Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley set for food heaven as thousands expected at global food fest

Paisley is gearing up for its tastiest food and drink extravaganza yet with a global menu of street foods and taste sensations. The Paisley Food Festival will set taste buds tingling with a feast of Mexican, Indian, Africa, Italian and Scottish foods coming to Abbey Close on Saturday 23 April. Top TV chef Nick Nairn […]

Aqua Works Scotland

Aqua Works Scotland are specialists in industrial and residential cleaning using power washing or jetting, they can do everything from Drain jetting, Graffiti Removal, moss removal, algae, facials, soffit and they also do gutters cleaned and renewed… We also do driveways, roofs and building prep work for extra painting. Reasonable pricing guaranteed. Previous works can […]

Champion Vets Paisley

PROTECT YOUR CAT AGAINST DISEASES THAT FREQUENTLY KILL. SINCE THE MIDDLE OF MARCH CHAMPION VETS PAISLEY HAVE BEEN RUNNING OUR “CAT VACCINE AMNESTY” as part of our mission to give Paisley’s adult cats the protection from disease they deserve. Whether a pet cat is an indoor cat or goes out, be aware that cat ‘flu […]

New advice team secures £610k for brain disorder families

A new financial advice service has secured families living with the degenerative brain disorder, Huntington’s disease (HD), an extra £610K of income. The Scottish Huntington’s Association’s three strong Financial Wellbeing team was set with help from the Big Lottery Fund a year ago and since then has worked with more than 250 families securing extra […]

Paisley Pirates-Scottish Cup win-match report

PAISLEY PIRATES 9 EDINBURGH CAPITALS 0 Pirates won the Scottish Cup for only the third time since they were re-formed in 1992, crushing the Edinburgh Capitals 9-0 in Fife to record a famous victory. They opened in fine style, and quickly wiped away the disappointment of playoff defeat the previous weekend, as they went at […]

Newlands raises questions on airport VAT

The MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands, has written to the bosses of the biggest retailers on Glasgow Airport to question them on their policy on airside VAT-free shopping. Retailers are currently allowed to levy VAT at the zero rate on sales when supplying to people leaving on flights to destinations outside the […]

Johnstone Town Hall wins prestigious national award

Johnstone’s £14.5m town hall has won a coveted national award designed to honour Scotland’s best buildings. The town hall was given the top honour of Project of the Year at the 2016 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Awards, held in Edinburgh yesterday. In doing so it beat off competition from recognised landmarks such as Falkirk’s […]

Procuring Professional Futures

Park Mains former pupil, Lauren Lochhead, whose own career in corporate procurement is off to a flying start, has gone back to school to encourage pupils to consider a similar choice of profession. She has also visited, St Andrews, Johnstone High, Paisley Grammar, Linwood High and St Benedict’s to promote careers in procurement and has […]

Prince’s Trust Team

Ferguslie Prince’s Trust Team 25 celebrates success! A huge congratulation go to The Prince’s Trust Team 25, whom have just completed their 12 week personal development programme at West College Scotland’s Paisley Campus. The course, which is designed to help young people identify their hidden talents and improve their confidence, as well as gain a […]