Category: Paisley

Paisley Central Library set for temporary move

Paisley Central Library will be moving to a temporary home in the town centre – ahead of a new state-of-the-art facility opening on the High Street. The library has to leave its current home next to Paisley Museum in September when the building closes for a £42m revamp to turn the museum into an international-class […]

Wood you believe it – a magical forest in shopping mall!

THEY say that if you go down to the woods today you’ll be in for a big surprise. But youngsters will get an even bigger surprise when they visit intu Braehead shopping centre and they see the Magical Forest that’s been created there. Kids will have some tree-mendous fun in the free Magical Forest play […]

New weaving exhibition launches in time for Weave Festival and Sma’ Shot Day

A new weaving exhibition showcases the work of local groups who have embraced the textile traditions that made Paisley famous all over the world. The exhibition, which is now on display at Paisley Art Centre Café, has launched in time for Weave Festival and Sma’ Shot Day taking place this Saturday and features a selection […]

Visitors can take a trip ‘doon the watter’ at annual Sma’ Shot Day

Paisley will be transformed into a seaside escape in celebration of this year’s Weave Festival and Sma’ Shot Day celebrations taking place this weekend. This year’s event, which will take place on Saturday 7 July, will celebrate the traditional weavers’ holiday by taking visitors on a trip ‘doon the watter’. Sma’ Shot Day, which is […]

Young poets carry on Paisley’s rich literary tradition at Weave

A group of young buddies will join Paisley’s long tradition of radical poets at this year’s Sma’ Shot Weave Festival as part of a national campaign to engage young people in literature and culture. The annual Weave Festival and Sma’ Shot Day event will take place on Saturday 7 July and will see the return […]

Glasgow Airport summer getaway

GLASGOW AIRPORT ALL SET FOR SOARING SUMMER GETAWAY   More than 200,000 expected over weekend   Busiest weekend of 2018       Glasgow Airport is preparing for its busiest weekend of the year so far as tens of thousands take to the skies for the summer holidays. More than 200,000 passengers are expected to […]

Local MSP stays in Finance role following major Government reshuffle

Mackay to take on additional Economy responsibilities Renfrewshire MSP Derek Mackay has retained his role as Scotland’s Finance Secretary following today’s Government reshuffle by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. The SNP politician has also been given additional responsibilities, making his full title Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work in Nicola Sturgeon’s new Cabinet. Mr […]

Mackay Urges Constituents Not to Leave Dogs in Hot Cars This Summer

SNP MSP Derek Mackay is urging Renfrewshire’s dog owners not to leave their pets in hot cars this summer. Mr Mackay is highlighting research undertaken by Dogs Trust which shows that almost people believe it is ok to leave a dog in a car if counter-measures are taken, such as leaving a window open or […]

New funds to the fore at Kilbarchan visit

Residents in Renfrewshire’s villages have a unique opportunity to shape their own place, according to Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson. Councillor Nicolson attended Kilbarchan Community Council on Tuesday 26 June 2018 in the latest of a series of community council visits to hear about local issues. They discussed a range of new funds set out […]