Category: Renfrewshire

Young people with learning difficulties learn to cook from the ground to the plate

There are green fingers aplenty at an outdoor growing centre designed to motivate people to learn about healthy eating while being physically active. The greenhouse-style building has been created at Spinners Gate Resource Centre in Paisley to develop more opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and autism to become involved with gardening and food-growing activities. […]

Paisley UK City of Culture 2021 win ‘great for whole Glasgow area’

Paisley winning the UK City of Culture 2021 title would be good news for the whole Glasgow region, according to key cultural and business figures from the city. The Renfrewshire town was last week named as the only Scottish place on the shortlist for the prestigious title, run by the UK Government’s Department for Digital, […]

Gavin Newlands MP responds to industrial action being prevented at Chivas

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has responded to the announcement that the staff at Chivas Brothers in Paisley have voted to accept the management’s revised offer, thus preventing industrial action. Over the past number of months, Mr Newlands has been working with the unions to try and secure the full consolidation […]

UK City of Culture win would be ‘life changing’ for Paisley people says previous winner

Winning the UK City of Culture title would be a ‘life-changing experience’ for the people of Paisley and Renfrewshire – says the city which first hosted the title four years ago. The Northern Irish city of Derry-Londonderry was UK City of Culture in 2013 – and has promised Paisley is in line for wide-ranging economic […]

Upcoming Events at The Old Swan

Upcoming Events at The Old Swan, 20 Smithhills Street, Paisley. Our annual T in the Swan is on Saturday 2nd September, check out our Facebook page for more details.

Rukeri Launches New Billboard Advertising Campaigns

Rukeri, a brand of Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd, has launched a new billboard advertising campaign in Paisley to help develop brand awareness and increase its customer base. The campaign will run for 8 weeks with the adverts displayed at strategic locations throughout Paisley that include main arterial routes to maximise exposure. The advert has […]

Auction to Raise Funds for Acid Attack Survivors

Glasgow Kelvin student, Carol Turner, will auction a painting to raise funds for survivors of acid attacks in India. An exhibition of works with life model, Carol, her image will be on display in Paisley Arts Centre from 26 July. Offering to help model Fashion Show designs for fellow students at Glasgow Kelvin College has changed […]

Paisley 2021 funding brings Olivier award-winning dance company to town

A project funded by Paisley 2021 has enabled children in Renfrewshire to learn dance from some of the best in the business by attracting an Olivier award-winning dance company to the town. The right2dance company in Paisley secured more than £13,000 funding from the Paisley 2021 Culture, Heritage & Events Fund to finance a weekly […]

Renfrewshire’s Provost to set sail to maintain Renfrew’s fishing rights

Renfrew residents are being encouraged to join Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron on a historic trip down the River Clyde to preserve the town’s fishing rights on the river. Taking place on Friday 25 August, the boat will set sail from the pier at Braehead and travel down the Clyde to the mouth of the River […]