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This is a town steeped in history from the foundation of Paisley Abbey, the birth of Robert the Bruce, the industrial revolution and beyond. We take pride in our town and want others to know about the architecture, industry, people and what is happening now.

From news updates, the latest Paisley Photographs and videos, local Renfrewshire Events and community information. Our site has it all. We hope you can find everything you’re looking for.

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Paisley and Renfrewshire News


Should the vaping age rise to 21?

There are strict rules over smoking, and those rules apply also to e-cigarettes. In January 2014, the Telegraph reported that children under the age of 18 years old would be banned from buying e-cigarettes under new laws. The law was...
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Local Girl competes for Miss Glasgow

Diamonds and glitter are a girl’s best friend, and this is definitely the case for pageant newcomer Stephanie Bain from Renfrewshire. Stephanie has been chosen as one of eighteen lucky girls from Glasgow and its surrounding areas to compete for...
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UWS Graduation a Family Affair for Local MP

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has recently attended the Paisley Graduation Ceremony at the University of the West of Scotland. However, as well as attending the ceremony as part of his duty as the MP for Paisley...
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Pioneering social activist Mary Barbour honoured in her home village

A woman whose pioneering community activism a hundred years ago still inspires people today has been honoured in the village of her birth. Mary Barbour, who led the famous Glasgow Rent strike of 1915, has been honoured with the installation...
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Free books are in the bag for schoolkids

YOUNGSTERS are being given the chance to turn over a new leaf after they were given free books to take home and read. Every Primary One pupil in Renfrewshire is to be presented by Renfrewshire Libraries with three books to...
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Renfrewshire’s residents to march against violence

Campaigners are set to march through the streets of Paisley next week as part of an international campaign to eliminate violence towards women. The ‘Reclaim the Night’ procession, which takes place on Wednesday 25 November, launches Renfrewshire’s 16 Days of...
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10 safety measures your start up should consider

Anyone who has started a business will have put a lot of time, effort and money into the venture. It’s also important to take the security of your start up into account and make sure you’re safe from cyber attack...
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Paisley Pirates’ 3-1 defeat at Kirkcaldy

Pirates went down to a costly defeat in Kirkcaldy on Sunday night, losing not just the much needed two points to maintain their title challenge, but also influential skipper Grahame McCamley who was taken to hospital with a serious shoulder...
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Paisley Town Hall Hosts an Evening of Christmas Classics

A real festive treat to get everyone in the Christmas spirit, the stars of the feel-good show Christmas Crooners will perform their version of the Christmas classics of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, amongst others, at Paisley...
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SMFC Fans Council are also looking to recruit match day sellers to sell the new official Club scratch card – ‘Scratch for Saints’ Each seller will receive a complimentary match ticket and will be paid commission for every scratch card...
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Sma’Shot Scissors Open InCube Shop

A pair of 19th Century weavers’ scissors from the Sma’ Shot Museum were used on Thursday to cut a giant shop label and mark the official opening of the new InCube Shop. The mix of old and new emphasised the...
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Johnstone kicks-off Christmas at lights switch-on party

Johnstone got into the Christmas spirit when at the weekend with a day-long party to mark the switch-on of the town’s festive lights. Huge crowds from the town and beyond turned out to see Houstoun Square lit up with a...
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Global Ambitions for Renfrewshire’s New Businesses

Renfrewshire’s business community has gone global this week, joining 160 other countries and around 10 million people worldwide with a programme of events designed to encourage and celebrate entrepreneurship. Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest campaign of its type....
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Memorial award for two young high flyers

Two young people who tragically lost their lives last year will be remembered at a popular youth awards ceremony. Eilish Herron and Ferran Hart, award winners in 2013 and 2014, will have the awards they won named in their honour....
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We try our best to capture as much media as we can when major events or exhibitions come to town, we aim to let all our visitors know what is happening in town, where and when. If you would like to know more about an event or enquire about obtaining one of our photographs then please feel free to get in touch.