Category: Paisley

Council leader calls for fairer deal on funding

Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan has called on both the UK and Scottish governments to “give councils the time and money they need” when allocating funding to local services. Councillor Macmillan criticised the budget-setting timetables announced by both governments as Renfrewshire Council prepares to meet this week and discuss its own financial outlook. Cllr Macmillan […]

Renfrewshire takes partnership approach to help refugees

Renfrewshire Council is set to lead a new partnership approach to help refugees. The move is part of a series of recommendations on supporting refugees which will be considered at a meeting of Renfrewshire Council on Thursday September 24. A Renfrewshire Refugee Support Group would draw on the input and experience of housing, health, social […]

Do our children start school too young?

This September, all across the UK, thousands of parents will have experienced the huge emotional pull of seeing their children start school for the very first time. No doubt there will have been tears, and hugs, and plenty of reflection at what is a genuine new life stage for their kids.   There’s no doubt, […]

Intu Braehead fun for children of “forgotten disaster” at Chernobyl

CHILDREN who are victims of the “forgotten disaster” at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor yesterday got the chance to enjoy themselves in the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. The youngsters, aged between nine and 14, were invited to spend a day there and the intu Braehead shopping centre as part of their three-week stay in […]

Kibble Education and Care Centre up for top award

Paisley’s Kibble Education and Care Centre has been shortlisted for a top national award. As one of the country’s leading social enterprises, the organisation provides a wide variety of services to educate and look after young people at risk and also delivers vital youth employment training and job opportunities. Now Kibble is one of the […]

Wizz Air’s new Vilnius and Lublin services take off from Glasgow

Wizz Air launched its first direct flights to the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius and the Polish city of Lublin from Glasgow Airport. It is the first time both cities have been served as destinations from Glasgow Airport and Wizz Air will now operate a year round, twice weekly service to the two locations.   Vilnius […]

Wildcat Media

Wildcat Media Ltd is a newly founded media production company based in Paisley. Individually we have many years of experience in both audio and visual media. These include Feature films, short film, corporate and commercial film and radio. We strive to create high quality video and audio services, whilst understanding every client is unique and […]

Digging deep to give pupils new garden

BOSSES and staff at the intu Braehead shopping mall dug deep to help create a new vegetable garden for pupils at a Paisley primary school. Not only did the shopping centre donate £2000 to the project, organised by Young Enterprise Scotland, staff also volunteered to do some of the hard work preparing the ground for […]