Category: Renfrewshire

Award-winning author to bring the joy of literature and writing to communities as part of Paisley Book Festival

Award-winning author, Kerry Hudson, will look to inspire people across Renfrewshire as part of her tenure as Artist in Residence at the Paisley Book Festival. Kerry, whose first novel won the Scottish First Book Award in 2012, will use the power of written and spoken word to make literature and a love for writing more […]

Young people to choose their winners for Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund

Voting has opened for this year’s Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund as young people get the chance to vote for the projects they think will make the most difference in their communities. Applications have been submitted by young people aged 12-25, or by groups who work with this age group, which aim to make life better and […]

Community groups urged to apply for alcohol and drugs change fund

Community groups and third sector organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding to support projects that help people and communities recover from alcohol and drugs. The Recovery Change Fund is part of the Renfrewshire’s response to the Alcohol and Drugs Commission and is open to groups that are running or want to run projects […]

Marnie wins Renfrewshire Libraries’ Design a Robot competition

SCHOOLGIRL Marnie Dickson has designed a robot that will help keep humans and animals safe. And the eight-year-old’s Safety Bot creation has won first prize in Renfrewshire Libraries’ Design A Robot competition. Marnie, from Kilbarchan has now been presented with her prize of an iPad, donated by Renfrew-based business, Altrad Babcock who sponsored the competition, […]

Burning for a Challenge? Firewalk 2022

St Vincent’s Hospice Firewalk event takes place on Saturday 12 November at Cochrane Castle Golf Club. Do you have what it takes to walk barefoot across the sizzling embers up to 650oC? Sign up today and with the expert motivational training you will be able to put mind over matter and defeat the heat! By […]

Join us at JAM JAR Movies

Let’s get together We’re hosting a new event, and we’d love to see you there. Join us for HOCUS POCUS and Nosferatu – JAMJAR Movies, 29 October 2022 at The Wynd Centre in Paisley town centre. Register soon because space is limited. We hope you’re able to join us! Hocus Pocus, PG. A Halloween family […]

Working together central to Renfrewshire’s cost-of-living crisis response

Renfrewshire’s community groups have said that working together will be key to supporting people through the cost-of-living crisis. At a roundtable discussion, councillors and council officers met with community groups and third sector organisations to have a frank and open conversation about the impact rising costs are having now on people in our communities. They […]


Viennese Christmas Spectacular by Candlelight – Wed 30 Nov, Paisley Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:30 – 21:30 GMT TIMINGS Wednesday 30th November 18:45 – Doors open 19:30 – Concert begins 21:30 – Final doors –:: BOOK TICKETS ::– PROGRAMME Strauss – Die Fledermauss Overture Strauss – Trisch-trasch Polka Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty Waltz Brahms – Hungarian Dance No. […]

The Wee Spree festival gets underway

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