Stories

This is your space to find out what's happening with Active Communities at Station Seven and out in the Renfrewshire community. 

Here we will also feature stories from some of our staff, volunteers and members about what their journey with Active Communities and the difference it has made to them.

 

 

Celebrating Carers Week 2024: The Carers Walk

Celebrating Carers Week 2024: The Carers Walk

At Active Communities, we are dedicated to enhancing health and wellbeing for everyone in our community. This Carers Week 2024, we were thrilled to team up with Renfrewshire Carers Centre to host a special event that truly put family carers on the map. On Tuesday 11th June, a group of carers, their friends, and supporters gathered at Station Seven, our vibrant hub, for an invigorating walk through Johnstone. This event aimed to encourage carers to take a well-deserved break from their demanding ...

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Volunteers’ Week 2024: Celebrating Our Amazing Volunteers

Volunteers’ Week 2024: Celebrating Our Amazing Volunteers

Monday 3rd June to Sunday 9th June  Volunteers’ Week kicks off today, and we are excited to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude to our amazing volunteers. At Active Communities, our 45 dedicated volunteers ar ...

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Renfrewshire Anti Stigma Alliance Wellbeing Event | May 2024

Renfrewshire Anti Stigma Alliance Wellbeing Event | May 2024

On Saturday 18th May, we were delighted to attend the annual Renfrewshire Anti Stigma Alliance (RASA) Wellbeing Event at Fountain Gardens, Paisley. The event was organised to support Mental Health Awareness Week. It was a great op ...

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Jogging Buddies Explore Millport

Jogging Buddies Explore Millport

On Sunday April 21st, our Jogging Buddies group embarked on their highly anticipated annual journey to Millport. With near-perfect weather - a gentle drizzle and a soft breeze - the conditions were ideal for their adventure. With ...

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Knock Out Your Fitness Goals with Our Men's Boxing and Fitness Class

Knock Out Your Fitness Goals with Our Men's Boxing and Fitness Class

Are you looking to step up your fitness game while having a blast? Look no further than our Men's Boxing and Fitness Class hosted at 4 Corners Boxing Gym in Johnstone! Thanks to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund an ...

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Community Pantry open every Wednesday

Community Pantry open every Wednesday

Our Community Pantry is open every week, and offers good quality food ...

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Join us for our AGM | Tuesday 21st November

Join us for our AGM | Tuesday 21st November

This year's Annual General Meeting will take place Tuesday 21st Novemb ...

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Doors Open Day | Saturday 2nd September

Doors Open Day | Saturday 2nd September

Active Communities is delighted to announce that we will be taking par ...

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We're delighted to welcome Alan Clark as our new CEO

We're delighted to welcome Alan Clark as our new CEO

The Trustees of Active Communities are delighted to announce the appoi ...

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Another community partnership for Active Communities

Another community partnership for Active Communities

We were delighted to support a project by Houston and Killellan Kirk a ...

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Active Communities celebrates The National Lottery Community Fund grant

Active Communities celebrates The National Lottery Community Fund grant

Renfrewshire charity Active Communities is delighted to announce a bra ...

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Active Communities congratulates 20 years of Ralston Jogging Buddies

Active Communities congratulates 20 years of Ralston Jogging Buddies

Active Communities is celebrating a milestone anniversary as Ralston J ...

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