Category: Paisley

Walk Lighter Support Group

Walk Lighter is a new support group aimed to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group has been set up by Ciara Duddy, a primary school teacher based in Paisley. First walk: Saturday 5th February, Barshaw Park, 09:30 am  “On the 21st September 2021 my life as I knew it changed […]

Primary 5s join peers in P1 to P4 in receiving universal school meals

More Renfrewshire pupils will benefit from a healthy school meal as the next phase of the national school meal expansion goes live. rom Thursday 6 January, primary five pupils will join their peers in primary one, two, three and four in receiving a healthy school meal without it costing their parents a penny. It is […]

Whats on this coming week in Paisley

Not much to write about this week. At this time of year every venue usually puts on extra gigs and party nights to take you through the bells. The town should be full of live music and throngs of revellers in the streets ready to have fun. The Bungalow have cancelled all their gigs and […]

Christmas tree recycling available from 3 January in Renfrewshire 

Residents are being encouraged to recycle their real Christmas trees at one of six locations in Renfrewshire. Two recycling centres and four public parks are available to ensure that trees are recycled correctly. Local people can recycle their real Christmas tree from 3-9 January at the following places: Barshaw Park, Paisley Paisley Recycling Centre, 52 Underwood […]

Business boost for start-ups in Renfrewshire

An innovative enterprise centre helping start-ups is part of a fantastic package of support for Renfrewshire businesses. Start-Up Street is already helping more than 30 new local businesses by providing low cost workspace and specialist support. Created by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with youth enterprise charity Launch It, the centre on Paisley’s George Street lets businesses […]

Glen Cinema Commemoration Service

Despite the ongoing COVID Pandemic the this year’s Glen Cinema Commemoration Service will take place at 10:30am on Hogmanay at the new memorial in Dunn Square. Tony Lawler, who has led the annual Commemoration Service since 2009, said, “The COVID pandemic will not stop us from remembering the the tragic events that unfolded on Hogmanay […]

Domestic abuse help and support over Christmas and New Year 

Local people are urged to seek help if they experience domestic abuse over the festive period. Reports of domestic abuse incidents often rise during the Christmas and New Year period, with abuse taking many forms: physical, mental, emotional, financial or sexual. Abuse can happen to anyone regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, sexuality or […]

Renfrewshire Council taxi marshals helping people get home safely over the festive period

Residents and visitors are being urged to stay safe over the festive and New Year period by preparing for journeys in advance. Revellers are being asked to consider pre-booking their taxis to and from their night out and ensuring only licensed taxis or private hire vehicles are used to get home safely. Renfrewshire Council has […]