Category: Renfrewshire

Pupils’ artwork is inspired

Hundreds of pupils from nurseries, primary and secondary schools have entered Renfrewshire’s annual Inspired Art Competition. Now 130 of the 600 entries of drawings and paintings are on display in a free exhibition, at The Tannahill Centre, in Blackstoun Road, Paisley, until April 15. Two of the talented pupils – Matthew Meigan, aged 14, who […]

Share a Story for World Book Day

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is supporting World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign, encouraging parents and carers to read with their children for ten minutes a day.   Every year, World Book Day1 creates bespoke £1 books for children and young adults across the UK and Ireland, to promote […]

Young people in Renfrewshire set to elect their new MYSPs

Young people in Renfrewshire are being called upon to decide who should represent them over the next two years at the Scottish Youth Parliament. Budding politicians will be seeking the support of their peers to become one of five new representatives to the Scottish Youth Parliament when voting opens in mid-March. Members of the Scottish […]

Paisley public invited to help shape town centre transformation plans

Paisley town centre’s key outdoor spaces and road junctions are in line for a major transformation – and residents and businesses are being invited to two special events to help shape the plans. Renfrewshire Council has set aside a £10m budget for a wide-ranging programme of improvements to the town centre – aimed at driving […]

Cancer battle chaplain is an inspiration to shopping mall staff

THE chaplain at intu Braehead shopping centre has been described as an “inspirational woman” after revealing the amazing battle she’s had to beat cancer and how she now dedicates her life to helping others. Hazel Brooks is chaplain at the shopping and leisure destination and was speaking on the eve of International Women’s Day tomorrow. […]

Aesthetic Suites

Aesthetic Suites is an innovative new way to tailor your facial contouring requirements. As registered nurses… Kristine Gilmour and Nichola Gormley are approved and regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and trained with award-winning plastic surgeons with extensive and advanced training to ensure patient satisfaction in a safe regulated environment. Nichola and Kristine provide guidance and informative advice in combination […]

Paisley teams up with PLATFORM on Tour for biggest Food and Drink Festival yet

Paisley is teaming up with independent street food market PLATFORM for its biggest and best Food and Drink Festival yet. Paisley Food and Drink Festival is one of Scotland’s largest outdoor food and drink festivals and will take place in Paisley town centre on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April. This year’s line-up will showcase […]

Glasgow Airport’s new £200,000 green vehicle fleet is flying hybrid

Eight petrol/electric plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4x4s arrive at Glasgow Airport   Glasgow Airport has invested more than £200,000 to introduce an eight-strong fleet of petrol/electric plug-in hybrid vehicles to its operations. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4×4 vehicles will be deployed across the airport’s security, engineering and airfield operations teams. A number of charging […]

Museum wants to hear tales of punk rock in Paisley

ONE-TIME punk rockers from Paisley are being asked to tell how they got their teenage kicks – as The Undertones used to sing. Researchers at Paisley Museum are inviting fans of the punk era to come along to an informal gathering so they can hear stories of the punk era in Paisley. The event is […]