Category: Blog

Thousands of world’s best pipers to descend on Paisley for British Championships

More than 4,000 of the world’s best pipers and drummers will turn Paisley into a sea of tartan when one of the most prestigious events in piping returns to the town next month. Bands will arrive from as far afield as Denmark and Ireland for the massive free-to-attend event – one of piping’s annual calendar […]

Millions to be invested in Renfrewshire’s roads network

The largest ever single year investment in Renfrewshire’s roads is set to be delivered in 2018/19 as part of an extensive programme of roads resurfacing. £7.2million has been committed from Renfrewshire Council’s budget to improve routes across Renfrewshire’s as part of the continuing physical and economic regeneration of the area. The programme for 2018/19 will […]

St Mirren league win to be celebrated with open-top bus parade

Thousands of people will party on the streets of Paisley when St Mirren’s SPFL Championship winning side are honoured with an open-top bus parade through the town centre. Renfrewshire Council is marking the Buddies’ return to the top-tier of Scottish football by staging the large-scale outdoor celebration event on Saturday 21 April. St Mirren mathematically […]

Launch of Paisley’s First Coffee Roasters

On April 19th, The Gatehouse Coffee Roasters will open its doors and begin providing speciality coffee to Paisley and beyond. The Gatehouse Coffee Roasters is the endeavour of husband and wife team, Nate and Becky Strawser. Nate and Becky have been working in coffee since 2005, but this is their first venture out into running […]

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – MHAIRI BLACK WELCOMES CENTENARY FUND

Projects to mark the anniversary of the women in the UK first receiving the vote will receive £500,000 from the Centenary Fund. The Fund will support a variety of projects including those looking to improve women’s political representation and participation in public life. As part of the Centenary Fund, up to £170,000 will be made […]

Ten out of ten for Lesley’s fitness classes

LESLEY Cochrane has been given ten out of ten for the way she runs her fitness classes. After all, she’s been teaching Body Attack, Body Pump and Body Combat for ten years, this month. Lesley, 42, from Linwood is a fitness instructor with Renfrewshire Leisure and was given a round of applause by her class […]

Renfrewshire Chamber B2B 2018

Register Now for Renfrewshire Chamber’s annual B2B event “Business Matters in Renfrewshire”   Renfrewshire’s largest free business event returns to Paisley for the 8th consecutive year on Thursday 10th May at the Lagoon, Paisley. “Business Matters in Renfrewshire –your local B2B event” is organised by Renfrewshire Chamber and is open to all members & non-members, […]