Category: Blog

From Paisley to Paris…Scotland’s biggest town teams up with high-end French fashion house

The town of Paisley has teamed up with prestigious French fashion house Hermès – to help reconnect the town to the global design icon carrying its name. In what is thought to be a unique collaboration, the Paris-based luxury goods manufacturer has used original Paisley Pattern designs owned by the town to create exclusive ‘Paisley […]

Eco Drama in association with Platform presents The Whirlybird

An exciting new show for 3-7 year olds and their families, The Whirlybird celebrates the differences that make us unique, finding inspiration in nature and the wonder of flight.   Scotland’s leading Eco-friendly theatre company is set to tour its latest production – The Whirlybird – to venues and museums across Scotland this spring. Through movement, music, birdsong and puppetry, The […]

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY TO CELEBRATE MARINE AND COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS ON SUNDAY 03 MARCH

Sunday 03 March is World Wildlife Day, according to the United Nations. The theme this year is ‘Life below water: for people and planet.’ The UK marine and coastal environment is home to a huge number of species including the bottlenose dolphin and orca, the basking shark, humpback whale, and leatherback turtle, as well as […]

Renfrewshire budget delivers now and long-term

A positive budget benefiting “every single community and neighbourhood in Renfrewshire” was agreed by councillors today (Thursday 28 February 2019). A £412million budget for 2019-20 includes a transformational £79million package of one-off and longer-term investments. This will see an additional £29million invested in school buildings and £40million over the next five years towards Renfrewshire roads, […]

Councillors announce £86million investment in Renfrewshire council housing

Residents are set to benefit from an £86.6m housing investment in Renfrewshire over the next three years. Councillors unveiled Renfrewshire’s Housing Capital Investment Plan 2019/20 to 2021/22 as they announced their Budget plans today. The multi-million pound investment plan will focus on new build homes, regeneration and the maintenance of existing council homes. It will […]

Coats Memorial Launches Buy a Brick Project in Partnership With Local High School

The Steering Group behind a campaign to save an iconic church building from ruin have teamed up with pupils from Castlehead High School, Paisley to launch a “Buy a Brick” project, which they hope will help raise up to £50,000 for their cause. The 100 Days to Save Coats Memorial campaign, which launched on 1 […]

A budget for Renfrewshire’s future as school pupils set to benefit from new investment

Renfrewshire’s school pupils could benefit from a major new school investment programme if councillors agree a budget for the year ahead today (Thursday 28 February 2019). If approved, an additional £29million will be earmarked for investment in school buildings, benefiting pupils for generations to come. The funding will also unlock additional investment from the Scottish […]

Scores turn out to learn sign language at Paisley Arts Centre

More than double the amount of people than expected turned up at Paisley Arts Centre to learn sign language. Staff who had organised the British Sign Language sessions reckoned they would get 50 people coming along, but they were astounded when there was a queue of 128 waiting to join the Paisley Arts Centre’s Sign […]

TEST DRIVE Series 2 – CALL FOR APPLICANTS

Our casting team are currently looking for applicants for Series 2 of our brand new car-based gameshow, Test Drive. The first series is due to air on BBC Scotland (the new channel) from February 25th at 7pm. It’d be great if you could put a message out to your network? We’re looking for fun, opinionated and […]