Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire Council 30 Nov 2020 Expansion of mass testing to get under way with Johnstone pilot

Johnstone residents without symptoms of Covid19 will this week be able to find out if they have the virus at the only fixed site in Scotland’s current mass testing pilot. A testing centre will be open at Johnstone Town Hall from Wednesday (2 Dec) and has capacity to test up to 12,000 residents from the town over the following eight days. Anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Johnstone and who is […]

12 days of Digital December

Test Our 12 days of Digital December start tomorrow and are designed to help you adapt to the changing environment. The sessions are free of charge and form part of our Covid-19 response strategy to support the local economy. View the full events programme: — Renfrewshire Chamber (@RenfrewshireCoC) November 30, 2020 Xx


Christmas isn’t cancelled! PACE Theatre Company present their 33rd pantomime with Paisley Arts Centre – Lost in Pantoland – live online! Join Scottish panto favourites CHRIS ALEXANDER, ALAN ORR, DARREN BROWNLIE and DANI HERON for a hilarious live, interactive panto performance.   It’s almost Christmas Day and Widow Swanky can’t wait to get her feet […]

Gryffe High is Sunday Times Scottish State School of the Year

Gryffe High School has been named The Sunday Times Scottish State School of the Year by Parent Power, The Sunday Times School Guide. The 28th edition of Parent Power, due to be published in The Sunday Times and online on Sunday, 29 November, identifies the 2,000 highest-achieving schools in the UK, ranked by their most […]

Families encouraged to take up supermarket free veg offer

Best Start Foods clients can get free fruit and vegetables in Iceland and Tesco. Customers who show their Best Start Foods card in Iceland stores can get a £1 bag of frozen vegetables when they make a minimum payment of £4.25. In Tesco, Best Start Foods customers who present their card will receive £1 off […]


The 2021 Paisley Book Festival will take place online from Thursday 18 – Saturday 27 February 2021. The theme for this year is Radical New Futures, which centres around the pandemic and our ability to be resilient, to explore our imagination and creativity to devise new and different narratives for our lives. The Festival is delighted that one of […]

Plans published for two temporary cycling routes in Renfrewshire

Detailed designs for two new temporary cycling routes from Howwood to Paisley and Bridge of Weir to Houston have been published by Renfrewshire Council. They are the first of a series being introduced on key commuter routes to encourage people to cycle for essential journeys to and from work and school, for exercise and to […]

Support our Paisley town centre!

Even though we have moved into Level 4, you can still support our local businesses! Many essential businesses remain open for food, medicines and other essentials. A large number of our town centre hospitality businesses are still offering takeaway and delivery services. And a number of retail businesses are also still operating by offering click […]

Salt and Grit Solutions are ready for winter – are you?

Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd have been working hard behind the scenes all year and now look forward to providing the people of Renfrewshire and the rest of the UK with de-icing salt and associated winter maintenance products including grit bins, spreaders, snow shovels and scoops during the winter months. The company, based at North […]