday 26th October. In its inaugural year, the prestigious awards celebrate the best of Scotland’s employment industry. The College was recognised as one of […]

Pensioners, parents and carers urged to get free benefits check during Talk Money Week

Pensioners, parents and carers are being encouraged to check if they are entitled for pension credits or the Scottish Child Payment during Talk Money Week.  The Department for Work and Pensions estimates £5,678,323 in pension credit went unclaimed in Renfrewshire last year.  Councillor Jacqueline Cameron, Depute Leader of Renfrewshire Council, visited Roar – Connections For […]

Remembrance Day services set to take place across Renfrewshire

Hundreds are expected to turn out to pay their respects to the fallen as parades are carried out in towns and villages across Renfrewshire, with services taking place to mark Remembrance Day. On 13 November, parades will take place from 9.45am to mark Remembrance Sunday, with a two minutes silence at 11am, and all are […]