Category: Renfrewshire

Finalised plans to regenerate West End of Paisley

Plans to transform the West End of Paisley into a vibrant new neighbourhood with around 150 new homes will be considered by Councillors next week. Over the last two years, Renfrewshire Council and its housing association partner Sanctuary Scotland have been developing a detailed masterplan to regenerate the area and celebrate its proud history. Once […]

‘Our journey will continue’ – official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible effort’, while promising Paisley’s journey will continue – after Coventry was tonight named the next UK City of Culture. Paisley was the only Scottish place to make the shortlist for the 2021 title, […]

Special ice skating sessions for youngsters and adults with autism

ICE skating sessions exclusively for youngsters and adults with autism or additional needs have been launched in the Arena at intu Braehead. The sessions, every Saturday between 10am and 11am don’t have loud music playing, nor are there bright lights in the rink. Arena operations manager, Lauren Little said: “Everyone should be able to enjoy […]

Derek Mackay MSP Comments – UK City of Culture 2021 Result

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] Comment from Renfrewshire North & West MSP and Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on UK City of Culture 2021 result. Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay said: “While I am disappointed Paisley has not won, everyone involved should be very proud of the bid presented. “The bid […]

Pinnacle Training drive for Foodbank donations

Pinnacle Training offer Training Courses in various sectors, as well as professional services and freelance staff. Pinnacle Training are campaigning hard for the Renfrewshire Foodbank as well as other causes over the festive period. Here is the GoFundMe link for our fundraising for Renfrewshire Foodbank We are now taking donations, be it cash or food! Cash and […]

St Mirren continue to fly the flag for the town’s UK City of Culture bid at Paisley 2021 Stadium

St Mirren FC will continue to fly the flag for Paisley’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid with an extension to a deal to keep its stadium name in place until the end of May 2018. If the town takes title there will be an option to extend the sponsorship to retain the name of […]

Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

The people of Paisley now have just hours to wait to find out if their town will be crowned the next UK City of Culture – as a deluge of support for Paisley pours in. The winner of the 2021 title will be announced live on BBC’s The One Show on Thursday evening from current […]

Intu Happiest Christmas Song

IS THIS THE HAPPIEST CHRISTMAS SONG IN THE WORLD? – Music and science combine to create happy festive track – – Musicologist creates guide to writing joyful Christmas hit – – Splash Productions Choir performs song at intu Braehead to make festive shoppers happier Musicians, musicologists, composers and choirs have come together to create the […]