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Renfrewshire’s youth: the heart of Paisley Halloween festival

Young people were the driving force of the Halloween Festival which attracted thousands to Paisley last year.   An estimated 34,000 people took the streets …

First Renfrewshire schools go cashless with ParentPay next year

Schools in Renfrewshire are making the change to cashless payments as part of the ParentPay scheme. This plan will allow parents to pay online for their …

Pupils at Paisley Grammar set to rock with Beatles legend

A group of talented pupils from Paisley Grammar School have been selected to perform at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro alongside Beatles legend Sir Paul …

Party goers are encouraged to stay safe during festive season

Renfrewshire council and Police Scotland are giving party goers safety advice for their Christmas nights out.  As the festive season approaches the council …

Renfrewshire are flying the flag for disabilities

Raising awareness for International Disability Day   A special flag designed by a disability group has been raised in Renfrewshire to mark International …

Paisley Secret Collection highly praised at Architecture Awards 2018

Paisley Secret Collection has been praised by industry leaders, after missing out on the Architecture Awards in 2018. ‘Highly Commended’ …

New support fund for creative and cultural organisations in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire council has launched a new fund to support the cultural sector in the area, as part of the legacy of Paisley’s UK City of Culture bidding …

New devolved benefit to support parents in Scotland comes into force

The Scottish Government has launched the new scheme to support new and expecting parents. This comes as one of the 11 benefits recently devolved to

Renfrewshire Foodbank granted additional funds

Renfrewshire Foodbank has been granted a fund of £30,000 in order to reduce the impact of Universal Credit.   The funding gives money for the …

SAMH are tackling suicide rates for Christmas

Two people in Scotland die by suicide every day.  These two people could be people members of your family, your friends, someone you work with or someone you …