Foodbank demand hits record high in Renfrewshire with 20% increase in handouts compared to the previous year
Food parcel handouts in Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire have reached a record number, according to new figures. Read more
More than 1000 people volunteer for Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean
More than 1000 volunteers took part in 31 community cleanups as the Renfrewshire community were inspired to take part in an action-packed weekend of events. Read more
Former Paisley drama student Amy Conachan shortlisted for Best Actress at the British Soap Awards
Former drama student, Amy Conachan, who attended college in Paisley has been shortlisted for Best Actress at the British Soap Awards. Read more
Paisley Food and Drink Festival set to be a treat for the tastebuds
Some of Scotland’s best food and drink producers and vendors will be in Paisley this weekend for the annual Paisley Food and Drink Festival for what is set to be the event’s biggest year yet. Read more
Street Stuff presented with national environmental award
Renfrewshire’s award-winning youth diversionary programme Street Stuff, has been presented with the prestigious Clean Up Scotland ‘Hero of the Month’ award in recognition of its efforts to support the Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Read more
Thousands of world’s best pipers to descend on Paisley for British Championships
More than 4,000 of the world’s best pipers and drummers will turn Paisley into a sea of tartan when one of the most prestigious events in piping returns to the town next month. Read more
Health and Social Care Partnership on the right track in Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire’s Health and Social Care Partnership (RHSCP) are making significant progress on improving residents’ health and social services, a new report has indicated. Read more
MSP pledges support to new national campaign: say no to puppy dealers
Tom Arthur, MSP MSP for Renfrewshire South has signed the pledge to #saynotopuppydealers in order to help combat illegal puppy farming and is urging others to do the same. Read more
Ten out of ten for Lesley’s fitness classes
Lesley Cochrane has been given ten out of ten for the way she runs her fitness classes. Read more
National environmental charity backs Renfrewshire Council’s ‘Big Spring Clean’
National charity Keep Scotland Beautiful have showcased their support for Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean this weekend, which aims to see a community clean up take place in every area in Renfrewshire. Read more