Category: Paisley

High school transformed into hotel as pupils ‘Taste the Industry’

National and local businesses transform school into mock-hotel for the day to help boost Scotland’s hospitality industry and reduce youth unemployment.  Today, 20th September, pupils from Linwood High School in Renfrewshire were given the chance to ‘Taste the Industry’ as classrooms were turned into mock-bars and restaurants for the day. The event, developed by the […]

Diane Mitchell Music School

The Diane Mitchell Music School are offering the following new classes: On Wednesday the 26th of October the Children’s Choir is starting from 4.30 – 6pm. The first week is a free introductory trial session, and the class will meet regularly on Wednesdays from the following week. There is also a musicianship class starting on Thursday […]

Get the low-down on this season’s high fashion

FASHIONISTAS will be shown how to turn over a new leaf this autumn. Model and TV presenter Jean Johansson is hosting a free Ladies Day Out event at intu Braehead shopping centre. And she’ll reveal what the latest autumn and winter fashion trends are, as well as guests being given a make-up and beauty masterclass. […]

Council steps in to extend help for Wean’s World parents

Council bosses have stepped in to help parents hit by the sudden closure of a Johnstone after-school club by extending temporary childcare until Christmas. The shutdown of the privately-run Wean’s World facility in August left many local parents with nowhere for their kids to go the week before the schools went back. Renfrewshire Council initially […]

Provost’s Community Awards re-open for 2017

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall is calling on everyone to identify their local heroes as the Community Awards open once again for nominations. The awards- which are now in their 20th year- give civic recognition to those who work or live in Renfrewshire and make a difference to their community. There are five categories under which […]

Tennent’s Training Academy launches tour to allow Young Scots to ‘Taste the Industry’

Hospitality industry tour transforms schools into mock-restaurants, hotels and spas. The Tennent’s Training Academy (TTA) is taking its ‘Taste the Industry’ event on tour across Scotland. The event, which kicks off on Tuesday 20th September at Linwood High School in Paisley transforms schools into mock-hotels for the day with workshops introducing young people to the […]


After a second straight Grade 2 World Championship win and Scottish, European and World Championship wins for the Grade 4b band this season both Johnstone bands were delighted to find out on Saturday that they will each be promoted up a grade for next season with the bands now playing in Grade 1 and Grade […]

Last chance to go on the prowl

It’s the main event Buddies are being urged to prowl around town and put themselves in the frame before the Pride of Paisley disappear from the streets on Sunday night. (Sept 25). The lions, which have been a roaring success, will be rounded up and taken to their den where they will stay until they […]

Paisley First Bike Fest Sat 24th September

As part of  European Mobility Week, Paisley’s first sustainability event will be held in and around County Square on Saturday, 24th September 2016 from 12pm until 4pm.