Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire Council backs Week of Action on Roadside Litter

Road users in Renfrewshire are being reminded to give their litter a lift home as part of a national campaign this week. The Council has joined forces with national environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful to support their Week of Action, which aims to make motorists recognise the effect littering can have on the environment. Running […]


Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black has become the latest Scottish MP to join a growing body of UK political leaders adding their support to the global movement for fossil fuel divestment. Mhairi Black, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South has joined over 160 cross-party politicians to sign the Divest Parliament pledge, calling for […]

Top award for intu Braehead’s unique event for kids

A unique event staged by intu Braehead shopping centre that allowed youngsters to find out what it was like to be an adult for a day has won a top national award. The free Mini City activities event staged at the centre has won a prestigious Purple Apple Award for an event in the 2018 […]

St Andrew’s Academy in Paisley top of the class with inspection report

St Andrew’s Academy in Paisley has scored top marks in a school inspection. Inspectors from Education Scotland visited the school last November and spoke with staff, pupils and parents. The report praised Head Teacher Kevin Henry’s ‘strong leadership’ and found almost all pupils go on to a positive destination such as college, higher education or employment on […]

Have your say on alcohol licensing in Renfrewshire

Members of the public can have their say on how the sale of alcohol is regulated in Renfrewshire. Detailed consultation is now under way on Renfrewshire’s draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2018-2022. This policy assists Renfrewshire’s Licensing Board in the licensing of premises selling alcohol like pubs and off licences and helps with decision making […]

Paisleys MSP, George Adam is Supporting PROCESSIONS on 10 Jun

George is supporting thousands of women and girls across the UK who will walk together as part of a mass participatory artwork to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage on Sunday 10 June. To mark this historic moment, they will wear either green, white or violet scarves – the colours of the suffrage movement, appearing […]

Renfrewshire Councillors first in Scotland to collectively become Dementia Friends

Renfrewshire Council is the first local authority in Scotland where councillors across all parties have signed up to participate in Dementia Friends Scotland sessions. Elected members at the local authority have committed to become Dementia Friends, joining tens of thousands across Scotland, to learn more about dementia and the small things you can do to […]

Renfrewshire Council launches campaign to boost foster carer numbers to 100

Renfrewshire Council is calling for potential foster carers to help it to reach 100 people in the rewarding role. Foster carers are supporting the campaign to increase their number by almost a fifth – from 81 to 100. Husband and wife team, Graeme and Shona Small are backing the local authority’s bid to boost numbers. […]

Sewing2gether All Nations

Sewing2gether is an inclusive organisation that seeks to provide life enhancing opportunities for those who would be positively impacted from participating in their workshops. Thanks to some generous funding from Santander, Sewing2gether is now able to offer a new FREE weekly Sewing Workshop in Paisley. This class is to support and teach those with English […]