Category: Paisley

Mackay urges Constituents to Give Blood

SNP MSP Derek Mackay is encouraging his Renfrewshire constituents to help save a life by donating blood this week. The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service aim to stock six days’ worth of each blood type at all times. Blood has a very short shelf life and can’t be stockpiled, so donors are required every day […]

Pride of Paisley Auction

On Friday 21st October, 2016 the Pride of Paisley lions will be auctioned with proceeds raised going to the Accord and St. Vincent’s hospices. Painted predominantly by local artists, these twenty-five colourful lions have adorned Paisley streets since July as part of the biggest public art project in the town’s history. This Paisley First initiative […]

Lady MacBeth: unsex me here tour at Paisley Arts Centre

Company Chordelia is delighted to announce the dates of its premiere performances and tour of the company’s new dance theatre show Lady MacBeth: unsex me here. This exciting and unique piece of dance theatre is created and directed by award winning company Artistic Director Kally Lloyd-Jones and presented in co-production with Solar Bear. Marking the […]

Johnstone residents can hear about ambitious plans for town

Johnstone residents will have an opportunity to find out more about exciting new developments for the town at a public information event in Johnstone Town Hall at 6.45pm on 27 October. The event, which is being organised by Johnstone Community Council and supported by Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership, will focus on two important issues for […]

Paisley pupils show the way to beat the bullies

Senior pupils at a Paisley school are stepping into the shoes of their teachers – as they help lead the way on a ground-breaking programme to tackle bullying and abuse. The unique role reversal will see S5/6 pupils at Paisley Grammar teaching younger children on how to deal with conflict, challenge violence and abuse, and […]

Arnotts building keeps hold of family ties

The iconic Arnotts listed building in Paisley received a visit from owners new and old today as it continues to be brought back to life. Dennis Liddell, a member of the Cochran family who originally owned the building, accepted a framed before and after picture from Council Leader Mark Macmillan and the Directors of Park […]

Paisley Pirates match report

PAISLEY PIRATES   10        MORAY TYPHOONS   0  Pirates duly completed a straightforward victory against the Typhoons in a match where the ultimate result was never in serious doubt, but it took their now regular third period surge to put a convincing result on the scoreboard. The home side opened with pace and were ahead in under […]

Renfrewshire Council launches economic action plan with consultation period

Local people and businesses are being encouraged to provide their views on a Renfrewshire Council strategy which sets out its plans for the economic regeneration of the region. Launched today (Monday 17 October), the Renfrewshire Economic Framework (REF) is accompanied by a consultation period, which will culminate with public events at Paisley Town Hall on […]

Businesses urged to prepare for winter weather

Renfrewshire businesses are being advised to prepare early for severe weather this winter by taking precautionary measures. As part of Renfrewshire Council’s #RenReady campaign, businesses are recommended to consider how well they are equipped to deal with an emergency incident. Creating a business continuity plan will help understand and manage the risks faced by the […]