Category: Paisley

Paisley to welcome Scottish Album of the Year Award back in 2018

The most prestigious night in Scotland’s music calendar is to stay in Paisley – after it was confirmed the Scottish Album of the Year Award will return to the town in 2018. The SAY Award – the most coveted music prize in Scotland – will take place in Paisley Town Hall for a third consecutive […]

Thousands raised for good causes in mall’s festive music extravaganza

THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised at intu Braehead for charities during the Festive season with Christmas shoppers being entertained at the same time. Musicians, singers, choirs and bands have been performing in the malls to raise money for their favourite good causes and the total collected during the centre’s Festive Music Programme is estimated […]

Kids cop for a festive sweet treat at intu Braehead

Police and security staff at intu Braehead were sent on a special mission – to hand out as many chocolate Santas to kids as they could! And youngsters like six-year-old Elisa Corkindale, from Millarston, in Paisley were delighted to be given a special Festive sweet treat as they made their way around the malls packed […]

Staff ready to support homeless people during festive break

Renfrewshire Council’s Homeless Service staff are getting ready to support anyone who becomes homeless during the festive break, ensuring they get the help they need. The Housing Advice and Homeless Services office at 15 Abercorn Street, Paisley, will be open on 27, 28 and 29 December for people to drop-in for advice and assistance. For anyone […]

People in Renfrewshire warned about the rise of fake goods this Christmas

People in Renfrewshire are being warned to be careful when buying last minute Christmas presents due to a rise in the number of fake goods becoming available. Renfrewshire Council Trading Standards experts have warned that counterfeit goods, such as toys, make-up, perfumes and hair styling appliances may not have undergone safety testing and could be dangerous […]

School children asked to fly the flag for Paisley start of historic rally

Renfrewshire school children are being asked to design a winning flag to wave off drivers taking part in one of the world’s most iconic races. Paisley is the only British starting point of the 2018 Monte Carlo Rally, with 25 cars setting off for the 1500-mile trip to the South of France next month. A […]

Home energy advice could save residents from huge winter bills

People are urged to get ahead of the cold winter weather by looking at how they can save on their energy bills. With many weather predictions indicating it will be a cold winter, households across Renfrewshire will be turning their heating up. But, help is on hand to manage household fuel bills and keep costs […]

Jingle Bell Mile is a walk in the park for Johnstone pupils

Pupils in Johnstone have jingled all the way round their local community as part of a festive walk. Together with their parents, teachers and their Active Schools Coordinators Scott Graham and Senga McLeod, pupils at St David’s Primary School took part in their first Jingle Bell Mile, a festive version of the School Daily Mile. […]

Hospice looking for support following break in

Following a break in to their charity shop in Glenburn, St. Vincent’s Hospice are appealing to local trade workers to repair their locks and shutters ahead of Christmas. A provider of specialist palliative care for people with life limiting conditions, along with support for their families and children, the St. Vincent’s Charity shops throughout Renfrewshire […]