Category: Renfrewshire

Music star Paolo gets booked by his one-time football coach!

SINGING star Paolo Nutini bumped into his old football coach, Tony Fitzpatrick and asked him where he could buy a copy of the former footballer’s recently-released autobiography. The pair met up in Paisley’s Bianco E Nero coffee shop and Paolo revealed his dad, Alfredo had told him about Tony’s book, Fitzy – The Story of […]

North Ayrshire Wild 0 – Paisley Pirates 2

Pirates’ netminder John Russell achieved a 21 save shut out as he helped his club to a narrow, but crucial, win at North Ayr on Saturday. While the game was short in terms of goals, it was not without incident. In a tight opening session, the visitors had the balance of play, but were unable […]

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 (1 Dec) will see Houstoun Square transformed in to a winter wonderland with a variety of entertainment to put everyone in the festive spirit. From 12noon, the Pulse FM DJs will […]

Shopping mall helps campaign to beat period poverty

GENEROUS bosses at intu Braehead are helping a campaign to beat period poverty among women and teenage girls. The shopping and leisure destination has donated £500 to Tracy Skelton, who is buying sanitary products to give out to those who can’t afford to buy them. Tracy is a support worker at Govan High School and […]

Let’s hall have a look before iconic building’s transformation!

Buddies are being invited to have one last look inside Paisley Town Hall today/tomorrow (Thursday, November 29) before it undergoes a £22 million transformation. The doors will be open for people to attend a free event which will not only celebrate the rich history of the iconic building, but will present early stage plans on […]

MP TO CHALLENGE DISGRACED HELMS DIRECTOR IN TV DEBATE

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, is scheduled to go head to head with Robert Skillen, the disgraced director of the now liquidated company HELMS. Skillen and HELMS are accused of miss-selling thousands of solar panels and Energy efficiency adaptations to households across the UK. Shockingly, HELMS operated under the backing of […]

Paisley Community Trust Live

November 27th  

ADDITIONAL BLUE AIR SERVICE TO BUCHAREST ADDS A FURTHER 20,000 SEATS TO POPULAR ROUTE

Extra rotations this winter and next summer good news for business and leisure passengers on Scotland’s only air link with Romania –   Glasgow Airport has today (Tuesday, November 27) welcomed Blue Air’s decision to add a further services to Bucharest on the airline’s winter schedule this year and in summer 2019. The current winter […]

INVENTORS UNITE TO SOLVE ‘IMPOSSIBLE-TO-BUY’ CHRISTMAS CONUNDRUMS

‘Impossible’ inventions created for Christmas shoppers at intu Braehead who spend 22 hours trying to find the perfect gift for loved ones   Some of Britain’s most ingenious inventors have joined with intu, owner of some of the UK’s largest and most popular shopping centres, to create ‘impossible-to-buy’ gifts for this year’s Christmas wish lists. […]