Category: Renfrewshire

Young savvy savers demonstrate financial skills to Council Leader

The next generation of savvy savers showed off their financial abilities to Renfrewshire Council’s Leader during his recent trip to a local school to see a new council initiative in action. Councillor Mark Macmillan, Council Leader and Councillor Jacqueline Henry, Education Convener, popped into Gleniffer High School in Paisley to see how the new iSave […]

Fèis Phàislig Fundraising Ceilidh

In recent years, Paisley has become a centre for the arts in Scotland including The Royal National Mod 2013 & The Spree Festival. Fèis Phàislig will inspire the next generation of children to play traditional music with some of Scotland’s leading musicians and tutors.  Gaelic for ‘Paisley Festival’, Fèis Phàislig will deliver traditional music workshops for children aged 8-18 across Renfrewshire.  Our event […]

Young athletes on FAST track to success

Talented young sportspeople were FAST-tracked to success this week at an awards ceremony in Linwood’s On-X leisure centre. More than 50 local athletes were awarded FAST card grants by Renfrewshire Sports Network. The Funding Athletes Supporting Talent (FAST) programme provides grants or subsidised access to training facilities for athletes living in Renfrewshire or competing for […]

Community heroes honoured in Provost Awards

Renfrewshire’s Provost Community Award winners celebrated at a special ceremony held in the Tweedie Hall, Linwood. Five community heroes accepted awards by Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall and the sponsors for each category. Almost 100 people and organisations were nominated for an award in the five award categories, which were revamped last year. The award winners, […]

Young Owen is so egg-cited about Easter fun and games

YOUNG Owen Macdonald is looking forward to an egg-stra special time this Easter by having a barrow-load of fun at intu Braehead. The shopping mall and Soar at intu Braehead have organised a host of fun activities for kids in the Easter Gardens that have been created during the school holidays. And yesterday, the five-year-old […]

Renfrewshire to join new local government partnership

Renfrewshire Council has become a founding member of the Scottish Local Government Partnership (SLGP). The decision was agreed at a meeting of Renfrewshire Council (on Monday 23 March). Renfrewshire will formally join the SLGP on 1 April joining Aberdeen City, Glasgow City and South Lanarkshire councils. Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan believes the new partnership […]

Street Stuff offers Easter football fun

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Young footballers will get the chance to show their skills at the St Mirren first team training ground this Easter. The award-winning Street Stuff programme will host a special Spring Break Football Camp at the club’s training base at Ralston from 6 April. Young footballers will get the chance to show their skills at the […]

John Churchill hanging up his skates

Paisley Pirates’ fans attending Sunday’s playoff quarter final against Aberdeen Lynx at Braehead Arena will say goodbye to one of their favourite sons, following the news that captain John Churchill is hanging up his skates at the end of the season. The popular hitman, a stalwart with the club for a number of seasons in […]

Paisley team delight as government ends City of Culture uncertainty

The team behind Scotland’s only bid for UK City of Culture 2021 are set to ‘sell Paisley to the world’ after the Government ended uncertainty over the contest. The Department of Culture Media and Sport cast doubt over the process by running a consultation on the timetable – but today confirmed there will be no […]