Category: Renfrewshire

Fundraisers to swing into action for charity

Keen golfers will club together this weekend to raise money in support of Renfrewshire’s Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) group. Elderslie residents Stephen Torrance and Andy Payne have arranged a golf day in memory of Vincent Torrance who took his own life in 2009, aged just 27. The Vinny Torrance Invitational will see 80 […]

Famous St Mirren fan signs up to #BuyTheBuds

The bid to take St Mirren into the hands of its supporters has received some big-name backing – with best-selling author Chris Brookmyre issuing a plea to fans to join him in signing up. Writer Chris and TV acting star Douglas Henshall were among the near-400 fans who signed up to the #BuyTheBuds campaign in […]

London Marathon-run by Paisley Pirates’ Colin McMillan

Ice hockey star Colin McMillan showed at the weekend that not only is he no slouch around an ice rink when playing for the Paisley Pirates and coaching Lanarkshire Lightning Junior Ice Hockey Club, he can also move pretty rapidly without the aid of his skates.   Fresh from celebrating the Pirates’ Scottish Cup win […]

Culinary carnival puts Paisley on the map as global food heaven

Thousands of food-lovers descended on Paisley as the town held its tastiest food and drink extravaganza yet. The Paisley Food Festival – supporting the town’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 – got taste buds tingling with a global menu of street foods from as far flung as Mexico, Indian and Africa. The town’s […]

M8 Driving School

Due to popularity of the business, M8 driving school have taken on a new instructor.  Brian Ballantyne will be covering areas like Barrhead, Pollok, Neilston, Cardonald, Paisley. He has many years experience as a driving instructor and we’re happy to have him on board. Check us out at or our Facebook page

Hundreds of kids have fun on the run

HUNDREDS of youngsters went on the run yesterday…and enjoyed every minute of it. They were joined by Scots international middle-distance athlete, Laura Muir for a mile-long Fun Run organised by Renfrewshire Leisure and the Go Run For Fun initiative, which aims to encourage children to become more healthy and active.   More than 600 children […]

Funbox – Paisley Town Hall, Sunday 8th May

Whoosh! Bang! Kapow! Its time to grab those capes and warm up your super powers as FUNBOX returns to Paisley faster than a speeding bullet with their brand new show, SUPERHEROES! Gary, Anya and Kevin are on a super quest to find their keys, open the locks and release the fun. Crime fighting Funster duo […]

William Phelps Butchers

William Phelps butchers are a family run business selling quality dry aged scotch beef pork and lamb.  They can be found at 41 Causeyside Street, Paisley or call 0141 889 6420. The following specials are not to be missed: round and square slice sausages are on special offer £1.98 lb. £7.99 for a full lorne Diced leg […]

New routes to Jamaica and Cape Verde from Glasgow Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Glasgow Airport and introduce new route to Cape Verde and Jamaica. Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Glasgow airport for their summer 2017 flying programme. This includes a new route to Sal, Cape Verde and a new seasonal route to Jamaica which gives greater […]