Young people in Renfrewshire have their say on improving mental health services

Young people in Renfrewshire have come up with a list of ten recommendations to improve youth mental health services. More training on youth mental health in schools and young people being given the tools to help peers who may experience issues,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Massive Baby Shark Dance in shopping mall will raise money for children’s hospice charity

A MASS Baby Shark Dance is being staged in one of Scotland’s biggest shopping centres. Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – has teamed up with intu Braehead to hold the giant fundraising event after the Baby Shark…

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…

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…

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…