Category: Renfrewshire

New Tannahill homes are just the start for Ferguslie Park

Building around 100 new Council homes in Tannahill is “a significant step” in wider regeneration aims for Ferguslie Park. Renfrewshire councillors backed the £14million plans for the newbuild homes at the Communities, Housing and Planning Policy Board this week. Its Convener, Councillor Marie McGurk is excited by this housing investment, which is also being welcomed […]

Paisley set for 90s themed fireworks spectacular

Paisley is set for a special 90s themed fireworks spectacular as the town’s annual display takes place on Saturday 3 November. Thousands are expected to turn out and see the skies above Paisley Abbey light up – and this year’s dazzling fireworks display will be backed by a soundtrack of popular hits from the 1990s. […]

Local designer Rebecca Johnstone Exhibition

Fancy a Cup of Paisley? Local designer Rebecca Johnstone – aka Dainty Dora – will be back at Mile End Mill in November as ‘artist-in-residence’ with an exhibition of her popular prints and illustrations featuring local scenes. She will also be showcasing a range of one-off textile pieces such as purses, cushions and felt hats […]

Paisley Museum Exhibitions Design contract awarded to prestigious international studio

A Dutch based company has been awarded the £1m contract to redesign the exhibitions for the Paisley Museum Reimagined project. OPERA Amsterdam will create the interior displays housing the museum’s internationally renowned collections as part of a major refurbishment and extension. The museum is the signature project of Paisley’s heritage led regeneration strategy and is part […]

Community safety partners set for Shortroods intervention

The successful Your Home, Your Street, Our Community programme is set to get underway in Shortroods after local people submitted their views of what needs addressed in the area. A survey saw more than 160 respondents outlined the key issues they would like to see addressed and the Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership are working to […]

We can mall do our bit for disadvantaged kids at Christmas

An appeal for donations of Christmas presents to give to disadvantaged youngsters is being backed by intu Braehead shopping centre. Bosses at the giant retail and leisure destination agreed to set up a collection point near the customer service desk in the upper mall, from Thursday November 1, for donations of gifts for children and […]

Bookbug finds a new home

PAISLEY’S Central Library may have closed, but its free Bookbug sessions for kids are still going on at a new venue. Bookbug’s new home every Monday is at The Lagoon Leisure, Centre, in Paisley. The Baby Bookbug Group meet to hear stories being told, sing a song or two and generally have lots of fun […]

Learn about fungi with Paisley Natural History Society talk

Renfrewshire Renaissance in Fungi Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its winter programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Dick Peebles (Clyde and Argyll Fungus Group)) on Thursday 1st November at 7.30pm in the Wynd Centre, School Wynd, Paisley Fungi include some of the most important organisms in both ecological and economical terms. This talk will […]

Demolition of St Paul’s Primary School Video

The start of the Demolition of St Paul’s Primary School, Foxbar, Paisley October 29th 2018. The building has been standing for nearly 60 years, the new state of the art campus can be found by visiting this page.  You can also see some photographs from the last night the public were allowed into the […]