Category: Paisley

Communities turn out in their thousands to support Team Up to Clean campaign

With thousands of volunteers having taken part in more than 200 community clean ups and cleared more than 3100 bags of rubbish from the streets, Renfrewshire’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign has been a rousing success. Since the campaign was launched in October 2017, there has been a 474% increase in the number of […]

Final fling as Paisley Town Hall closes for refurbishment

THE final fling before Paisley Town Hall closed for a major refurbishment was of the Highland variety. A sell-out Festive Family Ceilidh was the last event before the doors closed until the Town Hall re-opens in 2021 as a major venue attracting events and people to the town. The festive ceilidh featuring traditional Scottish music […]

Renfrewshire’s youth shine during the Year of Young People

Scotland’s Year of Young People in Renfrewshire has provided the perfect backdrop to showcase the talents of young people in the area through a year-long programme of events and opportunities to get involved, according to Renfrewshire’s specially appointed Children’s Champion for the year, Councillor Michelle Campbell. The Year of Young People 2018, delivered by the […]

Bright future for Renfrewshire economy

Renfrewshire’s future is bright, despite tough challenges facing all local economies, says Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson. More than £100million is currently being invested in Paisley town centre cultural venues as part of plans to use the region’s rich heritage to drive its economic regeneration. And 2019 signals the start of construction of an advanced […]

Up and coming designers say InCube is the “place to be”

The latest line up of InCube entrepreneurs are seeing their businesses bloom through the innovative business support and employability programme, run by Renfrewshire Council. InCube developed by Invest in Renfrewshire, allows local creative start-ups to benefit from support to improve their growth. InCube’s Class of 2018 are already seeing their businesses benefit from the package […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader pays tribute to our blue light services

The work of the emergency services has been praised by Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson as they continue to operate throughout the festive period. While many places close or offer a reduced service during the festive period, our Police, Fire and Rescue, Ambulance and NHS staff continued to serve Renfrewshire at full capacity. The festivities […]

Plan your journeys in advance this Hogmanay

As the bells get set to toll to bring in another year, revellers are being advised to plan ahead and book their taxi home in advance if they’re heading out on Hogmanay. Renfrewshire Council and Police Scotland have joined forces to give passengers some important safety tips as the New Year celebrations get set to […]

Supporting the quest for a cure

Throughout 2018, Provost of Renfrewshire, Lorraine Cameron, has been doing her piece for charity, helping to raise funds and awareness for her chosen charity – MND Scotland. From hopping aboard trains spreading awareness to all corners of Renfrewshire, to taking a team up to Killiecrankie for a sponsored swing, Provost Cameron has been keeping busy. […]


Paisley Pirates rounded off the first half of their season with a tense 4-2 win in their final game before the Christmas break. They got off to the best possible start in the second minute when, on the powerplay, defender Euan McLaughlin broke forward to take a pass from Ryan Sarginson and fired an unstoppable […]