23 October 2021
  • 23 October 2021

Lifestyle

Pokémon Go in Renfrewshire – Gotta Catch Them All!

by on 22 October 2021 0

Half a decade into its existence, resident Renfrewshire Pokémon GO expert Tim Merrick discusses the game’s enduring appeal, its health benefits and more. As Pokémon GO approaches five years since its launch, the mobile sensation continues to attract new players and has over 60,000,000 people regularly participating every month. Why do you think this...

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Scottish kids with Down’s syndrome star in educational resource

by on 2 October 2021 0

Seven Scottish kids with Down’s syndrome are the stars of an innovative educational resource aimed at raising awareness of the condition amongst schoolchildren throughout the UK and dispelling the stigma and myths associated with it.  The resource, produced by the multi award-winning Paisley-based charity I Am Me Scotland, includes a short film, animation and...

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Open Mind Summit 2021 Hosted by Create Paisley

by on 21 September 2021 0

Create Paisley, a Renfrewshire-based youth arts charity is working with partners to promote creativity and wellbeing again this October by hosting Open Mind Summit, a one-day online event exploring how creativity and culture can improve young people’s wellbeing. Launched in 2019 on World Mental Health Day (10 October) the sell-out event attracted over 100...

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Wee Spree festival of family fun returns to Paisley

by on 15 September 2021 0

Paisley is set to host a festival of family fun as The Wee Spree returns this October. The popular programme of activities for kids and families will take place from Saturday 9 – Saturday 16 October, with plenty for everyone to enjoy during the school holidays. The Wee Spree events will also coincide with...

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Beat the Street game is coming to Renfrewshire

by on 16 August 2021 0

A popular physical activity game that has taken Scotland by storm will be taking place across Renfrewshire this autumn. Beat the Street is a real-life interactive game that aims to get whole communities moving together and has been played by more than 1.4million people in more than 100 locations across the UK and beyond....

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Behind the doors of Kairos Women+

by on 12 August 2021 1

After obtaining registered charity status, Emmagayle Harper details how this community-led women’s space for all women and non-binary people across Renfrewshire and beyond is bringing people together in safe and inclusive ways. When lockdown hit in March 2020, everyone was in a state of shock as the country abruptly came to an almost complete...

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