Category: Renfrewshire

Jogging Buddies Jingle Bell Run Photographs

The Jogging Buddies Jingle Bell Run took place on Sunday 2nd December in Barshaw Park and we were on hand to take some Paisley photographs of the event. Alex Kyle was there to take photos on behalf of paisley.org.uk All money raised was for the British Heart Foundation. It was the 10th annual jingle bell […]

‘Historical Adventures’ Youth Theatre

Welcome to another instalment of the ‘Historical Adventures’ Youth Theatre Blog.  All classes have been working extremely hard on their respective projects.  The Foxbar and Johnstone Youth theatres have been having lots of fun in the wonderful world of ‘Pantoland’ as they start to prepare for their dress rehearsals of ‘Cinderella’.  Royal Announcements are being made, all […]

Pupils have monster day out at book giveaway

Pupils have monster day out at book giveaway A group of Paisley schoolchildren got their hands on a pack of free kids’ books – and had a brush with some friendly monsters along the way! The P1 pupils from West Primary were at the town’s Central Library to each receive a family pack featuring the […]

Glasgow Airport opens volunteering doors for young adults

Glasgow Airport opens volunteering doors for young adults Glasgow Airport is providing young unemployed people with a route into work after backing a volunteering initiative. The airport has awarded £4,900 to ProjectScotland through its FlightPath Fund and the money will enable seven people aged between the ages of 18 and 30 to take up full-time […]

Graduate Recruitment Incentive

RENFREWSHIRE Chamber has been chosen as one of four Scottish Chamber areas for a new Scottish Government pilot running ’til March 2013, aimed at encouraging small, local businesses to employ a graduate (other areas include Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway). The Graduate Recruitment Incentive (GRI) is a payment of at least £3,000, available for […]

Creative Renfrewshire Network

Creative Renfrewshire Network What / who is the Creative Renfrewshire Network (CRN)? Creative Renfrewshire Network, a networking group representing all arts and culture throughout Renfrewshire, is run by a committee of inspiration enthusiasts, dedicated to celebrating and building on the rich cultural resources of Renfrewshire – past, present and future – with a forward-looking local, […]

Baker Street legend gets ‘own’ Drive

Baker Street legend gets ‘own’ Drive Daughter Martha’s delight at home town tribute to Gerry Rafferty The daughter of legendary singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty today (Thu) told of her pride after a street bearing his name was officially opened in his home town. Martha Rafferty joined her singer-songwriter cousin Mark Rafferty in Shortroods, Paisley, to mark […]