Category: Paisley

Gavin Newlands probes traffic concerns following constituent concerns

  Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has visited a traffic blackspot to learn what can be done to make the road safer for pedestrians. Mr Newlands joined local community activists in meeting with Renfrewshire Council representatives to find out what can be done to make the road safer for those crossing. […]

Kids can clock in for work at the intu Braehead Mini City

YOUNGSTERS can find out what it’s like to be a grown-up for the day. A unique hands-on experience for kids has been created at Intu Braehead where they can become a police officer, building worker, doctor, work in a restaurant or supermarket. The free Mini City activities – at the shopping centre and in Soar […]

‘Godfather of hairdressing’ backs Paisley 2021 bid

The man known as ‘the godfather of hairdressing’ has backed Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 – and told how his upbringing in the town helped shape his long and successful career. Trevor Sorbie MBE was born in the town and grew up in the shadow of Anchor Mill before his family […]

Renfrewshire Chamber says 2021 bid will be good for business

Renfrewshire commerce chiefs believe Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 could be an economic bonanza for the area – and will financially support the town’s potential year in the spotlight. The area’s largest business membership organisation – Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce – will make a five-figure contribution to the costs of hosting […]

Gavin Newlands MP says “it’s the end of the road for unsafe pavement parking”

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has attended a Guide Dogs event at the House of Commons to show his continued support for the campaign to end problem pavement parking. At the event, the MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North heard from guide dog owners about how parked cars blocking the pavement force them […]


5.7% increase on June 2016 passenger numbers EU-scheduled traffic up 16.1% For the first time in its 51-year history Glasgow Airport recorded more than one million passengers in the month of June, representing a 5.7% increase on the same period in 2016. Demand for EU-scheduled services increased by 16.1% thanks to additional capacity on city-break destinations including […]

Diane Mitchell Music School summer events

Summer activities at Diane Mitchell Music School At Paisley: Taster Week Monday 17th July – Friday 21st July Ever fancied learning an instrument but not sure which one to choose? Try out Taster Week, where children get a chance to play piano, drums, guitar, ukulele, violin and more! Age 6 – 11 years   10am […]

Plans submitted for major infrastructure projects

Planning applications have been submitted for two major infrastructure projects led by Renfrewshire Council through the Glasgow City Region City Deal. Authorities in Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire and Glasgow will consider the details of the £90.7million Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside project, which aims to regenerate the Clyde Waterfront as an attractive area supporting residential, industrial, […]