Category: Blog

AGS Airports Ltd media statement

AGS Airports Ltd can today (Wednesday, October 11) announce that Chief Executive Officer Amanda McMillan has signalled her intention to stand down following a family decision to relocate to Australia. Mrs McMillan, who also has responsibility for Glasgow Airport, where she has been Managing Director for over nine years, will continue in her role until […]

MHAIRI BLACK MP WELCOMES CHARITY’S SOCIAL SECURITY ADVICE SERVICE FOR DEAF CONSTITUENTS

Mhairi Black MP is urging deaf people in Paisley and Renfrewshire South who have queries about benefits decisions to use a charity’s specialist welfare rights advocacy service. The service, which is run by the charity Action on Hearing Loss Scotland, can provide people who are Deaf or have hearing loss – including British Sign Language […]

Danny Kyle open stage launches at the Spree Festival

While he was alive, the late Paisley music legend Danny Kyle was a great champion of new talent. His memory and influence lives on with the Danny Kyle Open Stage at this year’s Spree festival, which offers up and coming musicians the chance to shine. The free event at the Spiegeltent throughout the 12 day […]

Gavin Newlands MP highlights the positive effect of arts and good health

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has praised Paisley’s cultural contribution to the country, highlighting the positive effect that the arts can have on improving health outcomes. During a debate the Westminster on the effects that the arts can have on a person’s health, Mr Newlands spoke about the emphasis that the […]

24 hour cyclathon

2 bikes, 48 cyclists and a lot of sore legs later, Andrea and Alan Gibson, along with friends Lesley and Mike Gallagher and Stuart and Eve Gibson completed a gruelling cycling challenge at the Houston Inn that raised an incredible £4, 403.10 for St Vincent’s Hospice.   The motivation for event organiser Andrea, was the […]

Hat-trick of wins for Kilbarchan AAC in annual sports awards

COACHES from Kilbarchan Amateur Athletic Club ran out with a hat-trick of wins at the annual Renfrewshire Sports Awards. Arthur Smith won both the Community Coach of the Year and Dedication to Sport awards along with John Rodger, who lifted the Event Volunteer of 2017 award. Arthur has been a member of Kilbarchan AAC for […]

Paisley statues yarn bombed

She was infamous for not being amused but even Queen Victoria would have raised a smile as her statue was one of a string across Paisley to be yarn bombed. Passers-by stopped in their tracks when they saw the legendary monarch, who stands in Dunn Square, sporting a specially created tartan crinoline skirt and traffic […]

Pupils supported by their parents heading back to school

An innovative education project is helping Renfrewshire pupils to reach their full potential by inviting their parents to get back into school. Parents of pupils in three secondary schools – Gryffe, Castlehead and Trinity High – were invited to take part in a pilot of the Parents in Partnership programme between August and October 2016 […]

BBC Rip Off Britain Live

BBC Rip Off Britain Live is coming to Glasgow! It will be broadcast live daily between 16-20th October 2017 and we are looking for audience members to be a part of the show. As well as the excitement of the live broadcast, we also have a number of experts on hand to take questions from the […]