Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrew sparkles in the spotlight at switch-on

Renfrew sparkles in the spotlight at switch-on. Renfrew residents enjoyed some festive fun at the weekend when a crowd of more than 1,000 turned out to see the town’s Christmas lights switched on. The popular annual event was backed by a spectacular fireworks display, set against the backdrop of the town hall, which hosted most […]

Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On Video 2013

Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On Video 2013. Watch the highlights of Paisley’s spectacular Christmas Lights Switch-On 2013 Event. Produced by ‘Nick Afchain Films’ Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On 2013 from Renfrewshire Council on Vimeo.

Johnstone gets set for Christmas lights switch-on

Johnstone gets set for Christmas lights switch-on. Johnstone will get its chance to shine in the seasonal spotlight when it hosts a mixture of music and magic for its Christmas Lights Switch-on this week. The event – expected to attract hundreds of people – will take place in Houstoun Square, with family entertainment on from […]

£2m boost for plans to restore Russell Institute

£2m boost for plans to restore Russell Institute. Plans to restore one of Paisley’s architectural treasures to its former glory are taking a giant leap forward after Renfrewshire Council secured a £2million funding windfall. The Russell Institute is one of the town’s most striking landmarks – but the former health centre is lying empty and […]

Renfrew Christmas Light Switch On Photographs

Renfrew Christmas Light Switch On Photographs. The sky over Renfrew was lit up tonight as the annual Christmas Light Switch On went with a bang. There was a terrific crowd along the High Street and the families gathered there were not disappointed with the show. The photographs were taken from Hairst Street where the crowds were much […]

15 Best places to visit in Paisley

15 Best places to visit in Paisley. I asked the question to members of our Facebook Community recently “Where are the best places to visit in Paisley or where is the best place to go?” We had a fabulous response and some I would not have even thought of, I will thank everyone personally at […]

Old and young battle it out to be champions

Old and young battle it out to be champions. Opponents from 11 years-old to 80 will be pitting their wits against each other as they compete in the first ever Inter-generational Quiz event on 29 November. Four teams, each consisting of four older people and four school pupils, will battle it out over a series […]

Schools catering manager celebrates 30 years of service

Schools catering manager celebrates 30 years of service. Schoolchildren and staff at Kirklandneuk Primary School have gathered to celebrate Renfrewshire’s longest serving catering manager. Lorraine Kingsley has been part of Renfrewshire Council’s schools catering team for an impressive 30 years and has been a familiar face at the Kirklandneuk Primary serving hatch for 26 of […]