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Fitness fans raise cash for hospice charities

Two local hospices were given a fundraising boost thanks to Renfrewshire Leisure staff and customers. A total of £10,608 was raised after various sponsored events were held throughout the year at the sports and leisure centres throughout the area. Now the money is being split between St Vincent’s and ACCORD Hospices. Charlie McDougall, senior facilities […]



Communities take up the challenge to make it a Spotless September

Communities across Renfrewshire are joining forces this weekend (28-30 Sep) to make it a Spotless September in Renfrewshire. Schools, community groups, businesses and volunteers will be donning their bibs, grabbing their litter pickers and heading out onto the streets of Renfrewshire to make a difference as part of the Spotless September Challenge. More than 20 […]

Nominate your favourite business: Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business Rocco Award with PDE

Know a business that gives great service, welcomes you with a smile or you love going there? Nominate them for Renfrewshire’s favourite business ROCCO Award. To nominate your favourite business in Renfrewshire please email gavin.mcinally@reachplc.com  by 12pm on Thurs 27th Sept. Please include ROCCO AWARD in the subject header. In the email please include the name of the […]

Glasgow Airport FlightPath Fund £25,000 lump sum award

– Lump sum windfall to provide a lasting benefit to one charity or community group –   Charities and organisations have been urged to apply for a £25,000 lump sum from Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund to help provide a lasting benefit for their community. FlightPath Fund £25k launchPhotograph by Martin ShieldsTel 07572 457000www.martinshields.com© Martin Shields […]

Fashionistas jump into a bath of kiddies play pit balls

BLOGGERS had a ball intu Braehead’s Autumn and Winter Fashion event…well, it was more like hundreds of balls! They jumped into a bath filled with play pit balls to take unusual selfies. And they also enjoyed a catwalk show with models wearing the latest outfits that are in the shops now for autumn and winter. […]

We can’t wait on someone else doing it when we might be the someone else

Cutting back trees, clearing up litter and cutting overgrown grass might not sound like the ideal Sunday, but for Heather Clisset and the volunteers of the Erskine Community Garden this is what they look forward to – and not just on Sundays. The inspiring volunteer group are working around the clock to bring a derelict […]

Renfrewshire ready to support residents with Universal Credit

Residents looking for help and advice on Universal Credit can get the support they need from Renfrewshire Council. Council Leader Iain Nicolson says staff have been preparing for when Universal Credit goes live – on Wednesday 19 September – and have made sure support is in place for residents. Advice Works staff can offer residents […]

Communities invited to pitch for their share of £1.87million investment

Communities in Renfrewshire are being encouraged to bring their ideas and projects to life after plans for a £1.87million fund to support projects for green spaces, park and play areas and villages were approved by councillors today. Green Space FundingPIC SHOWS Council Leader Iain Nicolson with Alan McNiven Engage Renfrewshire Local community groups and volunteers […]

ReMode Youth Weekly events

RECYCLE OR DYE Every Friday 7-9pm during term time, from 24th August, for ages 11 – 18 ReMode MakeSpace, 39 High Street, Lochwinnoch Our regular make-session for young people.  A chance to get creative and learn to make, amend or adapt your clothes. All materials and resources supplied, or bring along clothes you would like […]