Category: Blog

Frightened Rabbit and RSNO among headliners for Paisley’s Spree festival

The bill has been announced for Paisley’s Spree festival – featuring a one-off collaboration between Scottish indie actFrightened Rabbit and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Paisley Abbey. The festival of music, comedy, theatre and more – which will take over the town centre between 13 and 22 October – is now in its sixth […]

Hundreds turn out to pay tribute to our Armed Forces

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde have come together to celebrate Armed Forces Day with a special service at Paisley Abbey. The Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Guy Clark, the Provost of Renfrewshire, Lorraine Cameron, and Provost of Inverclyde, Martin Brennan, were in attendance to recognise the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, both past and […]

Gavin Newlands MP celebrates Care Home Open Day with Kyle Court Care Home

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has joined the residents of Kyle Court Care Home to mark the Care Home Open Day on Friday 16th June. On Friday 16th June, care homes all across the country opened their doors to the public offering a wide range of activities. Care Home Open Day is […]

Blue Air launches second new from Glasgow to Iaşi

Blue Air, the first smart flying company with over 100 routes in Europe, operated the first flight from Glasgow to Iaşi on Saturday, June 17. The new route will operate every Thursday and Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft. Blue Air currently operates the popular thrice-weekly service to Romanian capital Bucharest, which was introduced in […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader welcomes major investment in new lightweight manufacturing centre

Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement to develop an £8.9 million specialist manufacturing centre in Renfrewshire. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced today (Monday 19 June) that the Lightweight Manufacturing Centre will be established at the Doosan Babcock site in Westway, Renfrew. It is the first step towards creating a National […]

The Bungalow in Association with RSA Presents GROUND ZERO Live Rap Battle and Hip-Hop Event

Paisley’s independent live music venue The Bungalow and popular town centre community convenience store RSA (owned by Rehman Afzal otherwise known as Rekz) along-side organiser Darren Scott have teamed up to present GROUND ZERO a new music event dedicated to Rap and Hip-Hop on Saturday 8th July 2017 in The Bungalow on Shuttle Street, Paisley from […]

Paisley Interior Achitecture students work with David Ross, Director of Keppie Design

This academic year has seen the College’s HND Interior Architecture students team up with a range of design companies, providing them with invaluable real work experience, concluding with a collaboration with future led design company, Keppie Design. Working closely with David Ross, Director of Keppie Design, the students were given a brief which involved designing […]

Renfrewshire and Clydeside’s industrial decline caught on camera

An exhibition of photographs showing the industrial decline of Renfrewshire and Clydeside in the mid Seventies has opened in Paisley Museum. New York-born photographer, Larry Herman took the series of pictures between 1974 and 1976 when the once-heavily industrialised region was suffering from many shipyard and factory closures, as the economy foundered. Herman has hand-printed […]