Category: Paisley

White Cart bridge in Paisley reopens after more than 25 years

A key footbridge across the White Cart has reopened to the public after more than 25 years and will soon form part of a new walking and cycle route from Renfrew to Paisley. Originally a rolling lift bascule bridge built by Scottish engineer Sir William Arrol, the bridge at Abercorn Street in Paisley had been […]

Renfrewshire activists campaign to end violence against women

Renfrewshire residents joined local activists to honour those who have lost their lives due to domestic abuse and sexual violence. Co-ordinated by Renfrewshire Council and partners in health, police and fire services, and the Paisley branch of Soroptimist International, the Reclaim the Night event saw local people gathering to lay white ribbons and a wreath […]

Memorial to 71 victims of Glen Cinema disaster to be unveiled

A memorial to the 71 children who lost their lives in one of Scotland’s worst ever human tragedies is to be unveiled in Paisley town centre next week. The Glen Cinema Disaster of 31 December 1929 remains known as Paisley’s Black Hogmanay – yet until now the town centre did not have a permanent memorial […]

What’s on at The Bungalow

Tonight The Bungalow has been booked for a special birthday party. Local well know musician Drew McCormick who was responsible for revitalising the Paisley Music Scene when it was all but gone two decades ago. The movement was called The Bungalow Bar Revival Nights. The success of these nights led to the opening of The […]

Renfrewshire Council announces recruitment event as it launches search for Soft Facilities Management staff

Renfrewshire Council will hold a recruitment event next month as it launches a search for people to join its Soft Facilities Management team.  The council currently has vacancies available in the team for Caretakers, School Crossing Patrollers, Housekeepers, Cleaners and Facilities Operatives who will work in schools covering various duties, including cleaning, catering and compliance.  Vacancies for part-time drivers who […]

Black Friday bargains give shoppers early Christmas present

EARLY-BIRD shoppers can take advantage of the Black Friday bargains at the Braehead Centre as it opens two hours earlier than normal. Store bosses throughout the malls are giving shoppers an early Christmas present by slashing prices, as Braehead opens its doors at 8am instead of the usual 10am on Friday, November 26. The popular […]

Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire projects secure share of Scotland Loves Local Fund

Scottish Government Minister hopes grants will spur on schemes – unlocking innovation and action which will make cities, towns and neighbourhoods stronger Organisations across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire have secured a share of £1.5m from the Scotland Loves Local Fund. Schemes in Paisley, Renfrew, Lochwinnoch, Clarkston, Barrhead and Newton Mairns are among those benefiting from […]

The Recovery ROCCO’s – Renfrewshire celebrates business resilience at ROCCO AWARDS 2021

The ROCCO Awards returned with a roar on Friday 19th November at the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew. An ecstatic crowd of 400 people cheered 17 winners being crowned at Renfrewshire’s largest black-tie business event, now in its 17th year. The ambitious destination brand PAISLEY.IS returned as main sponsor for a third year signifying their ongoing support […]

RENFREWSHIRE RESIDENTS EXPERIENCING A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS TO CONTACT RAMH’S FIRST CRISIS HELPLINE

Natalie Don MSP has praised the efforts of Recovery Across Mental Health (RAMH) staff and volunteers in providing much-needed support for Renfrewshire residents experiencing mental health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting with RAMH’s Chief Executive, Stephen McLellan, and recently appointed Operations Manager, Claire Gallagher, the MSP for Renfrewshire North and West was informed that the […]