Category: Renfrewshire

Race is on to find skydive heroes

Time is running out for big-hearted and courageous people to sign up to a sky-high charity feat – a skydive – and help raise vital funds for four local charities. Those who sign up will face the exhilaration of jumping from a plane at 10,000 ft with a qualified instructor to experience 30 seconds of […]

Celebrating Even More Employability Success.

The Renfrewshire Employability Awards brought local movers and shakers out in force to recognise and celebrate the hard work, talent and commitment that so clearly characterises Renfrewshire’s employers and employees. Guests at the glittering ceremony in Renfrew’s Normandy Hotel were entertained by TV and Radio presenter, Des McLean. In the three years since its foundation, […]

Big crowd turns out for Barshaw Gala Day

Thousands of Renfrewshire residents had fun in the sun at the weekend during the ever-popular Barshaw Gala Day. People young and old descended on the popular park in the town’s east end for the annual family festivity. Attractions include live music on the main stage provided by young musicians from the Erskine Music and Media […]

Local businesses urged to have a ball for charity

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall is calling on local businesses to get big-hearted for her four local charities. Businesses have been invited to a special Masquerade charity ball, which will be held on the 11 September in the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew. The ball, which features live music, great entertainment and a live auction, will raise vital […]

New Filmakers Festival 2015 opportunity

For anyone thinking of entering or passing on details.  Here are the Rules and an Entry form. Entry is Free.  Up to £500 in Prizes.  Over 16’s only.  All Genres considered.  New filmmakers and Renfrewshire only.

Singer has a wheely good gig with stunt cyclists

SINGER-SONGWRITER Kevin McGuire had a wheely great gig when he played at the Everyone’s Invited music festival on Sunday, June 28. Especially since he gave an encore performance with a stunt cyclist flying over his head! Kevin was at the free music event held in the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination and was one of […]

Glasgow Airport welcomes findings of Airports Commission

Responding to the publication of the Airports Commission’s final report Amanda McMillan, managing director of Glasgow Airport, said: “We welcome the findings of the Airports Commission which has unanimously backed a third runway at Heathrow. The ability of Scotland to maintain and increase its global competitiveness is dependent on having air links with established and […]

Carfest returns to St Vincents Hospice

On Saturday, St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood welcomed over 600 visitors to their annual motoring extravaganza ‘Carfest’. Held in the grounds of St Vincent’s Hospice, the event featured a host of classic, vintage and specialist cars, including exclusive marques such as Ferrari and Maserati, as well as many other vehicles of interest.   Carfest is […]

Wild in Art

Paisley First has signed up to the public art animal trail for a “Summer of Fun” in 2016 with the company behind the successes of these events, “Wild in Art”. Combining the affection that Renfrewshire residents have had with “Buddie the Lion” and the civic pride that Paisley First is attempting to instil through our […]