Category: Paisley

Half Time School spared from demolition

Renfrewshire councillors have refused a planning application from a developer to demolish the iconic Half Time School in Paisley, which was due to be replaced by 40 flats. The School opened in 1887 to provide education to children who worked in Ferguslie Mills, this building is a key link to Paisley’s former mill town past.  […]

Former Masterchef the Professionals winner to share top tips at Paisley Food and Drink Festival

Jamie Scott, winner of Masterchef the Professionals 2014, will run a series of cooking demonstrations sharing his top cooking tips at Paisley Food and Drink Festival. The chef, who runs the stunning The Newport restaurant overlooking the River Tay in Fife, will deliver three, free cooking demonstrations on Saturday 28 April to show audiences how […]

Renfrewshire’s dog owners called on to lead by example

Dogs of all shapes and sizes are set to undertake their daily walk in new surroundings as part of a push to remind owners of their responsibilities. Taking place on Sunday 8 April at 1pm, dog owners from all across Renfrewshire are invited to Robertson Park in Renfrew to take part in a special dog […]

Thrills as UK’s tallest indoor slide opens in Soar at intu Braehead

THE UK’s tallest indoor slide has opened at Climbzone, in Soar at intu Braehead. The modern-day version of a helter skelter is 16 metres high and ideal for thrill-seekers looking for excitement and fun. And for those not quite ready for The Big Slide, there’s also a smaller six metres high version to try out. […]

Kids egged on to exercise

Kids are being egged on to get active after the chocolate-filled Easter long weekend. Street Stuff will run its new spring programme over the school holidays from April 3-12 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. St Mirren Football Club, St James Primary School and Linwood High School will host the free activities for 8-16 year […]

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Easter Events around Renfrewshire

There is a real extravaganza of fantastic, fun family activities taking place across Renfrewshire this weekend to celebrate Easter. Here’s a glimpse of some of the great events happening for everyone to get involved in: Easter Bunny Breakfast – 30 Mar 2018 – 2 Apr 2018 – Dobbies Garden Centre – Renfrew Take the little […]

Local community Team Up to Clean Up in Johnstone

Ahead of Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean next month, pupils from Johnstone High School, St David’s Primary, Cochrane Castle Primary and West Johnstone Pre-5 Centre joined members of the local community to give Thomas Shanks Park a makeover. 67 pupils took the opportunity to improve their local environment as they tackled litter left within the park, […]

Renfrewshire athletes set sail for Special Olympics World Games 2019

The entire Team Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) sailing squad for the World Games in 2019 is set to be made up of athletes training in Renfrewshire. Lewis Nicholson (Paisley), Michael Kelly (Paisley), Jamie Kearns (Clydebank), Shannon McGhee (Clydebank), Laura Carrick (Helensburgh, Lothian) and Darren MacGregor (Glasgow) will travel to Abu Dhabi as part of […]