Ross MacKenzie, a Renfrew-based author and journalist, has been announced on 2nd March as the winner of the Younger Reader’s (8-11 yrs) category of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2016, which celebrate the most popular children’s and young adult books by Scottish authors or illustrators. Read more
New play 30:60:80 Comes to Paisley Arts Centre
A new autobiographical performance by Glasgow-based artist Amy Conway, is coming to Paisley Arts Centre on Tuesday 8 March. 30:60:80 compares the lives and experiences of three generations of women as they reach their milestone birthdays. Read more
Planning event for Bargarran and St John Bosco shared campus
The local community, and parents and carers with children at Bargarran Primary School and St John Bosco’s Primary School and Nursery, are being invited to have their say on plans for a new shared campus school and nursery. Read more
Photos: Renfrewshire MP Mhairi Black visits local Hospice
Mhairi Black MP visited St Vincent’s Hospice where staff and patients were delighted to welcome her in Howwood. She was visiting the Hospice for the first time and during her visit spent time talking with patients and staff in St Vincent’s In-Patient Unit.     Read more
On Saturday around 200 dignitaries, Scouters, supporters and family members came together at the Wynd Centre for a celebration of Scouting across Paisley, Barrhead, Neilston & Uplawmoor. Read more
Lochwinnoch resident Corinne Hutton has been granted the Honorary Freedom of Renfrewshire. Read more
Renfrewshire Council to set budget on 3rd March
Renfrewshire Council has confirmed that it will meet on Thursday 3rd March to agree a budget for 2016/2017. Read more
Council to spend £14m on housing and regeneration
Renfrewshire Council is set for a £14m investment in housing and regeneration in 2016/2017. Read more
Buddie James is fighting back at cancer
A caring Paisley dad has teamed up with Renfrewshire Sports Charity to stage a second fight night in Paisley to raise thousands of pounds to hit back at cancer. Buddie James Murphy, 49, is hoping to beat the whopping £13,000 he donated to the Beatson Cancer Unit after a... Read more
BBC radio show The big Debate will be broadcasting from Johnstone Town Hall next month and are looking for an audience. Read more