Category: Renfrewshire

Aer Lingus Regional adds extra seats for Crunch European Championship qualifier in Dublin

Five additional flights added to Glasgow Dublin route to meet demand Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has announced it has added extra capacity on its Glasgow to Dublin route to cater for Scottish supporters travelling to Dublin for the European Championship qualifier game on the 13th June. The airline will now operate seven […]

Barrowland Ballet Return to Paisley Arts Centre

A new production from Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballet dance company (Pine Tree Poggle and Me, Tiger Tale), will be performed at Paisley Arts Centre next month. In Whiteout, acclaimed choreographer Natasha Gilmore explores bi-racial relationships with honesty and humour. The show is based on personal experience, drawing on stories from across Scotland, and features 6 dancers […]

Darts star aims to prove a point at The ON-X

SOME of the world’s top darts players are coming to Renfrewshire on Sunday. (April 26) They’ll be competing in the 2015 Glasgow Masters Tournament being held at The ON -X Sports and Leisure centre, in Linwood. It’s the first time the event has been held at The ON-X and a full house is expected to […]

Debut album launch a piece of cake for Stacey Solomon

LAUNCHING her debut album yesterday (Monday) was a piece of cake for singer and TV star, Stacey Solomon. The X-Factor finalist and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here winner was at intu Braehead signing copies of her album, Shy, in the shopping centre’s HMV store. And bosses at the mall presented Stacey with a special […]


Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced it is to introduce direct flights between Glasgow and the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. It will be the first time Vilnius has been served as a destination from Glasgow Airport and Wizz Air will operate a year round, twice weekly service starting […]

Business Matters in Renfrewshire

“Business Matters in Renfrewshire” your local free to attend b2b event 14-15th May ‪#‎b2bpaisley – 58+ exhibitors, 6 seminars, 4 speakers – attend and help your business grow & prosper. All business people including non-members welcome plus students and senior pupils. Space also for more exhibitors (there is a cost). Register at

New solo show shines the spotlight on mental health

Based on a true story and first-hand experience of schizophrenia, Normal/Madness, the brand new play from Fiona Geddes (Scottish playwright and actor) and award-winning director Jessica Beck, explores the journey of a young woman and her schizophrenic mother. Kirsty McKenzie’s mother is inappropriate, embarrassing and definitely unusual. For 25 years Kirsty accepted crazy as conventional […]

Eight drivers caught in vehicle emissions crackdown

A two-day blitz on pollution-producing vehicles saw Renfrewshire Council catching eight offenders. Community safety wardens took to the streets in Paisley to check whether vehicle emissions were within legal limits. Of the 229 vehicles tested, eight failed and were issued with £60 fixed-penalty notices. 42 of the 229 vehicles were private hire taxis. The 34 […]

Planning scheme nominated for top UK award

An innovative scheme to streamline the planning process at one of Scotland’s biggest business parks has been nominated for a prestigious UK-wide award. The Hillington Park Simplified Planning Zone (SPZ) – the only one of its kind in Scotland – allows owners to build without applying for planning permission, as long as the development is […]