Category: Blog

Zero Waste Scotland Holding Events To Gather Public Views

Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has called on people across Paisley to get involved with the latest series of events to gather views on the proposed bottle deposit return scheme. The Scottish Government is currently consulting on the scope of a deposit return scheme, to boost recycling and cut plastic waste – with the proposal being that customers […]

New initiative will clean up Renfrewshire’s roadsides

Roadside litter is set to be tackled as the latest element of Renfrewshire’s growing Team Up to Clean Up campaign. The latest strand of the campaign aims to deter drivers from throwing litter out their windows onto the roadside and pedestrians from failing to use litter bins. A dedicated Rapid Response Team (RRT) has been […]

Paisley Puffins get off to a flying start New Renfrewshire walking group for sheltered housing tenants doubles its numbers in one month

A new walking group for sheltered housing residents in Renfrewshire has become a hit with tenants. The Paisley Puffins held their first health walk last month around Paisley’s Fountain Gardens where five tenants joined walk leaders and volunteers. But just four weeks later, the Puffins have doubled their participant numbers with many already feeling the […]

The intu Braehead Arena transformed into food packing factory to feed starving in Africa

A giant sports and entertainment arena was transformed into a food packing factory to help feed starving children in the largest urban slum in Africa. Bosses at intu Braehead stepped in to offer their Arena free of charge to members of the Rotary Club, so they could pack 75,000 meals that are being sent to […]

Lisa to enter London’s biggest busking competition

Having sung about the fact her home town’s “streets are paved with hearts of gold, award winning singer songwriter Lisa Kowalski from Paisley is off to see if she can strike gold on the streets of London. Lisa has bagged a spot in the Mayor of London Gigs10 busking competition which is celebrating its tenth […]