Nominate your favourite local businesses in Paisley town centre for the first ever Love  Paisley Star Awards! 

Public voting for these new awards is now underway with the winners set to be announced during this year’s Scotland Loves Local Week, running Monday 26th  August – Sunday 1st September. 

There are a total of 12 categories:  

1. Buddie Best Business 

2. Best Shop Dog 

3. Best Social Media 

4. Best Brekkie 

5. Perfect Pint 

6. Best New Business (opened in last two years) 

7. Best Window Display 

8. The What’s On Best Live Music Venue Award 

9. Paisley’s Friendliest Team 

10. The Creative Cracker Award 

11. Feel Fantastic Award 

12. Terrific Transformation Award 

Chair of Paisley First, Elaine Templeton, said: “We have an amazing community of  local businesses here in Paisley town centre – with everything from great retail shops,  fantastic food and drink venues, first class professional services firms, creative hubs and health, hair and beauty salons.

“Our businesses are at the heart of our local community, working hard to provide  that personal service you just don’t get in out of town shopping centres, and  employing local people. 

“These awards are set to be a great celebration of our local Paisley businesses – everyone wins when we love local so nominate your favourite businesses today!” 

Collect an entry form from any local business in Paisley – nominate your favourite  town centre businesses, then post your entry form in the special Love Paisley Star  Awards post-box in the Piazza Shopping Centre. 

Or if you prefer, simply go online – you can either scan the QR code on the leaflet or  head to the Paisley First website at or enter here 

The deadline to make your nomination is midnight on Sunday 11th August 2024. Let’s celebrate our local Paisley town centre businesses – Love Local, Love Paisley!


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