Category: Renfrewshire

Football festival has the right Stuff

Young people in Renfrewshire will enjoy a ‘festival of football’ at St Mirren Park thanks to a unique partnership. The local Street Stuff programme and the national Bank of Scotland Midnight League initiative are teaming up to hold a five-a-side tournament at the stadium on Tuesday 12 May. Up to 500 players aged 10-16 are […]

Council Pitches in with Linwood

Renfrewshire Council has agreed its biggest ever asset transfer to any community organisation and it is all to boost plans for a new sports facility in Linwood. Councillors have agreed to transfer the ownership of the former playing fields at Clippens school to the Linwood Community Development Trust (LCDT). In addition to transferring ownership of […]

Grand Fountain is winner at UK awards ceremony

The project to restore Paisley’s Grand Fountain to its former glory has beaten world-famous competition to be named as a winner at a prestigious UK awards ceremony. The intricate cast-iron A-listed structure – one of the town’s architectural treasures – was painstakingly returned to its original Victorian-era condition last year. And the project won the […]

Mission Accepted!

The launch event that heralds the arrival of the charity Mission Motorsport (MM) in Scotland has been hailed a huge success with 65 Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) Forces’ personnel all experiencing the thrill of high-speed laps of Knockhill’s famous racing circuit. On Thursday the 16th of April Mission Motorsport was kindly donated use of […]

Shoppers prize treat with Giant Gumball Machine

SHOPPERS were yesterday (Friday) given the chance to win a host of prizes by stepping into a giant gumball machine at the intu Braehead shopping centre. The 16-foot high contraption – dubbed The Big Treat Gumball Machine – will be at the mall’s central atrium between 11am and 5pm today. And it moves to the […]

Paisley Pirates Presentation Night

Paisley Pirates finish off their season this weekend when they stage their end of season Presentation Night, which will be held in the 5 on 5 Club in Paisley on Saturday night at 7.00pm. “Yes, the season has had its ups and downs, like any other,” said coach Ian Turley as he looked back on […]

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Paisley and District Scouts Life Changing adventure

Paisley & District Celebrate Scouting Youth members, volunteers, family members and civic leaders came together to celebrate Scouting at the Paisley Abbey today. The annual District Scout Service was attending by members from across Neilston, Barrhead and Paisley. During the Service, District Commissioner, Rob Murray said: “I want to start by thanking Rev Alan Birss […]

Food festival dishes out a sun-soaked sensation

The first-ever Paisley Food Festival saw a crowd of thousands serve up a sun-soaked feast of music, markets and munchies on Saturday. Abbey Close was packed with food-flavoured entertainment and activity as families queued to sample quality Scottish produce from a wide range of vendors. The Renfrewshire-Council-run event was taking place alongside the final day […]