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Paisley Town Hall officially opened as Chimes event rings in the future

Paisley’s transformed Town Hall was tonight officially reopened with a unique musical celebration of the building’s history helping ring in a new era for the much-loved landmark. The A-listed Victorian town hall has been turned into one of the finest entertainment venues in Scotland after a five-year refurbishment led by Renfrewshire Council. And the building […]

Christmas is coming to town with month-long festive celebration

Paisley town centre will be full of festive cheer this year with the return of Paisley’s Christmas – a month-long programme of festive family fun! The event, which is organised by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with Scotland’s Theme Park, will run from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 30 December excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day. […]

Two weeks until biggest Gaelic cultural celebration lands in Paisley

In just two weeks’ time the world’s biggest celebration of Gaelic language and music, the Royal National Mòd, will return to the town of Paisley for the first time in a decade. The premier Scottish cultural event will be held in the town between 13 – 21 October 2023, with thousands of visitors expected to soak up […]

An Electric Week of Live Music: From Big Vern’s Funk to Paisley’s Best Bands!

Big Vern n the Shootahs are back at The Bungalow tonight and they’re ready to knock your socks off. Renowned as the ultimate feel-good party band, you are guaranteed a spectacular live show with some of the funkiest vibes you’ll have ever heard this nine-piece phenomenon. (posted Friday the 29th September 2023) You’ll hear a […]

Scotland’s Climate Week – Climate conversations helping to shape Renfrewshire’s path to net zero

National and local partners have joined communities for a series of conversations which are helping to shape Renfrewshire’s path to net zero. Key local, regional and national stakeholders joined Renfrewshire Council to scope out the actions that will support the area’s efforts towards becoming net zero by 2030, while also identifying the mutual challenges and […]

Winter Connections grant fund re-opens to community groups and voluntary organisations

Ahead of launching a new Winter Connections programme, Renfrewshire Council has re-opened its grant funding to support community groups and voluntary organisations to put on  activities from October to March. Winter Connections is a network of local places and spaces across Renfrewshire that are open to everyone and guarantee a warm welcome, where people can […]

Paisley venues to host late and live music gigs for Mòd Phàislig

Venues throughout Paisley are gearing up to welcome the Royal National Mòd to the town next month by offering a chance for visitors and locals to experience the very best in live traditional and Gaelic music as part of the event. Scotland’s premier celebration of Gaelic music and culture, Mòd Phàislig, returns to Paisley from […]


Glasgow passengers have raised £9,909.16 for the airport’s FlightPath Fund so far this year. The fantastic amount was collected at the end of the school summer holidays through the six cash globes positioned across the airport in which passengers can donate any left-over currency.  The sum raised by passengers has been added to this year’s […]