Category: Renfrewshire


In spite of the final score, this was another improved performance by Pirates against a team of semi-professional players, with Sharks’ import Heiskanen making a major difference to the outcome with no fewer than five goals in an entertaining game. Pirates competed well with their opponents in the opening session and actually went ahead after […]

Glen Cinema 90th anniversary commemoration to take place

A commemorative event will take place this weekend to mark the 90th anniversary of the Glen Cinema Disaster. The commemoration will take place in Paisley town centre this Saturday 7 December and will begin with a lantern procession involving more than 150 young people from community groups and schools starting at Dunn Square at 5.15pm and […]

Piano boy Nathan amazes shoppers with performance at intu Braehead mall

A seven-year-old boy amazed shoppers at intu Braehead with a virtuoso display on a piano that’s been placed in the mall. Youngster Nathan Lee was described as a “genius” after he climbed on to the stool at the piano and gave people an impromptu mini-concert. A crowd gathered around the piano in the upper mall […]

Paisley is the place to be this Christmas!

Head to Paisley town centre this Christmas and grab this festive season’s must-have Selfie with Santa!  Made from more than half a million LEGO® bricks and taking more than three months to build, you can see this amazing creation on Paisley High St until 2nd January, and even sit next to Santa for a Christmas […]

Glen Cinema Commemoration 2019

The Paisley Development Trust would like you to participate in our annual remembrance of the victims of the Glen Cinema Disaster in 1929. We meet at the Cenotaph at 10.30am on the 31st December and support the few survivors that are left and their families during the short ceremony and afterwards join them in a cup of tea […]


Glasgow Airport has won a prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council for the third time. The airport was one of only 84 organisations worldwide to achieve a Sword of Honour, which is awarded to companies that have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work.    In order […]

Now Margaret can walk to her favourite fashion store

MARGARET Calderwood used to make a five-hour round trip bus journey to visit her favourite fashion store, Joules, in St Andrews, Fife. But now she’s delighted as the 65-year-old can now WALK from her home in Renfrew to the newly-opened Joules store at intu Braehead. Margaret yesterday (Wednesday July 27) queued for more than an […]

Johnstone set to get festive this weekend

Johnstone will officially mark the start of the festive season as the Christmas lights in the town are switched on this weekend. Saturday, 30 November, will see Houstoun Square transformed in to a winter wonderland with a variety of entertainment to put everyone in the festive spirit. From 12pm, the Pulse FM DJs will host […]