Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire statement on multi-storey fire safety

Councillor Marie McGurk, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Communities, Housing and Planning Policy Board, said: “Our thoughts are with those affected by the tragic fire in London. “I would like to provide reassurance to the tenants and residents of our 14 multi storey flats.  Renfrewshire Council works closely with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service to […]

Paisley First artwork to herald new arrival at Paisley Gilmour Street

Paisley’s vibrant art scene will shortly welcome a new arrival to the town with a new arts project about to get underway inside the town’s main train station.  Paisley First, with the support of the Scotrail Alliance, has commissioned local artist Caroline Gormley to produce the first artwork for the walls on the corridors to […]

Stars came out for awards bash

The stars were out in force for the annual Renfrewshire Leisure staff awards bash. The Star Awards ceremony hosted by Clyde 1 radio presenter, Gina McKie was held at Johnstone Town Hall and a host of accolades were handed out to the great and the good of staff working in local sports centres, swimming pools, […]

You’re in Furrow great night of folk music!

MUSIC fans are getting the chance to see a performance by the band voted the Best Group in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017. The Furrow Collective is playing Paisley Arts Centre, this Sunday, June 18 at 7.30pm. And not only did they lift the group accolade at the Radio 2 Folk Awards, band […]

Public show overwhelming support for City Deal projects

Extensive engagement with more than 2000 people has signalled overwhelming public support for two major infrastructure projects to create jobs and connect communities. Events and exhibitions over the past 12 months on the Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside and Glasgow Airport Investment Area projects have caught the public imagination. And support has soared for the […]

3 Top Ways the Internet Can Help Improve Your Academic Writing

Technology has led to the creation of numerous efficient tools that can help today’s students improve the skills and techniques necessary for great academic writing. No other technological advance has done more to advance this area than the Internet. The Internet has transformed how we receive education in the current society. A great example of […]

Kirkin’ of the Council set to take place in Renfrewshire

A traditional church service to mark the start of the new five-year term for Renfrewshire Council will take place at Paisley Abbey this weekend. The Kirkin’ of the Council is a long-held custom to inaugurate a new term for the local authority, and this year’s event takes place at 11am on Sunday 18 June. Members […]

Pupil wins national engineering award

A pupil from St Fillan’s Primary School in Houston has won a national engineering award for her solution to tackling food waste. Primary 5 pupil Grace Clark (10) was chosen as one of two winners in her year at the recent Scottish Engineering Leaders Awards 2017 in Glasgow for her idea to create a food […]

Paisley artist begins work on next Paisley First mural at Lady Lane

Local artist Kevin Cantwell has been chosen to take charge of the next mural in the Paisley First Walls Series at Lady Lane. Kevin’s design was judged to have met the brief for the wall at the side of the Co-op Funeralcare premises and perfectly encapsulated the spirit and tone that the wall owners were […]