Category: Renfrewshire

DON’T MISS THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE ONE OF GERMANY’S FINEST ENSEMBLES

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] DON’T MISS THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE ONE OF GERMANY’S FINEST ENSEMBLES Chamber Philharmonia Cologne Performing on Wednesday 30th July 2014 at 7.30 pm in Paisley Abbey We are very happy to propose you a diverse program ranging from VIVALDI and his tremendously famous “Four Seasons” to MOZART, BACH, ROSSINI and TCHAIKOVSKY. For ticket […]

New Linwood Tweedie Hall and Library gets a thumbs-up

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] New Linwood Tweedie Hall and Library gets a thumbs-up The new Linwood Tweedie hall and library has opened its doors to the public – and been given the thumbs-up by elected members and staff. The striking glass-fronted building has been dubbed ‘a modern centrepiece for life in the town’, having opened to customers […]

Hawkhead Village desirable place to live’ says Provost

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Hawkhead Village desirable place to live’ says Provost An historic Paisley building has been restored to its former glory by Kier Homes as part of its Hawkhead Village development. Anne Hall, Provost of Paisley, unveiled a commemorative plaque during a VIP reception at The Gatehouse, Hawkhead Village, to mark the refurbishment of the […]

A rising young boxer helped by Pro-Life Paisley

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] A rising young boxer helped by Pro-Life Paisley Pro-Life managed by Renfrewshire Sports Charity A rising young boxer being trained by former British welterweight champ Kevin McIntyre was a real knockout when he donned his new lucky shorts and went on to lift his first title after just four months in the sport. […]

Food Train Renfrewshire celebrate National Volunteers’ Week

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Food Train Renfrewshire celebrate National Volunteers‘ Week Volunteers’ Week is taking place between 1-7 June – a national celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.   Since the launch of Food Train in Renfrewshire on 1st October 2013, we have recruited 33 local volunteers – all individual and unique, volunteering […]

SPORTS COACHING IN RENFREWSHIRE TAKES OFF THANKS TO GLASGOW AIRPORT

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] SPORTS COACHING IN RENFREWSHIRE TAKES OFF THANKS TO GLASGOW AIRPORT Two of Scotland’s Commonwealth Games team joined some of the Renfrewshire youngsters who will benefit from an award of £25,000 from Glasgow Airport to improve sports coaching in the area. Kilbarchan marathon runner Derek Hawkins, 24, and Erskine badminton player Rebekka Findlay, 20, […]

Open House for tenants to have their say

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Open House for tenants to have their say Renfrewshire Council is opening its doors and its ears to housing tenants at a series of events next week. The Council is keen to get feedback from tenants on the services it provides and to work with tenants to improve services. The Open House events […]

Barshaw Park plays host to a new theatrical cycling experience

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Barshaw Park plays host to a new theatrical cycling experience Get on your bike for a theatrical cycling experience as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme. Touring parks and green spaces across Scotland in June and July, The Spokesmen, created by Visible Fictions Theatre Company, will visit Barshaw Park in Paisley […]

Historical Wills of Scottish Soldiers Go Online

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Historical Wills of Scottish Soldiers Go Online The last wishes of Scottish soldiers at the Front: The National Records of Scotland release Soldiers’ Wills from WW1, WW2, the Boer War, Korean War and other conflicts between 1857 and 1964 The wills of 31,000 Scottish soldiers are being made available online by the National […]