Category: Renfrewshire

Williamsburgh Summer Gala Day

Williamsburgh Summer Gala Day will be held on Saturday 22nd July 2017 at Seedhill Sports ground from 11am until 3pm. All proceeds go to Accord Hospice. Plenty of fun for the whole family.

Council has issued a statement on revisiting plans for new housing and a sports complex in Ferguslie

Renfrewshire Council leaders today pledged to ensure that the needs of local residents were fully considered in plans for new housing and a sports complex in Ferguslie, Paisley. A Council motion put forward by Council Leader Iain Nicolson set out plans to review the options for the sports complex and for the nearby proposed new […]

Councillors give the green light for £250,000 investment to clean up Renfrewshire’s streets

Councillors in Renfrewshire today (29 June) approved plans which will see a quarter of a million pounds investment to deliver a series of improvements to the local environment. The investment will deliver a programme of focused activities which will clean up roadsides and tackle litter and dog fouling hot spots as part of an initial […]

Glasgow Airport gears up for soaring summer getaway

GLASGOW AIRPORT GEARS UP FOR SOARING SUMMER GETAWAY More than 180,000 expected over weekend Busiest weekend of 2017  Glasgow Airport is preparing for its busiest weekend of the year so far as tens of thousands take to the skies for the summer holidays. More than 180,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport this […]

Paisley organisation is 1st CMI Chartered Manager Assessment Centre in Scotland

The Scotland Excel Academy has become the first CMI Chartered Manager (CMgr) Assessment Centre in Scotland – joining just 42 other centres globally. The Paisley-based national centre of procurement expertise for local government has partnered with the Chartered Manager Institute (CMI) to gain the CMgr assessment centre accreditation. The Academy is one of the Scottish […]

Paisley folk legend celebrated with live music stage at Weave fest

Paisley’s Weave festival will pay tribute to the town’s folk singer-songwriter who led the revival of Sma’ Shot Day almost 30 years ago. Danny Kyle will have a Live Music Zone and Stage named after him as part of Paisley’s celebration of music, heritage and culture during the three-day Weave festival wrapped around established favourite […]

Sacred Paws Win The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award

The 2017 winner of the most coveted music prize in Scotland was tonight (Wednesday 28 June) announced as Sacred Paws with their album Strike A Match. At a ceremony presented by co-hosts Vic Galloway and Nicola Meighan at Paisley Town Hall, an audience of industry insiders, avid music fans and some of Scotland’s best and brightest creative talent watched as Sacred Paws […]

Top names in the arts to perform at Paisley’s first Weave festival

Renowned names in Scotland’s literary scene get ready to make an appearance at Paisley’s first Weave festival this weekend. Award-winning novelist, playwright and performer Kirstin Innes and author and journalist Alan Bissett will showcase their work at the three day arts festival which is set to take over Paisley town centre from Friday 30 June to Sunday […]

Update on Renfrewshire multi-storey housing

Renfrewshire Council has conducted comprehensive inspections of its 14 high rise housing blocks following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London. Working closely with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, all steps are being undertaken to ensure the on-going safety of residents. Councillor Marie McGurk, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Communities, Housing and Planning Policy Board, […]