Category: Paisley

Scottish songwriting stars team up for Paisley’s music festival

Scotland’s leading stars are set to take Paisley by storm in a series of special events celebrating Scottish’s musical talent and songwriting. Bring it all Home – run by Renfrewshire Council – is back for a third year with a huge offering of Scottish talent coming to Paisley for the festival on 17 to 19 […]

Top award for Kibble’s work with young people

Paisley’s Kibble Education and Care Centre has won a top award for training and employing young people. Kibble achieved the prestigious Investors in Young People Gold Accreditation – the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people. The award recognises the organisation’s commitment to the training and development […]

Scottish songwriting stars set for Paisley’s Bring it all Home

Paisley will take centre stage this September when six of Scotland’s best-known singer-songwriters perform a never-to-be-seen-again collaboration as part of the town’s Bring it all Home festival. The event will see a star-studded line-up of national treasure Dougie MacLean, chart-topping Justin Currie of Del Amitri fame plus Eddi Reader, Findlay Napier, Emma Pollock and Paisley’s own […]

New fuel task team creates jobs while helping hard-pressed families

An energy task team in Renfrewshire is set to create local jobs while also offering a safety net to families facing fuel poverty, thanks to a £170,000 investment from the council’s tackling poverty fund. Energy Advice Renfrewshire has successfully run as a trial since autumn 2014 – with more than £100,000 generated in energy savings […]

Idlewild named among headliners for Paisley’s Spree 2015 festival

The headline acts are today revealed for Paisley’s annual Spree festival – including a one-off collaboration between Scottish indie-rockers Idlewild and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The nine-day event – run by Renfrewshire Council – will see a varied bill of music, comedy and more in various venues around Paisley between 9 and 17 October. […]

Are you in the running for a prize?

ORGANISERS of the Paisley 10K Race and Fun Run have paid tribute to the thousands of people who take part in the event to raise money for charities and good causes. And Renfrewshire Leisure are offering prizes for those who tell them the best reasons for running in the event, sponsored by Hillington Park, on […]

Dennis is a real Menace at shopping mall

DENNIS the Menace got up to mall sorts of mischief at intu Braehead. The comic rascal was playing pranks and causing chaos everywhere he went as he launched a Big Beano Takeover of the shopping centre. From Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 9, Dennis and his Menace Squad will be involved in a host […]