Category: Renfrewshire

Voters in Renfrewshire reminded ID needed to vote at UK General Election

Ahead of the UK Parliament general election on 4 July 2024, residents in Renfrewshire are being urged to ensure they have an accepted form of photo identification (ID) when they go to vote. Following the introduction of new legislation by the UK Government, anyone voting in-person at a polling station for a Member of Parliament […]

Johnstone school first ever in Scotland to earn gold Kitemark award for music

St Anthony’s Primary School in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, has become the first school in Scotland to achieve a gold Kitemark award for music. Given to the school by We Make Music Scotland as part of the We Make Music Awards and the Music Education Partnership Group (MEPG) Scotland network, the We Make Music Kitemark for Schools […]

Celebrate the summer at Barshaw Gala Day

Crowds are set to soak up the summer vibes at Barshaw Gala Day with an afternoon packed full of exciting activities for all the family. Taking place on Saturday 22 June, from 11am to 4pm, Barshaw Park will be a hive of activity as the local community comes together for one of the highlights on […]

West College Scotland HND Acting and Performing Students Deliver Stellar End-of-Year Performances

West College Scotland’s HND Acting and Performing students recently delivered an exceptional showcase of their talent and hard work through their end-of-year performances.  The highly anticipated event featured two plays: Molière’s “The Hypochondriac” and “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” based on the bestselling novel by Mark Haddon. The Hypochondriac: Set in […]

Theatre returns to Paisley Arts Centre with ‘magnificent’ cross-cultural tale

Paisley Arts Centre played host to its first theatre show since reopening as audiences packed the auditorium to see the captivating When Mountains Meet. The cross-cultural tale tells the true story of musician Anne Wood as she meets her father, family, and heritage for the first time. Born to a Scottish mother and a Pakistani […]

Register with your local Paisley Dentist

At Dee Dental Paisley, we understand the importance of having a trusted and experienced private dentist to care for your oral health needs. We understand no two mouths are the same. That’s why we take a friendly and unique approach to each of our patients, providing bespoke care and personalised treatment.  Registering with a private dentist not only ensures that you […]

Stories of inspiring young women sought

The Young Women’s Movement, Scotland’s national organisation for young women and girls’ leadership and rights, is seeking nominations for its ninth annual 30 Under 30 list. The list was established in 2016 to address the lack of diverse representation on other 30 Under 30 lists. It seeks to celebrate young women, girls and non-binary people […]

Come along to Renfrewshire Council housing consultation events

Public consultation events are taking place later this month to update people on plans for new Renfrewshire Council housing developments in Gallowhill and Johnstone. McTaggart Construction are designing and building new Renfrewshire Council houses at two locations. There are 65 homes being built at a vacant site off Montgomery Road in Gallowhill and 70 homes […]

RIG Arts Evolve Project

Artists and community working together to inspire and unlock potential, create a sense of place, celebrate local identity and renew pride in the area. Funded by the Culture Collective, Creative Scotland Mural 1 fence on Kilnside Street. Mural 2 wall on Violet Street. Mural 3 wall on Violet Street Mural 4 rear garage wall Seedhill Playing fields. […]