Category: Renfrewshire

New service for Huntington’s Disease sufferers

New service for Huntington’s Disease sufferers A new service is being set up to help people in Renfrewshire and across the Clyde Valley, who suffer from Huntington’s disease (HD). Renfrewshire Council is joining forces with East Renfrewshire Community Health and Social Care Partnership (CHCP), West Dumbarton CHCP, Inverclyde CHCP and East Dunbartonshire Council to fund […]

Paisley celebrates ten years of Fairtrade

Paisley celebrates ten years of Fairtrade The people and organisations behind Paisley’s Fair Trade movement have gathered to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Paisley’s Fairtrade Town status. The milestone was celebrated at Paisley Town Hall with a Fairtrade Afternoon Tea, organised by the Paisley Fairtrade Partnership – the group set up to develop and monitor […]

Renfrewshire’s Top Recruits are revealed

Renfrewshire’s Top Recruits are revealed A group of young Renfrewshire people were revealed as job winners at a glittering ceremony to mark the conclusion of a popular youth employment programme. The finale of the summer edition of The Recruit took place at Paisley Town Hall in front of a crowd of invited guests and proud […]

Young people encouraged to attend job-help events

Young people encouraged to attend job-help events Young people looking for work are being encouraged to get along to two council-run events designed to help them increase their job prospects. Friday 23 August will see the Futuresfest careers fair at the Lagoon in Paisley, as well as an open day for the council’s youth employability […]

Fire Engine Rally attracts crowds to town centre

Fire Engine Rally attracts crowds to town centre Renfrewshire residents turned out in their numbers at the weekend to grab a glimpse of some vintage vehicles during the Fire Engine Rally Hundreds of people gathered in Paisley town centre on Saturday afternoon for the popular annual event, which is now in its fifth year. A […]

Clyde visits Renfrewshire’s Commonwealth sports programme

Clyde visits Renfrewshire’s Commonwealth sports programme Renfrewshire’s Councils summer activity programme has been voted a hit by record numbers of school children taking part. Youngsters of all ages from Renfrewshire took part in sports camps, outdoor activities and organised day trips. They were treated to a visit from Clyde, the energetic 2014 Commonwealth Games mascot […]

Batty about St Vincent’s

Batty about St Vincent’s STV’s Sean Batty, an Ambassador for St Vincent’s Hospice, will be hosting an exciting new quiz dinner in celebration of the hospice’s 25th anniversary. The ‘Who Wants To Make A Million For St Vincent’s’ Dinner & Quiz is taking place on Friday 4th October, 7pm, at the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport. […]

Council Leader presses Scottish Government for Living Wage power

Council Leader presses Scottish Government for Living Wage power Renfrewshire Council’s Leader wants private companies to pay a fair Living Wage to any of their staff who deliver work for the local authority – and he has written to the Scottish Government in a bid to turn this into reality. Councillor Mark Macmillan has written […]

St Mirren News 150813

St Mirren News 150813 FIRST HOME GAME Our first home game of the season will take place on Saturday 17th August 2013 when we play Kilmarnock. To avoid any disappointment you can purchase a Season Ticket or order match day tickets online at  www.smfctickets.co.uk or contact the Ticket Office on 0141 840 6130 or by […]