Category: Paisley

St Mirren stars immortalised at former Love Street stadium

The names have been revealed of the former St Mirren stars to have a street named in their honour in new housing on the site of the club’s old Love Street ground. Renfrewshire Council ran the #SaintsStreets competition which gave supporters the chance to name five streets at the new affordable housing development. Work is […]

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Council benchmarking report hails Renfrewshire’s jobs programmes

Renfrewshire’s employability programmes have been rated the best performing in Scotland in a new national report benchmarking the performance of all Scottish Councils. The latest Local Government Benchmarking Framework Indicator Profile ranks the Council’s jobs and training programme as No.1 nationally in assisting people into work. The annual report collates data across a range of […]

Renfrewshire’s inspiring community members honoured

Renfrewshire has honoured dedicated groups and volunteers for their work in the community as the Provost’s Community Awards took place this weekend. Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron was joined by comperè Gina McKie to help celebrate the achievements of devoted community members who give their all to make Renfrewshire a better place to live. The awards […]

Kids cash in on clothes

Heriot Primary School and Nursery pupils contributed an impressive 90 kilograms of clothing items to their annual clothes recycling fundraiser on 9 March. The Paisley school filled 25 bin bags with unwanted clothing, shoes, bags, belts, small jewellery and linen to raise funds for a ‘Big Spring Clean’ event in May. The school provided the […]

Eve Muirhead gets back to grassroots curling by coaching beginners

OLYMPIC curler Eve Muirhead got back to the grassroots after her endeavours at the Winter Olympics, in PyeongChang, South Korea. The 27-year-old was at the regular Saturday Curling Sweep at the intu Braehead rink where she is Curling Ambassador. It’s the first time an ice rink in Scotland has engaged a high-profile curler to promote […]

West College Scotland first UK college to take Stand Alone Pledge

West College Scotland has become the UK’s first college to take the Stand Alone Pledge, a demonstration of the College’s commitment to supporting estranged students across the West region and beyond. Stand Alone is a charity that exists to support the 1 in 5 people of all ages across the UK who become estranged or […]

Paisley Museum receives £4m Scottish Government funding boost

Plans to turn Paisley Museum into a world-class destination showcasing the town’s globally-significant textile heritage and unique collections have been awarded £4m by the Scottish Government. The funding was confirmed today by Scottish Government Minister Kevin Stewart on a visit to the museum to announce a £26 million investment in projects across Scotland. The boost […]

Head of Scotland’s tourism authority backs Paisley’s next step

A new destination brand and website promoting Paisley and Renfrewshire as a place to live work and visit has now launched – and has been given a thumbs-up by the head of Scotland’s tourism industry. Paisley.is will be go-to place for everything locals and visitors could want to know about the area, and is a […]