Category: Renfrewshire

Have your say on Renfrew town centre community hub proposals

Residents, businesses and community groups can back a funding bid for a new community hub in Renfrew town centre. Renfrewshire Council has developed initial proposals which are now being shared with the public ahead of an application to the Levelling Up fund this summer. The plans set out the refurbishment of the vacant former police […]

WestJet’s Toronto service touches down at Glasgow Airport

Four services per week to operate to Canada’s most visited city – Glasgow Airport welcomed a new service to Toronto – Canada’s most visited city. The route, operated by airline partner WestJet, touched down on Saturday morning and will operate four times per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, connecting Scottish leisure and business […]

OneRen teams up with Renfrewshire’s Not Far? Leave the Car campaign

Participants in Renfrewshire Council’s Not Far? Leave the Car campaign can now pick up prizes from OneRen for getting active and using sustainable travel. Every mile that people travel on foot, by bike, or using public transport will earn a BetterTicket entry into the prize draw, with up to a maximum of twenty per week […]

Whats On 20 May 2022

Tonight The Bungalow has The Machine Rages On playing for the first time.  They are the UK’s No.1 Rage Against The Machine Tribute. The set list includes all the classic Rage at The Machine songs from their four studio albums. The band sounds like the real thing but they also pride themselves in looking the […]

Key roles appointed at Renfrewshire Council

Supporting those most in need and recovering from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are two of the priorities for the returning Renfrewshire Council SNP administration following decision on key appointments on Thursday 19 May. At the first council meeting of the new session following the recent election, Councillor Iain Nicolson was appointed Leader of the Council, […]

EXCHANGE THEATRE CONFIRMS AWARDS FROM TWO MAJOR FUNDERS

Exchange Theatre, a new community theatre space in Paisley town centre, has received a major boost to its capital campaign this week with the confirmation of two significant awards from charitable foundations.  We are delighted to acknowledge a grant of £200,000 from The Garfield Weston Foundation, one of the UK’s major supporters of the arts, as well as an […]

BRICKLIVE’S FANTASY KINGDOM IS HEADING TO PAISLEY THIS SUMMER!

This summer, we are bringing BRICKLIVE’s Fantasy Kingdom to Paisley town centre – so don’t miss this fun and FREE family day out! Our amazing brick models will be taking you on a fantastical quest through our medieval fantasy land with chivalrous knights, brave princesses, duelling wizards and deadly dragons.  And with a nod to […]

Renfrewshire’s Not Far? Leave the Car campaign links up with Scotland Loves Local

Active travellers taking part in Renfrewshire’s Not Far? Leave the Car campaign have the opportunity to earn discounts and money off at more than 100 local businesses thanks to the Renfrewshire Gift Card. The campaign has linked up with the Scotland Loves Local initiative and will see participants earn points every time they walk, wheel, […]

Job Opportunity – please share with your networks

RIG Arts are hiring a residency artist for a 24 week (6 month) period commencing 4th July 2022 for the EVOLVE project in Seedhill, Paisley.  They are looking to work with an artist or creative practitioner who will design and make a physical output to be installed in a public or publicly accessible space in […]