Category: Paisley

Charities set for boost as Renfrewshire’s Provost pledges her support

Three charities have been given a civic boost after it was announced they will receive the support of Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron. Provost Cameron has pledged her support for MND Scotland, St Vincent’s Hospice and ACCORD Hospice as she prepares to undertake a variety of fundraising endeavours for each charity. The Provost will focus on […]

Look Up! event offers Buddies free home maintenance guidance

Home and building owners in Paisley are to be shown how to check and maintain their properties to ensure they are weather tight this winter at a free event led by local building experts and Renfrewshire Council. The Look Up! event will take place on Saturday 27 January from 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Paisley Museum […]

Youngsters get sneak preview of iconic Monarch of the Glen painting

YOUNGSTERS yesterday (Thursday) got a sneak preview of one of Scotland’s most famous paintings before it goes on public display at Paisley Museum. And their verdict was: “It’s stag-nificent!” The pupils from Arkleston Primary, in Renfrew, were special guests at the launch of an exhibition of the painting The Monarch of the Glen (c.1851) by […]

Mhairi Black MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people […]

Buddies asked for views on town’s heritage-led regeneration

People from across Renfrewshire will have the chance to comment on key documents for Paisley’s rich built heritage at upcoming public consultation events. Through these events and an online survey people will be able to review two documents – Paisley Town Centre Conservation Area Draft Character Appraisal and the Draft Management Plan – which set […]

OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR TIED PUB REFORM

Over 90 per cent of responses to a consultation on West of Scotland MSP Neil Bibby’s proposed Tied Pubs Bill backed a change in the law. The proposal formally lodged today would create a statutory Pubs Code to regulate the relationship between tied pub tenants and their pub-owning landlords and an independent Adjudicator to enforce […]

Mackay welcomes strategy to target loneliness and isolation

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has welcomed the developing of a new national strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation.   The draft plan, one of the first in the world, will look at the causes of social isolation and loneliness and how they can be addressed.   Views are also being sought on how […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT LAUNCHES PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSALS TO MODERNISE AIRSPACE

Glasgow Airport has today (Monday 15 January 2018) launched a 13-week public consultation seeking feedback on proposals to modernise the airspace currently used by aircraft to fly to and from the airport. The airspace change proposals form part of the UK Future Airspace Strategy (FAS), an industry-wide initiative driven by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). […]

How to get over being an under – Lisa Kowalski headlines King Tuts on her 18th birthday

As an emerging singer songwriter determined to build a career, a lot of items on Lisa Kowalski’s bucket list are music related. She has already ticked off a few things – releasing her first EP, playing a festival headline stage, performing on TV, meeting her original inspiration Taylor Swift and supporting a few more well-established […]