Paisley and Renfrewshire Newsletter


124 new teachers welcomed to Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire education bosses have welcomed a new intake of freshly-qualified teachers…and asked them to help make local schools among the best in Scotland. A total of […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader blasts BT over slow Wi-Fi

Buddies and local businesses are missing out on the economic advantages of superfast broadband, according to Mark Macmillan, Leader of Renfrewshire Council, because outdated technology is […]

Brown & Polson, Paisley – From Boom to Bust

John Polson was born in Paisley in 1825.  He attended Paisley Grammar School and the Andersonian College in Glasgow before joining the family business. Brown & […]

Cash Cub saving club!

Cash Cub is heading back to school! Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union (RWCU) is re-launching their primary school savings club under the new name of ‘Cash Cubs’. Cash […]

Council builds cairn to honour trade union stalwart, Willie Gallacher

A two metre high cairn is being built at the junction of High Street and New Street, Paisley to commemorate the life and work of Willie […]

Your guide to extravaganza of entertainment

LET us entertain you could be the theme tune to this autumn’s line-up of cultural events being staged at venues throughout Renfrewshire. A varied programme of […]

Glasgow Airport soars as more than one million passengers take to the skies in July

Glasgow Airport’s monthly passenger numbers topped the one million mark in July. A total of 1,018,433 people travelled through the airport representing a 6.4% increase on […]

Paisley Pirates-Fans Forum

Paisley Pirates held their first ever Fans Forum on Wednesday in the 5 on 5 Club, attended by a significant number of supporters, at which time […]

Chivas Brothers launches new bursary to maximise employees’ potential

A new bursary scheme has been launched by Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, designed to give employees the opportunity […]