Category: Paisley

Paisley’s new £7 million Central Library opens to the public

The people of Paisley have been welcomed to their new Central Library, following a £7 million investment from Renfrewshire Council and partners, creating what has been described as ‘Scotland’ finest library facility’. Staff at the library opened the doors to the new venue on Thursday, with children and families enjoying a special Gruffalo reading and […]

New grants to repair historic buildings in Renfrewshire villages

Historic buildings across Renfrewshire villages are set for a makeover as new maintenance and repair grants are launched today (Thursday 30 November 2023). Renfrewshire Council has invested £250,000 in establishing the Historic Buildings in Villages Grants. There are three grants available to help owners maintain and repair their village buildings built before 1945 to the […]

Clan fans can be secret Santas with toy donations

Ice hockey fans can become secret Santas at the next Clan home game on Friday night. (Dec 1) The professional ice hockey outfit is organising a Christmas toy collection for the Renfrewshire Toy Bank, at the game in Braehead Arena against Belfast Giants. They are supporting the charity which aims to make sure disadvantaged children […]


Girlguiding Scotland volunteer, Lorraine Clements, was celebrated at a Girlguiding-hosted red-carpet event, as she received the Queen’s Guide Award, the highest award a member can work towards within Girlguiding. Based in Renfrewshire, Lorraine has dedicated close to 13 years to Girlguiding Scotland, after joining as a young member with the Guides. Since then, Lorraine has assisted […]

Communities and campaigners march to Reclaim the Night

Hundreds of people marched through Paisley town centre to call for an end to violence against women and gender-based violence. Local people and campaigners carrying placards and banners marched to Reclaim the Night for women and young people. They started from outside University of the West of Scotland down Paisley High Street to Dunn Square. […]

Paisley’s Christmas Angels and Elves Trail

Christmas Angels and Elves Trail is coming to Paisley town centre, another great way to get the whole family into the festive spirit! Ten Angels and Elves have left the North Pole to spread Christmas magic across Paisley town centre but now Santa is looking for them, can you help us find them all? Help […]

Proposals published for Paisley town centre junction improvements

Changes are being proposed at two Paisley town centre junctions to make bus journeys better and deliver improvements for road users and pedestrians.  Renfrewshire Council has secured Transport Scotland Bus Partnership funding to deliver improvements at the junctions of Glasgow Road, Mill Street, Gauze Street and Incle Street; and at Gauze Street, Cotton Street and […]

Pupils from Johnstone High celebrate support for their future careers

Johnstone High School have been celebrating the work they are doing to support young people get into positive destinations. A group of young people, including those who are care experienced, showed MSP Natalie Don, Minister for Children and Young People and Keeping The Promise, how their school prepares them for their future. Currently, 99 per […]

Paisley’s Big Christmas Weekends get underway with the town’s Small  Business Saturday Christmas Market

We’ve got everything you need to get into the festive spirit throughout December  with fun for all the family and a host of free activities and entertainment, all part of  Paisley’s Big Christmas Weekends!  We’re getting the festivities underway with our Small Business Saturday Christmas  Market!  Join us on Paisley’s High Street from 10am until […]