Category: Renfrewshire

New textile recycling service goes live

New textile recycling service goes live Renfrewshire’s new textile recycling service has ‘gone live’ – and a local councillor was on hand to personally make one of the first collections. The area’s new on-demand service came into operation on Monday 18 March, meaning residents who wish to recycle their old textiles and shoes should call […]

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

Enjoy hit Edinburgh Fringe 2012 show ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ at Paisley Arts Centre. Upcoming theatre performance, ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ will make you question what you thought you knew about one of the world’s most recognisable and worshipped brands. Both hilarious and harrowing, the piece is […]

Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads

Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads Renfrewshire Council has revealed details of which areas will benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in the area’s roads. The council is pouring an extra £4.3m of capital investment into road maintenance, meaning a total spend for 2013/4 of £5.7m – the largest-ever investment in roads from the council’s own […]

Paisley Beer Festival 2013

To avoid clashing with @TroonBeerFest, Paisley Beer Festival has been moved to 11th – 14th September. Again, apologies for any inconvenience Find out more information here. Twitter @PaisleyBeerFest http://www.paisleybeerfestival.org.uk/ Here is the official information from the Beer Festival website: Due to ongoing refurbishment works at Paisley Town Hall and the uncertainties they bring it has been decided […]

Local youth workers honoured at national awards

Local youth workers honoured at national awards Dedicated volunteers from Renfrewshire have swept the board at Scotland’s youth- work Oscars. A total of four individuals or groups were honoured at the Youthlink Scotland Awards ceremony, set up to recognise those who go above and beyond to help change the lives of young people for the […]

Pupils and catering staff get fundraising

Pupils and catering staff get fundraising It’s been pretty active on the fundraising front for pupils and school meals catering staff in all Renfrewshire primary schools of late. Amongst them, pupils and school meals catering staff at Bushes Primary School in Paisley donned their red noses and helped boost the funds being raised for Comic […]

Exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper

Exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper Caroline Watson, a Paisley artist, presents an exhibition of drawing and mixed media on paper. Exhibited last year at the beautiful Paisley Abbey, this series of work is based on floral images and the tradition of giving flowers as gifts to convey love, sorrow, congratulations, thanks… and our need to share […]