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Spotless September off to a flying start in Renfrewshire

Volunteers in Renfrewshire made a flying start to Spotless September as the annual litter picking event began yesterday (1 September). A mainstay in the events calendar of the award-winning Team Up to Clean Up campaign, more than 1,000 bags of litter were removed from the local environment this time last year and volunteers are keen […]


M&S Paisley has donated more than 30,000 meals to those in need through its food redistribution programme. Charities across Paisley, including We Care Initiative, have partnered with M&S Paisley to help provide free food to those in need. Since the programme began, We Care Initiative has received 252 meal donations from M&S to benefit vulnerable […]

WestJet to relaunch popular Halifax service and new direct route to Toronto in May 2022

Airline partner WestJet has announced plans to reinstate its Glasgow Airport Halifax route from 3 May 2022 along with a new direct service to Toronto. The announcement from the Canadian carrier heralds the return of services to North America from Glasgow Airport for the first time since March last year. WestJet has been operating flights […]

14 play parks in Renfrewshire set for ‘complete transformation’

Families and young people across Renfrewshire can look forward to 14 fully renewed play parks as part of a £1.25million investment by Renfrewshire Council. Councillors approved the two-year investment this week which will see a play park in each ward area completely overhauled, with all current assets removed and replaced with brand-new play equipment. Council […]

Princey the dog wags his tale after author inspired by grandson

A TODDLER grandson has been the inspiration behind a new children’s book launched this week. Former newspaper editor, Norman Macdonald used to make up bedtime stories about his grandparents’ dog, called Princey that he would tell his children when they were young. And after his daughter, Layna became a mum almost two years ago, she […]

Grant boost to tell Paisley’s amazing shawl story in exciting new displays

A £60,000 grant has been secured to tell the story of Paisley’s world-renowned shawls in exciting displays to be created in the town’s transformed museum. Museum Galleries Scotland (MSG) has awarded the money to Paisley Museum Reimagined in another major boost for the venue when it reopens in 2023 following a £42m overhaul. It will […]

Whats On at the Bungalow Paisley

Friday 27th August at The Bungalow you can experience the 80s all over again because NNE are back with another audiovisual audience immersive evening of great tunes and videos that will get your memories of those days popping. Club 80s transports you back to one of the most magical musical periods, so authentic you’ll think […]

PACE Theatre Company Update – Panto 2021

“After careful consideration, we must reluctantly confirm that there will be no PACE Theatre Company panto for Christmas 2021. “Regrettably, there are a number of factors that mean it is not viable for us to produce our annual panto this year. Paisley Arts Centre, our home venue for more than 30 years, is currently undergoing […]

National Lottery Supports Glasgow Creative Projects Via Open Fund Awards

Plans are in place for public access defibrillators to be installed around the entrance gates of every primary school in Renfrewshire – enabling 24-7 community access to the life-saving equipment. The emergency resuscitation devices are already available at all secondary and Additional Support Needs (ASN) schools across Renfrewshire. Now, councillors on the Finance, Resources and […]