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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Passenger numbers also up 7.7% on 2016  Over 603,000 passengers travelled through Glasgow Airport in February representing an increase of 7.7% compared to the same period last year, adjusting for the fact 2016 was a leap year. The growth was driven by a marked increase in demand for international travel, […]

Opera Bamba Concert details: 18th of March, 7pm

Opera Bamba presents: Introducing The first opera company founded in the west of Scotland since Scottish Opera is putting on a fundraiser with the opera stars of the future. Opera Bamba, based in Paisley, will be performing in Holy Trinity and St Barnabas in their first event of the year on the 18th of March […]

Express Yourself Through The Arts

Express Yourself Through The Arts is a creative expression workshop for young people who are 12-21 and enjoy hands-on creativity and having their voice heard. They would get involved in creative exercises, learn about the ideas process and how to get their ideas out through creative expression (film, photo, art, spoken word etc.) We will […]

Skateboarding in Renfrewshire

Longboarding, which is also known as sidewalk surfing, is a combination of surfing and skateboarding that originated in Hawaii around 1959 when the first commercial skateboards appeared. Skateboards were sold in big department stores such as Sears and in some neighbourhood stores, but skateboards were often viewed as kids’ toys. Sidewalk Surfing Skateboarding caught on […]


Paisley Pirates coach Ian Turley looked back on another memorable weekend for the club which not only saw them qualify for the Scottish Cup Final after a 26-3 aggregate win over a weakened Kilmarnock Storm, but incorporated a number of other events which he was very happy about. “We went out and did the job […]

Roadworks investment underway in Linwood

A £150,000  programme of roadworks is underway aimed at improving traffic flow and road safety at a busy location in Linwood. New traffic signals are being installed at the junction of Stirling Drive and Clippens Road in Linwood. Street parking outside the shops will be formalised. A new Toucan crossing will also be installed near […]

Families First generates millions for Renfrewshire families in need

Renfrewshire’s innovative Families First project has helped generate more than £4million of income for families struggling with finances in five areas across Renfrewshire. The free service supports families with children aged 0-8 years old and has helped them maximise their income and manage their debt. It provides help, support and advice in a family focussed […]

Paisley Town Centre regeneration taking shape

Restoration of the iconic Russell Institute building is nearing completion as part of major moves to revitalise Paisley Town Centre. Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan visited the Category A-listed building in the heart of Paisley which is being transformed through a £5 million investment into a Skills & Employability Hub. The former health centre will […]