Category: Paisley

Salt and Grit Solutions getting ready for winter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd are gearing up for the winter season and look forward to supplying customers throughout Renfrewshire and the UK with de-icing salt. Having moved premises last year, the company now operates from North Arkleston Farm in Paisley – just next to Junction 27 of the M8. Salt and Grit Solutions supply […]

Hundreds turnout to support Renfrewshire’s first Reclaim the Night Procession

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hundreds of Renfrewshire residents turned out to a special procession and echo the international call to end to violence against women. The Reclaim the Night procession in Paisley prompted a huge turn out as local people showed their support for the cause. The procession launched Renfrewshire’s 16 Days of Action, a local version of the […]

Science kids set experiments for blast-off

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Talented school pupils from Renfrewshire will see their science experiments blast off into space thanks to a unique collaboration with NASA. Eleven pupils from across Renfrewshire, all participants in this summer’s popular Mission Discovery space school, visited science laboratories at the University of West of Scotland to see their winning experiments being built. The experiments, […]

Moray Typhoons 4 Paisley Pirates 3

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Moray Typhoons 4 Paisley Pirates 3 (Typhoons win on Golden Goal) In a night of sheer mayhem approaching pantomime farce, Pirates maintained their dismal record of failing to win a Scottish Cup tie in almost 9 years, as they fell 4-3 to Moray Typhoons in a match which chalked up almost 200 minutes in […]

Author Shari Low writes love letter to Renfrew Library

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Glasgow author Shari Low has written a love letter to the library of her childhood, Renfrew Library, as part of Book Week Scotland. In her heartwarming and funny ode to the library, Shari praises the peace and quiet the library offered as well as the vast range of books she could borrow, describing how “At […]

Johnstone gets set for Christmas lights switch-on

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Johnstone is lining up a festival of festive fun at the weekend when the town’s Christmas lights are turned on in the town centre. Saturday will see an afternoon-long party in Houstoun Square with live entertainment on the main stage from noon to 5pm. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall will be joined on stage by a […]

Heating project to reduce fuel bills for 500 families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nearly five hundred families in Paisley are expected to save around 20 – 30 percent on their energy bills thanks to an innovative project to replace a 1960s district heating scheme with a new energy efficient system. The £6.8million project, currently underway in the Charleston area of Paisley, will replace the existing scheme with a […]

Renfrewshire youths positive about awards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A popular youth award ceremony has been run solely by local young people for the first time. The fourth Positive About Youth awards, which celebrate the outstanding work and achievements of young people in Renfrewshire, was organised by Renfrewshire Youth Voice, and supported by Erskine Music and Media Studios and West Johnstone Youth Council, who […]

A psychological thriller coming to Paisley

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A psychological thriller coming to Paisley – ‘CLEEK’ the movie. We are making a feature film in Paisley – filming begins in January 2015. What we’re hoping to do is let the world know just how much Paisley is changing for the better, and what better way to do it than in a film. But […]