Category: Blog

How Paisley Plans to Transform Its Future

Renfrewshire is currently advancing plans to transform its future by attracting more tourists, investors and entrepreneurs to the area. Using an array of remarkable cultural, heritage and economic assents, residents and officials in the area are hoping for a brighter future by attracting more visitors, investors and business owners. Over the past two years, Paisley’s […]

Paisley in the running for national ‘Great Town’ award

Paisley is one of three UK towns in the running to be named ‘Great Town’ in a national awards ceremony which celebrates great placemaking. The Academy of Urbanism Awards covers five categories of scale, including European City of the Year and Great Town, Neighbourhood, Street and Place. This year’s awards are particularly focused on places […]


CLAIRE FROM STEPS, MARTINE MCCUTCHEON, GRAHAM NORTON, DAWN STEELE & MICHELLE MCMANUS GUEST STAR IN ‘GARY LAMONT: DROPPING THE SOAP!’ TOUR 2018 Taking in an extensive tour of Scotland join Gary Lamont: Dropping the Soap! opening at Falkirk Town Hall 16 February. It’s the starriest show in town with guest appearances from 3 chart-topping popstars […]


His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visited West College Scotland today (Thursday 26 April 2018) to see how students are gaining the skills to preserve our built heritage, as well as designing modern homes for the 21st century. His Royal Highness’ visit was hosted by West College Scotland Principal and Chief Executive, Audrey Cumberford. […]

SNP Councillors welcome youth commission to research services for young people.

A team of young people are aiming to improve mental health services by leading a study, commissioned by the Scottish Government. This comes as part of the 10 year Mental Health Strategy launched last year. In a partnership between the Scottish Government, Young Scot and the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH), 22 members of […]

Parents get to swim with their water babies for free

PARENTS of babies under 12 months old can now go swimming with their children for free at all Renfrewshire Leisure-run pools. The new initiative was launched after mum, Laura Bartlett, from Johnstone approached her local councillor, Jacqueline Cameron about people on parental leave not getting a concessionary price to go swimming, even though they are […]

Motoring Extravaganza to return to Paisley town centre this summer!

Visitors to this weekend’s Beer and Food Festival can get a taster of what’s to come at CarFest when the team officially launch this year’s event this Saturday at County Place from 10am until 3pm. St Vincent’s Hospice is bringing its hugely popular CarFest into the town centre once again on Saturday 16th June and […]

Rukeri Launch New Marketing Campaign

Rukeri have designed a new Selfie Board for customers to use to show case their newly landscaped gardens through social media. Rukeri, a brand of Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd, grows premium lawn turf and supplies a wide range of landscaping products to the people of Paisley and beyond. Customers regularly pop into the shop […]