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Opening of the Bield Activity Centre

Opening of the Bield Activity Centre. The Bield Activity Centre, owned by 7th Paisley JNI Scout Group, was officially opened at the weekend by Graham Haddock, Chief Commissioner of Scotland. The Provost of Renfrewshire, Anne Hall, joined the many invited guests along with the Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire Guy Clarke, who presented Matthew Hesselmann with […]

SECOND PHASE OF GLASGOW AIRPORT’S £17M INVESTMENT TAKES OFF

SECOND PHASE OF GLASGOW AIRPORT’S £17M INVESTMENT TAKES OFF. The second phase of Glasgow Airport’s extensive preparations for the 2014 Commonwealth Games is now underway. Earlier this year the airport unveiled details of its £17 million investment programme which will see large parts of the main terminal building undergo a major makeover. This includes international […]

Paisley set for Christmas Lights Switch On

Paisley set for Christmas Lights Switch On. Tens of thousands of people are set to pack Paisley town centre this Saturday (November 16) for one of the highlights of Renfrewshire’s Christmas calendar. Paisley’s Christmas Lights Switch On promises to be bigger and better than ever this year. UK hip-hop star Tinchy Stryder and Dundee rockers […]

MSP for Paisley in Successful Yes Vote

MSP for Paisley in Successful Yes Vote. Paisley’s MSP has been getting that ‘de javu’ feeling after purchasing a book by a Glasgow author.  Overture by writer Erl B. Wilkie tells the story of the politics after Scotland has voted Yes after the independence referendum in 2014.  One of the key politicians in discussion on […]

New service provides moving experience for older people

New service provides moving experience for older people. A new service is being launched to provide practical help, advice, information and support to older people who are living in housing that doesn’t suit their needs anymore. The new Older Persons’ Housing Advice Service is a partnership between the Bridgewater Housing Association Ltd and Renfrewshire Council. […]

Council Leader launches Renfrewshire Living Wage campaign

Council Leader launches Renfrewshire Living Wage campaign. Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan has launched a campaign urging businesses and organisations in Renfrewshire to sign up to the Living Wage. The Council Leader visited the Phoenix Car Company in Linwood to meet with employers from the private and public sector that have already pledged to pay […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT PASSENGER GROWTH CONTINUES IN OCTOBER

GLASGOW AIRPORT PASSENGER GROWTH CONTINUES IN OCTOBER. Month sees 2.6% growth in passenger traffic Glasgow Airport reported its ninth consecutive month of year-on-year growth in October, with 714,000 passengers representing an increase of 2.6% compared to 2012. It is the first time the airport has handled more than 700,000 passengers in October since 2009. Domestic […]

M8 Driving School

M8 Driving School. Worrying what to buy your loved one for Christmas? Why not buy them a gift that last’s a lifetime from M8 Driving School. Want to hear the best bit? As well as being able to buy a gift voucher and help your loved one through their driving test, you can pay up […]

We’re ale backing Paisley!

We’re ale backing Paisley! A CAMPAIGN is using thousands of beer mats to promote one of Scotland’s largest towns as the place to go for a good night out. The drink mats featuring the words ‘Paisley is…havin’ a good time’ are part of a campaign to promote a positive message about Paisley and encourage more […]