Category: Renfrewshire

Have a stag do at Paisley Museum, says Provost

Provost Lorraine Cameron is urging everyone to go on a stag do – but it’s nothing to do with celebrating getting married. Renfrewshire’s Provost recently paid a visit to Paisley Museum to see the iconic Scottish painting, Monarch of the Glen, by Sir Edwin Landseer, which is on display there for people to see for […]

Pass It On Week 10th-18th March

The theme for this year is musical instruments. So many unused instruments are languishing in lofts and cupboards. The idea is to collect these and pass them on to organisations who will use them. LEAP will be a collection point and we will be partnering with Music Broth a new Glasgow based charity, who lend out musical instruments.

NYC Tartan Week

Lisa Kowalski, singer songwriter aged 18 from Paisley, is absolutely thrilled to have been invited by the American Scottish Foundation to take part in New York Tartan Week and perform at the Bryant Park lunchtime concert this April. This gives the young musician, who to date has only performed in Central Scotland, an opportunity to […]

Best barman in Scotland’s wild west hangs up hat after 30 years

Billy ‘Chaddy’ Chadwick is shutting the doors to his famous saloon in the heart of Paisley. The best barman in Scotland’s wild west is moseying into the sunset. Billy ‘Chaddy’ Chadwick ran Paisley’s Alamo Bar for nearly 30 years. But the drink slinger is hanging up his cloth after shutting the doors to his famous saloon. The […]

Gavin Newlands MP continues campaign for fair and affordable insurance for those with Huntington’s disease

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has continued his campaign to ensure that individuals living with Huntington’s disease, or are at risk from Huntington’s, can access affordable and fair insurance. Earlier this year, following representations from the Renfrewshire-based Scottish Huntington’s Association, Mr Newlands led a debate in parliament on the challenges that […]

Extra £69.2 Million To Support Local Health Services

A funding boost delivered by the Scottish Government for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde will support frontline health care and help meet new demands across Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Paisleys MSP, George Adam has said. NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is set to receive an extra £69.2 million spend compared to last year – taking […]

Applications for Paisley First Sponsorship Open Now!

Have a great idea for an event or project that will encourage visitors to Paisley? Then Paisley First wants to hear from you… applications for sponsorship are open now! Paisley First is committed to improving Paisley town centre by increasing footfall to the town and maximising business opportunities for Paisley First BID Levy Payers. They […]

Flying Results for new Course at our Paisley campus

Paisley Students are going places after completing a 5 day intensive fast track Swissport course. A new course at our Paisley campus has had staggering achievement rates with 91% of the successful students being offered employment with Swissport at Glasgow airport.   The Award Airport Services and Ground Operations course, which is delivered over just […]