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Microadventuring in Renfrewshire

by on 23 December 2022 0
In light of lockdown, everyone’s looking at familiar locales through a new lens and the world of microadventuring is one way to maximise their potential, right here in Renfrewshire. Between the physical restrictions that emerged for nigh-on two years as a byproduct of the Covid-19 pandemic and the financial burdens that we’re all facing... Read More

Shaun Moore – Tannahill Makar and spoken word artist

by on 23 December 2022 0
Just weeks on from his appointment as Tannahill Makar, Mill caught up with spoken word artist Shaun Moore to discuss his new role, Renfrewshire’s radical heritage and more.  When it’s done right and without airs, graces or elitism, poetry and spoken word has the capacity to effect and advocate for change, broaden horizons and... Read More

RAMH REstore Community Pantry

by on 23 December 2022 0
Months on from opening its doors, the RAMH REstore Community Pantry initiative is ensuring that every last morsel of food around us is going to good use. RAMH REstore’s Community Pantry continues to make surplus food available to the local community. Since launching earlier this year, there are now 470 members who have made use of... Read More

Johnstone Dementia Friendly Community Group

by on 23 December 2022 0
Founder Karen McShane takes us inside the vital work of The Johnstone Dementia Friendly Community Group. For anyone with lived experience of helping those with dementia, whether it’d be family members or in their working life, you know that it is no easy feat. In the case of Karen McShane, she’s seen both sides... Read More

Paisley Housing Association – nurturing the neighbourhoods

by on 20 December 2022 0
From renovations to gala days, Paisley Housing Association does it all. Now they, and their five collaborating organisations, are giving you a chance to get involved. For most people, housing associations are like gravity in the sense that you know they’re there, but you don’t necessarily understand the finer details of how they work.... Read More

Renfrewshire libraries join Winter Connections programme

by on 15 December 2022 0
Libraries across Renfrewshire will host free activities during the winter months as part of Renfrewshire Council’s Winter Connections programme. Activities including family craft and play sessions and film nights, will be available in selected Renfrewshire libraries as part of the programme, which is creating a network of local places and spaces which offer free... Read More

Disability Resource Centre Renfrewshire

by on 13 December 2022 0
Over three decades into its existence, we take a look at the crucial work of The Disability Resource Centre as it reopens its doors. How long has the DRC been a service in Renfrewshire? The Disability Resource Centre has been offering a service to people with long-term conditions, physical or sensory impairments for over... Read More

Renfrewshire residents encouraged to spend local

by on 8 December 2022 0
Around two thirds of adults in the west of Scotland plan to spend local this Christmas compared to previous years, according to a recent survey. The online survey carried out by ScotPulse and commissioned by Renfrewshire Council, aimed to understand public awareness and attitudes towards shopping locally this festive season. With just a couple... Read More

Provost’s Community Awards 2023

by on 24 November 2022 0
Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron is searching for community heroes as nominations open for the 2023 Provost’s Community Awards. Extraordinary employees, superlative sportspeople and compassionate carers are being sought as the awards recognise the people who make Renfrewshire a better place to live, work and visit. There are six categories available to nominate in and... Read More

Renfrewshire Photos by West College Scotland students

by on 3 August 2022 0
Renfrewshire Photos: Photography Students from West College Scotland take to the streets to find and capture photos of their favourite buildings in Renfrewshire. Renfrew Town Hall: This Category A-listed building was designed by James Jamieson Lamb and Baillie James Barr Lamb in the French Gothic style and cost £7,500. It was officially opened by... Read More