Category: Renfrewshire


Paisley Pirates, fresh from three wins on the trot in the Scottish National League, face one of their most daunting tasks so far as they head for Edinburgh this Sunday to take on the Murrayfield Racers (face off 6.00pm). The side from the capital has so far inflicted three heavy defeats on the Pirates, who […]

Community taking lead in transforming Ferguslie

A new long-term community-led strategy is set to transform Ferguslie into a place where everyone can thrive. Community organisations will work with Renfrewshire Council on a consultation with local residents to get their creative ideas for a new place plan that will meet their needs. Statistics published today (Tuesday 28 January) reveal that an area […]

Thread Queens Project Looking for Mill Girls

Paisley Thread Queens Local artists Gillian Steel and Kevin Cameron along with pupils of Mary Russell School in Paisley are undertaking a project for Paisley Townscape Heritage and Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (Paisley TH.CARS2). The Thread Queens Project will involve the pupils exploring the histories and personal stories of the thread mill girls in Paisley. […]


FlightPath Fund award will see pupils from seven schools take part in the Engineering Development Trust’s Go4SET programme – Pupils from seven local secondary schools will take part in a national Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) competition thanks to a £7000 award from Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund. The project, run by the Engineering Development […]

Two Destination Language’s FAULT LINES coming to Paisley

Fault Lines is a reimagining of a fashion show, looking to show the boundaries between how we look and how we see other people. Two Destination Language have assembled a truly diverse cast in terms of age, ability and race, and will have them taking to the catwalk while audiences flick between audio channels silent-disco […]

Ten-year Vision with bold ideas for how Paisley could look is unveiled

A first-of-its kind study with radical ideas for how Paisley town centre could look in a decade has been published – and aims to start a conversation about what might be possible in the town. The ‘Vision for Paisley Town Centre 2030’ is the result of a unique link-up between Renfrewshire Council, the Scottish Government […]


Additional Monday to Friday flight will bring extra 26,000 seats    Glasgow Airport passengers travelling to and from Dublin will enjoy even more choice following Aer Lingus Regional’s decision to introduce an extra weekday flight this April. The move will see services operated by the Irish carrier increase from five to six flights Monday to […]

First images revealed of new Paisley High Street Learning and Cultural Hub

The first images showing how a vacant former retail unit at the heart of Paisley’s High Street will be turned into a 21st-century community facility housing library services are today revealed. Construction will start soon on the £7m Paisley Learning and Cultural Hub – a new modern community and educational facility which will bring new […]

Climate Emergency Working Group set to meet to outline plans to make Renfrewshire carbon neutral by 2030

Renfrewshire Council has reiterated its green credentials as it outlines climate change as an immediate priority, with its Climate Emergency Working Group set to meet tomorrow (Thursday). In June 2019, there was cross-party support for a council motion which declared a climate emergency and a working group has been set up with members of all […]