Category: Paisley

All aboard the Santa Express Train for Christmas fun

EXCITED youngsters have been hopping aboard a special express train that takes them to see Santa when they visit intu Braehead. The Santa Express Train leaves from the boardwalk at the shopping centre and takes families on a ride to Soar at intu Braehead where the kids have a magical time in the run up […]

Thousands turn out for Paisley’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On event

More than 21,000 people headed to Paisley town centre to mark the beginning of the festive season at the town’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event. Families enjoyed a full day of free, Christmas-themed fun, with Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron carrying out the big switch on alongside Santa and X Factor stars, Reggie ‘N’ Bollie. They […]

Paisley Christmas Light Switch On Times

Step into Christmas in Paisley! We’ll be celebrating all things festive with Santa, his reindeer and a sleigh-load of free, family fun throughout Paisley town centre on Saturday 16 November from noon till 6 pm. Gus from Pulse FM will kick things off on the live stage shortly before the tinsel-tastic Santa parade gathers, ready […]

Paisley Songwriter Lisa Kowalski will perform a new song for Paisley at New York Tartan Week 2020

Lisa Kowalski has received funding from Renfrewshire Council’s Culture, Heritage and Events Fund (CHEF) to write and record a song that sings Paisley’s praises. The funding will also cover the production of a music video that will be set in and showcase the Paisley area.  The project will start in November 2019, when Lisa will […]

Aspiring nursery managers urged to join Renfrewshire Council’s team

Renfrewshire Council is recruiting for Depute Heads of Centre and Heads of Centre jobs in nurseries across the area. Gillian Kinnear is the Head of Centre for Glendee Early Learning and Childcare Centre in Renfrew and says the job helps her make a difference for children and families. She said: “I aspired to be a […]

Johnstone business are latest to join Renfrewshire Spend Local campaign

Johnstone residents are being urged to support local traders this Christmas – after members of the local business group signed up to the campaign to Spend Local in Renfrewshire. Research shows around 65p from every pound spent in the local area stays in the local area – so members of the Johnstone Business Consortium are […]

Renfrewshire residents encouraged to register to vote

Residents are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote ahead of the UK General Election on 12 December. To vote in the election, residents must be registered on the electoral roll and this does not take place automatically if they pay council tax. Anyone over the age of 14 in Scotland can register […]