Category: Paisley

Choose Life campaign aims to save lives in support of Suicide Prevention Week

If you can read between the lines, you can save lives. That’s the message Choose Life is sending out to people in Renfrewshire to mark Suicide Prevention Week (5–11 September). Last year 21 people in Renfrewshire took their own lives, leaving a lasting impact on families, friends and communities. Choose Life is tackling this through […]

Paisley gets ready for a Spree for All

Local performers and venues are being urged to sign up and take part in a brand new ‘fringe’ event to Paisley’s national arts festival. The Spree for All, announced this week, aims to build on the success of The Spree, now in its fifth year and taking place in the town from 14-22 October. The […]

Rare Paisley Pattern collection revealed at launch of PaisleyMake festival

A collection of rare textiles, many not seen by the wider world for many decades, has been revealed at Paisley Museum to mark the launch of the PaisleyMake Festival of Creativity and Design (from Wednesday 31st August to Saturday 3rd September). Paisley, hometown of the world famous Paisley Pattern and one-time centre of the global […]

Celebrated Blues Band Perform at Paisley Arts Centre

One of the top electric/ blues bands to emerge from Scotland over the last six years will be performing at Paisley Arts Centre this month. Main Street Blues are a highly experienced and exciting blues band from the East of Scotland who perform top quality R ‘n’ B with their own unique twist on blues […]

Gavin Newlands MP responds to Ferguslie Park named as Scotland’s most deprived area

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has responded to data which confirms that Ferguslie Park has been identified as the area of Scotland with the greatest level of deprivation. It is the second time in succession that the area has been at the bottom of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD). Gavin […]

Glentanar Court, Paisley – Cairn Housing Association

‘Glentanar Court provides ‘retirement housing’ for those aged 50 plus.  Situated in large and well-kept gardens in an established residential area, Glentanar Court offers the convenience of your own flat within a secure complex with an office staffed part time to ensure you have assistance with reporting repairs, accessing our welfare rights service and  customer […]

Renfrewshire responds to SIMD statistics

Ambitious programme to tackle poverty remains key to improving life for communities Civic leaders believe statistics labelling part of Paisley as Scotland’s most deprived neighbourhood do not tell the full story – and say a long-term plan to change the area’s fortunes is already under way. Figures published today by the Scottish Government show part […]

William Phelps – your town centre butchers

Wm Phelps are a family run business that specialises in selling only the finest Dry Aged, locally sourced grass fed , beef ,pork ,and lamb from selected local farmers. Established in 1965, they make all of their own sausages, pies and puddings, using their own secret recipes. So why not pop into 41 Causeyside street, […]

Gavin Newlands MP meets with Sanctuary Housing

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has met with Sanctuary Scotland to find out more about the housing association’s developments in Renfrewshire. Mr Newlands joined area housing manager Robert Campbell to discuss a number of common housing issues that he’s been working on as a constituent MP, as well as speaking about housing […]