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Stargazers invited to Lochwinnoch’s Dark Sky Viewing Nights

Aspiring astronomers are being invited to see the wonders of the night sky in Lochwinnoch as a series of outdoor events take place at the Castle Semple and Muirshiel Country Parks. Stargazers can expect to see close ups of the Moon, Jupiter, far-away galaxies, constellations and even the International Space Station as they are guided through the skies at three events to start the New Year. The event on 22 […]

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Remembering those lost to suicide

Renfrewshire’s annual memorial service to commemorate those who have lost their lives to suicide will be held in Paisley this month. The Memory Tree event, due to be held outside Renfrewshire House on Thursday 18 January, gives bereaved family and friends a chance to come together to remember lost loved ones and celebrate their lives. It also aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and offer a supportive space for […]

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Residents encouraged to check ahead for Renfrewshire Council’s festive contact arrangements

Residents looking to access council services over the festive period are being urged to check in advance for opening hours and emergency contacts. Many council services will close or operate on an emergency basis from 2.30pm on Friday 22 December 2023, although all lifeline services will continue to operate and online services remain available throughout. A handy guide has been prepared for residents on the council website outlining opening hours […]

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Paisley’s Christmas 2023 returns with a month-long celebration

Paisley town centre will be full of festive cheer this year with the return of Paisley’s Christmas 2023 – a month-long programme of festive family fun! The event, which is organised by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with Scotland’s Theme Park, will run from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 30 December excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Visitors can look forward to the return of the outdoor under-cover ice-rink in County […]

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OVER 20,000 BENEFIT FROM NEW FREE BUS PASS

New figures released by the Scottish Government have revealed over 20,000 Renfrewshire young people are now benefiting from free bus travel, and the statistics were hailed by local MP, Gavin Newlands, as a “game-changer” for the poorest in society. The numbers put Renfrewshire 8th in the Scottish council league table, as over 2.2 million journeys have taken place in the county using the entitlement card since its launch in January last year. […]

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PRESTIGE HAT-TRICK FOR THE TEAM AT PAISLEY RADIO

The team at Paisley Radio are delighted to receive the Radio Station of the Year Award 2022/23 Winner's Trophy at this year's Scotland Prestige Awards. This is the the third year in a row we have received this award, and we are extremely grateful to have won again!!! Station executive Paul said "It's a privilege and honour to win this award three times. It feels as though our hard work […]

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Thousands flock to Paisley for the Halloween Festival

Paisley’s Halloween Festival – one of the biggest and best of its kind in the UK – got underway on Thursday, with crowds of thousands gathering for the annual spooktacular. The town centre was turned into a gothic playground with specially-created installations, sensational street performers and aerial acrobats, set against the stunning backdrop of Paisley’s 850-year-old Abbey. Paisley has become Scotland’s home of Halloween in recent years and this was […]

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Renfrewshire’s programme for Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival gets underway

A series of events, exhibitions and workshops are scheduled to take place across Renfrewshire in support of mental health and wellbeing as part of the annual Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. The national festival, which is led by the Mental Health Foundation, takes place from 4 – 22 October 2023 and is one of the world’s leading arts events dedicated to mental health. This year’s festival focuses on the theme […]

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RENFREWSHIRE TOY BANK CHRISTMAS APPEAL

CAN YOU GIVE THE GIFT OF JOY TO A CHILD IN RENFREWSHIRE THIS YEAR? Can you help support local children this year by donating a toy or gift? Renfrewshire Toy Bank receives referrals from local schools and nurseries, health visitors, social work, charities and many other local organisations. If you would like to support before their drop off points open, please click on one of the links below: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1JIBRDZUOYFRZ/... https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/renfrewshirectb […]

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Celtic Connections 2024 set for expansive programme of unmissable music

World-renowned Glasgow festival Celtic Connections will once again light up stages, venues and dark winter nights from Thursday 18 January to Sunday 4 February 2024, for what will be one of its biggest-ever capacity festivals. Proudly known as Europe’s premier folk, roots and world music festival, and the home of spectacular musical showcases and one-off collaborations, Celtic Connections has continued to expand into a multitude of genres over its 30-year history. This year will see […]

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