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Minister for Scotland offers his “whole-hearted support” for Paisley 2021

UK Government Minister for Scotland Lord Duncan has backed Paisley 2021 as Scotland’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021. The Scotland Office Minister put his support behind the town’s ambitious bid during a visit to Renfrewshire on Tuesday (22 August). Lord Duncan was welcomed to the town by Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson, who […]

Residents urged to have their say on Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire’s residents are being asked to give their views on the priorities and needs of the area in an online survey. Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership have launched a survey to capture what people think about Renfrewshire and what it needs for the future, which will help shape the new community plan ‘Our Renfrewshire’. People can […]

one person studio flat available to let

Glentanar Court, managed by Cairn Housing Association, has a first-floor studio {one person} flat available for let. Situated within well appointed gardens Glentanar Court is located in the east end of Paisley, just a ten minute bus ride from the centre. Tenants have the convenience of an on-site laundry facility, a varied social programme, affordable […]

Ferguslie invited to public meeting on new community council

Residents in Ferguslie are being urged to attend a public meeting on forming a community council in the area. The meeting – which is being held on Monday 28 August, at 7pm in St Ninian’s Church Hall – is the next stage in the process of setting up a new community council, following Renfrewshire Council […]

Scotland Predicted to be Buy to Let Hotspot Thanks to Rent and Property Increases

The UK’s housing market may still have a way to go before it recovers completely, but some areas are now starting to see significant improvements. A new Your Move survey has revealed that Scotland’s property prices have increased year upon year, according to figures from this February, by 3.3%. Property prices on average, are now […]

They came mall dressed up for Comic Con event

SHOPPERS at Intu Braehead yesterday must have thought they had landed in the middle of a sci-fi movie. There were characters from all kinds of films, TV shows and comics, who had obviously come from a galaxy far, far away to have a look round the shops. Thousands of fans turned out for the Film […]

Record numbers for Paisley 10k and Fun Run

A RECORD number of people took part in yesterday’s Paisley 10k Race and Fun Run. (Sunday, August 20). There was a 25 per cent increase in runners compared to last year, with 3598 taking part in the two events – organised by Renfrewshire Leisure – compared to 2871 in 2016. From serious athletes to fun […]

Upcoming Events in “The Hoose”

After a storming gig last month Re-Start return on the 2nd September to raise the roof in the Hoose with some Mod Revival beats, “best live gig in Paisley” was heard. get your Fred Perry on and get in the Hoose on the High Street Paisley. Leave your tomagatchi and Furby at home alone, unplug the […]