Category: Renfrewshire

Primary schools target thoughtless drivers

Renfrewshire’s primary schools are taking part in a campaign to improve children’s safety going to and from school. The campaign aims to make drivers aware of the dangers of parking illegally near schools and the threat that idling engines pose to children’s health. Council officers, school staff and pupils at Auchenlodment Primary School in Johnstone […]

Renfrewshire unites to Reclaim the Night

A huge crowd of Renfrewshire residents joined a march supporting the international call to end to violence against women. The Reclaim the Night procession in Paisley prompted a vast turn out as local people showed their support for the cause. The procession launched Renfrewshire’s 16 Days of Action, a local version of the UN’s international […]

Paisley 2021 Stadium will boost town’s culture bid

Renfrewshire’s council leader reckons the deal to rename St Mirren FC’s home as the Paisley 2021 Stadium will help carry the town’s UK City of Culture ambitions around the world. The club has changed the name of St Mirren Park to the Paisley 2021 Stadium to support the town’s campaign in the lead-up to the […]

Scouts Launch Duke of Edinburgh Award Group

Following the recent appointment of Emma Dowson as our Duke of Edinburgh Award Group Leader, Paisley & District Scouts is pleased to announce an open evening for young people and parents to sign up to the award. Young People (aged 13years and above) along with their parents are invited to attend our open evening on 7th December at District […]

Fifth youth awards ceremony honours inspirational young people

Two memorial awards honouring the lives of inspirational young people were awarded for the first time at a popular youth awards ceremony. Eilish Herron and Ferran Hart – who won awards in 2013 and 2014 – have been commemorated by having their awards named after them. The Ferran Hart Young Artist of the Year award […]

Paisley lights up during Christmas switch-on

Paisley lit up with an evening of traditional festive fun as the town’s Christmas lights were turned on tonight. A crowd of several thousand gathered in the area around Abbey Close and Paisley Town Hall to see the big switch-on. The party got under way at 5pm, with DJs from Pulse FM hosting the stage […]

“The Best Christmas Yet” By The Burnt Bridges (with Starlight Youth Music Theatre)

Generally Christmas comes but once a year. Normally around the 17th October if you believe the supermarkets. And with that there’s always the feeling that when the day comes your a bit tired of it and a bit over it. And it doesn’t help that the traditional Christmas trappings force us into a sense of […]

Reely Jiggered in the Hoose

Reely Jiggered are bursting with talent, alive with creativity and live to perform. They are inspired by Celtic Folk music, intrigued by World beats and melodies and drawn to an interesting and unique fusion of funk, rock, pop and jazz, taking folk music to new heights. What a brilliant way to celebrate St Andrew our […]


A rail link between Glasgow city centre and Glasgow Airport has taken a major step forward, it was announced today. A scheme to build a tram-train link is one of two options being put forward for a new connection between Glasgow city centre, Paisley and Glasgow Airport as the flagship project in the £1.13bn Glasgow […]