Category: Renfrewshire

£6million to tackle fuel poverty for Renfrewshire residents

Over 1000 households in Renfrewshire struggling with fuel poverty are to benefit from two major projects worth around £6million. Renfrewshire Council has pulled together a major funding package after carrying out extensive research to show that residents in the Gallowhill and George Street areas of Paisley are at high risk of fuel poverty due to […]

Major changes to disability benefits about to start in Renfrewshire

The next phase of the UK Government’s benefit reform to change Disability Living Allowance (DLA) over to a new benefit will get underway in Renfrewshire in May. From Monday 25 May, children who turn 16; people who come to the end of a fixed-term DLA award; and people who report a change in their condition, […]

Charity raffle just the ticket for Provost’s ball

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall has launched a charity raffle ahead of her much anticipated Masquerade Charity Ball in September. With a top prize of £1,000 and tickets costing £1, the raffle will help to raise vital funds for the Provost’s chosen charities. A £500 art voucher and a Lenovo laptop are the second and third […]

Illuminating activities at Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum will once again be taking part in the nationwide Museums at Night event with an evening of light-themed activities for all the family, called The Museum of Light, in celebration of the International Year of Light 2015. This free event will take place on Saturday 16 May, and will begin at 7.30pm with […]

B2B Paisley Expo

Kuka Studios will be exhibiting at The Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce B2B exhibition in Paisley on Thursday 14th May! The event is free to attend and open to all businesses, entrepreneurs, school groups and students so come along and find out about Kuka Studios and the marketing, web design and print services they have to […]

Council leader supports IDAHOT commemoration

Renfrewshire Council leader, Councillor Mark Macmillan, has given his backing to International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) which will be celebrated on 17 May. IDAHOT commemorates the day in 1990 when homosexuality was removed from the World Health Organisation’s international classification of diseases. The anniversary is celebrated worldwide to raise awareness of discrimination and […]

Roadshow set to tackle noise

A roadshow is visiting five Renfrewshire locations to promote the message that people do not have to suffer nuisance noise in silence. Renfrewshire Council noise enforcement team has organised the roadshow as part of National Noise Action Week which runs from 18-23 May. The times and locations of the roadshow are: Monday 18 May – […]

Frame by Frame Tues 19th May, 7til 9.30pm Paisley Art Centre – making local film matter!

Hope to see you there DVD in hand!. In addition we have a Q & A with Jenni and Grant Mason from PACE Productions about their recent full length drama ‘I am Me’. Also lined up for this month will be the Richard Warden produced short ‘As He Lay Falling’ and clips from Friday Productions […]

New Johnstone Town Hall officially opened with party

The official opening of the new Johnstone Town Hall is being marked with an afternoon-long party in the town centre on Saturday 16 May. Renfrewshire Council is hosting the event from noon until 5pm to celebrate the completion of the new £14.5m building, which opened its doors at the end of March. The event will […]