Children of Africa bring pupils message in song

A GROUP of African children have travelled to Scotland to sing and dance their way into the public’s heart.

Learning digital skills is best way residents can prepare for Universal Credit

Renfrewshire residents are being urged to learn basic digital skills ahead of Universal Credit coming into effect on Wednesday 19 September. Universal Credit will replace six benefits and tax credits with a single monthly payment, but claims…

Family raises awareness in Suicide Prevention Week after own tragic loss

Since his son Adam tragically took his own life, Andy Alcroft and his family have raised funds and awareness for charities for those bereaved by suicide. The Paisley dad tells his story in Suicide Prevention Week, in the hope of stopping more…

Doors open across Renfrewshire

Historic buildings and locations across Renfrewshire opened their doors this weekend to thousands of visitors as part of Doors Open Days. Ope Doors at Renfrewshire. 8.9.18 Part of a worldwide event with over 50 countries taking part, Renfrewshire’s…

Councillor Lorraine Cameron Provost of Renfrewshire

PROVOST’S CHARITY BALL – FRIDAY 5th OCTOBER 2018 My chosen charity this year is MND Scotland, in memory of my mum, and all Renfrewshire citizens who are either suffering from, or have lost their lives to Motor Neurone Disease. I have organised…

Paisley Pirates Solway Invitation Tournament

Paisley Pirates returned from a weekend at the Solway Invitation Tournament without a win, but Head Coach Ian Turley pronounced himself “satisfied” with the outcome of the event, won by the hosts Solway Sharks. “We knew we were unlikely…

St Fergus’ Primary School gets top marks in school inspection

St Fergus’ Primary School in Paisley has been praised by inspectors for raising attainment levels among pupils and the commitment of staff to improving the life chances of children. An inspection team from Education Scotland visited the new…

Renfrewshire’s anti-bullying policy informed by parents and pupils

Parents, head teachers and pupils have all been consulted on Renfrewshire’s new anti-bullying policy. The updated document, which was approved by councillors at the Education and Children’s Services Policy Board, has been revised by Renfrewshire…

Burial fees for families who lose a child under the age of 18 are scrapped by Renfrewshire Council

Families who lose a child under the age of 18 will no longer have to pay burial fees after they were scrapped by Renfrewshire Council. The agreement, which was approved by councillors at the Infrastructure, Land and Environment policy board,…

Family Roller Disco Paisley

We are rolling back into The Lagoon Centre in Paisley on Saturday 29-9-18! We are excited to be back and SK8 with you all again, it’s been a while! We are looking forward to doing it all again. Skates for hire and great music to SK8 to. Grab…