Category: Paisley


The winners of the 2021 Janet Coats Memorial Prize are Gemma Livingstone, an S1 pupil at Castlehead High School (under 18s), and Paisley poet, Morag Smith (over 18s).   The judging panel for the prestigious prize included poet and playwright and Scots Makar, until 2016, Liz Lochhead: poet, writer, and creative practitioner, Nadine Aisha Jassat: and the current […]

Renfrewshire Council events to go online this spring and summer

Renfrewshire Council’s spring and summer events programme will be going online over the coming months. The popular Paisley Food and Drink Festival will take a different shape for 2021 – with an online programme across 10 days in April. The Festival will showcase the rich diversity of Renfrewshire’s food and drink offer along with interactive […]

The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre partners with Pfizer to transform the formulation of oral solid dosage medicines

CPI has today announced an agreement with Pfizer, making it the newest partner of the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre collaboration. The partnership will enable the Centre to draw upon Pfizer’s expertise within the pharmaceutical sector to help address key challenges and maximise efficiency within the medicines supply chain. The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre is a […]

Tear Drop Gin Free LOCAL delivery for Mother’s Day, 14th March

**Free LOCAL delivery for Mother’s Day, 14th March** Includes free bottle bag, hand sanitiser and giftcard Hand delivered to their door on a day of your choice INCLUDING Mother’s Day! When checking out online please say which day you would like it delivered and if you would like a gift message…please just add this info […]

The College has some GOOD NEWS to share

Our upcoming Ferguslie Learning Centre programme is now available and we have courses starting soon in: Well-being Computing Allotment Gardening Confidence Building (Personal Development) Influences on Mental Health & Well-being Coping Strategies To find out more about the courses or to view the programme click: You can contact Kathleen on 07980 696139 – to apply and […]

Paisley First VAT Deferral Scheme Update

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced that she hopes to lift the current Stay at Home order on 5th April with a return to the tiered levels system and a phased but significant re-opening of the economy from Monday 26th April. She stressed that a cautious easing of the restrictions was required to suppress […]


Responding to today’s announcement by the First Minister, Derek Provan, chief executive of AGS Airports, said: “Yesterday the Prime Minister provided a clear framework for the safe restart of international aviation. Today the First Minister provided a clear message the aviation industry is not a priority for the Scottish Government. We received no plan or framework […]

Gallowhill residents urged to get Covid test at mobile centre

Residents of Gallowhill in Paisley are being urged to find out if they have Covid19 when a mobile test centre for people without symptoms of the virus arrives in the area later this week. The mobile units will be in the area from Thursday 25 February for a week and aim to slow the spread of the virus in the area – which has seen high […]