Category: Paisley

275 years on, Jacobite debt to Paisley remains unpaid

On 29 December 1745, exactly 275 years ago to the day, the Jacobites led by Bonnie Prince Charlie issued a summons to the then Paisley Town Council to meet and account for raising a local militia against them. This summons, along with a receipt from the Prince’s Secretary for a £500 fine paid just five […]

Happier days ahead for U3A

The secrets for a happier New Year will be shared soon with Paisley & District U3A members.  Guest speaker, Val Bissland explores how to develop a positive outlook and create greater enjoyment in life.  As an experienced psychology tutor at the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Lifelong Learning, Val also welcomes questions at the interactive monthly […]

Renfrewshire Leisure facilities to close temporarily following Government announcement

But vibrant programme of digital content and services will be in place to support residents’ health and wellbeing during restrictions Venues operated by Renfrewshire Leisure will temporarily close in line with the Scottish Government Covid-19 restrictions from Boxing Day. The Level 4 measures coming into place across mainland Scotland on December 26th will be in […]

Paisley historic buildings being restored to former glory as TH.CARS2 project progresses

A £4.5m project to restore some of Paisley town centre’s historic architecture to its former glory has now completed work at several prominent sites on and around the town’s High Street. The Townscape Heritage/Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (TH.CARS2) has been delivering a programme of building and outdoor streetscape improvements since 2017, and will run until […]

Fionn to play his part in Scotland’s sporting future

A secondary school pupil from Paisley will help influence the future of sporting activity in Scotland. Fionn Gavin, aged 17 and a sixth-year student at St Andrew’s Academy, has been selected to sit on the sportscotland Young People’s Sports Panel for the next two years. He will join other young people from all over Scotland […]

Dee Dental Paisley Update

Update from Dee dental paisley this week as we near closer to Christmas! We are open throughout except the public holidays through this time call NHS24 on 111 for any pain/problems. For our lovely patients that have been bonded up with Invisalign this week a gift from us to keep those nashers clean only the best […]

Renfrew and Johnstone town centres lit up as area-wide town centre fund projects delivered

Landmark locations at the heart of Renfrew and Johnstone town centres are being lit up – as part of a collection of projects aimed at bringing new life to Renfrewshire’s town centres. The projects have been delivered by Renfrewshire Council using the area’s share of the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Fund, intended to improve town […]

Top tips to make festive recycling in Renfrewshire easier

Residents are being encouraged to recycle effectively this Christmas to help deal with the extra packaging and food waste that comes with the festive period. Renfrewshire Council is asking residents to use all of their recycling bins correctly and as fully as possible, with recycling a key part in ensuring there is enough space for […]

£250 to help young people into work

16 to 24 years olds urged to check if they are eligible  Young people starting work, or who have started a job in the last three months, including temporary Christmas jobs, are being encouraged to check if they qualify for Job Start Payment. The one-off cash payment of £250 is open to 16-24 year olds […]