Category: Paisley


Paisley Pirates return to action after a few weeks off, and it’s another very important weekend for them as they take on North Ayrshire Wild over two legs, to determine who will qualify for a place in the playoff finals weekend on 8 and 9 April, when the four qualifiers will battle it out for […]

Gavin Newlands MP welcomes New Powers to Tackle Domestic Abuse

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North has welcomed the Scottish Government’s new Domestic Abuse Bill which was introduced on Monday. The new bill will strengthen the laws against those who psychologically abuse their partners using coercive and controlling behaviour. The Bill creates a new statutory offence of domestic abuse that recognises the damage […]

The face of the next Paisley First Mural is revealed

The face of our next giant mural…and the winner is…. Seven year old Eva Rose Ross from Paisley has been announced as the face of the next Paisley First giant mural. Renowned local artist Caroline Gormley will team up with artist Alexander Guy to complete the next mural in the Paisley First Wall Series. Eva […]

Paisley to celebrate trio of food and drink events

Paisley is getting set for a food and drink extravaganza next month – with three great events taking place over the same week. The 30th annual Paisley Beer Festival – Scotland’s largest – will return for another year to Paisley Town Hall from Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 April. On the Saturday the Paisley Food […]


Renfrewshire Council has updated the Renfrewshire Local Development Plan Housing Land Supply Supplementary Guidance. The Supplementary Guidance includes a detailed framework to guide the release of additional housing land where a 5-year supply of effective housing land is not being maintained. The Supplementary Guidance has been updated to reflect the current housing land shortfall. There […]

A chance to remember those lost

Two memorial benches are providing a place of remembrance for those lost to suicide in Renfrewshire. Local residents Kate Sharkey and Stephen Torrance have ensured that those who have lost a loved one to suicide will have a place to remember them in both Johnstone and Elderslie. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall attended a service at […]

Record turnout elects Renfrewshire’s next MSYPs

Renfrewshire saw the second highest turnout in Scotland as thousands of young people voted in the Scottish Youth Parliament elections- electing five new MSYPs for Renfrewshire. Over 7000 votes were cast online and in polling stations at every secondary school, the University of the West of Scotland, West College Scotland and Renfrewshire House- the highest […]

End of an era: Ogilvie Social Club in Paisley closes down

The Ogilvie Social Club has closed, with its last function held at the weekend.   Most people from Paisley and the surrounding areas have probably attended a function there at some point in their life, or known someone who has.   Like most social clubs in Renfrewshire, the closure comes as a result of falling […]

Aspire Community Solutions – Social Enterprise with a difference

Aspire Community Solutions is a Social Enterprise with a difference, providing a variety of services. Using fully qualified tradesmen supported by trainees to carry out construction, refurbishment, landscaping and drainage works. We provide a high-quality job, on time and on budget always. We support the community by reinvesting our profits back to a social purpose. Aspire […]