Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Arts & Museums Autumn 2013 line-up

Laughter, Buddy Guaranteed: Renfrewshire Arts & Museums is delighted to announce its brand new arts programme for autumn 2013. Autumn has arrived at Renfrewshire Arts & Museums, bringing with it a wonderful selection of theatre and dance performances, exhibitions at Paisley Museum, music and stand-up gigs as well as a superb range of regular events […]

Golfers Get On Course For St Vincent’s Hospice

Golfers Get On Course For St Vincent’s Hospice Golf enthusiasts are asked to tee off to support the St Vincent’s Hospice 25th Anniversary Golf Event on Friday 6th September at Kilmacolm Golf Club – “one of the finest village golf clubs in the country”. Teams of 4 can enjoy 18 holes on this scenic course […]

Count down to the Paisley 10K underway. Are you registered?

Count down to the Paisley 10K underway. Are you registered? There isn’t long to go until competitive racers and fun runners will take their place at the start line of the Scottish West 10k Championship and Fun Run in Paisley. Renfrewshire Council is reminding runners they need to be registered ahead of the road race, […]

Paisley gets set for vintage fire vehicle visit

Paisley gets set for vintage fire vehicle visit Renfrewshire residents will get the chance to go on red alert with rescue vehicles from yesteryear this weekend when the Fire Engine Rally takes place in Paisley. The popular annual event is expected to draw a crowd to the town centre as young and old alike gather […]

Council Leader urges UK Government to give councils new powers over payday loan companies

Council Leader urges UK Government to give councils new powers over payday loan companies The Leader of Renfrewshire Council has written to the UK Government to urge that councils be given new powers to regulate payday loan companies. Councillor Mark Macmillan has asked the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to give councils […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT ENJOYS BUSIEST JULY IN FIVE YEARS

GLASGOW AIRPORT ENJOYS BUSIEST JULY IN FIVE YEARS Passenger numbers up 5.4% in July 2013 Glasgow Airport enjoyed its busiest July in five years after more than 832,000 travelled through its doors, representing an increase of 5.4% compared to the same period last year. A strong demand from holidaymakers and the solid performance of a […]

Amazing Demonstration by Canine Partners

Amazing Demonstration by Canine Partners An amazing display of how trained dogs can help those with disabilities was given to Paisley’s MSP last week.  Canine Partners is a charity which provides specially trained assistance dogs to those that need a bit of help in getting about and doing some things around the house.  The dogs […]

Edwyn Collins is latest big name to sign up for The Spree

Edwyn Collins is latest big name to sign up for The Spree Legendary Scottish songwriter Edwyn Collins has become the latest big name to be added to the line-up for Paisley’s Spree festival later this year. One-time Orange Juice frontman Edwyn will appear in the unique setting of Paisley Abbey on Saturday 19 October. The […]

Universal Credit is “soul-destroying”

Universal Credit is “soul-destroying” Renfrewshire Council’s Leader has called on the UK Government to wise up and open up after a leaked report revealed staff delivering its flagship benefit change branded the programme “soul-destroying” and “unbelievably frustrating”. Recent media reports about Universal Credit findings, quote one member of staff as saying: “This is the third […]