Category: Renfrewshire

Archaeological dig to explore a mysterious site near Paisley Abbey

A mysterious site next to the grounds of Paisley Abbey will be unearthed after funding was secured for an archaeological dig. Renfrewshire Council has been awarded £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) Stories, Stones and Bones programme as part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology to conduct a ‘Wee Dig’ of part […]

Barshaw Gala Day 2017

Paisley’s ever-popular Barshaw Gala Day returned on Saturday 24 June 2017.  Families enjoyed the festivities of the day despite the traditional Scottish weather. Pictures taken by Ricky Kelly for Paisley.org.uk

Retiring Headteachers thanked for their service

Seven headteachers from across Renfrewshire with more than 230 years’ experience celebrated their retirement this week. Councillor Jim Paterson, Renfrewshire Council’s Convener of Education and Children’s Services thanked them for their service during the informal ceremony which was also attended by Provost Lorraine Cameron and Peter MacLeod, Director of Children’s Services and Chief Social Work […]

Award winner wants sporting heroes nominations

A WINNER in last year’s Renfrewshire Sports Awards is urging people to nominate their unsung sporting heroes. Jamie Arthur, 24, is an Active Schools Coordinator and won the 2016 Disability Coach of the Year Award for his work with young people with disabilities. Nominations for this year’s awards, covering a host of categories, close on […]

Pupils graduate as good sports

DOZENS of secondary school pupils have shown they’re a class act when it comes to learning about sport and leisure. A total of 57 Fifth and Sixth Year students have graduated from the Renfrewshire School of Sport Education. This initiative, run by Renfrewshire Leisure, gives the students training for leisure and sports coaching awards and […]

Paisley’s Got Talent – will you be our winner this summer?

We all know that Buddies are a talented bunch but do you have what it takes to win the Paisley First crown this summer?  As part of our Saturday schedule of free entertainment in the town centre during the school holidays, we are launching a talent competition to discover the next One Direction, Little Mix, […]

Gavin Newlands MP pledges to stand up to bullying

Gavin Newlands, SNP Candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has highlighted ‘Stand Up to Bullying Day’ by pledging to continue raising awareness of the damaging effects that bullying can have on individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Wednesday 21st June will be the second Stand Up to Bullying day organised by the Diana Award charity […]

UK’s.biggest ball pit comes to intu Braehead

intu Braehead hosts spectacular summer party   Free entertainment and activities including the UK’s biggest ball pool and summer beach area Everyone’s invited to intu Braehead’s weekend-long summer celebration intu Braehead will host two days of free activities and entertainment on Saturday and Sunday July 1 and 2, as it kicks off one of the […]