Category: Renfrewshire

Four establishments are honoured with food safety awards

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Four establishments are honoured with food safety awards [/vc_column_text][vc_separator icon=”star”][vc_column_text]Four Renfrewshire establishments have been honoured with a prestigious national hygiene award from Renfrewshire Council. The Erskine Home in Bishopton, Erskine Mains Home in Erskine, Capability Scotland’s Wallace Court in Elderslie and KibbleWorks in Paisley have all been presented with the Eat Safe award. The […]

Five drivers caught in vehicle emissions crackdown

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Five drivers caught in vehicle emissions crackdown. A two-day blitz on pollution producing vehicles saw Renfrewshire Council catching five offenders. Community safety wardens took to the streets of Paisley town centre to check whether vehicles emissions were within the legal requirements. Of the 263 vehicles tested, five vehicles failed and were issued with […]

Regeneration experts discuss Paisley transformation plans

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Regeneration experts discuss Paisley transformation plans. Experts on regeneration from around the UK visited Paisley to consider how ambitious proposals to transform the town can be brought to life. Earlier this year, Renfrewshire Council published plans for a multi-million pound investment to harness the power of the town’s rich heritage to drive tourism. […]

Council sets personal best with 2014 cross country event

Council sets personal best with 2014 cross country event. Renfrewshire’s school kids have gathered in their hundreds for the busiest sporting event of the year, the Schools’ Cross Country Championships. Held over two days, Renfrewshire’s primary and secondary pupils descended on the King George V Playing Fields to compete for individual and team glory. Organised […]

New Johnstone Town Hall gets seal of approval

New Johnstone Town Hall gets seal of approval. The first phase of construction on Johnstone’s new £14.5m town hall is now complete – and has been given the seal of approval. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall was on hand to conduct a topping-out ceremony as she trowelled the final piece of concrete in the frame of […]

St Mirren Easter Camps

St Mirren Easter Camps. Looking for something to amuse the kids during the Easter Holidays? Look no further, St Mirren in the Community are now taking bookings for the ever popular Easter Football Camps. The Camps will run on both weeks of the Easter school holidays (7th to 11th April and 14th to 18th April) […]

Facebay Fundraising Open Day a Success

Facebay Fundraising Open Day a Success. Facebay Fundraising recently Held an open Day at Storage vault in Clark Street Paisley they raised £456.65 which was split between MacMillan and Down Syndrome Scotland they also raised a further £671.81 by doing sponsored cycle rides and other events and selling donated items for macmillan raising a grand […]

The sky is the limit for Provost Hall

The sky is the limit for Provost Hall Renfrewshire’s Provost is urging local people to spread their wings and be a hero for the day by helping her raise awareness for a worthwhile cause. The sky will be the limit for the Provost Anne Hall in August when she takes part in a wing-walking display […]

Euan’s Guide Aims to help disabled access to local venues.

Euan’s Guide Aims to help disabled access to local venues. A website which reviews the disabled access standards of local venues has been gaining momentum after boosting new celebrity backers, Stephen Hawking and JK Rowling. The website, Euan’s Guide, was started by Euan McDonald, who suffers from Motor Neuron Disease, in a bid to share […]