Category: Blog

Paisley first ever Scottish place to be crowned best town in UK & Ireland at Urbanism Awards

Paisley has been voted the best town in the UK & Ireland in recognition for its ‘outstanding’ efforts to transform its fortunes. It was crowned at the Academy of Urbanism awards ceremony in London, beating off competition from shortlisted Barnsley in Yorkshire and Chelmsford in Essex. Paisley is the first Scottish place to win the […]

Unique school celebrates its first birthday

Parents, pupils, teachers and support staff have been celebrating Riverbrae School’s first year. The school held a big birthday party to celebrate one year in the facility purpose built to transform the learning opportunities available to children and young people with additional support needs. Riverbrae School is the first one of its kind ever built […]

New home for Paisley’s Heritage Centre

Paisley’s heritage collection has found a new home in one of the most iconic buildings in the town. With Paisley’s Central Library and adjacent Museum closing as part of a multi-million refurbishment, the Heritage Centre has now opened in new premises – in the Abbey Mill Business Centre, housed in the former Mile End Mill, […]

Kilmarnock Thunder 2 Paisley Pirates 9

Pirates got their league campaign off to the best possible start with a comfortable win in Ayrshire. Both teams had their warm up period interrupted by a fire alarm, which saw them standing outside the ice rink in full kit, but it was the home team for whom the bells tolled as they found themselves […]

Willie Gallacher Clip

Hi everyone. For those that took part, this is just a checking taster that I am sure you will all be interested in viewing. Well done all and thank you again. I am sure others will be equally interested in this man. Remember, he never left his Council house in Rowan Street, Paisley. He always […]

Ready for Winter

Renfrewshire Council’s Winter Maintenance Plan has now been agreed at the recent Infrastructure, Land and Environment Board. The plan gives details on how the council are working to prepare Renfrewshire for the winter ahead and includes information on gritting routes and information on a new initiative which will see community grit bins installed in key […]

Help Heriot Primary School Christmas Fayre

Heriot primary are seeking donations for Christmas Fayre school fundraiser on Saturday 24th November. It’s the schools biggest fund raising event of the year and they rely on the generous support of the local community to help make it a big success. They know that there will be many demands on your generosity but can […]

Recycling bins set to be delivered across Renfrewshire

New recycling bins are set to roll out across Renfrewshire from next week as the bin collection service changes for residents. From Monday, green recycling bins will be delivered over a three-week period to residents across Renfrewshire. The new green bin will be for plastics, cans and glass and the blue bin will now be […]

Sponsors show their support for Provost’s Community Awards in Renfrewshire

The stars in Renfrewshire’s communities are set to be honoured once again this year and the long-standing sponsors of the awards have shown their support once more. Glasgow Airport Ltd, ACRE Industiral, UNISON Renfrewshire and the Piazza Shopping Centre have committed yet again to sponsoring one of the awards which aims to recognise the unsung […]