Category: Paisley

Domestic Abuse Consultation Launched

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has encouraged local constituents to take part in a Scottish Government consultation that is looking at introducing a specific offence to tackle domestic abuse. Scotland will be one of the few countries in the world to introduce dedicated legislation that would not only capture types of conduct […]

Santa on a Christmas fundraising drive for hospital kids

SANTA swapped his sleigh for a private hire taxi when he visited youngsters in Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital. He brought smiles to the faces of the kids in Children’s Ward 15 as he did a wee favour for the drivers and management of Renfrewshire Cab Co by handing out bundles of presents.     Kind-hearted […]

Jen McKay of Deli Melatso is a Real Community Champion

We have been reading of the wonderful gesture of Deli Malatso owner Jen McKay who is giving up her Christmas Day to help those less fortunate than others. Jen has decided to invite those who either can’t afford to pay for Christmas dinner or are alone on the day, what a wonderful sentiment from a […]


Paisley Pirates go into the festive break still with a chance of lifting silverware in the second half of the season, having reached the semifinal of the Scottish Cup, and lying fifth in the Scottish National League, but with games in hand over the sides above them. “It’s been a strange first half of the […]

1 Minute Angels Christmas Gift to Hospice

This year Christmas Day at St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood will be provided courtesy of the Angels. The Hospice’s glass ‘1Minute Angel’ Christmas tree ornaments have proved so popular with patients, families and staff that sales have now reached the magical £5000 figure – that is, enough to fund a full day of care from […]

Local MP Congratulates Jodie Campbell

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, met with local volunteer Jodie Campbell to personally congratulate and thank her for organising a lunch for people who otherwise would have spent Christmas day on their loan. Jodie Campbell has organised a free Christmas lunch for 196 people who would have otherwise spent the day on […]

Pupils get mall excited about seeing Santa

YOUNGSTERS from a Renfrew primary school got really mall excited when they visited Santa’s Grotto at the intu Braehead shopping centre. The kids from Kirklandneuk Primary 1 class got to meet the big man with a white beard and who wears a red suit. They were invited along to come and play this Christmas and […]