Category: Paisley

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Paisley

Paisley will welcome the festive season in style this weekend at the town’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event. The family-favourite, free event will begin at 12pm on Saturday 16 November before Santa and his sleigh ride into town at 12.30pm to lead the 300-strong parade that will greet the gathered crowds. The parade will have […]

Hundreds pay their respects to the Armed Forces in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire has paid tribute to the Armed Forces as hundreds attended services across the area to mark Remembrance Sunday, with the largest service taking place at the Cenotaph in Paisley town centre. More than 200 people paid their respects as military personnel from the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy paraded around the town […]

New upgrade to gym fits the bill

THE fitness suite at Paisley’s Lagoon Leisure Centre is to have a £180,000 refurbishment. There will be 43 new pieces of fitness equipment installed with a larger general exercise area and the gym will be given a fresh new look. The gym will be closed for a week from Sunday, November 24 until Sunday, December […]

Mud kitchens set for every primary school in Renfrewshire

Pupils are set to get their hands dirty as every primary school in Renfrewshire receives a brand-new mud kitchen. Designed to inspire imagination and creativity through messy play, the mud kitchens were a huge success with the area’s nurseries after being gifted earlier this year and now primary school children are set to see the […]

Eve Spa celebrates birthday by giving out presents

A luxury spa in Paisley is celebrating its seventh birthday – by giving every else a present! Eve Spa, in The Lagoon Leisure Centre is hosting as special three-day birthday party on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 7,8 and 9. Between 10am and 8pm on Thursday and Friday and between 10am and 5pm on Saturday […]

Step into Christmas at Paisley’s festive extravaganza

Paisley will be celebrating all things merry and bright at this year’s Christmas Light Switch-On event with thousands expected to turn out to enjoy the fun. Santa and his sleigh will ride into town from 12.30pm on Saturday 16 November, signalling the beginning of this free, festive, family event. A highlight of the day’s activities […]


In November 2018, Paisley First launched a campaign calling on Renfrewshire Council to offer free parking for three hours within Paisley town centre Mondays to Fridays.  As a result, a Free for Three pilot project is in place in six car parks – Hunter Street Upper, Hunter Street Lower, Oakshaw, Orchard Street, School Wynd and […]

Diane Mitchell Music School

The Diane Mitchell Music School offers one to one lessons in any instrument and group classes in theory, musicianship, guitar, piano, and more! The school is currently taking names for The Junior Gospel Choir. which will be starting after the new year! For children and young people ages 8-16 Interested in singing and performance. If […]

Taskforce uses the power of lived experience to plan for the future

Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership’s Alcohol and Drugs Commission – one of the first of its kind in Scotland – is working to build a true picture of alcohol and drug use across Renfrewshire to help improve life outcomes for people in our communities. Since its inception in March this year, the Commission has discussed the […]