Category: Renfrewshire

Your Town Centres – Your Say

Renfrewshire Council has prepared draft strategies to support the roles of Erskine, Johnstone, Linwood, and Renfrew as thriving town centres that meet the needs of their residents, businesses and visitors. The draft Centre Strategies explain the role and strengths of each centre, looking at the potential for future enhancement and asking for views on priorities […]

British Cycling Youth National Circuit Race Championships Photographs 2015

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Johnstone Fire Engine Rally Photographs

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Braehead ice battle for world’s top junior curlers

SOME of the world’s top junior curlers are heading for the intu Braehead Curling Arena to battle it out on the ice. There will be 12 boys and 12 girls teams taking part in the prestigious intu Braehead Junior International between September 4 and 6, which is the Scottish leg of the European Junior Curling […]

George Wyllie Film Screening at Paisley Arts Centre

A film about the highly acclaimed artist, George Wyllie, starring Bill Paterson and directed by one of Scotland’s leading film-makers, Murray Grigor, will be screened at Paisley Arts Centre on 26 August. Murray Grigor will also be in attendance to introduce the film and for a Q&A after the screening. The film, The Why?sman: In […]

MP CONGRATULATES JOHNSTONE PIPE BAND ON WPBC SUCCESS

Gavin Newlands, the MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has congratulated Johnstone Pipe Band and his constituent from Inchinnan, Pipe Major Keith Bowes, after obtaining 1st prize in Grade 2 and 9thfor Grade 4 at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow at the weekend – the most successful year in the Pipe Band’s history. […]

Paisley big race sponsors go on the run as well

BOSSES at Hillington Park business estate are not only sponsoring the popular Paisley 10k Race and Fun Run – they’re taking part themselves. Commercial director at Scotland’s largest business park, Jamie Cumming and colleagues, marketing manager Louise O’Connell; facilities manager, Claire McCluskey and groundsman, Ian Kerr will be pounding the street of Paisley along with […]

Paisley among bookies’ favourites for UK City of Culture title

Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 has received a big boost from the bookies – with the town named among the favourites to win the contest. Global betting giants Ladbrokes this week released odds for the competition – with Paisley rated as 4/1 third-favourite of 10 potential candidates, just behind 2/1 market leaders […]

PIRATES BUILD SQUAD

Paisley Pirates have begun the task of building a side capable of challenging for honours in the forthcoming ice hockey season, by re-signing a number of players who represented the club last year, bringing back a couple of players known to the club’s fans, and capturing a star young player from a neighbouring side. Returning […]