Category: Blog

Job programme in Renfrewshire recruits 100th young person

A job programme helping the prospects of young people across Renfrewshire has recruited its 100th placement. Rhiannon McGinley lost her job during the Covid-19 pandemic, but is now “incredibly happy” after securing a new role with local company GBM Casting. Kickstart is the UK Government programme funding paid job placements and training for people aged […]

New walking tour will chart Paisley’s role in the Scottish Radical War of 1820

A new walking tour app is being launched to highlight the story of the Scottish Radical War of 1820 and Paisley’s role in the conflict. Paisley Radicals: Catalysts for Change is part audio play, part walking tour where history will be brought to life as participants immerse themselves in the stories and places in the town […]

£160m Boost for Ultrafast Broadband in Scotland

Dozens more urban locations to get Full Fibre, on top of 160 new rural places announced last month Around 400,000 more Scottish homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £160m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in another 48 urban areas – […]

Travel Day of Action

The Travel Day of Action has been arranged to urge government to act now to support the aviation industry and the 1.6m jobs it supports across the UK. Each airport is doing its own activity and we’re arranging the below picture to be recreated on our airfield. We will be supplying drone footage and still […]

New fly-through video gives first glimpse of Paisley Town Hall transformation

A new fly-through video has been released giving the first look at how Paisley’s A-listed Town Hall will look after a £22m transformation into a landmark entertainment venue.. The striking Victorian-era town hall is undergoing a major redevelopment to keep it at the heart of local life for generations to come. The project is part […]

Travel Day of Action

Such is the devastating impact of the pandemic on the industry, in normal circumstances we’d never be able to do something like this on what is a busy airfield. More importantly, Glasgow Airport alone has lost a third of its workforce across the 100 + companies that make up our campus (6000 people down to […]

Paisley punk scene celebrated in new film

A FILM about the legendary Paisley punk scene is being premiered on Renfrewshire Leisure’s online TV channel. The late 1970s and early 80s saw an explosion of the punk culture and music scene in the town after Glasgow banned punk bands from playing in the city. This meant some of the best-known punk bands in […]

News item -workshops restarting

ReMode on Paisley High Street are delighted to announce that they are restarting their popular Meddle & Mend workshops – sessions that are open for all to come along and learn skills in garment repair and upcycling. The first session is on Monday 12th July 7pm-9pm and the workshops will continue regularly throughout the year on the second Monday in each month. Do you […]

More Turkish Delight for Glasgow Airport in 2022

Corendon Airlines to launch services to Antalya and Dalaman, Turkey, from Glasgow for Summer 2022   Commencing April 2022 long-established Corendon Airlines will make its debut in Scotland at Glasgow Airport.  On offer will be direct routes to two of Turkey’s most popular holiday hotspots – Antalya and Dalaman.    Antalya will be served twice […]