Category: Paisley

Paisley 2021 bid gets green light from councillors

Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 has been given the green light by councillors ahead of it being lodged with the UK Government next week.   Elected members were today given a preview of the contents of the bid report and gave unanimous cross-party approval for the council – as the lead […]

Free Home Energy Advice

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] LEAP ‘Making It Happen’ continues to 31/05/17- FREE practical action to help vulnerable households prevent home heat loss, damp and save money [/av_textblock] [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_display=”] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Local Energy Action Plan […]

Top food and drink producers to attend Paisley Food Festival

The crème de la crème of Scotland’s food and drink producers will attend Paisley’s food fiesta this weekend. Visitors will be able to sample tasty treats from more than 30 street food traders and producers at the free Paisley Food Festival this Saturday 22 April at Abbey Close from 12 to 7pm. Now in its […]

WCS Paisley Dance lecturer Rosina Bonsu named among ten “Outstanding Women of Scotland”

A West College Scotland dance lecturer is one of just ten women named among the 2017 “Outstanding Women of Scotland”. Paisley-based Rosina Bonsu was awarded the prestigious nomination by the Saltire Society for her contribution to Scottish life. She joins First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Professor Dame Sue Black and the singer Horse Macdonald among the […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, the Renfrewshire Anti Stigma Alliance (RASA) group are organising a  ‘Walk a Mile’ event on the10 May 2017. The aim is to raise awareness of Mental Health and to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination. The walk is being supported by the national charity See Me and is inspired […]

Mall wins gold award

THE team at intu Braehead has been recognised for the way they encourage and train their staff. The shopping and leisure destination has been accredited with the Gold Investors in People Award. And a special cake was created and presented to staff to mark the achievement. The Investors in People scheme encourages and certifies best […]

Voluntary Arts Festival 2017 – Creative Opportunity

Voluntary Arts Festival takes place each May, in cities, towns and villages across the UK and Republic of Ireland.  It’s a chance for people to get creative – share what they already do, or try something new for the first time. A full list of events can be found here  

Register now for Business Matters in Renfrewshire 2017

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Register now for Business Matters in Renfrewshire 2017 [/av_textblock] [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Renfrewshire’s largest free business event returns to Paisley for the 7th consecutive year on Thursday 18th May at the Lagoon, Paisley. “Business Matters in […]

Masterplan to transform the West End of Paisley

Plans to deliver ‘transformational change’ in the West End of Paisley through major investment in new homes will be considered by councillors next week. The draft Paisley West End Regeneration Masterplan will be presented at the Council meeting on Thursday 20 April, 2017. It aims to integrate the West End further in the regeneration of […]