Category: Renfrewshire

Doors Open Day Paisley 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Doors Open Day Paisley 2014. The Annual Doors Open Day Paisley (Saturday 6th September) is nearly upon us and it makes for a fantastic day out with the family, when you can access buildings and places you would never normally be able to see inside. Doors Open Day in Paisley 2014 will be […]

Salmon fishing a great catch for Renfrew residents

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Salmon fishing a great catch for Renfrew residents. 38 Renfrew residents joined Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall in an historic trip down the Clyde to preserve the town’s fishing rights on the river. The guests were invited to watch as Renfrewshire’s civic leaders carried out the historic act of casting the nets to retain […]

Renfrewshire begins primary schools catchment reviews

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire begins primary schools catchment reviews. Renfrewshire Council is starting a series of catchment reviews for local primary schools and pre-five centres. The phased series of reviews is expected to take two years to complete and is linked to the council’s agreed £32.5million investment in the primary and pre-five sector. That investment will […]

Council leader urges firms to back the BID

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Council leader urges firms to back the BID. Renfrewshire Council’s Leader is urging Paisley firms to get behind business-led plans to help revitalise the town centre. Plans are well advanced in the town to set up a Business Improvement District – which would see local firms work together on projects of mutual benefit. […]

Renfrewshire shoppers face carrier bag charge in October

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire shoppers face carrier bag charge in October. New Scottish Government regulations mean Renfrewshire shoppers will have to pay at least 5p for carrier bags from October. The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations have been introduced in a bid to cut climate change and reduce the number of carrier bags used […]

Poverty Commission: ‘Unacceptable attainment gap must be closed’

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Poverty Commission: ‘Unacceptable attainment gap must be closed’. The attainment gap between pupils from high and low income families in Scotland is not acceptable and must be closed – that was the clear message from the Renfrewshire Tackling Poverty Commission recently. The Commission met last week to focus on ‘education, skills and attainment’ […]

Popular Paisley road race on pace for personal best

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Popular Paisley road race on pace for personal best. Paisley’s popular 10k Road Race and Fun Run looks set to be bigger than ever this year as race organisers remain on pace for a record number of entries. The 2014 edition takes place on Sunday 31 August and more than 1,400 runners are […]

David Hayman’s new show highlights Indy dilemma for those on the left

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] David Hayman’s new show highlights Indy dilemma for those on the left. Scottish Actor and Director, David Hayman is bringing his new show on the Independence Referendum – after a hugely successful season at the Edinburgh Fringe – to Renfrewshire, in particular Paisley’s Arts Centre on 30 August and Houston’s Carrick Hall on […]

Renfrewshire Council cuts CO2 emissions by almost 30%

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire Council cuts CO2 emissions by almost 30%. Renfrewshire Council has been hailed as one of the greenest local authorities in the country after cutting its carbon footprint by almost 30 per cent. The council is one of only two in Scotland to meet an ambitious 25% target to reduce its CO2 emissions. […]