Category: Renfrewshire

Jurassic Bricks is coming to Paisley town centre this summer!

Paisley is the place to be this summer! Paisley First is bringing Jurassic Bricks – a free, interactive LEGO® Brick Dinosaur Trail to the town centre! From Saturday 30th June until Sunday 12th August, there will be 15 large dinosaurs made out of Lego bricks on the trail plus two interactive play zones, a selfie […]

PRINCIPAL AUDREY CUMBERFORD TO LEAVE COLLEGE

West College Scotland’s Principal, Audrey Cumberford, is leaving the organisation to take up a similar role at Edinburgh College. Ms Cumberford has been Principal and Chief Executive of the College since its formation five years ago, following the merger of Clydebank College, James Watt College (Inverclyde) and Paisley’s Reid Kerr College. Before merger, she had […]

Major coup for £42m Paisley Museum transformation as international architects AL_A appointed

Ambitious £42m plans to transform Paisley Museum into an international-class destination have pulled off a major coup, with the appointment of AL_A – the award-winning architects behind some of the world’s most striking buildings. The firm’s founder Amanda Levete – a former winner of UK architecture’s top honour, the RIBA Stirling Prize – says the […]

Thousands turn out for world’s best pipers as Paisley hosts British Pipe Band Championships

Thousands of people descended on Paisley to see more than 130 of the world’s best pipe bands compete in the first of the summer’s calendar of major piping events. The British Pipe Band Championships saw more than 4,000 pipers and drummers descend on the town’s St James Playing Fields, from throughout the UK and Ireland, […]

Gavin Newlands MP marks Mental Health Awareness Week

During Mental Health Awareness Week, Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, met with Renfrew YMCA to discuss the vital work they do in the local community and the role they play in supporting young people with mental health issues. This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is centred around stress and the fact […]

Foster Care campaign asks ‘Can you help us reach 100?’

A campaign to boost foster carer numbers in Renfrewshire is asking  ‘Can you help us reach 100?’ Renfrewshire Council is aiming to increase numbers of foster carers by almost a fifth, from 81 to 100. A series of drop in events were set up to allow anyone who thinks the role may be for them to […]

Open Evening for St Pauls Primary Foxbar

Last weeks open evening for former and present pupils to attend to see the old building before it is replaced by the new School under construction right in front of the old building right now, many memories were shared, old faces recognised and friendships over the years were rekindled at the school which was opened […]

MARK JOHNSTON APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR OF GLASGOW AIRPORT

Glasgow Airport has today (Wednesday 16 May) confirmed that Mark Johnston has been appointed as Managing Director. Mark Johnston is currently the airport’s Operations Director, a position he has held since 2015. He first joined Glasgow in 2004 and went on to hold a number of senior roles including Head of Terminal and Security, and […]