Category: Renfrewshire

Launch of Renfrewshire Sports Charity

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Launch of Renfrewshire Sports Charity Hundreds of people turned out to soak up the sunshine, entertainment, BBQ and free fun events at Pro-Life in Paisley to celebrate the launch of Renfrewshire Sports Charity. There was a wonderful party atmosphere as young boys and girls got the chance to try their skills at water […]

Tens of thousands watch as baton relay wows Renfrewshire

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Tens of thousands watch as baton relay wows Renfrewshire Tens of thousands of residents from across Renfrewshire got into the Commonwealth spirit when the Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in the area for a sensational day of sport, scorching sunshine and spectacle. Huge crowds turned out in towns and villages and enjoyed fantastic weather […]

UWS announced as ROCCO 2014 Main Sponsor

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] UWS announced as ROCCO 2014 Main Sponsor Renfrewshire Chamber is delighted to announce the University of the West of Scotland as the Main Sponsor for its annual business awards, the ROCCOs. Now in its 11th year the ROCCO Awards is the area’s premier black tie business event attracting 500 guests every year. Commenting […]

Provost invites Renfrewshire to reflect on First World War centenary

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Provost invites Renfrewshire to reflect on First World War centenary Renfrewshire’s Provost, Anne Hall, is inviting local people to join her in marking the moment when Britain declared war on Germany and become involved in the First World War. A multi-faith service is being held at St Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley on 4 August […]

SIR CHRIS HOY UNVEILS GLASGOW AIRPORT’S NEW LOOK INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] SIR CHRIS HOY UNVEILS GLASGOW AIRPORT’S NEW LOOK INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS Britain’s most successful ever Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy MBE, visited Glasgow Airport today (Wednesday 16 July) to officially open its new international arrival area and declare the airport ready for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. As part of its extensive preparations for the Games, […]

Paisley gears up for Highland fling with pipe band competition

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Paisley gears up for Highland fling with pipe band competition Paisley residents will this weekend be able to enjoy the sight, sound and spectacle of some of the top pipe bands from throughout Scotland and beyond. The fifth annual Paisley Pipe Band Competition will take place in the heart of the town centre […]

Festival of fun planned for Queen’s Baton Relay

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Festival of fun planned for Queen’s Baton Relay The countdown is on until the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Renfrewshire later this week – with a full-day festival of fun planned. Thursday 17 July will see the Baton – the symbol of the Glasgow 2014 Games – visit every one of […]

Astronauts touch down for Renfrewshire space school

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Astronauts touch down for Renfrewshire space school A team of former NASA astronauts, trainers and scientists have touched down in Paisley to run an exclusive one-week space school for 200 young people. Mission Discovery is an international educational programme which has never before been brought to Scotland. Renfrewshire school pupils from S3-S5 will […]

Pedal for charity plea from sports boss

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Pedal for charity plea from sports boss A CHARITY cycling event has won the backing of Renfrewshire Leisure chief executive Joyce McKellar. Not only is the Renfrewshire Leisure management trust that runs sports and leisure centres locally supporting the event organisation, Joyce herself has agreed to take part in the Renfrewshire 100 cycle […]