Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Halloween Festival

Paisley’s annual Halloween Festival launched tonight with plenty of thrills and chills for visitors. The two-day spectacular is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the UK. This year’s event has a Dark Circus theme and promises to be the biggest and best yet with internationally acclaimed outdoor theatre specialists, Cirque Bijou, helping […]

Renfrewshire taxi drivers back the campaign to clean up roadside litter

Taxi drivers across Renfrewshire have backed the campaign to stop roadside litter blighting the local environment. Paisley Taxis and Renfrewshire Cabs have both shown their support for the Team Up to Clean Up campaign by pledging that their drivers will give their litter a lift and take it home. Drivers have been provided with car […]

Renfrewshire children already benefitting from early years expansion

Parents of young children have praised the positive impact of 1140 hours of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) on their child’s speech and reading development. Almost 1,600 three and four-year-olds and eligible two-year-olds across the region are now receiving 1140 hours ELC and parental feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. All children are currently entitled to […]

Kilbarchan project would be first to benefit from Villages Investment Fund

Volunteers are set to renovate the Old Library in Kilbarchan as they aim to maintain its status as a thriving community space if their plans are approved by councillors later this month. With more than 5000 visitors using the hall every year for activities such as yoga, Pilates, Spanish lessons and amateur dramatics, the hall […]

Paisley’s Winter Events get underway this weekend!

If you are heading to Paisley’s Halloween Festival this weekend, don’t forget to check out the town centre’s Halloween Sculptures.  You may have already seen the fantastic animal sculptures dotted around the town centre this year, but have you seen them dressed for Halloween yet?  To celebrate Paisley’s Halloween Festival, these sculptures made from recycled […]

First images revealed of Paisley Arts Centre after £2.8m transformation

The first images showing how Paisley’s iconic arts centre will look after a £2.8m transformation have been revealed – including a new extension and public space at the heart of Paisley’s nightlife district. The Paisley Arts Centre stage has hosted some of Scotland’s biggest names in the three decades since the 250-year-old former church building […]

M8 Driver Training expanding into Fleet Training

We’re expanding! Into the world of fleet training. Been working for numerous companies now for around 7-8yrs and therefore decided why not do what you do for yourself instead of for others. If you have more than 5 members of staff driving for your company you may want to check health and safety in regards […]

Record numbers attend The Spree festival events across Renfrewshire

More than 12,000 festival-goers turned out for The Spree festival as figures show record attendances at this year’s events. The festival, which is now in its eighth year and is organised by Renfrewshire Council, took place over nine days from 11-19 October. Music and comedy fans were treated to sell-out shows from Hue and Cry, […]

Blockbuster success for Paisley’s HB Film Festival

The first year of the HB Film Festival was a sell out success this weekend, and with over 300 tickets sold over its 2 day run at The Wynd Centre.    Over 40 independent films were shown plus live music, comedy, film quiz and a glittering awards ceremony. The event has been deemed a great […]