Category: Renfrewshire

Take your picture with a polar bear in shopping mall thanks to hi-tech wizardry

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” id=” custom_class=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-k3skaada’ admin_preview_bg=”] Take your picture with a polar bear in shopping mall thanks to hi-tech wizardry VISITORS to intu Braehead can get astonishing pictures of themselves standing next to a polar bear, half-a-dozen penguins and even Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer! And it’s all thanks to some […]

PIRATES UP FOR THE CUP

Paisley Pirates take a break from league action this weekend as they playback to back Scottish Cup ties against Kirkcaldy Kestrels on Saturday and Sunday. They are away to the Fife side in the first leg, before returning to Braehead Arena for the second and deciding leg 24 hours later (face off 4.30pm). The club […]

Lagoon gym reopens after £180,000 refurb

THE fitness suite at Paisley’s Lagoon Leisure Centre re-opened on Monday after a £180,000 refurbishment. The gym had been closed for a makeover with more than 40 new pieces of fitness equipment including three stair climbers and a large functional rig. And to let people see the new-look and upgraded gym, an Open Weekend is […]

Paisley Halloween Festival wins gold at Scottish Thistle Awards regional finals

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TUI UK LAUNCHES ADDITIONAL 50,000 SEATS FOR WINTER 2020 FROM GLASGOW AIRPORT

NEW Flights launched to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh from Glasgow airport Expanded programme to the Canaries for winter 2020 10 and 11 night holidays now available to Gran Canaria NEW hotels launched for winter 2020 and summer 2021 season 2nd DECEMBER, LONDON – TUI, the world’s leading holiday company and the UK’s number one […]

Invest in Communities – Monthly Round-up (November 2019)

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Paisley in the mist

Paisley woke up to a thick covering of mist the other morning which for those that went up to the braes could see above the low cloud cover and captured some spectacular images and video. One being our long term member Gerard Ward who has taken some amazing footage as seen below. Gerard also posted […]

Saints legend Tony gritz ready for the winter weather

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” id=” custom_class=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-k3qar537′ admin_preview_bg=”] Over his sixteen-year playing career, Tony Fitzpatick made countless clearances on the pitch, but it’s the streets of Renfrewshire that his namesake will be making sure are clear of snow and ice this winter. Last year, a campaign to #NameOurGritters saw more than 8000 […]

Johnstone is ready for Christmas

Thousands descended on Johnstone town centre this weekend as the Christmas lights were switched on in the town. The Pulse FM DJs hosted a main stage in Houstoun Square packed with local entertainment to get everyone in the festive mood. Santa and his reindeer made an appearance to find out what the children of Johnstone […]