Category: Renfrewshire

Gritz all in the name for St Catherine’s Primary pupils

Pupils at St Catherine’s Primary in Paisley were delighted to receive a visit from Renfrewshire Council gritter ‘Tony Gritzpatrick’ yesterday after the name they submitted was voted to be one of nine famous names for the gritting machines. Pupils from the school’s Citizenship Committee wanted to honour friend of the school and St Mirren legend […]

Tony Fitzpatrick joined by former teammate Frank McAvennie for book signing

St Mirren football legend Tony Fitzpatrick escaped a life of poverty and violence to become a trophy-winning footballer, manager and now chief executive. Tony has penned his autobiography, Fitzy – The Story of My Life, revealing many humorous and heart-breaking tales of his time in and out of football. Bullied at school, he was seconds […]

intu Braehead and Soar is Scotland’s leading shopping and entertainment destination

intu Braehead and Soar is Scotland’s leading shopping and entertainment destination with over one million square feet of retail and leisure facilities. Home to over 100 fantastic fashion and lifestyle names, from specialist boutiques to high street favourites and global brands including Apple. Whether you’re looking for fashion, beauty, technology, accessories and interiors – there’s […]

Mhairi Black Urges Rethink On Bank Closure

Yesterday [Wednesday, 14th November ‘18], it was announced that Bank of Scotland intend to close local branches in Burnside, Dundee, Glasgow, Keith, Kirriemuir, Lossiemouth, Paisley and Stonehouse. The Paisley South Bank of Scotland branch on Neilston Road is expected to close in February 2019. MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black has now written to […]

Light Up a Life this Christmas

St. Vincent’s Hospice invite you to support their ‘Light up a Life ‘event   on Sunday 25th November.  This year begins at 4pm with a torchlight procession from their new footpath opposite Corseford School, with the service itself beginning around 4.25pm and official lighting and dedication shortly after. Chief Executive of St. Vincent’s Hospice, Kate Lennon, said: […]


The re-introduction of services to Alicante, Brussels, Malaga and Warsaw will take the airline’s total number of routes at Glasgow Airport to seven –   Glasgow Airport has today (Thursday, November 15) welcomed Ryanair’s decision to re-introduce four popular routes next year to Alicante, Charleroi in Brussels, Malaga and Warsaw. The return of these services, […]

Mackay Welcomes U-Turn as Fixed-Odds Betting Terminal Stakes to be reduced from April

Derek Mackay MSP has welcomed today’s u-turn by the UK Government’s on the reduction of stakes of fixed odds betting terminals, with the reduction to £2 per spin to come into play from April. Research from Landman Economics has shown that the average FOBT user loses £192 a month, with the average user of machines […]


Gavin Newlands MP has welcomed the findings of the UEFA GROW Report into impact of Scottish football. Scottish football and the SFA are the focus of a UEFA study into the Social Return On Investment, after Scotland became the first country to begin the implementation of the SROI approach to football, following the recommendations of […]

Free Festive Nutcracker Trail returns to Paisley town centre!

Paisley First’s free Festive Nutcracker Trail returns to Paisley town centre this weekend. Starting Saturday 17th November, this Christmas trail will help the town get into the festive mood, running daily apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day, until Sunday 30th December! There will be 15 Nutcracker Kings and three mini-nutcrackers spread throughout the town…can […]