Category: Renfrewshire

Chance to take centre stage at mall music festival

SINGERS and musicians are being given the chance to perform in front of hundreds of people at a major event this summer. Auditions are being held for artists to play at the two-day festival of music at the intu Braehead shopping centre and the nearby Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. The event, Everyone’s Invited […]

Chamber exhibits Provost’s charity challenge

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall took up a charity challenge at Renfrewshire’s Chamber of Commerce Business Matters in Renfrewshire 2015 event. The event saw Provost Hall earning the living wage by greeting guests and helping businesses with their exhibitions and seminars. The Chamber donated £500 to the Provost’s charity fundraising scheme, which will be shared equally […]

Paisley Pirates have Royal Appointment

Paisley Pirates have received a welcome close season boost with the news that they have a Royal Appointment coming up in the very near future. Coach Ian Turley, mum Jackie, Pirates’ club secretary, and dad Ian Snr, team manager, have all received an invitation to attend the Queen’s Garden Party, which will be held at […]

‘Early birds’ urged to sign up now for Paisley road race

Race organisers Renfrewshire Council are urging runners to sign up now for this year’s Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run. The event, taking place in the town centre on Sunday 30 August, offers ‘early bird’ discounts on race registration until Saturday 6 June. Discounts are available for club runners, adults, children and those who […]

Rolling out the red carpet for Renfrew Gala Day 2015

‘Superstars’ is the theme of this year’s Renfrew Gala Day taking place on Sunday 7 June at Robertson Park. With a mix of fairground rides, live entertainment, stalls, free family activities including inflatables, petting zoo, vintage fire engines and much, much more, Renfrew Gala Day promises to be a fun day out for all the […]

World’s only pop-up cycle racetrack brings big crowd

A giant crowd of bike fans enjoyed high-speed racing thrills at the weekend when the world’s only pop-up track-racing event came to Paisley town centre. StreetVelodrome was making a return to the town after a successful debut last year, with Saturday’s event the first of several on a summer-long UK tour. The day saw amateur […]

Kids choir voices Soar with impromptu performance

A CHOIR of African children sang for their supper before being given a free slap-up meal at the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. Big-hearted bosses at the venue, near Glasgow organised for the 31-plus members of the Singing Children of Africa choir to have the meal at Chiquito’s followed by fun sessions courtesy of […]

Vandalised garden is now bloomin’ great thanks to intu Braehead

YOUNGSTERS were celebrating yesterday when they saw their primary school garden restored to its former glory after it was vandalised. And their reaction was: “It looks bloomin’ great!” Big-hearted bosses at the intu Braehead shopping centre spent £2000 reinstating the garden at St Paul’s Primary, in Paisley after pupils were left heartbroken when intruders trashed the […]

Supporting Investment in Renfrew Town Centre

Local residents and businesses in Renfrew have been invited to view the details of the proposed Simplified Planning Zone that is being prepared for Renfrew Town Centre at an open day at Renfrew Town Hall on Wednesday 3 June 2015. A Simplified Planning Zone (SPZ) is an initiative that allows businesses and property owners to […]