Category: Renfrewshire

Scotland’s first ‘School of Creativity’ delivering positive results for young people

Scotland’s first ‘School of Creativity’ is opening-up possibilities for young people through its innovative approach to placing creativity at the heart of its curriculum, allowing every pupil the opportunity to realise their full potential.    Through Castlehead High School in Paisley’s unique partnership with the world-renowned The Glasgow School of Art (The GSA), pupils from […]

Davey rocks up for a gig in his adopted home town of Paisley

ROCK star singer Davey Pattison has played to an audience bigger than the entire population of Paisley. He wowed a crowd of more than 80,000 fans during a gig at the Oakland Coliseum, in California as lead singer with legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose’s band, Gamma, in 1982. Now Pattison is back in his adopted home […]

Development partner to deliver growth at AMIDS

Scotland’s home for manufacturing innovation has taken another major step forward with confirmation of its development partner. Renfrewshire Council is leading development of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS). The district, based around Glasgow Airport at Netherton, Inchinnan and Westway, promises to bring thousands of high skilled jobs by attracting UK and international advanced […]

Star Wars lands at Braehead mall to raise cash for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

THEY came to Braehead shopping centre from a galaxy far, far away. And although Darth Vader is a baddie, he was doing a good deed by visiting the mall to help raise money for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. To mark Star Wars Day, (May the 4th be with you) Darth was joined by a Stormtrooper, […]

Live Music This Weekend Friday May 5th

The Spiders on Mars return with their sensational tribute to David Bowie. This is an annual pilgrimage for the band and it looks to be another busy one. Get tickets on the door from 7pm.  The Bobby Deans Big Band are playing tomorrow and have another set of classic Big Band, Jazz and Swing for […]

Love Towels available at 20b High Street

Love Towels was sad to hear Incube Shop Paisley was closing end of March, we really enjoyed having our products there for local customers to take a ‘look/feel’ before purchasing – let me say a big thank you to the wonderful staff for their support, to Renfrewshire Council for the opportunity and to the lovely […]

Whats On 28 April 2023

Looking for something different? The Bungalow might have what you are looking for. Radio Pachuco and their Special Guests, The Old World News present an evening of Swing and Rock n Roll. Radio Pachuco originally began life as a classic swing and jazz band. Inspired by the internet sensation Postmodern Jukebox, Radio Pachuco have now […]

Review of Renfrewshire’s public transport services to take place

A review of local public transport provision in Renfrewshire will be carried out following concerns raised by Renfrewshire councillors about local bus service provision in the region. Funding of £50,000 has been allocated by Renfrewshire Council to carry out the review which will place a particular focus on local and regional bus services but will […]

Paisley’s Hedgehog Trail

Looking to keep the kids occupied during the May bank holiday weekends?  Well, Paisley’s Hedgehog Trail is coming to town from Friday 28th April until Tuesday  9th May as we mark Hedgehog Awareness Week!  All lovingly handmade by Bears by Sue Quinn on Lawn Street, there are 10 adorable hedgehogs in local business windows, can […]