Category: Renfrewshire

Young people put Scotland in the frame

Young people put Scotland in the frame The Scottish Civic Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 My Place Photography Competition for young people. Conor Bolton (aged 6), Rothesay Primary school, snapped up 1st prize in the Primary School category for The Dry Keep and Amy Sheppard (aged 14), Buckie High School, won 1st prize in the […]

4 star Stage Award nominated show to appear at Paisley Arts Centre

4 star Stage Award nominated show to appear at Paisley Arts Centre. After appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe, the humorous, ambitious and universal story, Pirates and Mermaids is now on tour in the UK and North America and will be stopping off in Renfrewshire on 8 April. If home is where the heart is, what do you […]

US Airways to mark 10th anniversary of Glasgow to Philadelphia service with added flights

US Airways to mark 10th anniversary of Glasgow to Philadelphia service with added flights. US Airways which is now part of American Airlines Group is growing its popular Glasgow to Philadelphia service with additional flights in 2014. The airline has responded to an increase in demand for the trans-Atlantic service, which this year celebrates its […]

‘Hats Off to Led Zeppelin – Rewriting the rule book for tribute bands!’

‘Hats Off to Led Zeppelin – Rewriting the rule book for tribute bands!’ Three years ago Hats Off to Led Zeppelin created a buzz unheard of for a tribute act and this year sees them playing more venues across the globe, releasing a DVD, picking up their first award and are now to be the […]

Mosswood Open Weekend a Success

Pacific Care Ltd Mosswood Open Weekend a Success. Staff and residents of newly built Mosswood Care Home, Linwood, were thrilled at the turnout they received at their recent Open Weekends. With almost 200 people from the local Paisley community attending – including health professionals as well as friends and families of those interested in becoming […]

Renfrewshire pupils had a close encounter with poet James Carter

Renfrewshire pupils had a close encounter with poet James Carter. Primary School pupils in Renfrewshire have been getting lyrical this March (17th -21st) as prize-winning poet James Carter toured schools in the area, combining music with poetry and science to enthuse students with the power of words. As part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour […]

Renfrewshire’s community heroes recognised in special event

Renfrewshire’s community heroes recognised in special event. Winners of the Provost’s Community Awards celebrated at a special event held in their honour. Pulse FM’s Gus McLean joined Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall at the event to recognise the special achievements of local heroes. This year the awards have been revamped into five distinctive categories. Over 90 […]

Lights, camera, action for Recruits in fire film challenge

Lights, camera, action for Recruits in fire film challenge. A group of young people on a popular youth employment programme turned moviemakers for a day to shoot their own superhero-themed fire safety film. The lights, camera, action took place as part of the council-run Recruit programme for jobseekers, and saw participants devise, script, act and […]

Renfrewshire roads to benefit from £3.8m cash boost

Renfrewshire roads to benefit from £3.8m cash boost. Towns and villages across Renfrewshire are set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment in the area’s roads. Renfrewshire Council has set aside £3.8m for road improvements during the 2014/5 financial year, with this figure swelled by the second chunk of a two-year additional investment confirmed in […]