Category: Paisley

Warm glow for council tenants thanks to early Christmas Present

Hundreds of council tenants in Renfrewshire are getting an early Christmas present which will help keep them warm this winter. A programme to install modern, more efficient heating systems in every council house is now underway, with the contractors Apollo and Wates installing the new systems in hundreds of homes before Christmas. A total of […]

PACE Theatre Company

PACE Theatre group are the Renfrewshire Community Champions “see section here” Since being formed by David Wallace in 1988 PACE has grown to become one of the largest youth theatre companies in the UK, creating countless opportunities for local youths with a dramatic flair and putting on shows that have thrilled the public year after […]

Major national retailer set for Paisley

Major national retailer set for Paisley (news from Paisley Photographs) A major national retailer is finalising plans to open in Paisley High Street boosting the regeneration of the town centre. Wilkinson, which has over 330 stores in the UK, is close to reaching agreement to occupy the former Littlewoods store. Renfrewshire Council and Paisley Vision […]

Renfrewshire CVS to Help Deliver Digital TV Switchover

It has been officially announced that Renfrewshire CVS is to mobilise an army of charities and volunteers to help residents make the switch to digital TV in Renfrewshire. Starting in November, Renfrewshire CVS will work with other charities and voluntary groups to prepare people for the switchover, which starts in Renfrewshire on 8th June. The […]

Provost’s Mistletoe Ball Raises £25,000 for charity

A whopping £25,000 has been raised for sufferers of Motor Neurone Disease at a glittering charity ball hosted by Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson. The Provost’s Mistletoe Ball, held at Mar Hall Hotel, Bishopton, was hosted by STV’s Sean Batty and saw local representatives and members of the business community dig deep to raise the fantastic […]

Johnstone gets switched on for Christmas

Hundreds of people turned out this weekend for Johnstone’s Christmas Lights switch on. The event in Houston Square saw celebrity designer John Amabile join Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson and twins Abbie and Blaire Monkman, from Houston, to officially light up the town for the festive season. Gryffe High pupils Abbie and Blair, 11, switched on […]

Designer John turns his hand to Johnstone Christmas Lights

Celebrity designer John Amabile will make a big switch from interior to outdoor decorations when he helps turn on Johnstone’s Christmas lights this weekend. John, well known from TV shows such as 60 Minute Makeover, GMTV and This Morning, will join Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson and 11-year-old twins Abbie and Blair Monkman to turn on […]

St Fillan’s set wheels in motion for School Travel Plan Awards

The wheels have been set in motion to find next year’s winners of the Renfrewshire School Travel Plan Awards. Pupils at St Fillan’s Primary School, in Houston, helped launch nominations after they were named Travel Planning School of the Year at the first ever awards ceremony this year. The awards will take place in May […]