Category: Renfrewshire

Recruits get the message with branding task

Recruits get the message with branding task A group of teenagers on a popular council-run employment programme have grand designs on their future careers after receiving a branding masterclass. The Recruit programme is up and running for another summer, with around 50 young people the latest to benefit from the scheme. The programme is loosely […]

Countdown is on until Mòd and Spree

Countdown is on until Mòd and Spree The countdown is on until Paisley becomes the centre of Scottish cultural activity with less than 100 days to go until it hosts the Royal National Mòd and national music and arts festival The Spree. Wednesday 3 July marked the start of the 100-day countdown until the Mòd […]

Paisley High Street reopening plans made available to public

Paisley High Street reopening plans made available to public Plans to reopen Paisley’s High Street to night-time traffic are being made available for the public to view. Earlier this year, councillors agreed to take forward plans to allow cars and taxis to access the High Street in the evenings in a bid to inject new […]

PlayTalkRead bus back in Paisley

PlayTalkRead bus back in Paisley The PlayTalkRead bus returns to Renfrewshire during July, encouraging families to get creative, sing songs, clap hands and tell stories. The big purple bus will be calling at County Square in Paisley on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July before touring Renfrewshire for a week from Monday 22nd July. Funded […]

Area gets set for Sma’ Shot Day

Area gets set for Sma’ Shot Day The countdown is on to one of the biggest events in Renfrewshire’s summer calendar when Sma’ Shot Day takes place on Saturday 6 July. The popular annual event – one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – will run from noon until 5pm in its usual […]

Cabinet Secretary visits Reid Kerr

Cabinet Secretary visits Reid Kerr Cabinet Secretary for Education, Mike Russell, visited Reid Kerr yesterday to see how the curriculum for excellence (CfE) was being put in to effect at the colleges Institute of Construction and Engineering. The visit was arranged after Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, paid the college a visit earlier this year and […]

Residents have their say at Ferguslie Park event

Residents have their say at Ferguslie Park event Community activists from Ferguslie Park got the chance to have their say on issues affecting the area at a special event run by council and police staff. The event offered residents a platform to find out more about community safety work in the area, and speak to […]

St Mirren Kit Signing JD Sports Photographs

St Mirren Kit Signing JD Sports Photographs Photographs of the official kit launch in JD Sports the other day were taken by Anchor Mill Studio, our community partners. Anchor Mill Studio help train up emerging new talent and give their students the skills and confidence in taking photographs for photo shoots and commercial work. They were […]

The Chaplins Play Paisley Review

The Chaplins Play Paisley Review by Peter Greenwood While waiting for the Chaplins to come out on stage, among the buzz floating through the audience, more than a few times I heard talk in the vein of “what instrument does Charlie play”? The link between the band and the man isn’t actually very far removed. […]