Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Fireworks Spectacular 2018

Get set to relive all the classics at Paisley’s Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday 3 November – this year with a 90s theme! Remember, remember, activities will get underway from 2pm with plenty on offer for kids and families. Take a funfair ride at County Square (open 2pm – 8.15pm), play some iconic 90s arcade games, […]

Renfrewshire Provost Community Awards 2019

The nominations are open for @ProvostCameron’s Community Awards 2019. Who will you nominate in any of the six categories? Community Volunteer, Community Group, Sporting Achievement, Carers’ Award, Arts & Culture and Employee of the Year. Nominate here: http://socsi.in/WFGwT  

Paisley Halloween Festival 2018 Photographs

The town centre was taken over by the ghoulish extravaganza, which is one of the major events as part of the Year of Young People 2018 celebrations. Around 500 young people and costumed performers took part in the parade, which wound its way through the town centre against a backdrop of historic steeples and spires […]

Beltane Fire Society on the Fire Stage Paisley Video

The Beltane Fire Society is run by a volunteer Board of Trustees who oversee the year-round operation of the organisation. The Society is funded entirely by donations through its membership and from Beltane Fire Festival ticket sales. We receive no donations from any public funds. Beltane Fire Society is a not-for-profit registered charity in Scotland. The Beltane […]

34,000 flock to Paisley for Halloween Festival which celebrates town’s witchcraft past

An estimated crowd of 34,000 flocked to Paisley for a Halloween spectacle this weekend with amazing floats, flying witches and a Mardi-Gras style parade. The town centre was taken over by the ghoulish extravaganza, which is one of the major events as part of the Year of Young People 2018 celebrations. Around 500 young people […]

Young people at heart of Paisley’s Halloween Festival meet Renfrewshire’s Year of Young People Champion

From soaring through the air as part of a witches aerial performance, creating spooky parade floats and working behind the scenes, more than 700 young people are at the centre of Paisley’s Halloween Festival. Renfrewshire’s Year of Young People Champion, Councillor Michelle Campbell, met with some of the volunteers, mentees and Youth Panel members as […]

Proposals seek to support more children to learn within their own community

Children with additional support needs will be better supported to learn in their community as part of an education review. Renfrewshire Council is looking to deliver better education for all children and young people with additional support needs by making sure the resources they need are available locally. Instead of children been transported to specialised […]

An Artist’s War

The art and letters of Morris & Alice Meredith Williams An illustrated talk by Phyllida Shaw about two artists, separated by the First World War, who would go on to create some of Scotland’s best known war memorials, including Spirit of the Crusaders at Paisley Cross.   Presented in partnership with the Paisley Philosophical Institution. […]

Come and cheer on the Pirates

Paisley Pirates are throwing open the doors at Braehead Arena as they go out into the local community, in a bid to give more local people the opportunity to watch their very own ice hockey team in action. The club is extending it’s seasonal group discount facility to cover all of their matches, which in […]