Category: Renfrewshire

Support pours in as Paisley becomes only Scottish place on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Backing for Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 has poured in from across the political spectrum with the town now the only Scottish place in the running to be the UK’s next City of Culture. The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport last night announced the five places on […]

‘Thank you’ to town as Paisley sole Scottish bidder on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible contribution’ after Paisley was named as the sole Scottish place on the shortlist for the next stage of the competition.   The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have confirmed […]

Paisley Makes City of Culture 2021 BID shortlist

Paisley has been shortlisted as the sole Scottish contender vying to become the UK City of Culture in 2021. The Renfrewshire town is up against Coventry, Stoke, Sunderland and Swansea for the title, credited with attracting major investment to former winners. The UK government’s department for digital, culture, media and sport will announce the winner […]

Skatey Saturdays

Looking for something different to do, what about some roller skating at the Lagoon Leisure Centre this Saturday 15th July 3-5pm? A Family Roller Disco.. Plus look out for Paisley.org.uk’s Facebook Competition to win 4 sets of Family tickets. For bookings & Tickets. Find United SK8S please visit them on Facebook or online at www.united-sk8s.com

Internationally renowned architect develops first Clyde opening road bridge

The award-winning architect behind the Falkirk Wheel believes proposals for the Clyde’s first opening bridge will act as a symbol of the region’s regeneration. Internationally acclaimed Tony Kettle has drawn on the area’s rich shipbuilding heritage to develop a new road bridge between Renfrew, Clydebank and Yoker as part of a major infrastructure investment project. […]

Gavin Newlands probes traffic concerns following constituent concerns

  Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has visited a traffic blackspot to learn what can be done to make the road safer for pedestrians. Mr Newlands joined local community activists in meeting with Renfrewshire Council representatives to find out what can be done to make the road safer for those crossing. […]

Kids can clock in for work at the intu Braehead Mini City

YOUNGSTERS can find out what it’s like to be a grown-up for the day. A unique hands-on experience for kids has been created at Intu Braehead where they can become a police officer, building worker, doctor, work in a restaurant or supermarket. The free Mini City activities – at the shopping centre and in Soar […]

‘Godfather of hairdressing’ backs Paisley 2021 bid

The man known as ‘the godfather of hairdressing’ has backed Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 – and told how his upbringing in the town helped shape his long and successful career. Trevor Sorbie MBE was born in the town and grew up in the shadow of Anchor Mill before his family […]