Category: Paisley

Paisley transformation honoured at UK awards

The ambitious project to transform Paisley’s future using culture and heritage has been honoured at a prestigious UK-wide awards ceremony. The Paisley Town Centre Heritage Asset Strategy picked up two titles at the Placemaking Awards in London, designed to honour the very best planning and regeneration projects from across the UK. The ambitious project to […]


Glasgow Airport is gearing up for what is traditionally one of its busiest periods of the year as tens of thousands of holidaymakers prepare to take to the skies for the Easter school holidays. More than 110,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport this weekend with the majority heading to popular sunspots such […]

Journey into the unknown ahead of new play, Last Dream (On Earth)

Created in association with The National Theatre of Scotland and the The Tron Theatre Glasgow, Last Dream (On Earth) celebrates incredible journeys into the unknown; be it a bid for freedom that drives migrants across the perilous waters from North Africa to Europe or the equally risky race to space won by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin […]

Renfrewshire electors urged to secure their vote in time for general election

With the general election campaign officially underway, more than 123,000 polling cards will be landing on doormats in Renfrewshire over the next few days. And election officials in Renfrewshire are urging over 5500 residents to update their details on the Electoral Register. Renfrewshire’s election team is advising voters to check which type of three different […]

Multi-million cash boost for Renfrewshire’s roads

Renfrewshire’s roads are set to benefit from significant investment, with a multi-million cash boost allocated to improve the conditions of roads and pavements. Renfrewshire Council has set aside £3.5m for road improvements during the 2015/16 financial year. Roads engineers have carried out a detailed survey of roads across the area and prioritised a list of […]

Kids get on board the Skoobmobile

A new mobile library service will make it easier for children to read, play and learn in their local area. The Skoobmobile, which features friendly book monsters known as the Skoobs, will visit schools, nurseries and pre-five centres regularly and communities who live at a distance from libraries during school holidays. Since their launch last […]

Slug in a Bottle Market

As with all the previous Slug in a Bottle Markets organised, we want to create an exciting mix of both vintage items and contemporary / traditional craft & design. At this year’s events we can expect contemporary and quirky items of silversmith jewellery from jewellery designers Judith Kenny Jewellery and Jodie Pope Jewellery; up-cycled and recycled […]

Work starts on a new community safety partnership hub for Renfrewshire

Construction work has started on a new partnership location for community safety services in Renfrewshire. The new Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership Hub is being built on the site of the former District Court in Mill Street, Paisley. The new facility will be home to the Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership, which includes officers from Renfrewshire Council, […]

Young savvy savers demonstrate financial skills to Council Leader

The next generation of savvy savers showed off their financial abilities to Renfrewshire Council’s Leader during his recent trip to a local school to see a new council initiative in action. Councillor Mark Macmillan, Council Leader and Councillor Jacqueline Henry, Education Convener, popped into Gleniffer High School in Paisley to see how the new iSave […]