Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire cultural groups, performers and charities urged not to miss out

Cultural groups, performers and charities from across Renfrewshire are being encouraged to submit their applications to the Culture, Heritage and Events (CHE) Fund before the 1st August deadline. Created by Renfrewshire Council, the CHE Fund is a key component of Paisley 2021, the town’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2021. It was established […]

Brian and Danielle take on Arran Bike & Hike challenge to raise funds for RAMH’s very own Brian McGuire and Danielle Caira are to get on their bikes by taking part in the 2016 Arran Bike & Hike challenge to help raise funds for Paisley charity RAMH (Recovery Across Mental Health). They will be attempting  a 42-mile cycle from Brodick to Lochranza on Saturday 3rd September followed by a further 13-mile cycle […]

Paisley & District Scouts at Blair Atholl Jamborette

Paisley & District Scouts along with scouts from all over the world are gathering together for the Blair Atholl Jamborette. Starting July 18th, the Blair Atholl Jamborette hosts scouts from 18 different countries and lasts for 10 days. Twenty-two young people and around twenty adult volunteers from Paisley & District headed out to enjoy this […]


Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union extended an invitation on Friday 15th July to a public unveiling of a specially commissioned community artwork, to celebrate the credit union’s 10-year anniversary of their people helping people commitment and their proud support for the Paisley 2021 City of Culture bid. RWCU’s Manager, Karen Graham, said: “In 2006 a group of […]

Paisley Pattern Launch SpaceX CRS 9

Paisley Pattern conquers world…then is launched into space! The Paisley Pattern has already carried the name of its home town around the globe – now it’s going out of this world. Andy Campbell takes us through his experience of the Falcon SpaceX Launch the other night. Read more about this fascinating story and accomplishment, well […]

Autism-friendly mall praised in House of Commons motion

MPs have signed an Early Day Motion in the Westminster Parliament praising intu Braehead for making its malls more autism-friendly. East Renfrewshire MP Kirsten Oswald put down the motion after staff at intu Braehead were given specialist training by the Scottish Autism charity. The centre also successfully introduced a pilot Quiet Hour in the malls […]

Local man to spread word about Paisley 2021 on adventure from Mirren Park to Monte Carlo

A Paisley man is driving from the town to Monte Carlo to help raise awareness of a local charity and spread the word about Paisley 2021, the town’s bid to become UK City of Culture. Martyn Cosh , Managing Director of Mirren Park School, is taking part in the ‘Monte Carlo or Bust’ rally later […]

Gavin Newlands votes against Trident renewal

  Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, will today (Monday) vote against the UK renewing its fleet of Trident nuclear weapons. The new Prime Minister Theresa May is asking MPs to vote on whether or not construction work for replacing the fleet of nuclear submarines at Faslane at a cost of up to […]

Registration reminder issued to local voters

Voters in the Renfrew South and Gallowhill ward have been reminded of some registration deadlines ahead of a forthcoming by-election. The by-election will take place on Thursday 11 August following the death of Councillor Eddie Grady, one of three councillors for the multi-member ward of Renfrew South and Gallowhill on Renfrewshire Council. Sandra Black, returning […]