Category: Paisley

Residents urged to get behind town’s bid by wearing Paisley Pattern

Residents are being asked to don Paisley’s famous Paisley Pattern design when the unwraps its bid for UK City of Culture 2021 on Saturday 14 November. Thousands of revellers will become part of Paisley’s Pattern during the town’s annual Christmas light switch on which this year will culminate in a spectacular light show to mark […]

Bringing Broadway and the West End Stage to Paisley

Featuring all your favourite hits from world-famous musicals and stage shows, Mad 4 Musicals will bring all the glitz and glamour of Broadway and the West End stage to Paisley Town Hall on 12 November. This fantastic live show will include all your musical favourites; Evita, Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!, Miss Saigon and […]

Remembrance services in Renfrewshire

Communities across Renfrewshire are preparing to commemorate Remembrance Day. Military representatives past and present will join representatives of Renfrewshire Council and a wide range of organisations and community groups at services. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall, who will be attending Paisley’s Remembrance Service, said: “This is always a time when the whole community comes together to […]

Paisley Fireworks gets ready for sky-high spectacle

Paisley Fireworks Spectacular is back with a phenomenal pop-tastic fireworks display in the town centre on Saturday 7 November. The pop-fuelled display will go up with a bang to the sound of pop music at a new time of 7pm, allowing for an extra hour of spectacular entertainment before the big finale. The excitement kicks-off […]

Ryanair celebrates first flight to Berlin and one year of low fares at Glasgow Airport

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, has celebrated its first year of operations at Glasgow Airport and launched its new route to Berlin, which will operate 4 times weekly, as part of its winter and summer schedules. Scottish consumers and visitors can choose from Ryanair’s 10 low fare Glasgow Airport routes next summer and can […]

Grand Fountain wins Icon Conservation Award

The project to bring Paisley’s Grand Fountain back to life has been honoured at a prestigious conservation awards ceremony. The 2015 Icon Conservation Awards in London – which celebrates the highest profile conservation projects in the country – saw the Grand Fountain project win the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Award for the Conservation of an […]

Thousands have ghoulishly good fun at Paisley Halloween Festival

Paisley’s Halloween Festival was ghoulishly good fun for over 30,000 people who came out to the town centre for a spooktacular show of light and dark. The two-day event – ran by Renfrewshire Council – featured a dazzling fire garden with sculptures made of flame and two stunning fire show finales. The visually stunning Spark! […]

Renfrewshire set to look at taxi demand

A new survey is set to consider if Renfrewshire needs more taxis to meet public demand – particularly late at night and at weekends. A report to a meeting of Renfrewshire Council’s Regulatory Functions Board (on Wednesday 04 November) will recommend that councillors commission a comprehensive survey into local demand for taxis. The results will […]

Wildlife in the Yukon

Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its autumn/winter programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Paul Tatner about the landscape and wildlife of the Yukon territory, Canada. The talk will take place at Paisley Arts Centre on 5 November, 7.30pm. Visit a truly wild and natural environment where Man’s influence is almost minimal. […]