Category: Renfrewshire

Key appointments made at first Renfrewshire Council meeting of new session

Key positions have been confirmed at the first meeting of the new Renfrewshire Council which will operate as a Scottish National Party (SNP) minority administration. Councillor Iain Nicolson has been appointed as the Council Leader and Councillor Jim Paterson as Depute Leader. Renfrewshire’s Provost is Councillor Lorraine Cameron, supported by Depute Provost Councillor Cathy McEwan. […]


Following this morning’s Statutory Meeting of Renfrewshire Council it has been confirmed that the Scottish National Party will lead a minority administration in Renfrewshire with SNP Councillors Lorraine Cameron, Iain Nicolson & Jim Paterson being elected as Provost, Leader & Depute Leader of the Council respectively. Discussions had taken between the SNP, as the largest […]


Paisley Pirates recently held their end of season Player of the Year Presentation Night, at which time volunteers and players alike received their awards for their efforts over the course of the club’s most successful season to date. In a year which had seen the club become Scottish National League champions for only the second […]

Gavin Newlands commits to supporting the Daily Mile in Renfrewshire schools

Gavin Newlands, SNP candidate for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has outlined his continued support for the Daily Mile challenge. The Daily Mile helps improve the health of youngsters by encouraging them to walk a mile each day. So far the Daily Mile has seen over 180,000 children in over 1,000 primary schools across Scotland taking […]

Old friends ‘reconnect’ through technology classes

Two old friends who had not seen each other for more than 60 years have reconnected after they both signed up to tablet classes. Christine Maxwell and Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Young first met when they were 15 and 22 respectively and they worked in the planning department at Thomas White & Sons in Paisley. They each […]

New products launched at Hail The Villains

New products launched at Hail The Villains! Including a must-have Harley Quinn Infinity Bracelet! Big Bang Theory New Design Soft Kitty T-Shirt and much more at As a thank you for shopping local we have an exclusive discount code! Use code – COMIC – at the checkout for an epic 10% OFF!!

Fèis Week 2017

Our Fèis week takes place in July and welcomes all young people aged 8-18. No previous experience of music is required, just an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to take part. Aimed at complete beginners to intermediate players, we aim to give all participants something that suits their ability and the opportunity to perform as part of a larger […]

Charity champion Corinne to be chief of 4,000 pipers at British championships

One of Renfrewshire’s charity champions will preside over more than 4,000 of the world’s best pipers and drummers when they arrive in Paisley at the weekend. Quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton, 47, who started the Finding Your Feet charity, will be event chieftain for the British Pipe Band Championships on Saturday. She will greet more than […]

Award – Nominated Play, Descent, at Paisley Arts Centre

AWARD NOMINATED PLAY Descent by Linda Duncan McLaughlin TOURING SCOTLAND in Spring 2017 A play about love. And dementia. But mostly about love. PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE – THURSDAY 18 MAY 3pm relaxed performance*, 7.30pm evening performance The CATS Award-nominated (Best New Play) Descent by Scottish playwright Linda Duncan McLaughlin, which originally played as part of […]